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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Recap: 

Catch up with all of the week's big stories.

Latest episodes

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28 May 2015
00:30:00

Midori House: 

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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28 May 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 28 May: 

As David Cameron prepares to meet his European counterparts to lobby for EU reform, we assess his prospects for success. Then we’re live in Paris as the country hosts a conference to debate the future of its military; and can hi-tech toilets boost Japan’s economy?

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28 May 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 28 May: 

As the European Commission’s migrant quota proposal faces heavy opposition, we discuss the possibility of the proposal becoming a reality. Plus, could renaming Nicolas Sarkozy’s party help him become president of France again and we see how rural Japanese towns are dealing with an ageing population.

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28 May 2015
00:15:45

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Parul Sehgal: 

Parul Sehgal, editor of ‘The New York Times Book Review’ talks Tom Edwards through poet Maggie Nelson’s memoir, Oliver Sacks’ latest autobiography as well as a new biography of Anders Breivik, who was behind the 2011 Norwegian massacre.

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27 May 2015
00:58:18

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 27 May: 

On today’s show, we hear that Fifa president Sepp Blatter is still planning to stand for re-election. We also cover a Qatar royal warning against negative media coverage of Islam, a high-profile Mafia arrest and how the NBC network might change the nature of television.

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27 May 2015
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Edition 189: 

We meet Björn Jeffery, co-founder and CEO of Stockholm-based game development studio Toca Boca and discuss innovation in education with Finnish entrepreneur Saku Tuominen. Plus, the Winkreative team looks at KidZania, the role-playing theme parks for children.

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27 May 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 27 May: 

As the European Commission presents measures to address the vast loss of life in the Mediterranean, Steve Bloomfield and guests ask whether critics’ frustrations will be furthered or calmed. We also reflect on the latest setback to Obama’s plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation and discuss investigations under way into alleged corruption at Fifa.

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27 May 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 27 May: 

We take a look at the latest scandal in the football world after several senior Fifa officials were arrested under corruption charges. We also examine why France’s most powerful man Bernard Arnault wants to acquire the popular daily newspaper ‘Le Parisien’ and discuss the latest news from the technology world.

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27 May 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 27 May: 

As France and Germany make plans to deepen European ties without the need to rewrite a treaty, we ask what this means for Britain’s renegotiation strategy. We also discuss Iraq’s chances of banishing IS forces from Ramadi and take a look at a super sale in France after Russia pulls out of a contract to buy two warships worth more than €1bn.

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27 May 2015
00:15:41

The Monocle Arts Review - TV: Alice Vincent: 

Alice Vincent, arts and entertainment writer for the ‘Daily Telegraph’, reviews some recent programmes, including the much-anticipated ‘Mad Men’ finale and the new Netflix septuagenarian comedy ‘Grace and Frankie’. Plus we head to the glitziest court around to find a new queen in ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

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26 May 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Tuesday 26 May: 

We take a look at the implications of China putting its defence forces on the offence, discuss the public issue Turkey’s president is taking with ‘The New York Times’ and remember the setting of Superman’s workplace, ‘New York Daily News’, as it could be about to wrap-up nearly 100 years of print history.

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26 May 2015
00:29:03

Section D - On the move : 

As Monocle issues its annual Transport Survey, we look at the UP Express in Toronto, excellent new terminals at Narita and Canberra airports and the design of TAP’s in-flight magazine. Plus we don our trunks and bikinis to discover the history of swimwear.

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