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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.

Weekly shows

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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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6 Jul 2015

The Globalist - Monday 6 July: 

As Greece comes to terms with the weekend’s vote against bailout measures, what next for Greece and eurozone leaders? Also, after two terrorist attacks threaten to wipe out Tunisian tourism, we head to Lebanon to find out how Beirut rescued the industry. We also begin our series on department stores around the world and leaf through the morning’s newspapers.

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6 Jul 2015

The Monocle Arts Review - Photography: Sue Steward: 

Photography critic Sue Steward talks us through the latest exhibition at the Wapping Project Bankside, a show of Raymond Cauchetier’s work at the James Hyman Gallery and ‘Fresh Faced + Wild Eyed’, a collection of pictures by photography graduates.

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5 Jul 2015

Asia Pac Unwrapped - New trends: 

We hear about Mandarin Oriental’s plans for a new luxury hotel in Beijing. Barely a week goes by without a trendy burger joint popping up in Melbourne but the latest comes with an interesting twist. In Tokyo we find out why folk are waiting in queues for… ice shavings. Plus we’ll hear about some of the best ways to spend 24 hours in Sydney.

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5 Jul 2015

The Bulletin with UBS - Referendums and exits: 

As all eyes turn to Athens we explore referendums and exits and consider the history of monetary union break-ups. What, if anything, can history teach us about the current crisis?

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5 Jul 2015

The Monocle Weekly - Food for thought: 

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound get a new slant on art with Dana Arnold, learn how to make authentic New York pizza with chef Bruno di Fabio and find out why the Moog keyboard is still king of the disco (and the concert hall) with Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory.

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5 Jul 2015

The Big Interview - Elif Shafak: 

Description: Acclaimed Turkish writer Elif Shafak talks to Georgina Godwin about the art of storytelling, the great promise of language and the polarisation of Turkish society and public space.

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4 Jul 2015

The Recap - News and analysis highlights: 

As the saga gripping Greece continues, we hear about the rallies taking place across the nation. Plus Hungary begins offering cash incentives to attract citizens back to the country. We’ll also hear a highlight from this week’s series focusing on the evolution of the television news anchor and chat to Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé in Merano.

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4 Jul 2015

The Foreign Desk: 

Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day.

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4 Jul 2015

The Stack - Racy review: 

Tom Edwards reviews a healthy stack of new issues with Patrick Burgoyne, editor of Creative Review, plus Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to the editor of a new erotica title NIN (Naked for No Reason) from Brazil.

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4 Jul 2015

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Ben Rylan takes us on a whistle-stop tour around the best of Monocle 24. Tyler Brûlé talks paper with specialist suppliers GF Smith, on The Urbanist we discuss that iconic city corner: the Flatiron Building in Manhattan and Georgina Godwin meets the award-winning British performer Will Young.

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4 Jul 2015

The Sessions at Midori House - Weyes Blood: 

American musician Weyes Blood performs three stunning tracks for us, explains how her nomadic life has inspired her music and why it is important to think through your head attire before you get on stage.

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3 Jul 2015

The Monocle Daily - Friday 3 July: 

Andrew Mueller and Emma Nelson take a look at the news making the headlines in Asia, celebrate the city of Granada and get a film tip from Ben Rylan in the latest Monocle Cinémathèque.

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