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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 Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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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 podcasts

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3 Sep 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 3 September: 

We learn what John Kerry’s lobbying for the Iran nuclear deal means in the US domestic political landscape, hear why Hungary’s prime minister has received a cool welcome in Brussels and find out why Russia and China want to build a Boeing-beating passenger jet.

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3 Sep 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 3 September: 

As China commemorates the Second World War, we discuses the political and diplomatic subtext. Plus we find out why Azerbaijan has jailed a top journalist and we get the business news from Russia.

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3 Sep 2015
00:14:14

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Amanda Craig: 

Amanda Craig talks us through three recent books, from Tom Holland’s ‘Dynasty’ to Alice Hoffman’s ‘The Marriage of Opposites’. Plus we look back to 1920s London in the second of AC Koning’s Blind Detective Series, ‘Game of Chance’.

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2 Sep 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily: 

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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2 Sep 2015
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Episode 203: 

We paint a colourful picture of the art world’s framing superstars John Jones. Taking a journey from the company’s massive London headquarters to its bespoke wood mill outside the capital, we tell the story of this successful second-generation family firm as it preserves and protects everything from Warhols, Bacons and Banksys to treasured family photographs.

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2 Sep 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 2 September: 

The UK prime minister says accepting more refugees is not the way to solve Europe’s migrant crisis. Instead we should bring peace to the Middle East. Plus, how far is too far when it comes to graphic but important pictures? We head to Beijing, where Vladimir Putin says that Sino-Russian relations are at an historic peak. Then, whether it’s in Turkey, Iran or China, we’ll look at what, if anything, governments gain by cracking down on media.

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2 Sep 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing: 

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

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2 Sep 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 2 September: 

We look at why many Indian workers are downing tools today, learn why President Putin is in China and get the latest stories from Istanbul.

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2 Sep 2015
00:17:27

The Monocle Arts Review - TV: Ben Rylan: 

Monocle’s Ben Rylan gives us a preview of the latest TV series, from the much-expected new season of ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ to the new ‘Supergirl’ series and the upcoming season of ‘Daredevil’.

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2 Sep 2015
00:15:40

The Voyager - Episode 3: Istanbul: 

Monocle's editors and correspondents are your guide to the world's most exciting and dynamic emerging cities. Each week Monocle 24's new travel programme takes you beyond a great city's tourist traps and well-known spots to give you an insider's view of the very best in local hospitality, culture, business and design.

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1 Sep 2015
0:55:51

The Monocle Daily: 

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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1 Sep 2015
00:29:26

Section D - Home from home: 

As ‘The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes’ hits the shelves we take a look at the products, places and people that make for some of the best places to live. We visit furniture shop Førest London and hear from architect Pascal Flammer who built a “stöckli”, or farmstead, for his family. Plus: we take a virtual tour of Barcelona’s remarkable Walden 7 apartment complex.

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