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The Briefing, 1425

26 April 2017

Is Donald Trump abandoning his plan to build a wall along the US-Mexico border and what should we know about China’s new aircraft carrier? Plus: we speak to the man behind one of the greatest pop songs ever written.

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The Globalist, 1433

26 April 2017

We discuss US foreign policy towards North Korea, ask if Jacob Zuma’s deputy can take power in South Africa and find out why French politicians are choosing country over party. Plus: the business news from Greece and a look…

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The Monocle Daily, 1422

25 April 2017

We assess the latest developments between the US and North Korea, look at accusations of hacking in the French election, speak to international-affairs expert Bill Emmott, and hear from influential US musician Booker T…

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Midori House, 1391

25 April 2017

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of the Front National – at least temporarily, Donald Trump summons the entire US senate for a briefing on North Korea and the campaign continues ahead of the UK’s general election. Plus…

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The Briefing, 1424

25 April 2017

We ask what needs to be done to tackle the “largest humanitarian crisis” the world has seen since 1945 and discuss Wikipedia’s plans to challenge fake news with an army of journalists and volunteers. Plus: what’s behind the…

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The Globalist, 1432

25 April 2017

Is China changing its mind over how to deal with North Korea? Plus, what next for Germany’s AfD party and a look at the day’s front pages.

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The Monocle Daily, 1421

24 April 2017

We assess the fallout of France’s first-round election, look at what Barack Obama has to say in his first speech since leaving power and learn why Buenos Aires is trying to tackle its slums.

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Midori House, 1390

24 April 2017

The day after the first round of the French election we take stock of what could be in store for France. Plus: what does this rejection of mainstream politicians mean for the future of Europe?

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The Briefing, 1423

24 April 2017

We speak to some French voters following the weekend’s election as the nation stares at a choice many see as nationalism versus globalism. Plus: Donald Trump nears 100 days in office and why London’s new affordable housing…

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The Globalist, 1431

24 April 2017

A historic result after the weekend’s election in France means no major parties are in the running for the presidency. We unwrap the aftermath. Plus: why Australia’s ‘dumb’ refugee deal with the US is back on, tensions on…

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The Monocle Weekly, 407

23 April 2017

Architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff joins us to discuss his new book ‘The Age of Spectacle’, which asks why cities are filling up with increasingly sensationalist buildings. Plus, aviation expert Christine Negroni discusses…

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The Big Interview, 61

23 April 2017

Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield sits down with Christiana Figueres, the former head of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The woman behind the 2015 Paris Agreement talks about the work involved in the legendary deal…

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The Foreign Desk, 172

22 April 2017

Countries that were colonised don’t tend to forget – but for the colonisers it’s a little more complicated. We look at three different periods in colonial history: Belgium and Congo; Portugal and Angola; and the UK and…

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The Curator, 288

22 April 2017

Monocle 24’s highlights show presented by Tom Edwards and Daniel Giacopelli. This week: New York real estate queen Mary Ann Tighe sits down for a Big Interview; crime writer Donna Leon reveals why her books will never be…

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The Monocle Daily, 1420

21 April 2017

We preview the first round of this weekend’s French election, get the latest news from Athens, meet the mayor of Milan and hear from author Irvine Welsh on his varied career.

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