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Midori House, 1228

26 August 2016

Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé discusses the day’s top news with Steve Bloomfield and Matt Alagiah, from Italy’s earthquake aftermath and Europe’s migration challenges to France’s “burkini” controversy.

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The Briefing, 1252

26 August 2016

We discuss Syria’s civil war, take a look at Norway’s plans for a border fence and get the latest technology industry news. Plus: we look back at the life of pioneering French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel.

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The Globalist, 1260

26 August 2016

Italy declares a state of emergency following its devastating earthquake and Angela Merkel continues her European tour. Plus: what will be Barack Obama’s legacy? We hear from Brian Klaas, a fellow in comparative politics…

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The Monocle Daily, 1249

25 August 2016

We assess whether Colombia might have managed to end 50 years of conflict with Farc rebels, hear about the first day of Brazil’s impeachment process against Dilma Rousseff and ask why some political PR stunts are doomed to…

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The Urbanist, 254

25 August 2016

This week we explore housing projects and how to make them work, from Sydney’s most notorious and somewhat unusual Sirius Building to Singapore’s social housing and the UK’s infamous council estates.

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Midori House, 1227

25 August 2016

We look to Turkey as the country goes to war in Syria. Meanwhile, Angela Merkel continues her European tour and Austria’s far-right presidential candidate launches his re-run campaign. Plus: Donald Trump unveils his new…

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The Briefing, 1251

25 August 2016

We discuss Italy’s deadly earthquake, check out Colombia’s landmark peace deal with Farc rebels and talk French presidential politics. Plus: the least favoured words in the English language.

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The Globalist, 1259

25 August 2016

We report live from Italy’s earthquake-recovery zone, discuss the role of blockchain technology in the banking sector and look at the future of bricks-and-mortar shopping malls. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and…

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The Monocle Daily, 1248

24 August 2016

We get the latest from Italy after an earthquake hit the centre of the country and ask why Theresa May wants to remove the Human Rights Act from UK law. Plus: we investigate what kind of sounds make an airport more appea…

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Midori House, 1226

24 August 2016

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon appoints a Brexit minister, US vice president Joe Biden arrives in Ankara and civilian gun-ownership is on the rise in the EU. Plus: ‘The New York Times’ plans to expand to Austr…

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The Briefing, 1250

24 August 2016

We discuss Joe Biden’s visit to Turkey, analyse China’s Hollywood ambitions and ask why London wants a “Night Czar”. Plus: we quiz Midori House’s Australians on their vocabulary as the Australian National Dictionary gets…

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The Globalist, 1258

24 August 2016

We discuss security in Kenya, journalism in Hungary, business in the Balkans, tourism in Paris and politics in Ukraine. Plus: Barack Obama’s presidential legacy vis-à-vis gay rights and a review of the morning newspapers…

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The Monocle Daily, 1247

23 August 2016

We assess why Turkey is bombing both Isis and Kurdish targets near its border, discuss why the burkini is such a divisive item of clothing and ask whether Germany is right to tell its citizens to stock up on supplies in…

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Midori House, 1225

23 August 2016

The leaders of the EU’s three biggest economies announce a “new beginning” for the union, while the Czech prime minister’s calls for a European army. Plus: we assess Donald Trump’s post-election ambitions and remember…

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