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The Briefing, 1172

Friday 6 May

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…

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The Globalist, 1180

Friday 6 May

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics…

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The Monocle Daily, 1169

Thursday 5 May

We find out why Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu is leaving his post, analyse the London mayoral election and hear about one of New York’s latest restaurant success stories.

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The Urbanist, 238

Thursday 5 May

Can old manufacturing towns hold the key to innovation? A new book called ‘The Smartest Places on Earth’ believes that rust-belt cities are now brain-belt ones. Plus: can you guess which city is set to be the first in the…

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Midori House, 1147

Thursday 5 May

We ask whether protests against France’s new labour laws will define President Hollande’s administration, find out why a national newspaper in the UK has lasted just nine weeks and tell you about a musical that celebrates…

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The Foreign Desk, Explainer 14: Compromise

Thursday 5 May

Elections are about taking sides, making a choice and deciding between left or right. A look at recent elections around the world, however, suggests these choices have become ever more polarised.

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The Briefing, 1171

Thursday 5 May

We look to Hungary as it accuses the EU of blackmail and plans a referendum on refugee quotas. We also head to Australia as immigration minister Peter Dutton lashes refugee advocates and the media for extending “false hope”…

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The Globalist, 1179

Thursday 5 May

As Nato names its next head and Russia creates new divisions to counter perceived western threats, we talk to Nato’s former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander for Europe, General Sir Richard Shirreff. Meanwhile, we catch up…

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The Monocle Daily, 1168

Wednesday 4 May

We assess the future of the Republican party after Donald Trump’s shock win. Plus: the latest from the devastating fires in Fort McMurray in Canada and a round-up of global music and theatre.

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Midori House, 1146

Wednesday 4 May

We look to the US as Donald Trump becomes the last man standing in the race for the Republican nomination. Meanwhile, we ask whether the race to become the mayor of London been the ugliest contest in recent British polit…

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The Briefing, 1170

Wednesday 4 May

We catch up on US politics as Donald Trump bulldozes his way to yet another victory, all but clinching the Republican nomination and leaving Ted Cruz to lick his wounds. We also look to Brazil as its former president is…

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The Globalist, 1178

Wednesday 4 May

We look to the US as Ted Cruz pulls out and Donald Trump blazes his way towards the Republican nomination. Meanwhile, as Germany is set to push for an EU army, we ask who might run such a force. Plus: Burberry repositions…

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The Monocle Daily, 1167

Tuesday 3 May

We ask how close Turkey is to achieving closer integration with Europe, hear why the Quebec separatist movement has lost its figurehead and learn why the US dairy market is sitting on more than a billion dollars of cheese…

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Midori House, 1145

Tuesday 3 May

We ask whether the EU should have its own army, discuss Russia and peace in Syria, and find out why a French government minister is trying to prevent the country’s artists from singing in English.

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The Briefing, 1169

Tuesday 3 May

We hear how a bill aiming to strip Turkish MPs of immunity against prosecution has ignited a ferocious brawl and preview upgrades that are in store for Singapore’s Changi Airport. Plus: we discover why Chinese police are…

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