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The Foreign Desk, 153

10 December 2016

One of the overarching political stories of the past decade has been the steady decline in Europe of the centre-left. But an exception can be found in Portugal. Four parties – the centre left Socialists, the Communist party…

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The Curator, 269

10 December 2016

Monocle 24's dedicated highlights show brings you all the best bits from the past seven days, this week hosted by Daniel Giacopelli and Tom Edwards. Listen to author Anthony Horowitz, journalist John Simpson and actress…

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The Monocle Daily, 1325

9 December 2016

We ask why right-wing politics are taking hold across Europe, find out why US vice president Joe Biden is in Canada and learn why Sweden is getting rid of a batch of its fighter jets.

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Midori House, 1303

9 December 2016

Andrew Mueller is joined by Monocle 24’s Tom Edwards, Tomos Lewis, Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Daniel Giacopelli to look at the week’s top stories, including: Joe Biden’s trip to Canada; the rise of fake news; John Glenn…

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The Monocle Weekly, The Classics 6: Andy Bell

9 December 2016

We delve into the ‘The Monocle Weekly’ archives to revisit a chat with Andy Bell, one half of synth-pop masters Erasure with producer Vince Clarke. Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and Culture editor Robert Bound talk through…

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The Briefing, 1327

9 December 2016

We discuss the impeachment of South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye and ask whether it is possible to clamp down on fake news. Plus: we look back on the life of US national hero John Glenn.

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The Globalist, 1335

9 December 2016

We’re in Seoul as South Korea’s lawmakers vote to impeach the country’s president. Plus: why Donald Trump is so eager to promote senior military officers to his top team and we go behind the scenes at the Writer of the Year…

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The Monocle Daily, 1324

8 December 2016

We assess Donald Trump’s latest cabinet picks, hear why referendums hold such large sway in Swiss politics and unpick why Russia has just sold a large chunk of one of its biggest oil businesses.

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The Urbanist, 269

8 December 2016

This week we report from the C40 conference where mayors gathered to discuss how to implement positive change in the world. Hop on a boat in Lisbon to talk about how collective action and architecture come together and we…

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Midori House, 1302

8 December 2016

Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, thinks that the end could soon be in sight for the country’s brutal civil war. Plus: Marine Le Pen calls to end free education for foreign children and we look at Montenegro’s last hurdle…

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The Briefing, 1326

8 December 2016

We ask if Syria’s five-year civil war could be nearing its conclusion and whether the UK’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson is right to criticise Saudi Arabia. Plus: does the Turner Prize still matter?

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The Globalist, 1334

8 December 2016

We discuss Donald Trump’s strategy to defeat Isis, look to the future of Air Force One and analyse a controversial settlement bill in Israel. Plus: our man in Belgrade shares the city’s highs and lows in 2016 and asks what…

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The Monocle Daily, 1323

7 December 2016

We ask whether MPs can still halt the Brexit process and assess how rebels have been pushed out of Aleppo’s Old City. Plus: why is Angela Merkel looking to appeal to Germany’s right-wing voters?

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Midori House, 1301

7 December 2016

As Donald Trump is selected as Time magazine’s Person of the Year, we look at his vision for military and foreign policy. Plus get the latest update on the UK’s efforts to leave the EU, as well as press freedom in Thailand…

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