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The Curator, 409

25 August 2019

All the best bits from the past week on Monocle 24. This week: Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, discusses her new album ‘Lost Girls’; Robin Givhan, fashion editor at ‘The Washington Post’, talks about her career to date…

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The Foreign Desk, 294

24 August 2019

'The Foreign Desk' has teamed up with the Nordic Council of Ministers for a series of five special episodes delving deeper into topics of global importance from the region. This episode looks at sustainability in the reg…

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The Stack, 365

24 August 2019

This week we speak to the editor of ‘Flaneur’ magazine. We also head to Atlantic Canada with James Mullinger of ‘The Maritime Edit’ and Conor Rees from ‘99 Percent Lifestyle’.

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Monocle's House View, 1940

24 August 2019

Juliette Foster is joined by Marie Billon and Simon Brooke to review Boris Johnson’s first trip abroad as the UK’s prime minister and consider Italy’s unfolding political crisis.

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The Menu, 410

23 August 2019

Adam Rawson on how he created two new dining spots for London’s Standard hotel, plus Rachel Khoo’s culinary discoveries in Stockholm.

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Monocle's House View, 1939

23 August 2019

Michael Binyon, foreign affairs specialist with ‘The Times’, and Vincent McAviney, UK correspondent with ‘EuroNews’, join Andrew Mueller to discuss the diplomatic minefield that is this year’s G7. Plus: reflections on Boris…

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The Briefing, 2032

23 August 2019

Could Syria’s bitter civil war be nearing its conclusion? We also ask whether the destruction of the Amazon rainforest is forcing politicians to act on climate change, find out about a coastal resort that’s popular with…

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The Globalist, 2040

23 August 2019

The G7 are amassing in a corner of southwest France; we take a look at what they will (and perhaps won’t) be discussing. Plus: how China is ramping up pressure on Hong Kong, the Japan-South Korea trade spat that’s threat…

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The Monocle Minute, 10

23 August 2019

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny prepares to leave prison, Phoenix gets set to vote on a proposal that could ban further light-rail construction and North Macedonia reaps the rewards of its name change. Plus: a…

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Monocle on Design, Extra: Smooth ride

22 August 2019

The story of the Yamaha Passol, the minimalist motorcycle from Japan, whose design helped pave the way for some of today’s more zippy two-wheeled wonders.

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The Urbanist, 410

22 August 2019

How do you define what’s necessary to meet a person’s basic needs? Some countries have been testing the concept of universal basic income – but how does it impact city living?

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Monocle's House View, 1938

22 August 2019

Enrico Franceschini, London correspondent for ‘La Repubblica’, and Russia analyst Stephen Dalziel join Andrew Mueller to discuss politics in Italy, the impact of Brexit on other EU Eurosceptics and long-haul flights.

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: William Clegg

22 August 2019

William Clegg is a British lawyer specialising in serious crime. He’s recently released a gripping behind-the-scenes memoir called ‘Under the Wig: A Lawyer’s Stories of Murder, Guilt and Innocence’. The book revisits some…

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The Briefing, 2031

22 August 2019

What do the Irish think about Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans? Plus: Brazil struggles to contain wildfires, political protest in Russia and will Donald Trump’s former spin doctor Sean Spicer have better luck with dancing?

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