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The perfect fit

Big supermarkets are banned, independent businesses abound and there’s a human scale on the shop floor. All of this makes Paris Europe’s retail capital.

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Word champion

He made serious literature popular and if he liked a new book the nation ran out and bought it. He even made a televised spelling test appointment viewing. The talk-show host and TV producer Bernard Pivot is a peculiarly…

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Beurre necessity

The Echiré cooperative has been churning out butter for more than a century. It must have been doing a good job too, as some of the world’s best restaurants won’t use anything else. Monocle looks at what makes Echiré a…

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Early to bread

As Monocle expands its food and drink coverage, we ask chefs, food pioneers and bar owners to take us on a tour of their culinary neighbourhood. First up is breadmaker Jean-Luc Poujauran, who has made a name for himself in…

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Little big bucks

Native American tribes in the US and Canada have become powerful business and political forces and have learnt how to get Obama and Ottawa on their side. Monocle meets the chiefs leading the renaissance.

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Safe option

New York’s JFK terminal 3 is bulking up on security equipment to fight terrorism – and catch people who forgot to throw away their water bottle. And it’s not the only airport doing so – providers of this technology are…

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Writing history

Leading up to the US elections, Monocle spoke to reporters from around the globe based in America about their take on the proceedings for our series ‘From their own correspondent’. With Obama storming to victory, they tell…

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Power Stations

‘Magic walls’ and ‘QVR’ are in the lexicon this year for TV anchors covering the US election. Monocle looks at the networks’ top 10 secret weapons in the battle to report the winners and losers of the big day.


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