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Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

Catch up

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The Rundown: 

From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide.

Latest podcasts

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25 Jul 2016
00:30:00

Culture with Robert Bound - Who wants a piece of the Four Seasons?: 

The iconic Four Seasons restaurant has served its final meal in its current guise, as it leaves the Seagram Building on Park Avenue in New York. As the contents of the restaurant come up for sale we take a look around to see what we might like to place our bids on.

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25 Jul 2016
00:30:00

Midori House: 

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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25 Jul 2016
00:04:50

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 16: Lisbon’s tram wires: 

Scratching the blue sky above Lisbon, the electrical wires of the iconic yellow trams show us how the city has evolved over the years.

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25 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Monday 25 July: 

We sit down with the editor of Bavarian Public Radio to discuss the recent attacks in the German state. Plus: we look to Turkey as its opposition parties join a pro-democracy rally to condemn the failed coup and ask why Europe’s busiest airport is struggling to cope with queues.

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25 Jul 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Monday 25 July: 

We discuss the frequency of attacks in Germany and whether anything be done to prevent them, our series explores what constitutes a coup as Turkey's leaders clamp down on internal dissent and Tomos Lewis reports from the Democrat Convention.

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25 Jul 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Art: Kathlene Fox-Davies : 

We take a look at David Bowie’s art collection as it goes up for sale at Sotheby’s. Plus: we visit some of London’s top art shows, including Yayoi Kusama at the Victoria Miro Gallery, William Eggleston at the National Portrait Gallery and Antony Gormley at the Alan Cristea Gallery.

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24 Jul 2016
00:20:00

The Bulletin with UBS - Social Innovators: 

UBS Social Innovators, launched in concert with global social-entrepreneurship pioneer Ashoka, is focused on identifying high-potential social enterprises. It helps them to grow and achieve greater impact through a support package that includes cash grants and expert coaching.

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24 Jul 2016
00:56:30

The Monocle Weekly - Simon Hucker, Ali McGregor, Adam Rawson and Joel Karamath: 

Simon Hucker from auction house Sotheby’s talks us through ‘Bowie/Collector’, their exhibition and upcoming auction of David Bowie’s personal art collection. Plus: cabaret and opera performer Ali McGregor tells us how to hold a note and chef Adam Rawson and curator Joel Karamath discuss ‘The Rhône Touch’, a new exhibition combining French wine and contemporary art.

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24 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Big Interview - David Puttnam: 

The independent producer and legend of the UK film industry Lord Puttnam sits down with Robert Bound to discuss playing father to an entire film crew, the lack of integrity today’s media and the role of the documentary as a tool to help the world.

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23 Jul 2016
00:30:00

Meet the Writers - James Ellroy: 

Georgina Godwin has the Demon Dog himself on the other side of the microphone. James Ellroy, master of noir crime fiction, talks about his work and intriguing – and at times horrific – backstory. He also tells us how God now features in his life – and gives us a rhyme about the length of his member.

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23 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Foreign Desk - Turkey: what next?: 

For a brief moment last Friday it seemed as if the attempted coup in Turkey would succeed. That it failed should be a cause for celebration, regardless of your views on the authoritarian nature of the Erdogan government. But the crackdown that has followed should worry those who believe in democracy. We ask where the coup attempt and the subsequent crackdown leaves the country.

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23 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Stack - Positive thinking: 

We meet the editor of ‘Positive’ magazine Giacomo Cosua, hear from Monocle correspondent Tom Burges Watson on the new kiosks in Paris and speak to Angharad Lewis, author of a new book on how to publish a magazine.

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23 Jul 2016
00:56:55

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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23 Jul 2016
00:15:00

The Sessions at Midori House - Albin Lee Meldau: 

A live performance from Swedish singer Albin Lee Meldau, who performs from his latest EP ‘Lovers’.

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22 Jul 2016
00:58:45

The Monocle Daily - Friday 22 July: 

Crossing live to Munich, we analyse the unfolding security situation in the city after gunmen opened fire in a shopping centre. Plus: we ask an LGBT Republican group why Trump is courting their vote and analyse his chances of taking the top job.

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