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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.

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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.

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The Rundown: 

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

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29 Jun 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 29 June: 

We ask if some senior UK politicians are preparing to block Brexit and whether London’s financial fate will mirror Montreal’s decline following Quebec’s 1990s independence referendum. Plus: tips on how you can become a dual citizen.

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29 Jun 2016
00:28:59

The Entrepreneurs - Planning for the long term: 

Founded in 1860, Sunspel was a supplier of high-quality underwear to the British Empire; come the 21st century, Nicholas Brooke explains how he and his business partner reinvented the brand. Meanwhile, the oldest traditional family business in London’s Spitalfields is Gardners, now run by fourth-generation Paul Gardner, who is also a founding member of the East End Trades Guild launched by Krissie Nicolson in 2012. Krissie and Paul talk about supporting small independent businesses.

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29 Jun 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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29 Jun 2016
00:04:07

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 22: Can a referendum result be overturned?: 

As the UK wakes up to the consequences of leaving the European Union, we look at the chances of a last week’s referendum result being overturned.

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29 Jun 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 29 June: 

We get the latest from Brussels on the UK’s negotiations following its EU referendum, analyse the terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport and learn why Romania is looking to attract dissatisfied UK voters.

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29 Jun 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 29 June: 

As Istanbul’s Ataturk airport recovers from a terrorist attack that left 36 dead, we cross to Turkey for the latest. Plus: we examine the UK’s post-Brexit power vacuum and, as the country’s influence hangs in the balance, we ask whether the French language could ever overtake English in popularity.

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29 Jun 2016
00:14:22

The Monocle Arts Review - Theatre: Dominic Maxwell: 

We review a trio of plays now in London, including the Almeida Theatre’s production of Shakespearean tragedy ‘Richard III’ and an Australian take on ‘King Lear’ called ‘The Shadow King’ at the Barbican. Plus: we assess the enduring appeal of the stage version of Orwell’s ‘1984’, which is on its second tour.

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28 Jun 2016
00:58:48

The Monocle Daily - Tuesday 28 June: 

Could the Liberal Democrats be preparing to block the UK from leaving the EU? We speak to the party’s former leader. Plus: why is the US economy performing so well and how easy is it to gain dual citizenship?

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28 Jun 2016
00:30:00

Section D - Course of nature: 

From architecture to fashion and engineering, we turn our attention to the influence that nature and naturally inspired design is having on the industry.

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28 Jun 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Tuesday 28 June: 

Jonathan Fenby and Michael Goldfarb join Steve Bloomfield to review an embarrassing day for the UK at the European parliament as Nigel Farage airs his frustrations. Plus: post-Brexit racism on the rise and crisis in the Labour party as its leader faces a massive no-confidence vote.

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28 Jun 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Tuesday 28 June: 

We analyse the morning’s emergency EU meeting in Brussels, ask if Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren will be running mates in the US election and assess the damage being done by the UK’s referendum vote to the global aviation sector.

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28 Jun 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Tuesday 28 June: 

As Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo and London mayor Sadiq Khan write a joint letter following Brexit, we ask if city alliances can steer the UK back to stability. Meanwhile, as David Cameron prepares to present the referendum result to the European Council we wonder how the continent will react. Plus: the business headlines from Milan.

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28 Jun 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Music: Baylen Leonard: 

Broadcaster Baylen Leonard rounds up June’s best country releases and we meet violinist Fiona Brice, who after a career of playing with the likes of Kanye West and John Grant has just released her debut album ‘Postcards From’

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27 Jun 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Monday 27 June: 

As the UK’s outgoing prime minister says that there is a “responsibility to bring the country together”, we ask if the country has ever been more divided, whether anyone will invoke Article 50 and if this the worst political meltdown since the Suez Crisis of 1956.

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27 Jun 2016
00:28:45

Culture with Robert Bound - Summer holiday hits: 

As the Culture team heads on its summer holiday, we recap some of our favourite moments from 2016 so far, from cruising the Mediterranean with acrobats aplenty to the local newspaper of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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