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The Weekend Edition

The Weekend Edition is a refined mix of music, news and guests to see you through your weekend.

Daily shows

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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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28 May 2016
00:28:49

The Foreign Desk - What’s next for Venezuela?: 

Everyone is queuing in Venezuela, inflation is soaring and the healthcare system is at breaking point. But president Nicholas Maduro doesn’t think it’s his fault. So where does Venezuela go from here?

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28 May 2016
00:28:28

The Stack - A look at the biggest print markets in the world : 

This week on ‘The Stack’ we look at two of the biggest print markets in the world – the US and Japan – with our New York and Asia bureau chiefs. Plus: the booming regional magazines market in North America.

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28 May 2016
00:57:09

The Curator: 

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

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28 May 2016
00:08:16

The Sessions at Midori House - Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones: 

Acclaimed guitarist Teddy Thompson (son of Richard Thompson) and LA musician Kelly Jones have joined forces to produce ‘Little Windows’, an album of duets. The duo visit Midori House to play us a trio of tunes from it.

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27 May 2016
00:57:40

The Monocle Daily - Friday 27 May: 

We meet Rebecca Vincent, the human-rights activist who led the campaign to free Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova, and look at the history of political apologies. Plus: we check in with our team at the Venice Biennale and meet the author of ‘What is a dog?’.

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27 May 2016
00:29:00

The Cinema Show - Palme d’Or: 

Broadcasting from the Cannes waterfront, this special edition wraps up this year’s glittering film festival. We look at the surprising award winners and hear from Edouard Waintrop and the European Commission about how digital borders are shaping our viewing habits. Plus: a film shot on location in Syria and why Japan isn’t all about animation.

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27 May 2016
00:29:00

The Menu - Eating healthily at 35,000ft: 

We meet an aviation nutritionist who’s determined to change how people eat in the air and find out how the Nolet family, famous for Ketel One vodka, has kept its drinks business running for 325 year. Plus: how one coconut-water brand is looking to the Middle East.

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27 May 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Friday 27 May: 

We discuss Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima – the first by a sitting US president since the nuclear attack in 1945. Plus: we ask whether Venezuela can recover from its current crisis and look ahead to next week’s series on political spouses.

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27 May 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Friday 27 May: 

We see what US president Barack Obama had to say in Hiroshima, discuss Vladimir Putin’s first visit to the EU this year and hear why North Korea may be behind cyber attacks on global banks.

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27 May 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Friday 27 May: 

We look to Japan as Barack Obama becomes the first serving US president to visit Hiroshima and to find out why Tokyo has a record number of helipads despite them being barely used. Plus: anti-labour law protests in France escalate further.

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27 May 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Film: Tim Robey : 

We round up the winners of this year’s controversial competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Plus: we find out how Whit Stillman has tackled Jane Austen in his new period comedy ‘Love & Friendship’ and discuss ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, Tim Burton’s latest venture down the rabbit hole.

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26 May 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Thursday 26 May: 

​We look​ at the demonstrations that have threatened to paralyse France, ask whether Donald Trump can alter his image and become more presidential, and report from Clerkenwell Design Week. Plus: we hear from our friends at the Nikkei Asian Review.

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26 May 2016
00:30:00

The Urbanist - Water: 

We’re all hydrated and ready to go. This week we look at water-sensitive urban design, unpack our relationship with the ocean, discover the joys of cycling by the river and examine the devastating effects that water can have.

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26 May 2016
00:03:30

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 17: Capitals vs nations: 

More than ever we need nations to tell a story that includes all their citizens: the rural and the urban; the liberal and the conservative.

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26 May 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Thursday 26 May: 

We ask whether Barack Obama should apologise for Hiroshima when he becomes the first incumbent US president to visit the city. We also discuss whether the French government is preparing to water down its labour law reforms in order to avert a national crisis. Plus: why are some US departments still using computers from the 1970s?

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