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Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, whether they are starting from scratch, reinvigorating the family firm or developing new technology.

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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 Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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The Rundown: 

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

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26 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily: 

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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26 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Cinema Show - Rossy de Palma : 

Pedro Almodóvar’s muse Rossy de Palma recalls her early years as part of a band in 1980s Madrid and her first encounter with the legendary Spanish director. We also explore the Spanish capital via an essay written by film journalist David Bernal and Jason Solomons revisits 1990’s ‘Goodfellas’.

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26 Aug 2016
00:28:59

The Menu - New ideas from the Middle East: 

We meet honey producers in Lebanon, check out a controversial five-star menu in Bethlehem and discover what food writer Elisabeth Luard has learned from her career. Plus: the week’s top headlines from Singapore.

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26 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Friday 26 August: 

Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé discusses the day’s top news with Steve Bloomfield and Matt Alagiah, from Italy’s earthquake aftermath and Europe’s migration challenges to France’s “burkini” controversy.

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26 Aug 2016
00:09:12

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka #12: James Cadbury: 

Two centuries ago John Cadbury set up a small chocolate business in the English city of Birmingham. He essentially invented the solid chocolate bar and his business grew into one of the world’s most famous chocolate empires and one of the UK’s most well-known brands. His descendant James Cadbury is following in the family footsteps, having launched his brand Love Cocoa in January. But it wasn’t always written in the stars that chocolate was his future. James shares his story.

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26 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Friday 26 August: 

We discuss Syria’s civil war, take a look at Norway’s plans for a border fence and get the latest technology industry news. Plus: we look back at the life of pioneering French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel.

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26 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Friday 26 August: 

Italy declares a state of emergency following its devastating earthquake and Angela Merkel continues her European tour. Plus: what will be Barack Obama’s legacy? We hear from Brian Klaas, a fellow in comparative politics at LSE and Jan Halper-Hayes, worldwide vice-president and UK chairman of Republicans Overseas.

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26 Aug 2016
00:16:33

The Monocle Arts Review - Film: Karen Krizanovich: 

We review the weekend in film with critic Karen Krizanovich, who looks at Spanish family drama ‘Julieta’, music-industry spoof ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ and the final instalment of the Purge franchise.

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25 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Thursday 25 August: 

We assess whether Colombia might have managed to end 50 years of conflict with Farc rebels, hear about the first day of Brazil’s impeachment process against Dilma Rousseff and ask why some political PR stunts are doomed to fail.

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25 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Urbanist - Housing: 

This week we explore housing projects and how to make them work, from Sydney’s most notorious and somewhat unusual Sirius Building to Singapore’s social housing and the UK’s infamous council estates.

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25 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Thursday 25 August: 

We look to Turkey as the country goes to war in Syria. Meanwhile, Angela Merkel continues her European tour and Austria’s far-right presidential candidate launches his re-run campaign. Plus: Donald Trump unveils his new warm-up act: Nigel Farage.

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25 Aug 2016
00:04:51

Section D - On Design 5: What is Jengki design?: 

This week our Singapore bureau chief Nolan Giles talks us through a charming, playful and uniquely Indonesian style of architecture and design from the 1950s. Jengki betrays the politics of its day but remains a popular reference point for Indonesian design.

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25 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 25 August: 

We discuss Italy’s deadly earthquake, check out Colombia’s landmark peace deal with Farc rebels and talk French presidential politics. Plus: the least favoured words in the English language.

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25 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 25 August: 

We report live from Italy’s earthquake-recovery zone, discuss the role of blockchain technology in the banking sector and look at the future of bricks-and-mortar shopping malls. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and the day’s top business news.

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25 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Amanda Craig: 

In this week’s book review we have two wartime reads, Elizabeth Buchan novel ‘The New Mrs Clifton’ and Anne Sebba’s look at women in 1940s Paris, ‘Les Parisiennes’. We also leaf through CJ Skuse’s new teen thriller ‘The Deviants’.

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