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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.

Catch up

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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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25 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing: 

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

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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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24 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 24 August: 

We get the latest from Italy after an earthquake hit the centre of the country and ask why Theresa May wants to remove the Human Rights Act from UK law. Plus: we investigate what kind of sounds make an airport more appealing.

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24 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Dark and stormy: 

Failure is an experience that no entrepreneur wants to encounter, yet one that pretty much every one will. This week we explore what happens when your luck runs out and the best ways to bounce back. Mark Jennings is the founder of Shaken Cocktails, a cocktail-subscription start-up. Shaken, however, no longer exists, having shipped their final box back in June. The company had a growing customer base, secured promising deals with spirits brands and went through a number of successful funding rounds. So what made the company go under? And what did Mark learn from the experience?

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24 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 24 August: 

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon appoints a Brexit minister, US vice president Joe Biden arrives in Ankara and civilian gun-ownership is on the rise in the EU. Plus: ‘The New York Times’ plans to expand to Australia and Canada.

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24 Aug 2016
00:03:28

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 30: Athletes claiming asylum: 

For some sportsmen and women from poor countries, the chance to perform abroad isn’t simply about representing their nation. Sometimes it’s about an opportunity to escape.

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24 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 24 August: 

We discuss Joe Biden’s visit to Turkey, analyse China’s Hollywood ambitions and ask why London wants a “Night Czar”. Plus: we quiz Midori House’s Australians on their vocabulary as the Australian National Dictionary gets revised for the first time since 1988.

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24 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 24 August: 

We discuss security in Kenya, journalism in Hungary, business in the Balkans, tourism in Paris and politics in Ukraine. Plus: Barack Obama’s presidential legacy vis-à-vis gay rights and a review of the morning newspapers.

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24 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Theatre: Off Broadway and Edinburgh Festival Fringe: 

We head Off Broadway to discover theatre critic Matt Wolf’s top New York productions and check out Dominic Maxwell’s favourite comedy shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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23 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Tuesday 23 August: 

We assess why Turkey is bombing both Isis and Kurdish targets near its border, discuss why the burkini is such a divisive item of clothing and ask whether Germany is right to tell its citizens to stock up on supplies in case of a major disaster.

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23 Aug 2016
00:28:31

Section D - Carry on London: 

This week we turn our attention to London. Storm clouds of uncertainty may be overhead in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave Europe but a few design-minded developments are showing the British capital in a sunnier light.

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23 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Tuesday 23 August: 

The leaders of the EU’s three biggest economies announce a “new beginning” for the union, while the Czech prime minister’s calls for a European army. Plus: we assess Donald Trump’s post-election ambitions and remember Belgian jazz musician Toots Thielemans, who has died at the age of 94.

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23 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Tuesday 23 August: 

We discuss the Iran-Russia relationship after Tehran ends Moscow’s access to its airbases and profile Nicolas Sarkozy as the former French president prepares for another tilt at his nation’s top office. We also explore what the defence pact between Finland and the US might look like. Plus: after disgraced US swimmer Ryan Lochte loses lucrative deals with Speedo, Ralph Lauren and others we ponder the perils of big sporting sponsorships.

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23 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Tuesday 23 August: 

As an opinion poll reveals mixed feelings about Angela Merkel’s open-door policy, we assess Germany’s attitude towards the refugee crisis. Meanwhile, as Australia asks why its laws allow foreigners to make contributions to local politicians, we look at the phenomenon globally. Plus: business news from Norway and a review of the morning newspapers.

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