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A fast-paced daily news-and-views show packed with insight and opinion from Monocle's editors, live in our Midori House studios, from our global bureaux and on the road. Snappy analysis of the headlines and a glance at some offbeat stories you might have missed, guaranteed every weekday.

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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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30 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist: 

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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30 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Music: Nick Luscombe : 

Nick Luscombe reviews a few of his favourite of this month’s global music releases.

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29 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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29 Aug 2016
00:28:58

Culture with Robert Bound - How do you design a front cover?: 

Robert Bound is joined in the studio by Monocle’s creative director Richard Spencer Powell and Adrian Shaughnessy, co-founder of independent publishing house Unit Editions, to discuss the art of making an eye-catching front cover.

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29 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Monday 29 August: 

We ask whether French mayors who are refusing to lift restrictions on burkinis are right to do so and discuss Uzbekistan’s leader, who has ruled the country with an iron first for the past 25 years. Plus: is refusing to stand for your national anthem an effective protest?

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29 Aug 2016
00:03:55

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 21: the Cascade: 

In the Armenian capital of Yerevan there is one structure that draws attention like no other: the Cascade. We check out the brainchild of a group of pioneering modernist architects in the 1960s.

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29 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Monday 29 August: 

We head to Madrid to ask whether a resolution to Spain’s political deadlock is imminent and cross to Canberra to check out Australia’s new crop of senators, who are back at school learning the intricacies of the nation’s political system. Plus: the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff and why some bad 3D has left Chinese film-goers feeling sick.

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29 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Monday 29 August: 

As Italy mourns more than 290 victims of last week’s earthquake, we cross to Perugia to assess the local media coverage and the prime minister’s handling of the disaster. Plus: a ceasefire in Syria draws closer, the imminent impeachment of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff and the day’s newspapers with Baria Alamuddin.

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29 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Art: Charlotte Burns: 

Georgina Godwin is joined by Charlotte Burns of ‘The Art Newspaper’ for a rundown of the latest New York exhibitions, with shows at MoMA, the Met Breuer and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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28 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Bulletin with UBS - Abenomics rebooted: 

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has been busy revamping his economic revival plan after receiving a fresh electoral mandate. We gauge the impact of “Abenomics” and ask whether the government’s latest moves can deliver long-term success.

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28 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Weekly - Paul MacAlindin, Michael Bird and Travis Elborough: 

Orchestra conductor Paul MacAlindin describes how he helped musicians form the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq and we get a creative lesson in art history from Michael Bird, author of ‘Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories’. Plus: we celebrate open spaces with Travis Elborough, whose book “A Walk in the Park” is just that.

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27 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Meet the Writers - Jane Rogers: 

Georgina Godwin talks to award-winning author Jane Rogers, whose brain haemorrhage and subsequent coma helped her finish her superb novel ‘Conrad and Eleanor’, which she had abandoned 10 years earlier. She tells us about the experience, as well as her work in radio, television and teaching.

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27 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Foreign Desk - Spotlight on Angola: 

When José Eduardo Dos Santos first came to power in Angola, Jimmy Carter was president of the US and Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union. Some 37 years later Dos Santos’s grip on power remains as strong as ever. Next year he will once again lead his party, the MPLA, into elections that he will surely win. But as the oil-dependent economy crumbles and the crackdown intensifies, will ordinary Angolans find a way to fight back?

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27 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Stack - The role of the bureau: 

As the news market evolves some publishers are seeing greener pastures beyond the geography of their traditional readership. Tyler Brûlé discusses the role of the bureau with ‘The New York Times’ London chief Steven Erlanger. Plus: editor Matthias Brügelmann previews a new newspaper from ‘Bild’ that is dedicated entirely to football.

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27 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Tom Edwards and Daniel Giacopelli bring you a selection of carefully curated highlights from the past week on Monocle 24. On this week’s show we take a deeper look at London’s new night tube, stop off at this year’s Green Man festival and head down under to learn some of the new entries in the Australian National Dictionary.

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