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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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Friday 23 June:

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 interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our London studios.

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146523 Jun 2017
1 hour

Friday 23 June: 

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 interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our London studios.

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146422 Jun 2017
1 hour

Thursday 22 June: 

We discuss healthcare in the US, security in Mosul, journalism ethics and student activism in Bosnia. Plus: a review of the Asian newspapers and an interview with the deputy mayor of Paris.

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146321 Jun 2017
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Wednesdy 21 June: 

Historian Christopher Lee examines the role of Queen Elizabeth in British public life, Major-General Tim Cross explains how Russia-US political tensions result in sabre-rattling in the air and Shashank Joshi analyses changes in the Saudi royal family.

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146220 Jun 2017
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Tuesday 20 June: 

We’re live in Brussels following an attempted suicide bomb attack, we discuss Jared Kushner’s trip to the Middle East, find out why Bulgaria and Macedonia are improving relations, and analyse European defence policy. Plus: the latest on a special election in the US state of Georgia, a review of the Asian newspapers and an interview with architect Diébédo Francis Kéré at London’s Serpentine Gallery.

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146119 Jun 2017
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Monday 19 June: 

We discuss a terror attack directed at Muslims in London, analyse the opening of Brexit talks in Brussels, look at new red lines in the Syrian conflict and ask how to tax marijuana in Canada. Plus: a dispatch from Milan Fashion Week and Abdul Rahman Azzam on his book ‘The Other Exile’.

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146016 Jun 2017
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Friday 16 June: 

We discuss the legacy of former German chancellor Helmut Kohl and ask what Amazon wants to achieve through the acquisition of Whole Foods. Plus: the weekend’s Asian papers.

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145915 Jun 2017
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Thursday 15 June: 

Brian Klaas analyses the legal woes of Donald Trump, James Kirchick discusses his book ‘The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age’ and Quartz’s Alison Griswold explains the troubles of car-hailing service Uber. Plus: the Asian newspapers and why Fox News dropped its tagline “fair and balanced”.

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145814 Jun 2017
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Wednesday 14 June: 

Following the shooting of a US congressman, our Washington correspondent has the latest update and we discuss the fire at London’s Grenfell Tower with the former planner of the City of London. Plus: the US’s commitment to the ‘One China’ policy, the uncertain status of Al Jazeera in Israel and the man launching a newspaper start-up in Toronto.

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145713 Jun 2017
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Tuesday 13 June: 

We discuss today’s testimony of US attorney general Jeff Sessions to the Senate Intelligence Committee, ask whether Europe is making a comeback following the election of Emmanuel Macron and the UK’s former ambassador to North Korea explains the curious visit of Dennis Rodman to the Hermit Kingdom. Plus: we meet the author of ‘The New Koreans’ and ask why media outlet ‘Breitbart’ is facing trouble.

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145612 Jun 2017
1 hour

Monday 12 June: 

We discuss Emmanuel Macron’s huge electoral mandate, the influence of California’s countercultural history on design and why one daily newspaper is about to go tabloid – in size only.

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14559 Jun 2017
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Friday 9 June: 

How will the UK election affect Brexit negotiations? We're in Brussels to ask Politico’s Ryan Heath. Plus: a profile of the Democratic Unionist party, a preview of the French parliamentary elections and a political check-in from our correspondent in Venezuela.

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14548 Jun 2017
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Thursday 8 June: 

A special discussion of the UK election campaign and its consequences with Carole Walker, Sean Kemp and Quentin Peel. Plus: analysis of James Comey’s appearance on Capitol Hill with journalist and author Rick Perlstein and Monocle’s Sasha Issenberg.

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14537 Jun 2017
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Wednesday 7 June: 

We discuss the worst terror attack to hit Iran in years, analyse the future of Canadian defence and look ahead to tomorrow’s testimony by former FBI director James Comey. Plus: the Asian newspapers, a round-up of the week’s entertainment news and the revolt of US diplomats in the age of Trump.

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14526 Jun 2017
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Tuesday 6 June: 

The battle for Raqqa: what will happen to the stronghold of Islamic State? Plus: after a geopolitical row in the Gulf we assess the future of Qatar Airlines, find out if Emmanuel Macron is setting the stage for the biggest parliamentary majority since De Gaulle, dig into a property controversy between billionaires in New York and find out why J.Crew’s boss is on his way out.

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14515 Jun 2017
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Monday 5 June: 

We share the latest updates on Saturday’s terror attack in London, analyse UK counterterrorism strategy and look ahead to this week’s general election in the UK. Plus: politics with legendary journalist Martin Bell, Qatar’s regional isolation and Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.

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