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11 January 2018

Episode 326

30 minutes


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As New York enters the new year with murder figures at a record low, we look at criminality in the US. We’ve also got a public-transport tale of two cities – Athens’ wi-fi wrangle and London’s Tube triumph – and a review of the smart cities at CES 2018.

11 January 2018

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Chapter 1

Athens: wi-fi on public transport?

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Athens has announced plans to install wi-fi across the city’s public transport – but Monocle 24’s Daphne Karnezis says we should take the news with a pinch of salt.

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New York: murder rates

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As New York records its lowest number of murders in the modern era, we talk criminality, race and justice in US cities.

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Chapter 3

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London: 155 years of the Tube

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As the Underground celebrates its anniversary we talk about how it has helped to shape London into the city we know today.

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Chapter 4

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CES 2018: smart cities

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Smart cities were a hot topic at CES 2018. Our technology correspondent David Phelan gives us a breakdown of what he saw.

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