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The Briefing, 883

Monday 30 March

As the deadline approaches for a preliminary deal over Iran’s nuclear programme, we discuss its possible contents and the feasibility of its achievement. Plus we look back at this weekend’s Arab League summit in Sharm el…

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Fuelling the fire

Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg’s brand of conservatism is typically Norwegian: progressive, inclusive and pragmatic. These qualities will be vital in the future as the oil-rich nation considers alternatives to the…

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The Globalist, 891

Monday 30 March

As Nigeria awaits the result of this weekend’s presidential election, we get the latest from Abuja. Plus we hear about the final farewell to the founder of modern Singapore and we get the business news from China. Also,…

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The Monocle Weekly, 299

Sunday 29 March

Robert Bound and Steve Bloomfield meet playwright Tom Morton-Smith to talk about explosive new play ‘Oppenheimer’, hear about the life of mercurial pop legend Lee Hazlewood with writer Wyndham Wallace and look at London's…

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The Foreign Desk, 64

Saturday 28 March

Steve Bloomfield talks to CNN’s Peter Hamby and the AP’s Lisa Lerer about the strange non-race to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2016.

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The Curator, 180

Saturday 28 March

We meet beachwear designer Lenny Niemeyer, delve into the world of classified ads and hear a performance by Vikesh Kapoor.

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The Monocle Daily, 880

Friday 27 March

As Nigeria heads to the polls this weekend, we assess the close contest between President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari. Plus we discuss aviation and mental health in the wake of the Germanwings crash, have a look…

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Midori House, 868

Friday 27 March

Jane Kinninmont and Alessio Patalano discuss the biggest news stories of the day with presenter Andrew Mueller.

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The Briefing, 882

Friday 27 March

We analyse the latest developments in the Germanwings crash, get the week’s biggest stories in numbers from Ipsos Mori’s Ben Page and ask why Italian food is being talked about in Toronto.

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Fair traders

Friday 27 March

Flying in the face of chain stores, Turkey’s nimble, always-useful, small shopkeeping tradition – in all its variants – is a continuing success story that other countries could learn from, says Monocle’s Sophie Grove.

Last night I found myself short of an onion. So, employing a much-used Istanbul technique, I called down to the local bakkal (corner shop) below my flat and then lowered a small wicker basket for the proprietor to place the…

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The Globalist, 890

Friday 27 March

With the blame for 150 deaths put on a young co-pilot flying solo, we examine the questions Germany is asking itself over the Germanwings tragedy. Plus Saudi Arabia upsets Iran over military action in Yemen and the EU…

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The Monocle Daily, 879

Thursday 26 March

We ask how airlines can keep their cockpits secure following the Germanwings disaster. Plus we have a look at the latest issue from our friends at the ‘Nikkei Asian Review’ and talk to two film-makers featured on Toronto’s…

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The Urbanist, 180

Thursday 26 March

When we build towers, monuments or parks, we plan them for the daytime. And in most cities, not much thought is given to how we illuminate or even enhance them. In this episode we take a look at our cities at night and the…

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Midori House, 867

Thursday 26 March

Michael Binyon and Daniella Peled discuss the day’s top stories with Steve Bloomfield, including the Saudi air strikes in Yemen, the latest on the Germanwings air crash and whether or not Prince Charles has anything inte…

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