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The Monocle Daily, 879

Thursday 26 March

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…

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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

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…

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The Briefing, 881

Thursday 26 March

We examine claims that the Germanwings crash could have been deliberate, hear how Spain is righting historical wrongs and learn about Tokyo’s loneliest tuna fish.

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The Globalist, 889

Thursday 26 March

We look at claims that a pilot was locked out of the cockpit when a Germanwings flight crashed in France. Plus what's behind America’s war of words with Israel and why is Russia teaming with Jordan to build a nuclear power…

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The Monocle Daily, 878

Wednesday 25 March

As the Iran nuclear talks continue to cause difficulty, we ask if the biggest problem is not Washington or Tehran but France? Plus we discuss the latest from Yemen and diplomacy with former Canadian ambassador to China,…

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Midori House, 866

Wednesday 25 March

Andrew Mueller, Xenia Wickett and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss EU-Cuban and US-Afghan relations, ask how militaries can recruit millennials and explore press freedom in Thailand.

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The Briefing, 880

Wednesday 25 March

We hear the latest on the Germanwings air crash in France, learn what Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is saying in Washington and hear why painting your house in Sweden is no straightforward matter.

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The Globalist, 888

Wednesday 25 March

We discuss the ongoing investigations into Ukraine’s former government following several mysterious deaths. Also, Yemen crisis talks in Doha, Finnish-style education and a look back at the bizarre 1967 disappearance of an…

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The Monocle Daily, 877

Tuesday 24 March

As an Airbus 320 operated by Germanwings crashes into the French Alps, we ask how the aviation industry should react. Plus we look at how Uruguay is changing after José Mujica and find out why Canada wants its airforce to…

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Midori House, 865

Tuesday 24 March

Andrew Tuck, Mary Dejevsky and John Everard discuss the day's top news stories, from the economic battle between Greece and Germany to the digital perils of public diplomacy in Libya.

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The Briefing, 879

Tuesday 24 March

We establish details of the Germanwings plane crash in France, learn why Israel is allegedly spying on both the US and Iran, and find out why Norwegian seafood is off the menu in Japan and China.

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Swiss role

Tuesday 24 March

A trip to the Swiss Alps – complete with its gravity and geology defying transport systems – reflects the nation’s great engineering endeavour says Monocle’s Tristan McAllister.

Last week I rode the train from Brig, Switzerland, up the zigzagging Matter Valley. Shut into narrow passages by monumental peaks, the communities across this landlocked country have nature-made fortresses – mountains – to…

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