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The Monocle Daily, 908

Wednesday 6 May

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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Midori House, 896

Wednesday 6 May

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, 910

Wednesday 6 May

We find out why Israel faces a race to form a coalition government by midnight, learn what the latest findings on the German Wings crash suggest and hear why Monocle’s Markus Hippi is a military force to be reckoned with…

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Affairs / Politics

Ticking the boxes?

Wednesday 6 May

This year’s UK election campaigns have seen party leaders fighting predictable battles. Yet with a coalition government the most likely outcome, the country’s future beyond Friday remains uncertain says Monocle’s Matt…

So it’s finally here. Tomorrow the country goes to the polls to decide the government that will lead the UK for up to five years. And frankly, the general election can’t come soon enough. By this point in the campaign, most…

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The Globalist, 918

Wednesday 6 May

We examine what fresh talks on Syria's future may mean for the region? We also learn why Hungary is becoming politically alienated from Europe and get the business news from Turkey.

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The Monocle Daily, 907

Tuesday 5 May

As Yemen’s unrest spills to Saudi Arabia, we ask what the consequences may be. We also hear of the work of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station in the Mediterranean and of problems between parents and children in politics.

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Midori House, 895

Tuesday 5 May

When a police officer is confronted, how close is too close? After the Baltimore riots, some police think it's time for a review of protocol. Andrew Tuck is joined by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera and Michael Binyon for their…

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The Briefing, 909

Tuesday 5 May

We learn why a new surveillance law is causing concern in France, hear how Burundi is on the brink of major political unrest and get a picture of the changing Austrian retail landscape.

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Affairs / Urbanism

Blinded by the lights

Tuesday 5 May

New York’s Times Square might be a global icon, national treasure and navigation point but it’s also a power-sapping affront to the sustainability agenda. Monocle’s Megan Billings considers what the future could hold for…

In the autumn of 1965, US president Lyndon Johnson signed the Highway Beautification Act. The Act limits outdoor advertising, unsightly roadsides and generally promotes “scenic enhancement” along interstate highways. Under…

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The Globalist, 917

Tuesday 5 May

We look at why Qatar is buying French warplanes, learn why Ukraine’s prime minister is looking to rewrite history, and hear about the plans to rebrand the German Wings airline.

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The Monocle Daily, 906

Monday 4 May

We discuss Sino-European relations and protests in Israel, meet the director of the documentary ‘Chuck Norris vs. Communism’ and the photographer behind ‘Every Bodega In Manhattan’, comedy writer Jon Macks discusses his new…

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Midori House, 894

Monday 4 May

With thousands more migrants crossing the Mediterranean at the weekend, is the European Union any closer to a political solution? Samira Shackle and Alessio Patalano discuss the continued diplomatic bickering with Andrew…

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The Briefing, 908

Monday 4 May

As conflicting reports emerge of Saudi troops on the ground we bring the latest news from Yemen. Plus we learn about Thailand’s battle against human traffickers and hear why Berlin is deploying mime artists to help cut down…

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The Globalist, 916

Monday 4 May

We discover the latest on the 6,000 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, learn what the the naval operation Dynamic Mongoose will achieve this year in the Nordic region and get the business stories from Germany.

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The Monocle Weekly, 304

Sunday 3 May

Tom Edwards and Andrew Tuck meet philosopher Julian Baggini to discuss whether we have any control over free will, journalist and academic Brian Cathcart retraces the steps of the industry’s first scribes and Heidi Blake…

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