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The Monocle Weekly, 295

Sunday 1 March

Dominick Tyler walks us through the lush photographic lexicon of the British landscape and writer Mark Gevisser discusses his memoir ‘Lost and Found in Johannesburg’. Plus, we hear about a new exhibition exploring the…

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The Foreign Desk, 60

Saturday 28 February

Greece’s creditors may not like it but debt write-offs have succeeded in the past. Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield hears from a campaigner, an economist and a historian to learn why old battles point the way forward to a Greek…

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The Curator, 176

Saturday 28 February

Our round-up of the week's best stories, featuring a celebration of campanology – or bells – a critical look at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, an insight into Nepal’s living Goddess and much more.

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The Monocle Daily, 860

Friday 27 February

A look at the increasingly strained and strange relationship between Israel and the US Democrat party, we review the weekend's Asian newspapers, and get tips for a perfect Friday evening in in Gold Coast, Australia.

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Midori House, 848

Friday 27 February

Andrew Mueller and guests discuss the day’s top stories and we meet the author of a new visual history of the blues. Plus, film reviewer Anna Smith gives us her tips for the best on the big screen and we catch up with our…

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The Briefing, 862

Friday 27 February

We discuss the Greek economy and Estonian elections, talk stats with Ben Page of Ipsos Mori and find out why some Turkish political candidates are donning Ottoman attire.

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Affairs / Aviation

A higher power

Friday 27 February

People have been flying unmanned aerial vehicles and remote-controlled planes for fun for a very long time, so why all the fuss about drones? It’s because they can kill you, says Monocle’s Tristan McAllister.

What is a drone? Up until a few years ago the thing to which the word “drone” referred was a “continuous, low humming sound”. One could hear a drone or something could drone. The word is oddly perfect, acting as a noun and…

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The Globalist, 870

Friday 27 February

Ukraine’s expulsion of Russian journalists is raising questions but is it all part of the propaganda war? And how is Gucci’s new direction being received on the Italian runways? We'll cross to Monocle’s man in Milan, Ivan…

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The Monocle Daily, 859

Thursday 26 February

Could the much-broken ceasefire be repairing itself as Ukraine starts withdrawing heavy artillery from the front lines? We also hear what Argentina is doing to its intelligence agency and check in on the highlights from…

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The Urbanist, 176

Thursday 26 February

Timekeeping has a big impact on urban life, from iconic clocks and watchmakers to city-wide alarms and historic church bells. We find out about life as a bell-ringer and discover which timezone gives a city 15 minutes of…

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Midori House, 847

Thursday 26 February

Andrew Mueller and guests discuss Israel and America’s spat over efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear programme and reflect on Austria’s reform of a historic law on Islam. Plus we take a look at the French weekly printed press…

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The Briefing, 861

Thursday 26 February

We go over the North American front pages, analyse the continuing US-Israeli diplomatic spat and hear from the QVED Editorial Design Conference in Munich.

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Affairs / Diplomacy

Better together

Thursday 26 February

In diplomatic terms there’s a long way to go before Japan is ready to sit with the big boys on the United Nations security council. A good start would be to befriend its closest neighbour says Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield.

Japan hopes that one day soon it will take a permanent seat on the United Nations security council, confirming its position as a true global leader. They are unlikely to be successful because UN security reform is one of…

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The Globalist, 869

Thursday 26 February

Monocle editor in chief Tyler Brûlé joins Emma Nelson to discuss press censorship in Japan, we also check-in with Australia’s Avalon Airshow, and hear from the QVED editorial design event in Munich.

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The Monocle Daily, 858

Wednesday 25 February

A look at how close the ties are between Isis and Boko Haram, we hear how the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ paper is trying to return to business as normal, and find out what the chances are of Qantas successfully cracking down on air…

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