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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

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business.

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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…

Global

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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…

Global

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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…

Global

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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.

Global

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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…

Global

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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,…

Global

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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.

Global

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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.

Global

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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…

Global

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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…

Global

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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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