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The Monocle Daily

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 guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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David Whitehouse shares his news book “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”, Somnath Batabyal reviews the Asian newspapers and Tomos Lewis takes us on a Friday night out in the Arctic Circle.

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900 24 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Friday 24 April: 

David Whitehouse shares his news book “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”, Somnath Batabyal reviews the Asian newspapers and Tomos Lewis takes us on a Friday night out in the Arctic Circle.

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899 23 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Thursday 23 April: 

The EU migration crisis and the future of David Petraeus are discussed, Toronto's mayor shares the experience of his first few months in office and David Fung describes his new book on Bodhi the Menswear Dog.

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898 22 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Wednesday 22 April: 

We discuss the political situation in Hong Kong and check in with Tomos Lewis in Nunavut ahead of the Arctic Council's ministerial meeting. Plus: Billboard's Jason Lipshutz on the resurgence of film soundtracks.

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897 21 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Tuesday 21 April: 

We discuss the latest developments in Yemen and the sentencing of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi, meet the director of ‘Clinton: The Musical’ and review the Asian newspapers.

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896 20 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Monday 20 April: 

We discuss Greece’s Golden Dawn party, China-Pakistan trade relations, the foreign affairs of Argentina and Syrian intelligence links with France. Plus we meet Wendy Goodman of ‘New York Magazine’ and review the day’s Asian newspapers.

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895 17 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Friday 17 April: 

As South Africa gears up for another night of xenophobic violence we ask why the rainbow nation is turning on workers from neighbouring countries? Plus far-left protests in Greece and a pilot explains why he gets a high from flying.

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894 16 Apr 2015
00:58:48

Thursday 16 April: 

We discuss the security situation in Yemen, political drama in Brazil and a (potential) threat to aviation computer systems. Plus: a film chat with Karen Krizanovich and John Everard reviews the Asian newspapers.

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893 15 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Wednesday 15 April: 

As Pakistan refuses to send troops to Yemen, we ask what this is doing to the country’s relationship with the Saudis. Plus Vincent McAviney and Isabel Oakeshott join our political panel as we analyse how the economy is affecting the UK election and author Ronald Fierstein reveals the behind-the-scenes battle between Kodak and Polaroid.

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892 14 Apr 2015
00:58:51

Tuesday 14 April: 

We discuss an arms embargo on Yemeni rebels, the rise of US presidential candidate Marco Rubio and the logistics of political polling. Plus a review of the Asian front pages.

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891 13 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Monday 13 April: 

We discuss political developments in Yemen, grade the success of the Summit of the Americas, look at the legacy of Günter Grass, examine Hillary Clinton’s relationship with New York mayor Bill de Blasio, find out why the public loves a diamond heist and review the Asian newspapers.

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890 10 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Friday 10 April: 

We assess the relationship between Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio in light of the 2016 US presidency. Plus we review day one of this year’s Summit of the Americas and give you the best tips for a Friday night out in Rio de Janeiro.

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889 9 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Thursday 9 April: 

We’re live in Panama City as the country gets ready for this year’s Summit of the Americas. We also head to Somalia as the government places a bounty​ on​ the leaders of al-Shabaab and examine the controversy surrounding a production of Wagner’s Tannhauser​ in Siberia.

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