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Saturday 7 December

2 hours 2 min ago
Quentin Peel and Florence Biedermann join Georgina Godwin to examine the state of the political TV interview and why trains in Europe are leading the way.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Winter Weekend

10 hours 2 min ago
Georgina Godwin is joined by Ben Rylan to discuss the extraordinary new film ‘1917’ by Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes. Plus: Monocle’s favourite retailers arrive for our annual Christmas market in London.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

How to create a restaurant empire

Fri, 2019-12-06 21:00
The Sethi siblings Sunaina, Karam and Jyotin, behind some of London’s most beloved restaurants, share their tips for success. Also in the programme: how US chef Beverly Kim keeps on pushing the boundaries of Korean-American cooking.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Friday 6 December

Fri, 2019-12-06 19:00
Monocle staff discuss a disappointing week for Kamala Harris in the US Democratic primaries, the Pulitzer says that it will finally be recognising broadcast journalism and we look ahead to the Monocle Christmas Market.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Eureka 177: Snow Peak

Fri, 2019-12-06 14:31
Lisa Yamai is the executive vice-president of Snow Peak, the Japanese outdoor apparel and gear firm, and granddaughter of the company’s founder. Yukio Yamai was an accomplished mountaineer who started the brand in 1958 to create climbing gear that met his standards. In 2014, Lisa joined to lead the design and development of the company’s first ever clothing line. We met her after the launch of Snow Peak’s new flagship store in central London.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

João Campos Silva

Fri, 2019-12-06 14:12
The Brazilian ecologist tells us about how his plans to save the arapaima – the giant endangered Amazonian fish – is not just about preserving a species but also about helping indigenous communities to survive.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Edition 2107

Fri, 2019-12-06 13:00
A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Edition 2115

Fri, 2019-12-06 08:00
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. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

The Brexit election

Fri, 2019-12-06 07:00
The UK heads to the polls in less than a week for the most important election in decades. But how certain can we be of the result? Also in the programme: what we’ve learnt from this week’s news.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Comedy and urbanism

Thu, 2019-12-05 21:00
Laughter is often the best way to deal with complex issues so it’s no wonder that it can make city living more agreeable. This week we explore how humour can be found in the built environment.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Edition 2043

Thu, 2019-12-05 19:00
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 business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monocle Reads: David Lagercrantz

Thu, 2019-12-05 14:29
Swedish journalist turned novelist David Lagercrantz tells us how he kept Stieg Larsson’s bestselling Millennium series alive and why his latest book featuring Lizbeth Salander, ‘The Girl Who Lived Twice’, will be the last.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Extra: What should a hospital sound like?

Thu, 2019-12-05 14:28
When Helsinki’s new children’s hospital was designed, its sound and acoustics were a major consideration. We hear how good sound design can make a huge difference for patients and staff in a stressful environment.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Thursday 5 December

Thu, 2019-12-05 13:00
Could the UK’s general election deliver a shock result? Plus: pension reform in France, party politics in Brazil, the day’s main business stories and we hear from the official spokesperson for Sweden’s Gävle Goat.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Edition 2114

Thu, 2019-12-05 08:00
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. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

And the EU’s next member is...

Thu, 2019-12-05 07:00
Montenegro says that it will be the EU’s next member state – but will it? Plus: tourism in Sri Lanka, what the film industry might learn from the unlikely legacy of ‘Showgirls’ and a dispatch from Design Miami.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Deciem

Wed, 2019-12-04 21:00
Nicola Kilner is the co-founder and CEO of Deciem, a skincare firm with 50 shops that is known for its tagline, ‘The abnormal beauty company.’ Kilner co-founded the company with Brandon Truaxe, launching 10 brands in 2013. But it was the firm’s eleventh brand, The Ordinary, which has been its most successful to date. In January 2019 – after a turbulent 2018, which included a very public struggle with mental-health issues – Truaxe was found dead. Kilner has spent the year helping the company follow through on Truaxe’s vision.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Edition 2042

Wed, 2019-12-04 19:00
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 business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Explainer 194: Who killed Daphne Caruana Galizia?

Wed, 2019-12-04 14:27
The murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017 has influenced Malta’s politics for the past two years. Andrew Mueller asks whether we’re getting closer to finding out who is responsible.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Wednesday 4 December

Wed, 2019-12-04 13:00
Why has Kamala Harris withdrawn from the US presidential race? Plus: Montenegro bids to join the EU, 2019’s Turner Prize is split four ways and Monocle’s Chiara Rimella reports live from Art Basel in Miami Beach.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

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