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McKay Interview, industrialist Sir Andrew Cook (14 December 2019)

McKay Interview, industrialist Sir Andrew Cook (14 December 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Sir Andrew Cook, a prominent British industrialist, philanthropist, historian, author, owner and Chairman of William Cook Holdings Limited, which has numerou...

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Ski Megève - time to get on the piste!

Ski Megève - time to get on the piste!

All the charm of a traditional Alpine village, stunning natural beauty and a taste for the high life-it has to be Megève. 

Provided by Ski Megève

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Choose a Tune - William T (9-13 Dec)

Choose a Tune - William T (9-13 Dec)

Mid Morning Mix

William T from Zug is this week's Choose a Tune guest on the Mid Morning Mix He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This is ...

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Meet the Seablings

Meet the Seablings

Mid Morning Mix

THE SEABLINGS are aiming to be the world’s first brother & sister team to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The challenge is estimated to take them 2 months, during which they’ll be co...

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Health Matters: Restart Heart (10 December 2019)

Health Matters: Restart Heart (10 December 2019)

Health matters

What should you do if you are alone and are having a heart attack? Is cough CPR an option? Dr Michelle debunks some myths in this week's Health Matters.

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What's on at the UN? An appeal for $29bn

What's on at the UN? An appeal for $29bn

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson talks about the appeal for $ 29bn and the upcoming Youth Summit this week. 

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Mozart's Don Giovanni by the Vienna State Opera

Mozart's Don Giovanni by the Vienna State Opera

Mid Morning Mix

Caecilia Concert Agency presents the orchestra, choir and cast of the Vienna State Opera on the 12 December 2019. This concert is a unique performance of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. It’s ...

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Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at when the go ahead for Geneva Airport was given the go ahead - how the international organisations added to its importance and at one time there were regular...

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Learn More: Maintaining educational quality (9 December 2019)

Learn More: Maintaining educational quality (9 December 2019)

Learn More

Parents will always want to know their children are getting the best education possible. The Institut Florimont in Geneva has someone who's job it is to make sure the teaching is the best it can be...

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Dig It! Seeds (9 December 2019)

Dig It! Seeds (9 December 2019)

Dig It!

Welcome to the wonderful world of seeds! With a magnificent new book "The Book of Seeds" published by Ivy Press, lots of suggestions for easy seeds to grow in your garden, there's ple...

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UK Election Special

UK Election Special

The Breakfast Show

THE BREAKFAST SHOW LIVE FROM THE LADY GODIVA PUB IN GENEVA FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER. On the morning of Friday 13th December, the UK General Election results will be coming in. The outcome will be v...

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The Offbeat - gigs we love this December

The Offbeat - gigs we love this December

Mid Morning Mix

Musician Maximillian Haft brings us three more gigs happening this December.

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Christmas in Carouge

Christmas in Carouge

The Breakfast Show

A simple way to get into the Christmas spirit is to get into Carouge. The city next to Geneva has gone the extra mile to make sure it's a magical experience. Spectacular light displays, markets...

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Discover watchmaking with Zenith

Discover watchmaking with Zenith

The Breakfast Show

For years watch makers have been very secretive about their profession – much to the frustration of many watch fans and tourist offices. But now there’s more competition for watches as ...

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Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

Health matters

It's time to talk teeth again - Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinics about why we shouldn't be scared of dentists anymore. Find out more at chd.swiss

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Dig It! Oaks and climate change (2 December 2019)

Dig It! Oaks and climate change (2 December 2019)

Dig It!

Peter Brang, senior scientists at the federal research institute for forests, snow and landscape www.wsl.ch is our guest on Dig It! this week, talking about why oaks could be the climate change win...

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Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

Most of us will almost certainly know someone - friends or family - fighting against breast cancer. And it can be quite a daunting prospect, having treatment in a foreign country, a different la...

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Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally  (2 December 2019)

Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally (2 December 2019)

Learn More

On this week’s show I’m talking to Catherine de Clerck who’s one of two Vice presidents of the Parents association at Florimont. The school – and the students, perhaps mo...

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Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

The Breakfast Show

There’s a growing problem of lonely middle-aged men. Surveys show many men feel they don’t have enough good ‘mates’ they can relax with – and it’s hard to fin...

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Health Matters: Rega App  (26 November 2019)

Health Matters: Rega App (26 November 2019)

Health matters

In time for the snowsports season, Dr Michelle discusses updates to the Rega smartphone App with some great new features to help the air rescue services locate you more easily in a time of need. Fi...

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Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

Health matters

Echo112 becomes EchoSOS - Dr Michelle explains an important update to this potentially life-saving mobile phone App that transmits your location to the emergency services in a time of need.

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GAOS Christmas Panto - Wind in the Willows

GAOS Christmas Panto - Wind in the Willows

On 6-15 December, the Geneva Amateur Operatic Society (GAOS) is putting on a production of The Wind in the Willows. We were joined in the studio by cast and crew members Jo, Sarah and Jeff who tol...

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McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay speaks to Sir Alan Yarrow - former Lord Mayor of London (not to be confused with Mayor of London) about the City of London Corporation, which he headed until last yea...

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Dig It: Trees (25 November 2019)

Dig It: Trees (25 November 2019)

Dig It!

Martin Schlaepfer is our guest on Dig It! this week, he's a senior lecturer at the Institute of Environmental Sciences at the University of Geneva, and has some great insights to share about what t...

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