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7 great things to do in and around Lucerne

7 great things to do in and around Lucerne

Lucerne lies at the heart of central Switzerland. With its picturesque wooden bridge, its baroque Jesuit church and its pretty painted houses, it is a major Swiss tourist attraction. It is also a g...

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The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

Mid Morning Mix

  This year is the inauguration of a brand new music festival welcoming big names. Emili Sandé, Status Quo, Manfred Mann's Earth Band and The Hooters are just a few of the ban...

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Our Times at far° festival in Nyon

Our Times at far° festival in Nyon

The TalkTalk Breakfast Show

  far° festival is a live art festival in Nyon. This year far° festival takes place between 9-19 August and there's a performance, in English, to open the event. Our Times...

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It's International Cat Day and the world needs more cat videos

It's International Cat Day and the world needs more cat videos

The TalkTalk Breakfast Show

It's International Cat Day today and if the internet really needs anything it's more cat videos. We asked WRS listeners for their favourites and we were not disappointed! Here are some o...

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Swiss Tips: Lyon Uncorked

Swiss Tips: Lyon Uncorked

Narrow Medieval passages contrast with vibrant walls of urban art; an elegant opera house boasts a designer makeover and an upside down white elephant perches on the hillside... Scratch the surface...

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140 crossfit athletes head to Geneva for the Lake Throwdown

140 crossfit athletes head to Geneva for the Lake Throwdown

Mid Morning Mix

'Geneva Fitness Games' is a non-profit association who create and organise sports events to raise funds and raise awareness of charitable associations such as the Foundation Theodora or Cou...

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Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Mid Morning Mix

Les Digitales is a series of one-day events packed with electronic and experimental music. Nicolas Bonstein was part of the team that created the event 13 years ago. He talks to WRS about the ev...

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ABMS: The first EFMD certified online educational system in Switzerland

ABMS: The first EFMD certified online educational system in Switzerland

In Switzerland, until today, there are only 5 Higher Educational Institutes accredited/certified by EFMD quality labels. 

Provided by ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland

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13 brilliant First of August events - 2017

13 brilliant First of August events - 2017

On the 1st of August, Switzerland celebrates 726 years of unification! Here are our top picks for festivities across the country. Are there others that you love? Let us know in the commen...

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Why ABMS?

Why ABMS?

ABMS – The Academy of Business Management is the place where technology and education meet together in order to present a unique possibility for students from all over the world.

Provided by ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland

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Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

Mid Morning Mix

Au Pays des Enfants is a family festival across Chateau d'Oex, Rougemont & Rossinière. It's really easy to travel between the three and explore this incredibly beautiful part of ...

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Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

Mid Morning Mix

Circus Chnopf's 'Panik!' tour is underway and continuing around Swiss cities and villages until mid-September. Dave Sieger, Production Manager, describes the show's style as '...

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Angels in America - in Switzerland!

Angels in America - in Switzerland!

Angels in America is coming to Switzerland – broadcast live from the National Theatre, in London you can see it on cinema screen in Geneva and Basel. 

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6 great activities around Interlaken

6 great activities around Interlaken

Interlaken is a very popular Swiss holiday destination, located between the beautiful emerald lakes of Thun and Brienz. From the town center, you have the most incredible views  on  ...

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What's on at the UN? 7th round of Syria talks closed on Friday

What's on at the UN? 7th round of Syria talks closed on Friday

UN Roundup

Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press on the  last day of the 7th round of the Intra-Syrian talks, Geneva. 14 July 2017. UN...

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McKay Interview: Neuroscientist Dr Henry Markram (17 July 2017)

McKay Interview: Neuroscientist Dr Henry Markram (17 July 2017)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Professor Henry Markram who is the Founder of both the Blue Brain Project and Human Brain Project. His impressive academic record is extensive: • He gained hi...

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Dig It! Black Clematis (17 July 2017)

Dig It! Black Clematis (17 July 2017)

Dig It!

Travers nurseries know a good climber when they see one. Arnaud Travers is the 5th generation of his family to work with plants, and they launched a few new plants at the Salon du Vég&eac...

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The benefits of an online degree

The benefits of an online degree

ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland is a dynamic, modern university in the heart of Switzerland, with a focus upon all aspects of the management and business industry. Mark Zurcher inter...

Provided by ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland

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Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Mid Morning Mix

Over the summer we'll see some wonderful outdoor cinemas pop up all around the country. Ciné du Lac is certainly one of the longest events and it will become a feature of the Geneva Plag...

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Business Management degrees online with the Open University of Switzerland

Business Management degrees online with the Open University of Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

  Studying virtually is becoming increasingly popular. Perhaps the advantages of a more flexible schedule and cheaper costs are the cause, but online learning also has a certain stigma atta...

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Dig It! Lost Gardens of Heligan & Eden project (10 July 2017)

Dig It! Lost Gardens of Heligan & Eden project (10 July 2017)

Dig It!

The holidays are here, and if you are lucky enough to be spending some of your holiday time in Cornwall, then get yourself to the Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.    

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What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

UN Roundup

Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the five Permanent Members of the Security Council to the United Nations during the Intra-Syrian talks...

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CERN's Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment

CERN's Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment

Mid Morning Mix

Photo: ATLAS Experiment © 2006 CERN   Yesterday, CERN announced the discovery of a new particle, dubbed the "charming" particle. The news was revealed at the EPS Conferenc...

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ABMS – The Open University of Switzerland

ABMS – The Open University of Switzerland

ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland is a dynamic, modern university in the heart of Switzerland, with a focus upon all aspects of the management and business industry. 

Provided by ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland

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