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World TB Day - 25th March

World TB Day - 25th March

Mid Morning Mix

Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership, says TB is an old and curable disease, but the effects remain devastating.Listen to Dr Ditiu's full podcast with WRS here.

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Sound Healing Festival in Geneva

Sound Healing Festival in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

The Sound Healing Festival takes place this weekend in Geneva.So what are your thoughts on sound healing? Intrigued? 

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Festival Archipel's Marc Texier

Festival Archipel's Marc Texier

Mid Morning Mix

Festival Archipel's Festival Director Marc Texier spoke to WRS about the festival of contemporary orchestra music which runs 24th March - 2nd April in Geneva. This year marks the 26th edition ...

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Know your clouds!

Know your clouds!

Mid Morning Mix

Clare Nullis of the World Meteorological Organisation talks to us about the new and very handy website. Your tattered, paperback copy of the cloud atlas can now be retired to a dusty bookshelf as t...

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FoodKind - Food and compassion to refugees

FoodKind - Food and compassion to refugees

Butcher's Breakfast

There are around 60 million refugees and displaced people in the world today due to war, persecution & natural disasters - that's 1 in every 113 people in the world without a safe and stable ho...

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m4music - Festival Director Philipp Schnyder

m4music - Festival Director Philipp Schnyder

Mid Morning Mix

m4music festival takes place on the 30th March - 2nd April in Lausanne and Zurich. it's the 20th edition of the festival this year and the focus is certainly around Swiss artists. We s...

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Word of Mouth - Breaking in, breaking out and breaking up

Word of Mouth - Breaking in, breaking out and breaking up

Word of Mouth

The English language is relatively simple, according to many, especially when compared with French verbs and the unnecessary complications of learning whether a table or a wall is feminine or mascu...

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Snow Report - Avalanche Safety (10th March 2017)

Snow Report - Avalanche Safety (10th March 2017)

Snow Report

Jamie's back with his weekly Snow Report, giving you all the latest weather forecasts, snow conditions and events and activities happening on and off the slopes in Switzerland and Beyond. This w...

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Whats on at the UN? African Artists for Development

Whats on at the UN? African Artists for Development

UN Roundup

Human Rights Council enters its final week with updates and debates on Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Haiti, Libya, Ukraine, Sri Lanka. Daniel Johnson explains th...

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Dig It! Giardina garden show review (20 March 2017)

Dig It! Giardina garden show review (20 March 2017)

Dig It!

The Giardina show in Zurich is the largest indoor garden show in Switzerland, and Hester Macdonald visited last week. Some superb show gardens and some great tips for smaller balconies and gardens ...

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McKay Interview: Adolf Ogi, former Swiss president(20 March 2017)

McKay Interview: Adolf Ogi, former Swiss president(20 March 2017)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest this week is Adolf Ogi. Twice President of the Swiss Confederation – in 1993 and 2000 - and a Federal Councillor for 13 years with responsibility, in two different periods, ...

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Health Matters: Pregnancy Care 1 (27 March 2017)

Health Matters: Pregnancy Care 1 (27 March 2017)

Health matters

Dr Michelle Wright is joined by Midwife Polly Pupulin for the first in a series of 4 shows aimed at expectant parents, or those planning pregnancy, living in Switzerland. This show looks at the...

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Heath Matters: Nosebleeds (20 March 2017)

Heath Matters: Nosebleeds (20 March 2017)

Health matters

Dr Michelle talks about nosebleeds in children: what causes them, First Aid measures and what to do for recurrent nosebleeds.

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FILM NUT - Divine Order & Trading Paradise

FILM NUT - Divine Order & Trading Paradise

Film Nut

The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) was released on International Women's day on the 8th March but what's it all about? Currently available in German with English subtitles, this tells the...

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Making an Impression

Making an Impression

Features

Helvetica? International Style? For a small country Switzerland punches above its weight in graphic design and visual communication.

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Simply Theatre - Burglar Bill

Simply Theatre - Burglar Bill

Mid Morning Mix

Burglar Bill is showing at the Simply Theatre Studio Theatre in Versoix 18th - 26th March.

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Matthew Stevenson - Reading the Rails

Matthew Stevenson - Reading the Rails

Mid Morning Mix

From the author of Letters of Transit and Whistle-Stopping America comes this account of rail journeys across Russia, China, Eastern Europe, Malaysia, pre-war Syria and the United States. Matthe...

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Lost in Yonkers (GEDS show)

Lost in Yonkers (GEDS show)

Butcher's Breakfast

The latest show from the Geneva English Drama Society is 'Lost in Yonkers' by Neil Simon.

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Rock the Pistes!

Rock the Pistes!

Mid Morning Mix

Rock the Pistes Festival is a high altitude party in the Portes du Soleil. This year is the 7th edition of the festival and runs 19th - 25th March. Did you know that the stage actually moves ea...

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Word of Mouth - Brian is in the kitchen...

Word of Mouth - Brian is in the kitchen...

Word of Mouth

A question for you. Where is Brian? Brian is in the kitchen. And... my tailor is rich. Here are two phrases that may inspire a groan or a sigh for a French speaker learning English. They ...

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Gadget Guru - Nokia 3310 re-release

Gadget Guru - Nokia 3310 re-release

Gadget Guru

We didn't expect to be talking about the release of the Nokia 3310 in 2017, but this cult gadget is being re-released with a few tweaks. It certainly has its advantages, battery life being jus...

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The Yale Alley Cats are back in the studio

The Yale Alley Cats are back in the studio

Mid Morning Mix

The Yale Alley Cats return once again to sing for their supper.

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FILM NUT - Beauty & The Beast, Miss Sloane

FILM NUT - Beauty & The Beast, Miss Sloane

Film Nut

Kerre Cole takes us through the films to catch this week on the big screen.

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Dig It! Urban Gardens (13 March 2017)

Dig It! Urban Gardens (13 March 2017)

Dig It!

Here is the Dig It for this week, continuing our theme of urban gardens and a look at a new seed library just opened in St Jean in Geneva. I spoke to Caroline Dommen who was involved with the esta...

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