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ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

ART SEEN

  The Ariana Museum in Geneva is currently hosting an attractive exhibition on Meissen Porcelain. The exhibition covers the very beginnings of porcelain manufacture in Europe and draws...

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Swiss Up: Volunteering (30 June 2020)

Swiss Up: Volunteering (30 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

Many people regularly volunteer for associations, good causes and care for family members. A new survey shows 60% volunteer for something - but we could all be donating more blood. Dario explains.

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McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Professor Didier Pittet. He is an infectious diseases expert of global reputation and the director of the Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patie...

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Dig It: Roses (29 June 2020)

Dig It: Roses (29 June 2020)

Dig It!

Last week saw a world first, in Nyon, in the Canton of Vaud. Unlike any other new rose competition, the Nyon new rose competition, is entirely zero treatment, and the results of this competition we...

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UN Roundup - Impending Covid19 crisis in Syria

UN Roundup - Impending Covid19 crisis in Syria

UN Roundup

29 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - The World Health Organisation (WHO) host the first Infodemiology Conference to combat misinformation about Covid19  2 -&...

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Choose a Tune - Danai (29 June - 3 July)

Choose a Tune - Danai (29 June - 3 July)

Mid Morning Mix

Danai 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 ...

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McKay Interview: Jo Hemmings: Behavioural Psychologist and TV Personality

McKay Interview: Jo Hemmings: Behavioural Psychologist and TV Personality

The McKay Interview

Jo Hemmings is Michael's guest this week. She is a celebrated Behavioural Psychologist and a registered member of the British Psychological Society and the Association of Clinical Psychologists...

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Rockmybaby - finding the right childcare professional in Switzerland

Rockmybaby - finding the right childcare professional in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Rockmybaby® take a personal approach to finding the perfect childcare professional for any family. They encourage families to really think about their ideal childcare "profile", inclu...

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Yoga & Mindfulness at Indiv Yoga's October retreat

Yoga & Mindfulness at Indiv Yoga's October retreat

Mid Morning Mix

Indiv Yoga is a blend of Vinyasa, Hatha and Restorative yoga with the belief that the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness, can be applied to everyone. Indiv Yoga c...

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Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

Health matters

Help to break the chains of transmission of COVID-19 by downloading the SwissCovid App from 25th June. Dr Michelle explains how the App works as a complement to conventional contact tracing.

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Amazing offers on us!

Amazing offers on us!

Mid Morning Mix

  Want to bag yourself a bargain? Here are some great offers from our sponsors...    HOME & GARDEN FOOD   THINGS TO DO H...

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Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario Brander examines the importance of Switzerland's oldest newspaper - and one with a genuinely international reach - the NZZ.

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UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup

22 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - The last two days of the extended 43rd session of the Human Rights Council was pushed back by the epic Urgent Debate o...

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Choose a Tune - Aurélie (22-26 June)

Choose a Tune - Aurélie (22-26 June)

Mid Morning Mix

Aurélie is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: &...

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Dig It! Citrus (22 June 2020)

Dig It! Citrus (22 June 2020)

Dig It!

This week's show is all abut bringing a touch of the Mediterranean to your garden or green space in Switzerland with citrus plants. Great plants for beginners include lemons (look out for the 4 Sea...

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McKay Interview: Professor Simon Heffer on media and Covid-19

McKay Interview: Professor Simon Heffer on media and Covid-19

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Professor Simon Heffer from the University of Buckingham in the UK on the media's role in covering the Covid-19 crises.

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Annecy International Animated Film Festival continues online

Annecy International Animated Film Festival continues online

Mid Morning Mix

Watch this year's content for the Annecy International Animated Film Festival all from your own home and at whatever time you wish! This year an access pass has been made available...

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Tineka Smith on microaggression and continuing the BLM conversation

Tineka Smith on microaggression and continuing the BLM conversation

Mid Morning Mix

  "If you really cared about me and the struggles of Black people, why would you even want to say that word? Why are we even having this discussion?"  - Tinek...

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TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

Mid Morning Mix

TechSpark Academy offer fun courses that stimulate creativity and curiosity in kids and teens. Marta Gehring from TechSpark explains the residential camps available throughout Switzerland, day...

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Health Matters: Dexamethasone (17 June 2020)

Health Matters: Dexamethasone (17 June 2020)

Health matters

A potential breakthrough in the treatment for COVID-19? Dr Michelle explains the preliminary results of the RECOVERY trial and the promising news about dexamethasone.

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Les Elfes - language & adventure kids camps in Verbier

Les Elfes - language & adventure kids camps in Verbier

Mid Morning Mix

Les Elfes offer summer camps in Verbier with a focus on the great outdoors. Key activities including rock climbing, mountaineering & orienteering, paddle sports and mountain biking for kid...

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Swiss Up! Statues (16 June 2020)

Swiss Up! Statues (16 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

As part of the Black Lives Matters campaign, activists have been tearing down statues in the US, the UK and Belgium. But there are statues - and chocolate puddings - which are now also attracting a...

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UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup

15 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima explains that any vaccine for Coronavirus should be free and should not come at the expense of...

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Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It!

Botanic gardens cross Switzerland reopened last week, to the delight of visitors and staff alike. Annick Monod of the Botanical Garden of Fribourg tells us what's going on at the garden and what th...

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