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Athletissima 2019

Athletissima 2019

Mid Morning Mix

  Athletissima takes place in Lausanne on Friday 5th July. WRS talks to Dominique Gobat from Athletissima about the event and some highlights we should look out for...   

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CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

Mid Morning Mix

Alex Brown from CineGlobe talks to WRS about this free film event from CERN in Geneva. 

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A phonecall with George Benson

A phonecall with George Benson

Mid Morning Mix

  Let me tell you about that time I called George Benson and he was an absolute legend...  

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Gadget Guru - iOS 13 - a new voice for Siri

Gadget Guru - iOS 13 - a new voice for Siri

Gadget Guru

  Introducing dark mode, advanced photo and camera features and a new audio sharing feature through AirPods. Also, Siri's voice has had an upgrade.  

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Health Matters: Heat! (26 June 2019)

Health Matters: Heat! (26 June 2019)

Health matters

It's hot, hot, hot out there.....Dr Michelle explains about heat-related illness and gives her top tips on staying cool during this heatwave.

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McKay Interview: Bonnie Carroll, Founder of Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (29 June 2019)

McKay Interview: Bonnie Carroll, Founder of Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (29 June 2019)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks with Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of TAPS, which stands for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors. She herself has been touched by personal tragedy, bein...

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Get Swissed at the water castle

Get Swissed at the water castle

Mid Morning Mix

We're ready for another adventure on land and on water this week. What exactly are Swiss 'water castles' and, apart from being spectacular, what's so special about that view?&n...

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Dig It! Summer proof your garden (24 June 2019)

Dig It! Summer proof your garden (24 June 2019)

Dig It!

With the first of the summer heatwaves hitting Switzerland this week, it's a good opportunity to take stock of your garden or terrace and summer-proof it as well as you can. Watering systems, DIY k...

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Celebrate 4th July with the American International Club

Celebrate 4th July with the American International Club

The Breakfast Show

Want to celebrate the American holiday of 4th July? You don't even have to be American to come along. Mark spoke to the president of the AmClub, Ed Scheider, about what we can expect at the eve...

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Amongst the shops and restaurants of Carouge

Amongst the shops and restaurants of Carouge

The Breakfast Show

Carouge is only a short bus ride from Geneva, across the Arve river, but the town's personality is totally unique. Bohemian, artisanal, creative, the town of Carouge is a must-visit. ...

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Gadget Guru -  Smartphone Under CHF 200-.

Gadget Guru - Smartphone Under CHF 200-.

Gadget Guru

  Have you ever wondered what the best budget smartphone is? Well so do Paul's friends and they ask him a lot.  (function(t,e,s,o){var n,a,c;t.SMCX=t.SMCX||[],e.getElementByI...

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Meandering through Carouge

Meandering through Carouge

The Breakfast Show

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Health Matters: Sprains (18 June 2019)

Health Matters: Sprains (18 June 2019)

Health matters

As the sun has finally decided to come out and it's time to dust off the hiking boots, Dr Michelle reminds us of the First Aid for strains and sprains.

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Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up!

Over 200 years ago, now, the last famine to ravage Switzerland took place - mostly thanks to a huge volcanic eruption over in Indonesia. Today on the show we're talking about what the effects o...

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Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Mid Morning Mix

  Mathieu Jaton, Montreux Jazz Festival CEO, & Rémi Bruggmann, Artistic Director for the Montreux Jazz Lab & Lizsto Club stages talk to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morni...

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What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson reports in for the weekly UN Round-Up.  

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!fage - learn a new language over the summer

!fage - learn a new language over the summer

Mid Morning Mix

  Graham Murray, Head of English at !fage, explains some of the ways their students are learning new languages and having fun at the same time.  (function(t,e,s,o){var n,a,c;t.SMCX=...

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Dig It! Flowering Bulbs (17 June 2019)

Dig It! Flowering Bulbs (17 June 2019)

Dig It!

As the spring-flowering bulbs start to fade, it's a good time to check out what autumn-flowering bulbs you could use to replace them, for containers or straight in the ground. Anne van der Elst fro...

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Talking Spiritual Living with ICSL

Talking Spiritual Living with ICSL

Mid Morning Mix

  What is 'spiritual living'? We discuss with Reverand Beth Linguri, Linda Orr-Easo & Fiona Strafford...   

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Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up!

Today (Friday 14th June) women are striking across the country in protest of the wage gap between men and women in Switzerland. This is not the first strike nor (sadly) will it be the last - find o...

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Suisse Rugby Finals Day

Suisse Rugby Finals Day

The Breakfast Show

Sunday 16th June marks the finals day for all the leagues in Switzerland, which will be taking place at Colovray Sport Complex in Nyon. This event will include 3 finals for the ...

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McKay Interview: Yves Daccord, Director-General ICRC

McKay Interview: Yves Daccord, Director-General ICRC

The McKay Interview

On this week's Mckay Interview, Michael talks to Yves Daccord, the Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The humanitarian organisation based in Geneva. Michael and Yve...

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Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up!

It's beginnings are humble, but Art Basel is now an annual event attracting art galleries from all over the globe. Yet not everyone is excited about this. Find out why on today's episode.

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