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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

As concerns mount over Switzerland’s tough new line on immigration we investigate the impact on local expats – on both sides of the border. Will quotas for foreign workers, including EU...

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Dreamy Days with Tony Johnston

Dreamy Days with Tony Johnston

WRS Drivetime host Tony Johnston loves nothing better than sharing a good story. While his popular 2 – 6pm show is packed with great music, news, weather and traffic updates, Tony always make...

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Jean Bonna collection in Lausanne

Jean Bonna collection in Lausanne

Treasures from the Jean Bonna collection are currently on exhibition at the Fondation de l'Hermitage in Lausanne.

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SPACE INVADERS...

SPACE INVADERS...

Famed for neutrality and international diplomacy, Switzerland has nevertheless invaded tiny neighbour Lichtenstein at least three times in recent history...

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McKay Interview: Rory Bremner

McKay Interview: Rory Bremner

The McKay Interview

Michael talks to impressionist, comedian and satirist, Rory Bremner.

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Ask the Physicist: what is fire?

Ask the Physicist: what is fire?

We all need it - we wouldn't be here without it. But what exactly is it? Fire - Jonni explains. If you have a question for our physicist - send it to studio@worldradio.ch

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Fighting The Cold On Style File

Fighting The Cold On Style File

Style File

Fighting the cold on Style File today with Hansine, by talking about how to look hot and keep fit....

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McKay interview: Henk Potts

McKay interview: Henk Potts

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay takes a deeper look at one of WRS's most well known voices, market commentator Henk Potts from Barclays Wealth. How does he prepare for the day, where does he think the markers are go...

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Have you a half a million $$ idea?

Have you a half a million $$ idea?

Got a good idea? It could be worth USD $500,000! The Seedstars World Final event is on in Geneva on February 4.

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Geneva Burlesque - At Last!!

Geneva Burlesque - At Last!!

On this Style File, Hansine looks at lingerie - in the run up to Valentine's Day. And Burlesque, really big in Switzerland at the moment - and it's in Geneva this weekend.

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Ask the Physicist - Frost! Brr...

Ask the Physicist - Frost! Brr...

Our new feature - ask the physicist. Jonni, a very clever physicist person, will answer all your day to day questions -  why do things happen as they do?

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Up, up and away in Château-d’Oex

Up, up and away in Château-d’Oex

The 35th International Hot Air Balloon Festival starts in Château-d’Oex tomorrow. The event will attract dozens of balloon enthusiasts from over 20 countries. Highlights will incl...

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Holding out for a hero - 5 steps to marriage over 40

Holding out for a hero - 5 steps to marriage over 40

More and more are marrying later - and this is especially true for ex-pats.

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World Economic Forum highlights Global Risks ahead of Davos

World Economic Forum highlights Global Risks ahead of Davos

The Global Risks Report 2015 has been released by the World Economic Forum, ahead of their 45th annual meeting starting in Davos on January 21.

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Black Movie Festival NOW SHOWING!

Black Movie Festival NOW SHOWING!

The Geneva International Independent Film Festival, otherwise known as the 'Black Movie Festival' is now screening in Geneva.

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ESCA invites you to free workshops

ESCA invites you to free workshops

The English Speaking Cancer Association (ESCA) do a wonderful job in the Lake Geneva region; providing support, guidance and advice for people affected in some way by cancer. Their goal is to help ...

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McKay Interview: UK Ambassador to Switzerland, David Moran

McKay Interview: UK Ambassador to Switzerland, David Moran

The McKay Interview

On this week’s McKay interview – Michael speaks to the British Ambassador to Switzerland, David Moran.

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MARCHING ORDERS

MARCHING ORDERS

Dictator or visionary? Coup d’état or a coup de foudre?

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WRS Wines - on the road!

WRS Wines - on the road!

It’s the first WRS Wine-Lovers Apéro of 2015 and this time we are on the road to Zurich!

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McKay Interview: Her Excellency Ms Konji Sebati, MD

McKay Interview: Her Excellency Ms Konji Sebati, MD

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay starts a season of interviews from prominent members of English speaking countries around the world. In this first edition, Michael talks to Konji Sebati, former South African ambassa...

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Dig It: Jobs for January

Dig It: Jobs for January

Dig It!

This time of year can be a bit soggy and cold outside, but there's no better remedy for a case of the January blues than half an hour in the garden, with some daylight, and a chance to enjoy the bu...

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The caveman diet - is it worth it?

The caveman diet - is it worth it?

This week Dr Michelle Wright examines the benefits, or not, of the Palaeolithic diet. You can hear all the other shows from  Dr Michelle Wright here

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Switzerland discriminates against English speakers

Switzerland discriminates against English speakers

Switzerland needs to value the international community more, according to an opinion article written by veteran Swiss-American journalist Edward Girardet.

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