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Tuning up for Fete de la Musique

Tuning up for Fete de la Musique

One of the big events in any musician's calendar has to be Fête de la Musique. Every year this brilliant festival showcases local talent in the region at hundreds of temporary stages insi...

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The Solar Arctic voyage begins for this Swiss explorer

The Solar Arctic voyage begins for this Swiss explorer

Raphaël Domjan is on an incredible voyage, crossing the Northwest Passage of the Arctic in a solar powered kayak. He started to navigate the waters in the Arctic Ocean just yesterday.

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Solar Arctic Passage

Solar Arctic Passage

Raphaël Domjan is about to cross the Northwest passage of the Arctic in a solar powered kayak.

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Fancy some popcorn in the interval?

Fancy some popcorn in the interval?

The Geneva English Drama Society's run of 'Popcorn' by Ben Elton is underway.

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Fete de la Musique tunes up

Fete de la Musique tunes up

Fête de la Musique is nearing and the organisers are gearing up for a big weekend.

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Annecy International Animation Film Festival kicks off in style

Annecy International Animation Film Festival kicks off in style

With a backdrop of Annecy lake and the mountains, it was quite a stunning setting for the film festival. The rain didn't put anyone off, even to the outside open-air screenings on the Paquis, a...

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McKay Interview: Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s.

McKay Interview: Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s.

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay talks to Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s. He's the permanent observer of the Holy See to the UN  in Geneva and other organisations.

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Break a leg GAOS

Break a leg GAOS

Break a leg, GAOS!!

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Paddle for Cancer - on a dragonboat!

Paddle for Cancer - on a dragonboat!

The English Speaking Cancer Association (ESCA)'s main fund-raising event of the year takes place this year on the 6th September, on the Lac de Joux in l'Abbaye, Switzerland.

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GEDS talk Popcorn

GEDS talk Popcorn

The Geneva English Drama Society start their show 'Popcorn' by Ben Elton next week.

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WRS launches petition to ensure all UK citizens have an EU vote

WRS launches petition to ensure all UK citizens have an EU vote

ALL UK CITIZENS HAVE A STAKE IN THE EU – ALL SHOULD BE ABLE TO VOTE. EX-PATS WHO’VE LIVED OUTSIDE THE UK FOR MORE THAN 15 YEARS HAVE NO VOICE.

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Meet William Winram - world free diving champion - this Saturday in Carouge

Meet William Winram - world free diving champion - this Saturday in Carouge

Sporting associations of Carouge open their doors to all this Saturday to demonstrate their sport and club.

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Streaming down - Engineers working on it

Streaming down - Engineers working on it

It's back up now! 08:10am - Our streaming is down. We ran around frantically and couldn't fix it. We were relieved to find out that it wasn't our fault at all, but actually a bigg...

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Happy 200th Swiss-iversary to Versoix

Happy 200th Swiss-iversary to Versoix

WRS were in Versoix this weekend to celebrate the 200th year of Versoix becoming a Swiss town.

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McKay Interview: Jazz pianist, Monty Alexander

McKay Interview: Jazz pianist, Monty Alexander

The McKay Interview

The great Jazz pianist Monty Alexander is this week's guest with fellow Jamaican, Michael McKay.

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Exams - is it too late?

Exams - is it too late?

Mid Morning Mix

Exam season is here - and what can students do now to make sure they can perform to the best of their abilty?

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Win tickets to Beijing with WRS

Win tickets to Beijing with WRS

For your chance to win two fabulous return tickets Geneva - Beijing courtesy of Air China, just tune in to WRS.

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Versoix celebrate their 200th Swiss-iversary

Versoix celebrate their 200th Swiss-iversary

We’ll be there, broadcasting live from the event so come and sayhello on Saturday morning! This weekend, Versoix celebrate their 200th year as a Swiss town with a series of events designed...

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New app highlights tick danger in Switzerland

New app highlights tick danger in Switzerland

A new app to highlight the dangers of ticks has been launched by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and has been approved by the Federal Office of Public Health.

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McKay Interview: Dr Aki Hintsa, F1 and CEO doctor

McKay Interview: Dr Aki Hintsa, F1 and CEO doctor

The McKay Interview

Michael speaks to Dr Aki Hintsa who works with many of the world's top acheivers - helping them to stay at the top of their game. He also works with the McLaren Formula 1 team, counselling their ch...

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WRS live election special - in pictures

WRS live election special - in pictures

We had a great time this morning at the Hotel Warwick with a large crowd watching the UK election results

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Dig It! Jardins en Fête this weekend

Dig It! Jardins en Fête this weekend

Dig It!

The big event of the local gardening calendar is coming up this weekend on 8,9, and 10 of May, Jardins en Fete, in the park of the Chateau de Coppet. Viviane Cagneux, one of the two organisers, ...

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Health Matters: Marching caterpillars - careful!

Health Matters: Marching caterpillars - careful!

Health matters

Marching, or processionary, caterpillars can be active at this time of the year in the region. They should be avoided as they can cause a serious - even life threatening - allergic reaction. Dr Mic...

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