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Swiss Up! - Samichlaus: The Swiss Santa

Swiss Up! - Samichlaus: The Swiss Santa

Swiss Up!

  Saint Nicholas, or Samichlaus, looks a little different to our anglophone (or, Coca Cola) Santa Claus. Find out what's different, why he looks a little religious, and about his questi...

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ART SEEN - Carnival of the Animals

ART SEEN - Carnival of the Animals

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem visits the Carnival of the Animals exhibit at the Kunstmuseum in Lucerne.

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Rachid Badouri and trending comics at Montreux

Rachid Badouri and trending comics at Montreux

Mid Morning Mix

Host for the Trending Comics show at the Montreux Comedy Festival, Rachid Badouri, talks to Katt Cullen about becoming bilingual, his very stretchy face and being called a Master...   ...

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Swiss Up! - The grid city of La Chaux-De-Fond

Swiss Up! - The grid city of La Chaux-De-Fond

Swiss Up!

Have you heard to the city built so that no buildings cast shade on one another? La Chaux-de-Fonds is a UNESCO site for its particular layout, built to suit the lifestyle of its workers. Find out m...

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SwissPats: Christmas Is Coming

SwissPats: Christmas Is Coming

SwissPats

  SUZI | SAINT NICOLAS IN FRIBOURG Tradition - St. Nicholas was the Bishop of Myra (Turkey) in the 4th Century and was distinguished by his charity. He is considered to be the patron of ...

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In Geneva in English; in December & January

In Geneva in English; in December & January

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park joins us in the studio to talk some of the great Winter events from the Ville de Genève. All events mentioned can be found in the Arts and Culture in Geneva in ...

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Swiss Up! - Karin Keller Sutter is a shoo-in

Swiss Up! - Karin Keller Sutter is a shoo-in

Swiss Up!

At the end of this year, the Swiss government is changing up. It's almost certain that the two free seats will be taken by women. But who are these women and, specifically, who is Karin Keller Sutt...

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TEDxLausanneWomen2018

TEDxLausanneWomen2018

Mid Morning Mix

The theme of TEDWomen and TEDxLausanneWomen 2018 is: Showing Up. Ashley Puckett is a Curator for TEDxLausanne and tells us more...

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Swiss Up! - Onion market: A Swiss tradition

Swiss Up! - Onion market: A Swiss tradition

Swiss Up!

No one really knows where the tradition came from. Did Bern just have a huge craving for onions one day? Did they have too many that they needed to get rid of? Neither of these answers are correct,...

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What's on at the UN? Art against violence

What's on at the UN? Art against violence

UN Roundup

‚ÄčImage: Private Sector Side Event of Geneva Conference on Afghanistan. 27 November 2018. UN Photo by Violaine Martin ‚Äč Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, Tues to Wed 27-28 Novemb...

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Swiss Up! - (Still) Flirting with the E.U.

Swiss Up! - (Still) Flirting with the E.U.

SwissPats

So what is happening between the E.U. and Switzerland currently? On today's episode, Dario talks us through the new deal being drafted and how Switzerland is finding itself between a rock and a har...

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Health Matters: Stroke act FAST (28 November 2018)

Health Matters: Stroke act FAST (28 November 2018)

Health matters

Dr Michelle explains why it's important to act FAST when a stroke is suspected.

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Gadget Guru - A robot dinosaur you can train

Gadget Guru - A robot dinosaur you can train

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru is pretty excited about both dinosaurs and robots, so you can only imagine how he feels about this offering from Mattel and Jurassic World Toys. 

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Dig It: Clothes (26 Nov 2018)

Dig It: Clothes (26 Nov 2018)

Dig It!

  What do you wear to do the gardening? Special gardening clothes? Special boots? My trusty Le Chameau boots are great, and I love my Danish clogs too, but I think I've found the perfec...

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Awake At Night: UNHCR stories from the field

Awake At Night: UNHCR stories from the field

Melissa Fleming, Head of Global Communications for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, hosts a new podcast where she asks extraordinary people what keeps them awake at night. &nbs...

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Learn More Christmas Holidays Part 3 (10 December 2018)

Learn More Christmas Holidays Part 3 (10 December 2018)

Learn More

  On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks at the upcoming term, starting back at school in the new year, and what's coming up in the school year. Part...

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Learn More Christmas Holidays Part 2 (3 December 2018)

Learn More Christmas Holidays Part 2 (3 December 2018)

Learn More

  On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks at how to best use the Christmas holidays and how to keep the momentum going. Part two of a three-part series. ...

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Learn More Christmas Holidays Part 1 (26 November 2018)

Learn More Christmas Holidays Part 1 (26 November 2018)

Learn More

  On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks at the first term of the school year and what school kids should be achieving thus far. Part one of a three-part...

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Swiss Up! - Flirting with the E.U.

Swiss Up! - Flirting with the E.U.

Swiss Up!

  We all know that Switzerland is not in the European Union...but why? And how close is the Swiss relationship with the EU? Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up!    

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McKay Interview: Andrew Mitchell, UK Trade Commissioner for Europe

McKay Interview: Andrew Mitchell, UK Trade Commissioner for Europe

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay interview, keeping up with the fast moving story that is Brexit, Michael McKay talks to the UK's Trade Commissioner for Europe, Andrew Mitchell. He will be charged with...

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Swiss Up! - Islam: from the 10th century to modern day

Swiss Up! - Islam: from the 10th century to modern day

Swiss Up!

    Islam in Switzerland predates the country itself (or rather, the federation). However for a long white Islam was absent from the country, up until rather recently. Find out more...

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Health Matters: Stop Smoking App (21 November 2018)

Health Matters: Stop Smoking App (21 November 2018)

Health matters

Dr Michelle explains the lowdown on a quit-smoking App and also a dedicated quit-smoking helpline in time for any New Year resolutions...... More information about the App at https://www.stop-toba...

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Dig It: Urban Gardening (19 November 2018)

Dig It: Urban Gardening (19 November 2018)

Dig It!

Greening your environment is easy when you live at ground level or have a garden, but it's a lot harder when you're on the third floor and there's no lift. Noocity have tried to ma...

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Swiss Up! - Swiss Private Banking

Swiss Up! - Swiss Private Banking

Swiss Up!

  It's time to look at what makes Switzerland famous in the financial world: private banking. Today Dario explores the history, luck, and expertise of private baking in Switzerland and ...

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