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Swiss Up: Abortion Rights (9 April 2019)

Swiss Up: Abortion Rights (9 April 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario runs through abortion rights in Switzerland, the difference in cantonal laws and can teens get abortions without parental consent? (yes).

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Rufus Wainwright talks about opera vs pop and the All These Poses tour

Rufus Wainwright talks about opera vs pop and the All These Poses tour

Mid Morning Mix

Rufus Wainwright talks to Mid Morning Mix presenter Katt Cullen about the All These Poses tour and celebrating 20 years since the release of his first album. 

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Health Matters: Vacation Vaccines (9 April 2019)

Health Matters: Vacation Vaccines (9 April 2019)

Health matters

Whether you're planning your next holiday and need to know if any specific vaccines are needed or you just want to check your current vaccine status, https://www.myvaccines.ch can help. Dr Michelle...

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What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

UN Roundup

  Daniel reports back on this morning's press conference: UNECE press conference - Cities as drivers of sustainable development – featuring lots of mayors from around the UN Econo...

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Swiss Up! Sechseläuten (8 April 2019)

Swiss Up! Sechseläuten (8 April 2019)

Swiss Up!

Today (6 April 2019) is the Sechseläuten in Zurich. The city's biggest festival to mark the start of summer. It dates back to the Middle Ages and features the Böög - a large snow...

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Get Swissed with UNESCO

Get Swissed with UNESCO

Mid Morning Mix

  Discover the historical gems of Switzerland, both in natural beauty and man-built cities. This episode of "Get Swissed" travels to various UNESCO sites and Marc tries hi...

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Dig It! Biodiversity (8 April 2019)

Dig It! Biodiversity (8 April 2019)

Dig It!

Biodiversity is one of the big buzzwords in the garden right now, and the Meier garden centre show garden at Giardina was packed with easy and accessible ways to make your garden more biodiverse. E...

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Swiss Netball

Swiss Netball

Mid Morning Mix

  Jo Beveridge tells us about Swiss Netball ahead of the 'Peppermill Challenge' netball championship event in Lausanne this Sunday. 

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McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

The McKay Interview

On this week's edition, Michael speaks to Francis Martin - the president of the British Chambers of Commerce. Francis discusses the state of UK business and how it's struggling with the ...

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Technology Decoded - Blockchain (8 April 2019)

Technology Decoded - Blockchain (8 April 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte looks at how blockchain works and its not just for Bitcoin!

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Flora Carmichael - Beyond Fake News

Flora Carmichael - Beyond Fake News

Mid Morning Mix

  Mid Morning Mix presenter Katt Cullen spoke to Flora Carmichael at Radiodays Europe in Lausanne.

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Journalist Jessikka Aro talks about the Russian trolls who are out to get her

Journalist Jessikka Aro talks about the Russian trolls who are out to get her

Mid Morning Mix

Jessikka Aro at Radiodays Europe, Lausanne on 1st April 2019   Jessikka Aro is a Finnish journalist working for Finland's public broadcaster Yle. She investigated "troll factori...

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Cheyenne Mackay talking about SonOhr ; a radio & podcast festival

Cheyenne Mackay talking about SonOhr ; a radio & podcast festival

Mid Morning Mix

  We caught up with Cheyenne Mackay at Radiodays Europe in Lausanne to talk about the radio & podcast festival she co-founded...  

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Gadget Guru - Robot Lawnmowers

Gadget Guru - Robot Lawnmowers

Gadget Guru

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

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Gadget Guru  -  The Things Network & LoRaWAN

Gadget Guru - The Things Network & LoRaWAN

Gadget Guru

The Things Network want your data! Well, they want you to contribute the data that you want to contribute so that we can create "smart cities" and make information about available parking spaces or...

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Gadget Guru -  Wireless charging pads

Gadget Guru - Wireless charging pads

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru Paul Bristow says he's had one of these charging pads for about 10 years now. He explains the technology behind them in very basic terms and we look at some options as they now ...

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Health Matters: Expensive  Dentists? (2 April 2019)

Health Matters: Expensive Dentists? (2 April 2019)

Health matters

Do you think dental care in Switzerland is expensive? Dr Michelle speaks to Dr Robin Thomas to find out some reasons why. Find out more about Dr Thomas's practice at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Dig It! No more plastic pots (1 April 2019)

Dig It! No more plastic pots (1 April 2019)

Dig It!

With plastic at the top of many people's lists of concerns for the planet, it's a good moment to ask the horticultural industry what they are doing to reduce or stop their plastic usage. Ji...

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ART SEEN - Anselm Kiefer: Books and Woodcuts

ART SEEN - Anselm Kiefer: Books and Woodcuts

ART SEEN

  After several years of covering art-related events and exhibitions in Switzerland, this was a little surprise for Uli Van Neyghem to discover.  

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Health Matters: Cold Sores (26 March 2019)

Health Matters: Cold Sores (26 March 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle gives us the lowdown on cold sores - caused by a common viral infection leading to painful blisters around the mouth.

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Dig It! How to help the bees (25 March 2019)

Dig It! How to help the bees (25 March 2019)

Dig It!

We all want to help the bees, but it can be difficult if you garden on a balcony, or are renting your house and can't make major changes in the garden. the Be Conservancy have lots of suggestions a...

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Freeride World Tour founder talks about the freeriding community

Freeride World Tour founder talks about the freeriding community

Mid Morning Mix

We speak to Freeride World Tour founder and Xtreme Verbier co-founder, Nicolas Hale Woods, to find out about this weekend's big event and talk about the freerider community in general. 

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Health Matters: Vaccines (20 March 2019)

Health Matters: Vaccines (20 March 2019)

Health matters

Did you know that ticks in all but two Swiss cantons (Geneva and Ticino) may now carry the virus causing tick-borne encephalitis? New recommendations from the Federal Office of Public Health are th...

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McKay Interview: Stephanie Jarrett, partner at Baker McKenzie.

McKay Interview: Stephanie Jarrett, partner at Baker McKenzie.

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Stephanie Jarrett, a partner at the international law firm Baker McKenzie. One of the firm's roles is to advise on efficient tax planning. ...

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