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Swiss Up! - The Swiss Flag

Swiss Up! - The Swiss Flag

Swiss Up!

On today's episode we're looking at the iconic Swiss flag - where did it originate, is it ever rectangular, and does it have ties with the Red Cross organisation? Dario will answer all thes...

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Gadget Guru -  Laundry Folding Robot

Gadget Guru - Laundry Folding Robot

Gadget Guru

What price would you pay to never have to fold laundry ever again? Here's a laundry folding robot...

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Swiss Up! - Worry

Swiss Up! - Worry

Swiss Up!

What do the Swiss worry about? Are they concerned by the quality of their chocolate? How big a bell you can put on a cow before it can no longer lift its head? We are of course joking - Swiss ci...

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Health Matters: Teeth Scaling (5 June 2019)

Health Matters: Teeth Scaling (5 June 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinic about the importance of regular teeth scaling and taking your mind off it by watching Netflix! Find out more about Dr Thomas's pra...

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What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson, UN Correspondent, runs through some of this week's UN activities, including the public events and a mix & mash networking event.   

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Webster Creativity Week (2nd edition)

Webster Creativity Week (2nd edition)

Mid Morning Mix

  Vlad Glaveanu from Webster University explains Webster Creativity Weeks and how to access the free events inluding design challenges, incubators, workshops and panel discussions:  ...

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Swiss Up - Nazi Looted Art

Swiss Up - Nazi Looted Art

Swiss Up!

On today's episode we're talking about the Washington Principles and how Switzerland have helped in recovering Nazi looted art. 

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Tak Erzinger: poetry and pilgrimage on St Jacob's Way

Tak Erzinger: poetry and pilgrimage on St Jacob's Way

Mid Morning Mix

  Poet and artist Tak Erzinger took to St Jacob's Way (also known as St James' Way / Jakobsweg) as a pilgramage that would help her deal with personal trauma. She returned...

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Swiss Up! - The Ice Industry

Swiss Up! - The Ice Industry

Swiss Up!

Travel back in time with us to the 19th century when hotels along the shores of Lake Geneva needed ice and the only way to transport it from the mountains was by wagon.  We'll even thro...

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Swiss Up - Diplomats

Swiss Up - Diplomats

Swiss Up!

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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10 years of 'Caves Ouvertes' in Vaud (8-9 June)

10 years of 'Caves Ouvertes' in Vaud (8-9 June)

Mid Morning Mix

  Catherine Cruchon from Domaine Henri Cruchon explains the Caves Ouvertes event in Vaud, which takes place this year on the 8-9 June. She also gives us an initiation into the best way t...

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Florimont students raising money for Mercy Ships

Florimont students raising money for Mercy Ships

The Breakfast Show

In the studio, students from the Institut Florimont in Geneva decided to raise money for the charity Mercy Ships. 

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Swiss Up! - What's up with Huawei

Swiss Up! - What's up with Huawei

Swiss Up!

Have you heard of the Huawei-US national security controversy? If you haven't, that's ok - we'll get into it on this episode of Swiss Up! Huawei, a Chinese tech giant, has been coll...

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Health Matters: Measles in Switzerland (29 May 2019)

Health Matters: Measles in Switzerland (29 May 2019)

Health matters

Cases of measles are up so far this year in Switzerland with almost an 8-fold increase compared to 2018. Dr Michelle explains reasons why. Check your own measles risk here: http://www.stopmasern-ri...

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Gadget Guru - Robot Pool Cleaner

Gadget Guru - Robot Pool Cleaner

Gadget Guru

I don't know about you, but I don't have much use for one of these. If I had a swimming pool though, I'd probably get one...

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Swiss Up! - A one-way ticket to Brazil

Swiss Up! - A one-way ticket to Brazil

Swiss Up!

 200 years ago, a group of people from Fribourg and Lucerne made the treacherous journey to Brazil, to colonise an area now known as Nova Friburgo. With over 2,000 people leaving Switz...

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McKay Interview: Alain Barbey, regional director SBB/CFF

McKay Interview: Alain Barbey, regional director SBB/CFF

The McKay Interview

Swiss railways are the envy of the world. But to stay successful the network needs continuous development and improvement. Michael McKay talks with the regional director of Swiss Federal Railways ...

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What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

UN Roundup

The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has just made an appeal for $7 million to help treat extremely vulnerable children who are suffering from the worst form of malnutrition. It said that if it do...

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Tech Decoded Dark Web 27 May 2019

Tech Decoded Dark Web 27 May 2019

Technology Decoded

What can be seen on the internet - and what can't you see? This week on Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte looks at the Dark Web. The vast majority of what we do use is just the ...

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Dig It! Chelsea Flower Show (27 May 2019)

Dig It! Chelsea Flower Show (27 May 2019)

Dig It!

This year's Chelsea Flower Show was, as ever, sold out, but if you missed it, Hester has some highlights for you. If you want to go next year, the easiest way is to join the RHS, find out how o...

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Swiss Up! - The Hong Kong plague

Swiss Up! - The Hong Kong plague

Swiss Up!

We're in Hong Kong today! Or at least Alexandre Yersin was in the late 1800s, after he left his home-country of Switzerland.  On today's episode we discuss Yersin's life and car...

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Swiss Up! - Sperm

Swiss Up! - Sperm

Swiss Up!

This week, the news broke that Swiss men have a low sperm count on average. So on today's episode, Dario talks us through what affects sperm count and busts some urban legends about it. ...

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Hang Massive - bringing the hang back to Switzerland

Hang Massive - bringing the hang back to Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

  The Hang is a Swiss instrument, but Hang Massive is made up of British Danny Cudd and Swedish Markus Offbeat. They became YouTube sensations when they uploaded a video of them playing ...

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Boutique Theatre Basel's new show: The Last Five Years

Boutique Theatre Basel's new show: The Last Five Years

Mid Morning Mix

  Susan Brownfield is the Co-Founder of Boutique Theatre Basel and Director of the upcoming show The Last Five Years. She joins Katt for the Mid Morning Mix  

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