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Health Matters Food  Allergy 2 (6 February 2019)

Health Matters Food Allergy 2 (6 February 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle continues her guide to food allergy and intolerance, this time looking at possible reasons why food allergy is increasing and whether you should avoid certain foods during pregnancy and...

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Swiss Up - Voting on urban sprawl

Swiss Up - Voting on urban sprawl

Swiss Up!

  In the upcoming national vote, the Initiative to Limit Urban Sprawl will be voted upon. So what is it? And why does it matter?  Join Dario today as he discusses Swiss urban sprawl...

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Business Insight: Yulia Tokarchukova, International Web Developer (4 February 2019)

Business Insight: Yulia Tokarchukova, International Web Developer (4 February 2019)

Business Insight

On this week's Business Insight we speak to Yulia Tokarchukova who's a web developer specialising in building websites for businesses looking to expand their online presence. She speaks abo...

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Gadget Guru - Sony's speaker made of glass

Gadget Guru - Sony's speaker made of glass

Gadget Guru

If our gadgets weren't shatterable enough, we now present the Sony LSPX - S2 - speaker made of glass.  Paul Bristow takes a look (and a listen)...

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McKay Interview: Nadia Isler, Director UN SDG Lab (4 February 2019)

McKay Interview: Nadia Isler, Director UN SDG Lab (4 February 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest is Nadia Isler, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Lab at the UN in Geneva. Nadia Isler has had a long career in international development with several years of fi...

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Swiss Up - Gender Pay Gap

Swiss Up - Gender Pay Gap

Swiss Up!

  Switzerland hasn't got the biggest gender pay gap in Europe, but it hasn't got the smallest either (well behind Italy, Sweden and France). So what's creating the gender pay ga...

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Get Swissed in the Bernese Oberland

Get Swissed in the Bernese Oberland

Mid Morning Mix

  Discover winter magic, find peace and get a shot of adrenaline in this episode of "Get Swissed" in the heart of the Bernese Oberland. Are you ready?

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Dig It! Lawn alternatives (4 February 2019)

Dig It! Lawn alternatives (4 February 2019)

Dig It!

This week's show was inspired by a client consultancy from last year. The clients were looking for ways to reduce their watering and drought-proof their garden, and one of the things we looked at w...

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Swiss Up! - Are the Swiss religious?

Swiss Up! - Are the Swiss religious?

Swiss Up!

  Back in the 60s, less than 1% of the Swiss population would have said they had no religion. Nowadays, however, that figure is around 26%. So, what's changed? And why? Find out on t...

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An interview with Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden frontman, pilot & entrepreneur

An interview with Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden frontman, pilot & entrepreneur

Mid Morning Mix

  We may be more used to seeing him as a heavy-metal icon and the ultimate rockstar, but Bruce Dickinson is coming to Switzerland with a different kind of show - a one-man comedy. I...

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Swiss Up! - Avalanches

Swiss Up! - Avalanches

Swiss Up!

Every year 90% of avalanche deaths are due to off-piste skiing. As this year's avalanche season has so far been treacherous and sometimes deadly, we explore the history of avalanche warning and...

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Health Matters:  Food Intolerance and Allergies (31 January 2019)

Health Matters: Food Intolerance and Allergies (31 January 2019)

Health matters

Food allergy and food intolerance is on the rise. In part 1 of her food allergy series, Dr Michelle looks at the difference between the two problems and some Swiss statistics.

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A catch-up with Shakin' Stevens ahead of his European tour

A catch-up with Shakin' Stevens ahead of his European tour

Mid Morning Mix

  Shakin' Stevens talks to  Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about his 12th studio album 'Echoes of Our Times' and the story behind the name.   

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Swiss Up - Does Switzerland get earthquakes?

Swiss Up - Does Switzerland get earthquakes?

Swiss Up!

900 last year in fact! However, 97% register below a magnitude of 2.5, which is the strength at which you can feel the earthquake. But, there have been some instances of earthquakes seriously rocki...

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Swiss Up! - When the borders closed to Jews

Swiss Up! - When the borders closed to Jews

Swiss Up!

In 1942, Switzerland closed its borders to the Jews during the Holocaust of WWII. The question is, who knew what would happen to the Jews who were turned away - the government? The citizens? Fin...

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Business Insight: Nicholas Hopkins Hall (28 January 2019)

Business Insight: Nicholas Hopkins Hall (28 January 2019)

Business Insight

  On this week's Business Insight, Nicholas Hopkins Hall - a Creative and Marketing Consultant. Nicholas has been a multimedia and video producer for many years and watches how the i...

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Ballet dancing for over 55s

Ballet dancing for over 55s

Mid Morning Mix

  Fiona Hayward Bujard tells us why the over 55s should start dancing!   

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What's on at the UN? Holocaust Remembrance event with Benjamin Orenstein

What's on at the UN? Holocaust Remembrance event with Benjamin Orenstein

UN Roundup

  First up, Daniel gives us a run down of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' speech in Davos last week, outlining his vision for 2019 and beyond.   ...

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Swiss Up! - Wyssmüller Fondue special

Swiss Up! - Wyssmüller Fondue special

Swiss Up!

  On today's episode of Swiss Up! we have a chat with the CEO of Wyssmüller fondue about how this special fondue is made. We also look at the history of fondue and how it came to b...

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Dig It! Butterflies (28 January 2019)

Dig It! Butterflies (28 January 2019)

Dig It!

Caspar Bijlevedt, the Director of Papiliorama talks to us about biodiversity and butterflies, and right now is the perfect time to plan ahead for adding plants to your borders or dream up some new ...

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Learn More: The International Baccalaureate (28 January 2019)

Learn More: The International Baccalaureate (28 January 2019)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont in Geneva looks at the value and requirements of the International Baccalaureate.

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What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

SwissPats

Suzi and Don from the podcast Swisspats run through what's on this weekend. Basel will be busy with a cheese festival and the traditional Vogel Gryff parade - which also has cannons! And a moun...

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Swiss Up! - Do the Swiss even like each other?

Swiss Up! - Do the Swiss even like each other?

Swiss Up!

Well, 64% of Swiss people don't like their neighbours, so the jury is out.  Today on Swiss Up! we discuss neighbourhood conflicts and how the Swiss tend to deal with them.   ...

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Allison Ochs on Sexting

Allison Ochs on Sexting

Mid Morning Mix

Allison Ochs is tackling the tough task of speaking to kids, teens and young adults in the digital age about their relationships and flirting. She holds interactive workshops in schools around the ...

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