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Swiss Up! - WW1: Neutrality, famine and chocolate

Swiss Up! - WW1: Neutrality, famine and chocolate

Swiss Up!

  How did World War One affect Switzerland? Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! how neutrality was implemented and how famine was one of the main fears of the time.  

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Swiss Up! - Vote, vote, vote

Swiss Up! - Vote, vote, vote

Swiss Up!

  This Sunday it’s time to vote! So in honour of the voting system in Switzerland we’re doing a deep dive today and telling you all about it. International law out-laws Swiss la...

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Swiss Up - The Ritz hotels are Swiss

Swiss Up - The Ritz hotels are Swiss

Swiss Up!

    Cesar Ritz was once from a poor farming family in Niderwald. Then he developed luxury hotels that revolutionised the hotel business, founding the Ritz Carlton brand. Find out hi...

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Business Insight: James Moffat (26 November 2018)

Business Insight: James Moffat (26 November 2018)

Business Insight

  Visibility Impact helps business owners and aspiring Entrepreneurs take that leap of faith on their path to greatness. We help, advise, nature, grow and foster your visibility and awarene...

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Business Insight: Andy Zhang (19 November 2018)

Business Insight: Andy Zhang (19 November 2018)

Business Insight

  Be more productive and time-saving with Foldercrate, you can have your Emails, Files, Calendar, Notes, Tasks and Contacts in a single interface and benefit from zero knowledge, data prote...

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SwissPats: Fitness Expo & Classic Music

SwissPats: Fitness Expo & Classic Music

SwissPats

  This week is Switzerland's largest fitness fair, where social media fitness stars will be making appearances and performing. Lucerne is also having a musical festival to lift up yo...

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Swiss Up! - Hidden Gold

Swiss Up! - Hidden Gold

Swiss Up!

  It might seem cartoonish to picture bars of gold being stored in an underground bunker - but that is exactly what happens in Kandersteg. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! how m...

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Swiss Up! Switzerland's biggest heist

Swiss Up! Switzerland's biggest heist

Swiss Up!

Today Dario looks back at Switzerland's biggest robbery - CHF 53m! But it didn't go completely to plan - they stole too much money.

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McKay Interview: UK Ambassador to Switzerland: Jane Owen

McKay Interview: UK Ambassador to Switzerland: Jane Owen

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay talks to Her Excellency Jane Owen. Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation and non-resident Ambassador to Liechtenstein. Jane Owen discusses the state o...

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Swiss-based good reads

Swiss-based good reads

Want to read some books based in Switzerland? We've compiled the ultimate list for your pleasure.

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Win a CHF 65 voucher for fresh, local produce!

Win a CHF 65 voucher for fresh, local produce!

Magic Tomato is a Carouge-based company delivering fresh, local produce to your door.  If you live in Canton Geneva or La Côte region in Vaud, why not cut down on your ecological foot...

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Swiss Up! - Who's legal here?

Swiss Up! - Who's legal here?

Swiss Up!

  On today's episode, we discuss immigration in Switzerland and the people that are living here undeclared. Dario walks us through the numbers and why people move to Switzerland illegal...

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Drawdown Switzerland - Fighting climate change

Drawdown Switzerland - Fighting climate change

Mid Morning Mix

The latest IPCC report gave us troubling news for the future of our planet. Global warming is becoming an increasingly pressing problem and is something we should all be concerned about. In respo...

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Swiss Up! - Universities, Nobel Prize winners & international study

Swiss Up! - Universities, Nobel Prize winners & international study

Swiss Up!

  Does Switzerland have any top universities? Well, at least one of the top 20 universities worldwide is in Switzerland. Find out which one and much, much more on today's episode of Swi...

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Health Matters: Blood in your Urine (13 November 2018)

Health Matters: Blood in your Urine (13 November 2018)

Health matters

Blood in your urine - Dr Michelle explains the possible causes and what action to take.

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Hit the slopes in Anzère

Hit the slopes in Anzère

Snow Report

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Ski Megève - time to get on the piste!

Ski Megève - time to get on the piste!

All the charm of a traditional Alpine village, stunning natural beauty and a taste for the high life-it has to be Megève. 

Provided by Ski Megève

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What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

UN Roundup

Today, Daniel Johnson from the UN discusses: The World Food Programme announced plans to scale up aid – the UN agency is already providing lifesaving help to 8 million people in Yemen&hell...

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McKay Interview: Genevois Public Transport with Anne Hornung-Soukup (12 November 2018)

McKay Interview: Genevois Public Transport with Anne Hornung-Soukup (12 November 2018)

The McKay Interview

  Anne Hornung-Soukup is the president of TPG, the transport public genevois. With the TPG network spanning across the French-Swiss border, there are a lot of factors to consider in running...

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Swiss Up! - Jewish history

Swiss Up! - Jewish history

Swiss Up!

    Around 3,000 Orthodox Jews live in Switzerland, part of a larger number of Swiss Jews. They have a rich history in Switzerland that Dario explains to us today on Swiss Up! &n...

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Dig It! Conifers (12 November 2018)

Dig It! Conifers (12 November 2018)

Dig It!

Michel Meylan is a Swiss nursery owner and has a particular passion for conifers. His nursery www.meylan.ch and garden centre are in Renens near Lausanne, and the nursery produces 100,000 grafted c...

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Movember Feature: Scott wants you to 'Know-Thy-Nuts'

Movember Feature: Scott wants you to 'Know-Thy-Nuts'

Mid Morning Mix

Scott Poynton talks to WRS about the Movember Foundation; how he's getting active to support them. 

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Armistice - 100 years on

Armistice - 100 years on

Mid Morning Mix

We talk to Major Anne Peden, Vice Chairman of the Royal British Legion Swiss Branch ahead of the memorial events for the centenary of the 1918 armistice. 

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SwissPats - Body, Mind & Soul

SwissPats - Body, Mind & Soul

SwissPats

  There seems to be a theme this week - how to take care of your body and mind. If you're interested in apples, chakras, yoga and connecting to yourself, we have some great events to te...

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