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McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This is the second in the mini-series, recorded on the 22nd April, and devoted to a broader and fuller understanding of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic which has beset us all for the past few mon...

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Lets look to the future - and celebrate the good #save2020

Lets look to the future - and celebrate the good #save2020

The Breakfast Show

Amid all the bad news - and there is plenty, unfortunately - there is also a lot to be grateful for. The project #save2020 is highlighting how society is coming together, how people are helping eac...

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Geneva businessman and philanthropist Abdallah Chatila

Geneva businessman and philanthropist Abdallah Chatila

The Breakfast Show

Millions of face masks and other medical necessities are being flown into Geneva from China almost everyday. The medical air-bridge has been set up by Geneva businessman and philanthropist Mr Ab...

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Albatross - help for small businesses

Albatross - help for small businesses

Mid Morning Mix

Albatross provide a full range of accounting, audit, tax and advisory services to small and medium size businesses in Canton Vaud and Geneva. Their aim is to provide a friendly, personabl...

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Health Matters: Hay Fever or Covid-19? pt 2 (23 April 2020)

Health Matters: Hay Fever or Covid-19? pt 2 (23 April 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle discusses hay fever treatments and some resources to keep a check on circulating pollen counts in Switzerland. Visit www.pollenundallergie.ch or download the Pollen News App for iPhone ...

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Belle Ferme - the horses that need a hand (or a hoof)

Belle Ferme - the horses that need a hand (or a hoof)

Mid Morning Mix

Lyn Stickland - from Belle Ferme Equestrian Sports Centre in the Pays de Gex, neighbouring France - explains how the horses and ponies are being cared for whilst their usual 400 weekly ho...

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Organic Mondays - calling all planet-loving menstruators!

Organic Mondays - calling all planet-loving menstruators!

Mid Morning Mix

Elisabeth and Nancy decided to create period products that are environmentally friendly, as well as completely chemical and plastic-free.  When Nancy heard about a monthly shaving subs...

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Swiss Up! How we're changing our behaviour (21 April 2020)

Swiss Up! How we're changing our behaviour (21 April 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up! Dario looks at how our habits are changing due to the virus and the lockdown - obviously we're not wearing as much make up - but also we're not washing enough!

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Choose a Tune - Rachel (21-24 April 2020)

Choose a Tune - Rachel (21-24 April 2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Rachel is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "Thi...

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Heading back to work? More questions on workers' rights in Switzerland

Heading back to work? More questions on workers' rights in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Today Renuka Cavadini from Geneva based law firm Page & Partners, answers your questions about returning to work after the lockdown, grace periods offered on private property rents and who...

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Health Matters: Hay Fever Or Covid 19? (21 April 2020)

Health Matters: Hay Fever Or Covid 19? (21 April 2020)

Health matters

Hay fever and COVID-19 – how can I tell the difference and am I more likely to get severe infection? Dr Michelle explains all.

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Millions of Masks for sale in Switzerland

Millions of Masks for sale in Switzerland

The Breakfast Show

Millions of masks and other medical equipment is arriving in Geneva everyday. The Geneva based philanthropist Abdallah Chatila, head of the m3 group, is financing an air-bridge from China to Switze...

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McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

In this new COVID-19 series of McKay Interviews, Michael will be asking different experts their views on the pandemic and how it will develop - and ultimately defeated. This week, Michael is speaki...

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Dig It! Gardening reading (20 April 2020)

Dig It! Gardening reading (20 April 2020)

Dig It!

If you're looking for some thoughtful, garden-based reading, then the newly-published "A History of Gardening in 50 Objects" by George Drower, published by The History Press might be ...

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What happened at yesterday's Bern press conference?

What happened at yesterday's Bern press conference?

The Breakfast Show

We spoke to Marco who is a Swiss journalist and has a Twitter feed, in English, with all the latest news on COVID-19 in Switzerland. He followed and tweeted all the latest information about the upc...

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The International University in Geneva - get two degrees in one

The International University in Geneva - get two degrees in one

The Breakfast Show

The International University in Geneva has a wide range of courses and an opportunity to earn two degrees at the same time due to a link with the University of Plymouth in the UK. Mark Butcher spea...

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Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Lianne is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 4* songs based on the following themes:  - Tuesday: "This is such a T...

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Free kids' books about coronavirus

Free kids' books about coronavirus

Mid Morning Mix

Allison Ochs has written 3 books about the coronavirus with the EPFL in Lausanne. This books are designed to help parents and children communicate about the coronavirus and current circumstanc...

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Health Matters: Five-Up App (14 April 2020)

Health Matters: Five-Up App (14 April 2020)

Health matters

In this Health Matters, Dr Michelle gives a shout out to the Five Up smartphone App, a way of connecting neighbourhoods and communities together so that they can help and support each other, partic...

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Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It!

Heucheras are one of my favourite plants for low-maintenance, easy-going year round colour. Find out more from expert grower Simon from AllPlants, who was showing a collection of some of the best h...

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An 18th Birthday party in 'lockdown' - how to make someone's day magical

An 18th Birthday party in 'lockdown' - how to make someone's day magical

Mid Morning Mix

This was not the special day that Chené Koscielny had planned for her daughter's 18th birthday! However, she made some adjustments to the plan and it turned out to be a very magical...

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WHO - special envoy for Covid-19, David Nabarro.

WHO - special envoy for Covid-19, David Nabarro.

The Breakfast Show

David Nabarro is the Special Envoy for the World Health Organisation for Covid-19 and is a Professor of Global Health at Imperial College London. He spoke to Mark and Katt about the measures to tac...

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Gadget Guru - Samsung Z Flip flip phone

Gadget Guru - Samsung Z Flip flip phone

Gadget Guru

A very modern flipphone for your consideration... 

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Geneva based Liz speaks about her infection of Covid-19

Geneva based Liz speaks about her infection of Covid-19

The Breakfast Show

Liz lives in Geneva and tested positive for the coronavirus. She speaks to Mark and Katt about her experience, how the testing process works, how she tries to protect her family - and the weird exp...

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