Articles

A Viennese Ball in Geneva

A Viennese Ball in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

  This Summer, there will be a Viennese Ball held in Geneva for the very first time. It has been 10 years in the making, but now Brigitte Lüth has the determination to make it happen! ...

Read more
Gadget Guru - Goodbye Google+

Gadget Guru - Goodbye Google+

Gadget Guru

Google+ is no more. Our Gadget Guru looks at what to do if you have data stored in the cloud and your cloud service shuts down.     

Read more
Swiss Up: Locarno Film Festival (10 May 2019)

Swiss Up: Locarno Film Festival (10 May 2019)

Swiss Up!

Continuing our Ticino theme this week, Dario looks at the Locarno Film Festival, regarded as one of the most important film festivals in the world. Its on this year (2019) between 7-17 August.

Read more
Don Mescall jams in the studio

Don Mescall jams in the studio

Mid Morning Mix

Don Mescall is a singer, songwriter and producer. He's written songs for Sir Cliff Richard, Backstreet Boys, Lonestar, Geri Halliwell & Ronan Keating, amongst others. He tells WRS that h...

Read more
Swiss Up! Lega dei Ticinesi (9 May 2019)

Swiss Up! Lega dei Ticinesi (9 May 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the right wing political party, the Lega dei Ticinesi. It's uniqiue in Switzerland as its a local party with a strong voice in government. It also has tw...

Read more
Printemps Carougeois cultural festival on now

Printemps Carougeois cultural festival on now

Mid Morning Mix

  Printemps Carougeois: a cultural festival with a natural theme!  Cecilia Campeas, Communications Manager at the Ville de Carouge, and artist Chris Drury join us in the W...

Read more
Swiss Up! Europe's fastest computer is in Ticino (8 May 2019)

Swiss Up! Europe's fastest computer is in Ticino (8 May 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario tells us about Europe's fastest supercomputer (and fifth fastest in the world) which is in Lugano and uses lake water to keep it cool!

Read more
Health Matters: WHO hearing App (8 May 2019)

Health Matters: WHO hearing App (8 May 2019)

Health matters

Worried about your hearing? Learn about an innovative App from WHO called "hearWHO" that allows you to do a simple self-screening test using your smartphone and some headphones.

Read more
Swiss Up! Building a Utopian society in Ticino (7 May 2019)

Swiss Up! Building a Utopian society in Ticino (7 May 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks back at how a group of free thinkers set up a vegetarian, naked and socialistic society in Ticino - and how it has left its mark on all of us to this day.

Read more
Get Swissed on the scenic road to Ticino

Get Swissed on the scenic road to Ticino

Mid Morning Mix

  Marc takes the ultimate road trip to Ticino and invites us all along. Are you ready?  

Read more
Swiss Up! How did Ticino become part of Switzerland (6 May 2019)

Swiss Up! How did Ticino become part of Switzerland (6 May 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up as part of WRS Ticino week, Dario looks at how the southern part of the Alps became part of Switzerland. Unsurprisingly, Napoleon was involved!

Read more
Dig It Listener Questions 6 May 2019

Dig It Listener Questions 6 May 2019

Dig It!

Our listener Sandy wanted to know why her tulips stop flowering after a few years. You can try digging them up after flowering and storing them for the summer, or choose tulips that re-flower relia...

Read more
Technology Decoded: Ecosystems (6 May 2019)

Technology Decoded: Ecosystems (6 May 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Technology Decoded with Richard Bradley from Deloitte, we look at the meaning of 'Ecosystems' in a tech environment - and how companies may have to reassess their fundame...

Read more
Swiss Up! Swiss Weather Prophets (3 May 2019)

Swiss Up! Swiss Weather Prophets (3 May 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the Wetterschmöcker - or Swiss Weather prophets. A group of six older men who predict the weather my chewing moss and talking to mice!

Read more
Win a stay in Ticino

Win a stay in Ticino

Mid Morning Mix

  Here in Ticino, quality and efficiency are Swiss, whereas the flair and the lifestyle is Italian. Be seduced by the breathtaking scenery, the colours and the flavours of the "...

Read more
Into the Woods - a sinister fairy tale

Into the Woods - a sinister fairy tale

Mid Morning Mix

  Into the Woods the latest GAOS production. The show is a modern twist on several of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few beloved stories and exploring the ...

Read more
Learn More Stem 2 (13 May 2019)

Learn More Stem 2 (13 May 2019)

Learn More

On this second show on STEM, the head of science at the Institut Florimont in Geneva looks at the modern challenges of teaching sciences.

Read more
Learn More:  Stem 1 (6 May 2019)

Learn More: Stem 1 (6 May 2019)

Learn More

Head of science at the Institut Florimont in Geneva, Simon Verdan, explains the importance of STEM subjects - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - and how modern teaching methods link...

Read more
Swiss Up - The Post Bus

Swiss Up - The Post Bus

Swiss Up!

The Post Bus is the famous yellow bus delivering post to the most remote corners of Switzerland. But recently, the company has been hit by a costly scandal.  On this episode, Dario talks us...

Read more
Deal or No Deal! UK-Swiss Trade and Migration Agreements

Deal or No Deal! UK-Swiss Trade and Migration Agreements

The Breakfast Show

CONTINUITY IN UNCERTAIN TIMES And if you are British, living and working here in Switzerland, what do these agreements actually mean for you? These bilateral agreements are critical matt...

Read more
McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Dr Gihan Kamel. She is a distinguished Egyptian scientist and works for SESAME - Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East in Jorda...

Read more
Swiss Up! - Zero Waste Shops

Swiss Up! - Zero Waste Shops

Swiss Up!

Over here in Switzerland we (embarrassingly) have one of the highest rates of waste in the world. However, a movement has begun to change this - Zero Waste! Dario talks us through the respo...

Read more
Health Matters: The role of the dental hygienist (30 April 2019)

Health Matters: The role of the dental hygienist (30 April 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinic Lausanne about ways to keep your dental costs down in Switzerland and the role of the hygienist. For more information about Dr Tho...

Read more
What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN delivers our weekly update.

Read more
Search