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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Chatting with the president

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Chatting with the president

Swiss Up!

  This week we're looking at the Fête des Vignerons on Swiss Up! We spoke with the Abbot-President of the Confrérie des Vignerons, François Margot, about both the Co...

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McKay Interview: Tibère Adler (18 February 2019)

McKay Interview: Tibère Adler (18 February 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay talks to Tibère Adler, former director of the think tank Avenir Suisse and CEO of Edipresse and now heading up the launch of a new Geneva based news website, Heidi.news. He ...

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Crans Montana - Absolutely!

Crans Montana - Absolutely!

Mid Morning Mix

Family friendly? Absolutely! Crans Montana really is a family friendly destination!  There are plenty of activities for families in both summer and winter! Gaëlle Bodrito from Cra...

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Swiss Up! - The driving limits

Swiss Up! - The driving limits

Swiss Up!

Today we're talking speed limits, alcohol limits, snow tyres, and driving licenses - get the low-down on all things driving in Switzerland.       WRS is the only ma...

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Swiss Up! - Is direct democracy all it's cracked up to be?

Swiss Up! - Is direct democracy all it's cracked up to be?

Swiss Up!

Today on Swiss Up! we're looking at the shortcomings of direct democracy in Switzerland. One not to miss if you're politically-minded.    WRS is the only mainstream English-...

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Crans Montana: Beatrice Benz - Helvetia-Intergolf Hotel

Crans Montana: Beatrice Benz - Helvetia-Intergolf Hotel

Mid Morning Mix

A range of accomodation? Absolutely! The Helvetia Intergolf offers a range of accomodation, such as apartments, family suites and hotel rooms. There is a restaurant and spa&n...

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Crans Montana: Gaëlle Bodrito - Crans Montana Tourism

Crans Montana: Gaëlle Bodrito - Crans Montana Tourism

Mid Morning Mix

Family friendly? Absolutely! Crans Montana really is a family friendly destination!  There are plenty of activities for families in both summer and winter! Gaëlle Bodrito from Cra...

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TICINO: Sunshine 2-hours away from home!

TICINO: Sunshine 2-hours away from home!

The Breakfast Show

Ticino is the only Swiss region entirely located south of the Alps where Italian is the official language.   Ticino is the perfect destination for families, honeymooners and nature lover...

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Business Insight: Niamh McIntyre (13 February 2019)

Business Insight: Niamh McIntyre (13 February 2019)

Business Insight

On this edition of Business Insight, we speak to Niamh McIntyre who is a nutritional and health coach to mums and their kids. Niamh can help mothers balance the modern pressure of motherhood, he...

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Crans Montana: Pauline Natasi - ESS

Crans Montana: Pauline Natasi - ESS

Mid Morning Mix

Ski & snowboard lessons? Absolutely! Pauline Nastasi from Ecole Suisse de Ski (ESS) is here to build our confidence on the slopes and talk to us about taking those first steps onto...

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Crans Montana: Bruno Grande - Ka/Noa Menswear

Crans Montana: Bruno Grande - Ka/Noa Menswear

Mid Morning Mix

Fashion? Absolutely! Ka/Noa founder, Bruno Grande, explains the concept behind the store, which offers quality Italian-made clothing where every item works with absolutely any other it...

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Crans Montana: Leslie Taverney - CMA

Crans Montana: Leslie Taverney - CMA

Mid Morning Mix

Parties & Events? Absolutely! Leslie Taverney from CMA talks to us about some of the different events reachable by ski lifts, such as après-ski events on the slopes, or the&...

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Crans Montana: Christine Spahni - Crans Montana Tourism

Crans Montana: Christine Spahni - Crans Montana Tourism

Mid Morning Mix

Great food? Absolutely! On Saturday 23 March enjoy a gourmet ski food safari - speed down the ski slopes and intersperse your day with gourmet breaks in different e...

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Crans Montana: Romain Espejo - Hameau de Colombire

Crans Montana: Romain Espejo - Hameau de Colombire

Mid Morning Mix

History? Absolutely! We speak to Romain Espero about the Hameau de Colombire - a small hamlet of chalets that were saved from destruction by Romain's family. They are now open...

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Crans Montana: Pascal Schmalen - Golf Club

Crans Montana: Pascal Schmalen - Golf Club

The Breakfast Show

Golf? Absolutely! Pascal Schmalen talks to Mark Butcher about golf in Crans Montana, including the Winter Golf Cup. But the big question has to be: what colour are the golf balls if yo...

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Crans Montana: Gauthier Chiarini -  Fondation Opale

Crans Montana: Gauthier Chiarini - Fondation Opale

Mid Morning Mix

Art & Culture? Absolutely! Gauthier Chiarini, Director of the Fondation Opale, tells us more about the cultural centre in the heart of Crans Montana that displays Aboriginal contem...

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Crans Montana: Jelmer Bignell - Zerodix Co-founder

Crans Montana: Jelmer Bignell - Zerodix Co-founder

Mid Morning Mix

Après-ski? Absolutely! Perfectly placed at the bottom of the telecabines, ZeroDix is an après-ski bar venue that welcomes skiers and non-skiers alike at the bottom of the...

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Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up!

40 years ago, Iranian revolutionaires took American diplomats hostage for over a year. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! what Switzerland's role in the crisis was and how Switzerland...

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Health Matters: Lactose Intolerance (13 February 2019)

Health Matters: Lactose Intolerance (13 February 2019)

Health matters

Continuing her lowdown on food allergy and intolerance, Dr Michelle explains about lactose intolerance - something affecting between 4 and 17% of northern Europeans.

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What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson and Katt Cullen take a look at the tech innovation set to save the UN food agency - World Food Programme - millions in delivering aid. So far, Optimus has saved WFP US...

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Swiss Up - Weekend Results

Swiss Up - Weekend Results

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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Dig It! Spring Bulbs (11 February 2019)

Dig It! Spring Bulbs (11 February 2019)

Dig It!

Spring flowering bulbs bring a great touch of colour to any garden or balcony. They are generally planted in the autumn, but if you missed the boat on planting in the autumn, don't panic, you can b...

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Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

Swiss Up!

We will tell you! It's somewhat like a buffer zone between France and Switzerland in terms of customs. It's also a region in which French produce can be labelled as Swiss if they so wish to...

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What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend? (8 February 2019)

What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend? (8 February 2019)

SwissPats

This week, Don from Swisspats looks at the last MUBA fair in Basel - its been going since 1917, and will end this year. Traditional brass band music in Lucerne, Solothurn and Basel Land, and Guggen...

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