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Dig It! Chelsea Flower Show (27 May 2019)

Dig It! Chelsea Flower Show (27 May 2019)

Dig It!

This year's Chelsea Flower Show was, as ever, sold out, but if you missed it, Hester has some highlights for you. If you want to go next year, the easiest way is to join the RHS, find out how o...

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Swiss Up! - The Hong Kong plague

Swiss Up! - The Hong Kong plague

Swiss Up!

We're in Hong Kong today! Or at least Alexandre Yersin was in the late 1800s, after he left his home-country of Switzerland.  On today's episode we discuss Yersin's life and car...

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Swiss Up! - Sperm

Swiss Up! - Sperm

Swiss Up!

This week, the news broke that Swiss men have a low sperm count on average. So on today's episode, Dario talks us through what affects sperm count and busts some urban legends about it. ...

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Hang Massive - bringing the hang back to Switzerland

Hang Massive - bringing the hang back to Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

  The Hang is a Swiss instrument, but Hang Massive is made up of British Danny Cudd and Swedish Markus Offbeat. They became YouTube sensations when they uploaded a video of them playing ...

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Boutique Theatre Basel's new show: The Last Five Years

Boutique Theatre Basel's new show: The Last Five Years

Mid Morning Mix

  Susan Brownfield is the Co-Founder of Boutique Theatre Basel and Director of the upcoming show The Last Five Years. She joins Katt for the Mid Morning Mix  

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Gadget Guru - 1TB SD Card

Gadget Guru - 1TB SD Card

Gadget Guru

  Remember when your hard drive was a big block and had a few GB of storage. There's now a 1TB micro SD card that fits in your phone.  But do we really need it? 1TB = how man...

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What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

UN Roundup

Bee with us today… on World Bee Day

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Kings Singers - Acappella in Sion this weekend

Kings Singers - Acappella in Sion this weekend

Mid Morning Mix

  The Kings Singers will perform this SUNDAY 26th May in Sion at 5pm as part of the Riches Heures de Valère programme of concerts.  In this interview we talk to Edd...

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Swiss Up! - Guns, Taxes, (& Automobiles)

Swiss Up! - Guns, Taxes, (& Automobiles)

Swiss Up!

With the votes in, Dario talks us through the outcomes on today's episode of Swiss Up!

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Technology Decoded: Nano Tech (20 May 2019)

Technology Decoded: Nano Tech (20 May 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte examines nano technology - the previously science fiction concept quickly becoming part of our daily life.

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Dig It! Hydrangea macrophylla "So Long Sunny" (20 May 2019)

Dig It! Hydrangea macrophylla "So Long Sunny" (20 May 2019)

Dig It!

  Hydrangeas are among my favourite flowers for the month of May, and Eric Renault of Sapho nurseries in the north of France, was showing a brand new variety, called Hydrangea macrophylla &...

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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Mid Morning Mix

  Jimmy Cliff talks to WRS about a certain fan in Hawaii, stage presence and using positivity as a survival tactic.  

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Swiss Up! e-sports

Swiss Up! e-sports

Swiss Up!

  Gaming is becoming increasingly popular and e-sports are being played more widely in Switzerland where it's estimated that 300'000-400'000 consider themselves e-sport pla...

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Kids In Mind: Sleep - do screens get in the way? (23 May 2019)

Kids In Mind: Sleep - do screens get in the way? (23 May 2019)

Kids in Mind

Screens do affect our sleep - and new research shows the best way to handle screens, especially close to bed time.

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Kids In Mind: Sleep - what we know about sleep(16 May 2019)

Kids In Mind: Sleep - what we know about sleep(16 May 2019)

Kids in Mind

What happens when we sleep? How does it affect our memories and emotions?

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Kids In Mind: Sleep - less sleep for modern people (9 May 2019)

Kids In Mind: Sleep - less sleep for modern people (9 May 2019)

Kids in Mind

We re all sleeping less hours these days - how did people sleep before electric lights and TV? It was a bit different.

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Kids In Mind: Sleep - how important is it? (2 May 2019)

Kids In Mind: Sleep - how important is it? (2 May 2019)

Kids in Mind

How important is sleep? Very is the answer, but what exactly happens while we sleep and how has it changed over the past 100 years? Dr Rebecca Webber explains.

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Geneva Tennis Open - players to watch out for

Geneva Tennis Open - players to watch out for

Mid Morning Mix

Sports Reporter Charlie Inglefield talks to Katt Cullen about the upcoming clay court tournament in Eaux-Vives, Geneva: the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open 18-25 May 2019.  Expect some incr...

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Health Matters: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

Health Matters: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

Health matters

It's mental health awareness week in the UK and beyond, trying to help break down the stigma surrounding mental health. Dr Michelle speaks to Nurse Polly Pupulin about how you can help a person...

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Flying Bach: Breakdance, ballet & Bach

Flying Bach: Breakdance, ballet & Bach

Mid Morning Mix

  Flying Bach is a show of juxtaposition - combining breakdance, ballet and bach!  Michael Rosemann, Flying Steps Academy Co-Director & Performer, and Classical Perfor...

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Swiss Up! Measles (15 May 2019)

Swiss Up! Measles (15 May 2019)

Swiss Up!

Although the anti-vaxxer movement is weak in Switzerland, fortunately, there are still some pockets of hold-outs and measles cases are climbing and there's already been two deaths this year.

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Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge 2019

Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge 2019

Mid Morning Mix

  Paul Garwood from the World Health Organization talks to WRS about the second edition of the “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge” event on Sunday 19 May 201...

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McKay Interview: Lord David Owen (20 May 2019)

McKay Interview: Lord David Owen (20 May 2019)

The McKay Interview

Veteran UK politician Lord David Owen talks to Michael McKay. Lord Owen is a former UK foreign secretary - at the time one of the youngest Foreign Secretaries at 38 years old. In 1983 he caused a p...

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Gadget Guru - The latest iPad

Gadget Guru - The latest iPad

Gadget Guru

It's the very latest gadget from apple and our Gadget Guru is most excited about the headphone jack...

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