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Small businesses making big changes - Marc from House of Foods

Small businesses making big changes - Marc from House of Foods

Mid Morning Mix

Marc Hempel from House of Foods joins us to explain a few of the big challenges that small business have had to overcome in the last few weeks. Even within the food industry, he explains how differ...

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Swiss Up! The Swiss story of hand sanitizer (3 April 2020)

Swiss Up! The Swiss story of hand sanitizer (3 April 2020)

Swiss Up!

The necessity of hand sanitizer is not lost on any of us at the moment. But its invention has a Swiss background, led to a hand washing regime followed around the world and the inventors passed up...

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Swiss Up! Swiss Federal Health Office and Daniel Koch (31 March 2020)

Swiss Up! Swiss Federal Health Office and Daniel Koch (31 March 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up, Dario looks at the work of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health - and the head of the communicable disease division, Daniel Koch - who's now a household name i...

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Prof. Karl Blanchet explains Covid-19 'third wave'

Prof. Karl Blanchet explains Covid-19 'third wave'

Mid Morning Mix

  "We need to think about global and international collaboration. It's the only way we can manage this pandemic." - Professor Karl Blanchet, Professor in Humanitarian Pub...

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We’re all in this together – we can help each other out

We’re all in this together – we can help each other out

Mid Morning Mix

WRS is offering free advertising to small and medium sized businesses in these difficult times. We know the economy is built on these firms – and when the crisis is over, we will need all the...

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Angus' Homeschooling Tips

Angus' Homeschooling Tips

Mid Morning Mix

As schools across the country have now closed, parents are now taking on the daunting task of homeschooling their kids. Angus Macdonald has put together some top tips for all children working from ...

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ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

Mid Morning Mix

ESCA Cancer Support is a not-for-profit association made up of professional counsellors and trained volunteers who understand the impact of a cancer diagnosis. Since 2000, ESCA Cancer Support has r...

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A day on the Monts Jura - on Geneva's doorstep

A day on the Monts Jura - on Geneva's doorstep

The Breakfast Show

Breakfast Show's Mark Butcher spent a day on the slopes of the Monts Jura - just a stone's throw from Geneva - to find out more about this fantastic region and what it has to offer in ...

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Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Filmmaker, and Geneva local, Andy Cohen talks about his film Beijing Spring, which chronicles China’s first democracy movement and forgotten struggle for freedom of expression. The film ...

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YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

Mid Morning Mix

Jamie Raines has been documenting his personal trangender journey on his YouTube channel - Jammidodger - for nearly a decade. He openly talks about testosterone and top surgery, penises and pr...

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The cooperative loaning out camping and ski equipment, instruments, kitchen utensils and more

The cooperative loaning out camping and ski equipment, instruments, kitchen utensils and more

Mid Morning Mix

Manivelle is a cooperative with a library of items that can be borrowed from their premesis in Geneva. Items include gardening tools, creative supplies, musical instruments, ski or camping gear, co...

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Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Mid Morning Mix

Here's a new concept for your shopping! This weekend in Geneva, there's a second hand clothing sale that you can go to where you won't find price tags on the clothing. That'...

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What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

UN Roundup

Watch the WHO Press Conference about Covid-19 on webtv.un.org

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Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up!, Dario looks at the Swiss phenomenon of baby boxes. They're places where new mothers who feel they can look after their child can leave babies so they will be cared for.

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What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

UN Roundup

Today Rheal LeBlanc gives us an important round-up of events including today's events to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. 

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A glance at the Gamaraal Foundation & Holocaust education

A glance at the Gamaraal Foundation & Holocaust education

Mid Morning Mix

The 27th January is the 'International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust' commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World ...

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Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the history and the success of Switzerland's largest charity - known in English as Swiss Solidarity. t raises millions for causes around the world. https://...

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Climate justice is a feminist issue! - with Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

Climate justice is a feminist issue! - with Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

Mid Morning Mix

Doreen Akiyo Yomoah joins us to talk about the fourth annual Women’s March Global and the ‘March for Climate Justice’   Women’s March Geneva and women’s M...

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Haiti 10 years later -  with Priska Spörri, Swiss Solidarity

Haiti 10 years later - with Priska Spörri, Swiss Solidarity

Mid Morning Mix

Priska Spörri from Swiss Solidarity (Chaîne du Bonheur) reports in on Haiti - 10 years after the devastating earthquake. We look back at the difficulties that faced aid workers in the...

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Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the relationship between Switzerland and Iran. How this country helps the relationship between Iran and the United States and who's the man in charge?

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Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, following the recent shutdown of the nuclear power plant Muhleberg, Dario looks at the history of atomic power in Switzerland.

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Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the history of the Olympic Games in Switzerland. The country has never hosted Summer Games, but it has hosted the Winter events. But, despite many attemp...

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Triathlete and IronWOMAN Imogen Simmonds

Triathlete and IronWOMAN Imogen Simmonds

Mid Morning Mix

Imogen Simmonds is a Swiss / British endurance triathlete based in Geneva, Switzerland. She has been nominated as ‘Sportive de l’année’ at the Nuit du sport genevois 2019 w...

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Swiss Up!  Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up! Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the fight to ban minarets in Switzerland 10 years ago and the global reaction.

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