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Swiss Up! - Sperm Donation & Assisted Reproduction

Swiss Up! - Sperm Donation & Assisted Reproduction

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  Did you know that assisted reproduction in Switzerland is only available to married couples? Or that a sperm donor can be expected to make between 20 and 40 donations? Or that t...

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Swiss Up! - Cyber Security

Swiss Up! - Cyber Security

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  Switzerland is famous for building nuclear bunkers all over the country - but can it defend against 'invisible' attacks online? Find out on today's episode just how good (or n...

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Women's March - 19th January

Women's March - 19th January

Mid Morning Mix

  The Women's March is a an all-volunteer effort to promote and defend women’s rights as human rights, affiliated with more than 100 other global grassroots chapters throughout th...

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Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzere Tourism

Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzere Tourism

Mid Morning Mix

Justine Luçon from Anzère Tourism takes us through some of her favourite events in Anzère. There are weekly events, free events and her personal favourite event ...

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Anzère - Aurelie Morard-Savioz, Lollipop Nursery & Catherine Travelletti, Holy Mountain yoga

Anzère - Aurelie Morard-Savioz, Lollipop Nursery & Catherine Travelletti, Holy Mountain yoga

Mid Morning Mix

the Mid Morning Mix team were joined by Catherine Travelletti of Holy Mountain yoga studio, who tells us that YES! you can do yoga in the snow and why it's particularly good both before and aft...

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Life in Anzère

Life in Anzère

Mid Morning Mix

The WRS team had a great outing to Anzère, experiencing all that the resort has to offer - for thrill seekers and spa lovers alike - Anzère had it all. With a huge car-free village sq...

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Swiss Up! - Helvetians: The Celtic tribe in Switzerland

Swiss Up! - Helvetians: The Celtic tribe in Switzerland

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  Many think Celts were confined to northern Europe but Celtic tribes were once spread all across Europe. Join Dario for this episode of Swiss Up! where he discusses one specific tribe...

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Black Movie film festival celebrates the big 2-0

Black Movie film festival celebrates the big 2-0

Mid Morning Mix

(The competition mentioned in this interview is now closed and the winner has been notified.)   Committed to the defense of Asian, African, Middle Eastern and South American films, the&n...

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Swiss Up! - Swiss cryptocurrency

Swiss Up! - Swiss cryptocurrency

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  Money is becoming more and more digitalised and this century has seen the invention of a completely digital currency, Bitcoin. The difference between Bitcoin and other currencies, however...

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Swiss Up! The Swiss pavilion in Vegas

Swiss Up! The Swiss pavilion in Vegas

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On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at what you can see at the Swiss pavilion which has been put up at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The first time the Swiss government has paid for ...

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Swiss Up! Cow breeds in Switzerland (January 9 2019)

Swiss Up! Cow breeds in Switzerland (January 9 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up - Dario looks at the different cow breeds in Switzerland and how an unpleasant practice is being stamped out.

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Swiss Up! New Laws for 2019, part 2 (8 January 2019)

Swiss Up! New Laws for 2019, part 2 (8 January 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's show, Dario looks at more new laws that have come into force from the beginning of the year.

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Swiss Up!  New Laws for 2019: part 1

Swiss Up! New Laws for 2019: part 1

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On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at some of the new laws that are now in force - including language requirements for work permit renewals and VAT rules for online shopping.

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Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Mid Morning Mix

WRS' Katt Cullen spoke to Cyril Lanfranchi, Founder and ‘Head of Competitions’ at Nendaz Freeride, about the competition, which has now become a festival…

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What's on at the UN? Stand-up for Migrants

What's on at the UN? Stand-up for Migrants

UN Roundup

Stand-up for migrants is a comedy event, in French and English, at the Victoria Hall this Thursday 20th December. 

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Swiss Up! - Yet another Swiss capital city: Avenches

Swiss Up! - Yet another Swiss capital city: Avenches

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  Forget Bern, Zurich and Geneva, back in the Roman era Avenches was the place to be. Once a metropolis called Aventicum, the town remains a historical site with Roman Baths, a theatre and ...

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Swiss Up! - Switzerland's most famous whistleblower

Swiss Up! - Switzerland's most famous whistleblower

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  Christoph Meli became famous in Switzerland for his tattling on the unlawful activities he saw around him. He was both regarded as traitor and hero, and ended up receiving death threats w...

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Swiss Up! - Escalade

Swiss Up! - Escalade

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  Legend goes that when Geneva was invaded by the Duke of Savoy, a woman stopped the invasion by pouring soup over the enemy army. Maybe you have no idea what any of that means or maybe you...

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Swiss Up! - From coins to banknotes

Swiss Up! - From coins to banknotes

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  1907 was the year that Switzerland introduced banknotes to the population. Find out about the history of banknotes, their series in Switzerland, and how they've changed over the years...

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Swiss Up! - Who created modern Switzerland?

Swiss Up! - Who created modern Switzerland?

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  Alfred Escher did! Or at least, he greatly influenced the creation of the Switzerland we know and love. Find out who he is on today's episode of Swiss Up! and learn about his politica...

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Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up!

  Yesterday, two women were elected to Federal Council, in an unsurprising election result. Find out all about Karin Keller Sutter and Viola Amherd, their history and their policies, o...

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Swiss Up! - Inventing Helvetica

Swiss Up! - Inventing Helvetica

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  Minimalism characterises Swiss design, and this has greatly influenced the graphic design progress in Switzerland. Join Dario today as he discusses how the typeface, Helvetica, was develo...

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Swiss Up! - Talking HIV/AIDS

Swiss Up! - Talking HIV/AIDS

Swiss Up!

  On today's episode we're covering the sensitive topic of HIV/AIDS in Switzerland. Any information in this edition of Swiss Up should not be considered medical advice. It's ...

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