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Swiss Up: Abortion Rights (9 April 2019)

Swiss Up: Abortion Rights (9 April 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario runs through abortion rights in Switzerland, the difference in cantonal laws and can teens get abortions without parental consent? (yes).

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Swiss Up! Sechseläuten (8 April 2019)

Swiss Up! Sechseläuten (8 April 2019)

Swiss Up!

Today (6 April 2019) is the Sechseläuten in Zurich. The city's biggest festival to mark the start of summer. It dates back to the Middle Ages and features the Böög - a large snow...

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Get Swissed with UNESCO

Get Swissed with UNESCO

Mid Morning Mix

  Discover the historical gems of Switzerland, both in natural beauty and man-built cities. This episode of "Get Swissed" travels to various UNESCO sites and Marc tries hi...

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ART SEEN - Anselm Kiefer: Books and Woodcuts

ART SEEN - Anselm Kiefer: Books and Woodcuts

ART SEEN

  After several years of covering art-related events and exhibitions in Switzerland, this was a little surprise for Uli Van Neyghem to discover.  

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Swisspats: Fasnacht in Lucerne

Swisspats: Fasnacht in Lucerne

SwissPats

Carnival in Lucerne - 28th Feb to 6th March  Suzie tells us all about what we can see at the Fasnacht festival this year, including traditional parades and why Lucerne is special this year....

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Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

Swiss Up!

  Fasnacht is the canival that takes place before the 40 days of fasting in the Christian calendar. Find out all about it's history, where the best carnivals are around Switzerland, and...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

Swiss Up!

Today we spoke to Blaise Duboux about the link between the Fête des Vignerons and Lavaux, both UNESCO heritages. What advantages does this label bring and what does the Fête celebrate? ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

Swiss Up!

  We're looking at the Fêtes des Vignerons this week on Swiss Up! and today we're looking at Cantonal Days. Each canton represents the best of themselves, with their specific ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

Swiss Up!

    Over in Vevey, the Fête des Vignerons will be having a family festival! With over 60 food and beverage stands, it's one not to miss - find out all about it on today...

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Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

Swiss Up!

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The Impossible Task

The Impossible Task

The Breakfast Show

Ka/Noa Menswear take on the impossible task of making Mark look smart.

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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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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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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: 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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