Articles: General

Swiss Up! - Revising the constitution

Swiss Up! - Revising the constitution

Swiss Up!

On the first day of the 21st century, Switzerland rolled in a newly revised constitution. Find out why it was new, what there was beforehand and whether we're likely to see antoher total revisi...

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Kids In Mind IQ 4 (25 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 4 (25 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. What does 'High Intellectual Potential' actually mean?

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Kids In Mind IQ 3 (18 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 3 (18 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. On this show - are 'gifted', 'talented' and 'precocious' the same?

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Kids In Mind IQ 2 (11 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 2 (11 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. What is the differences between 'gifted' children and everyone else?

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Kids In Mind IQ 1 (4 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 1 (4 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. On this show - nature vs nuture!

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Swiss Up! - When landmarks burn down

Swiss Up! - When landmarks burn down

Swiss Up!

With the tragedy of the Notre Dame in our global consciousness, this epsiode of Swiss Up! looks at some Swiss fire tragedies and what is done nowadays to prevent any more fire-related destruction.&...

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McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest this week has broken so much new ground, has smashed through the corporate glass ceiling with such elan, and has forced so many to look at things differently, indeed do thi...

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Swiss Up! - The Orient Express

Swiss Up! - The Orient Express

Swiss Up!

After the first World War, The Orient Express reopened and this time it passed through Switzerland. Find out why it didn't run through Switzerland before and what happened to it afterwards on t...

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Swiss Up! - Lobbying

Swiss Up! - Lobbying

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up, Dario looks at the issue of lobbying Swiss MPs and how many of them have outside interests - which, possibly, could be in conflict with their public duties. 

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Technology Decoded: The Internet of Things  (15 April 2019)

Technology Decoded: The Internet of Things (15 April 2019)

Technology Decoded

This week, Richard Bradley from Deloitte examines how your life may change when your fridge can talk to your toaster!

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Health Matters:  Meningitis (16 April 2019)

Health Matters: Meningitis (16 April 2019)

Health matters

Meningitis is the topic for this episode of Health Matters. Dr Michelle explains the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Dig It Tree Damage 15 April 2019

Dig It Tree Damage 15 April 2019

Dig It!

A couple of weeks ago most of Switzerland suffered a fall of some heavy, late spring snow, causing damage to trees all over the country. Dig It takes a trip to listener Chris's garden to see hi...

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Swiss Up! - Hydropower

Swiss Up! - Hydropower

Swiss Up!

Today on Swiss Up, Dario explains hydroelectricity - the source of 96% of Switzerland's renewable energy! Find out the history of hydropower and how it reached its limits in Switzerland.&nbs...

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Swiss Up: Switzerland's relationship with NATO (11 April 2019)

Swiss Up: Switzerland's relationship with NATO (11 April 2019)

Swiss Up!

  On today's Swiss Up, Dario asks how can a neutral country have a relationship with a foreign military organisation? Well, it can.

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Swiss Up: Forgotten Nobel Prize winner (10 April 2019)

Swiss Up: Forgotten Nobel Prize winner (10 April 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario unearths of the story of Carl Spitteler who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1919 for his work 'Olympian Spring'. Find out more about Spitteler on www.spitteler.ch

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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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Health Matters: Vacation Vaccines (9 April 2019)

Health Matters: Vacation Vaccines (9 April 2019)

Health matters

Whether you're planning your next holiday and need to know if any specific vaccines are needed or you just want to check your current vaccine status, https://www.myvaccines.ch can help. Dr Michelle...

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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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Dig It! Biodiversity (8 April 2019)

Dig It! Biodiversity (8 April 2019)

Dig It!

Biodiversity is one of the big buzzwords in the garden right now, and the Meier garden centre show garden at Giardina was packed with easy and accessible ways to make your garden more biodiverse. E...

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McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

The McKay Interview

On this week's edition, Michael speaks to Francis Martin - the president of the British Chambers of Commerce. Francis discusses the state of UK business and how it's struggling with the ...

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Technology Decoded - Blockchain (8 April 2019)

Technology Decoded - Blockchain (8 April 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte looks at how blockchain works and its not just for Bitcoin!

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Gadget Guru  -  The Things Network & LoRaWAN

Gadget Guru - The Things Network & LoRaWAN

Gadget Guru

The Things Network want your data! Well, they want you to contribute the data that you want to contribute so that we can create "smart cities" and make information about available parking spaces or...

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Health Matters: Expensive  Dentists? (2 April 2019)

Health Matters: Expensive Dentists? (2 April 2019)

Health matters

Do you think dental care in Switzerland is expensive? Dr Michelle speaks to Dr Robin Thomas to find out some reasons why. Find out more about Dr Thomas's practice at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Dig It! No more plastic pots (1 April 2019)

Dig It! No more plastic pots (1 April 2019)

Dig It!

With plastic at the top of many people's lists of concerns for the planet, it's a good moment to ask the horticultural industry what they are doing to reduce or stop their plastic usage. Ji...

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