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What's on at the UN? The Accountant of Auschwitz

What's on at the UN? The Accountant of Auschwitz

UN Roundup

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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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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McKay Interview: Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO Gavi Alliance (2 February 2020)

McKay Interview: Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO Gavi Alliance (2 February 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael is talking to Anuradha Gupta from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Gavi works across the world to press the value of vaccines, and was set up 20 years ago. Anuradha talks about the org...

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Dig It! Listener Questions (3 February 2020)

Dig It! Listener Questions (3 February 2020)

Dig It!

It's the first week of the month and we have a listener question from Mark. He has moved into a new home, and the garden is partly covered in astroturf. What should he do, once the astroturf ha...

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Health Matters: Coronavirus (29 January 2020)

Health Matters: Coronavirus (29 January 2020)

Health matters

Novel Coronavirus outbreak - Dr Michelle explains what you need to know. Find the latest updates from the World Health Organisation: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

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"Bäckermöhli !!" explained

"Bäckermöhli !!" explained

Mid Morning Mix

Bäckermöhli isn't just about throwing bread and oranges, but that is part of it ! Hugo Trütsch, the new Obmann of the of the Miller's, Bakers' and Confectioners&#...

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Learn More: Art in School (28 January 2020)

Learn More: Art in School (28 January 2020)

Learn More

On this week's edition of Learn More, we speak to Adriana Hartley who's the head of the art department at the Institut Florimont. We asked her why does she think art in school is so important?

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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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Dig It! Pottery and vases (27 January 2020)

Dig It! Pottery and vases (27 January 2020)

Dig It!

When the weather is cold and damp, it's great to be able to display flowers inside the house instead. Denise Sigrist is a potter who makes beautiful vases, perfect for those with limited space,...

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Health Matters:  Mountain safety (22 January 2020)

Health Matters: Mountain safety (22 January 2020)

Health matters

With the snow sports season in full swing, Dr Michelle reminds us about mountain safety to make sure you’re prepared should the worst happen and you, or someone else in your group, has an accident.

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Dig It! Get your Mojo with berries (20 January 2020)

Dig It! Get your Mojo with berries (20 January 2020)

Dig It!

With advances in breeding and development, it's getting easier and easier to fit a berrying plant or two into your garden. This week, Peter van Rjjssen from Plantipp https://www.plantipp.eu/en/Plan...

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McKay Interview: Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO Oxfam GB

McKay Interview: Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO Oxfam GB

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Danny Sriskandarajah, head of the charity Oxfam. This major organisation was in the headlines two years ago amid claims of serious sexual m...

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Black Movie is back for 2020

Black Movie is back for 2020

Mid Morning Mix

Black Movie International Independent Film Festival takes place this 17-26 January 2020 in Geneva. 

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Health Matters: January Blues (15 January 2020)

Health Matters: January Blues (15 January 2020)

Health matters

Is it the January blues or could it be depression? Dr Michelle explains the difference between the two and that depression is much more common than you may think. To learn more about the symptoms o...

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Gadget Guru - Korg Wavestate Synthesizer

Gadget Guru - Korg Wavestate Synthesizer

Gadget Guru

More from Korg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wa3STYcrFAc

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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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Learn More: Young Entrepreneurs at Florimont (13 January 2020)

Learn More: Young Entrepreneurs at Florimont (13 January 2020)

Learn More

In this week's show, Mark Butcher is speaking to Catherine de Clerck. Vice President of the parents association at the Institut Florimont in Geneva. Catherine oversees the Young Entrepreneur...

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Dig It! Moss (13 January 2020)

Dig It! Moss (13 January 2020)

Dig It!

Moss can be a divisive subject among gardeners, but Erica Nordstrom's new book, titled "Moss - Discover. Gather. Grow. From forest to garden: a guide to the hidden world of moss" might help to pers...

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Gadget Guru - Swanky trash cans

Gadget Guru - Swanky trash cans

Gadget Guru

Just a load of rubbish...

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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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Learn More: Cognitive Sciences for Better Learning(6 January 2020)

Learn More: Cognitive Sciences for Better Learning(6 January 2020)

Learn More

On this week's edition of Learn More, the Director General of the Insitut Florimont in Geneva, Sean Power, is talking about a new technique which maximizes teaching effectiveness.

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McKay Interview: The International Centre for Earth Simulation Conference

McKay Interview: The International Centre for Earth Simulation Conference

The McKay Interview

Every two years Geneva hosts the International Centre for Earth Simulation conference. It’s a gathering of top scientists, business leaders and NGOs all focused on saving the planet and how t...

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Dig It! Choosing an indoor tree

Dig It! Choosing an indoor tree

Dig It!

Choosing a tree for an indoor space is a real challenge. Hervé from the International School of Lausanne would like to find a tree for their entrance hall. Have a listen to hear the suggesti...

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