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Brexit: Why you're wrong if you think Britain should leave the EU

Brexit: Why you're wrong if you think Britain should leave the EU

By Mark Butcher UK voters will get their say in June on whether the country should stay in the European Union or go it alone. Many UK voters feel the EU is overly bureaucratic, cumbersome and...

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Thousands of Geneva driving licences could be invalid

Thousands of Geneva driving licences could be invalid

Thousands of people who’ve taken driving courses with the AES school, based in Servette, face the threat of having their licences deemed invalid. An investigation by the ‘Le Matin&rsqu...

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McKay Interview: Ambassador Jennifer Macintyre (25 April 2016)

McKay Interview: Ambassador Jennifer Macintyre (25 April 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay joins Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre, Canadian Ambassador to Switzerland, at the Canadian Embassy in Bern to talk about Canada's place today - and in the future - in the firmament of t...

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McKay Interview: Canadian Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre

McKay Interview: Canadian Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael McKay joins Jennifer MacIntyre, Canadian Ambassador to Switzerland, at the Canadian Embassy in Bern to talk about Canada's place today - and in the future...

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World VR Forum

World VR Forum

Mid Morning Mix

Clayton Doherty from the World VR Forum joined Katt in the WRS studio and let her try on the goggles mid-chat! You're seeing a studio, but Katt is perched on a glacier 3000m above sea level! Th...

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City of Geneva reveals budget surplus

City of Geneva reveals budget surplus

The City of Geneva has announced a revenue surplus of CHF 39.5m last year. This result is mainly due to good cost control and revenue budgeting including tax fixes. Investments totalled 132.2 mil...

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McKay Interview: Anthony Browne, banker.

McKay Interview: Anthony Browne, banker.

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay interview. Michael talks with Anthony Browne. A distinguished journalist by first profession, he worked for the BBC, as well at The Times and The Observer newspapers. He is a ...

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McKay Interview: Anthony Browne (11 April 2016)

McKay Interview: Anthony Browne (11 April 2016)

The McKay Interview

A distinguished journalist by first profession, he worked for the BBC, as well at The Times and The Observer newspapers. He is a thoughtful man having led one of Britain’s largest think tanks, Poli...

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McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop - scientist and businessman

McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop - scientist and businessman

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Dr Bob Bishop. Dr Bishop is a world leading scientist and businessman. He's headed Silicon Graphics, a Fortune 500 company. He's been awarded by NASA for hi...

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McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop (28 March 2016)

McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop (28 March 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Dr Bob Bishop. Dr Bishop is a world leading scientist and businessman. He's headed Silicon Graphics, a Fortune 500 company. He's been awarded by NASA for his...

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Raphael Jungling talks about Share A Dream

Raphael Jungling talks about Share A Dream

Share a Dream believe in sharing information. Their goal is to connect people to humanitarian projects all around the world and raise social awareness using social media. 

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American Citizens Abroad broker banking deal for US expats

American Citizens Abroad broker banking deal for US expats

Since the 9/11 attacks and now crack downs on tax evasion and money laundering, many US banks now consider offering services to US citizens living outside the US to be too problematic. This has bee...

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The McKay Interview: Aldo Giacomello, concierge at the Beau Rivage for 50 yrs

The McKay Interview: Aldo Giacomello, concierge at the Beau Rivage for 50 yrs

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay speaks to a true Geneva institution - Aldo Giacomello. Aldo is the Senior Head Concierge at the Hotel Beau Rivage. The hotel has been in Geneva for 150 years - and 50 of...

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McKay Interview: Aldo Giacomello (14 March 2016)

McKay Interview: Aldo Giacomello (14 March 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay speaks to a true Geneva institution - Aldo Giacomello. Aldo is the Senior Head Concierge at the Hotel Beau Rivage. The hotel has been in Geneva for 150 years - and 50 of th...

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effectChange - a new NGO in Geneva

effectChange - a new NGO in Geneva

effectChange is a non-profit organization headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland whose main goal is to serve as an umbrella organization to fund projects by local non-profit organizations in third wo...

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McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE (29 Feb 2016)

McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE (29 Feb 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Kate Adie OBE - former BBC foreign correspondent.

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The McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE.

The McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE.

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview,Michael talks to former BBC foreign correspondent, Kate Adie. For non-British listeners out there today who might not know her, Katie Adie came to prominence in 19...

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McKay Interview: Michael Moller (Feb 15 2016)

McKay Interview: Michael Moller (Feb 15 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to the Director of the United Nations Office at Geneva - Michael Moller. Moller discusses the role of the UN and why the Geneva office is so important.

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The McKay Interview: Michael Moller, Director UNOG.

The McKay Interview: Michael Moller, Director UNOG.

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to the Director of the United Nations Office at Geneva - Michael Moller. Miller discusses the role of the UN and why the Geneva office is so important.

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McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier (2 Feb 2016)

McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier (2 Feb 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks with Sir David Michels. Former deputy chairman of Marks and Spencer, Sir David now co-owns Michels & Taylor: an asset manager for 81 hotels acro...

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McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier

McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview,Michael speaks with Sir David Michels.

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Swiss Health Insurance - your questions answered

Swiss Health Insurance - your questions answered

New arrivals to Switzerland have to have health insurance - it's the law! But there are several options and further questions if you choose to live in a neighbouring country and work in Switzer...

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McKay Interview: Lord Mark Poltimore (4 Jan 2016)

McKay Interview: Lord Mark Poltimore (4 Jan 2016)

The McKay Interview

Lord Mark Poltimore is the Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, a man with more than 30 years’ experience including many years with that other great auction house, Christie’s. He is a world author...

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McKay Interview: Lord Poltimore, Deputy Chairman Sotheby's Europe

McKay Interview: Lord Poltimore, Deputy Chairman Sotheby's Europe

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay interviewMichael speaks to Lord Mark Poltimore. He is the Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, a man with more than 30 years’  experience including many years with that other ...

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