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McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies, Director of Communications, CERN

McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies, Director of Communications, CERN

The McKay Interview

This week Dr James Gillies, director of communications at CERN, talks to Michael McKay.

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McKay Interview: David Worlock - cyber security expert

McKay Interview: David Worlock - cyber security expert

The McKay Interview

These days cyber security is a major worry for many of us. Michael McKay speaks to David Worlock. He is a former regional CEO of Thomson Reuters and Chairman of the UK’s Business Information Ind...

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McKay Interview: David Worlock (23rd Nov 2015)

McKay Interview: David Worlock (23rd Nov 2015)

The McKay Interview

These days cyber security is a major worry for many of us. Michael McKay speaks to David Worlock. He is a former regional CEO of Thomson Reuters and Chairman of the UK’s Business Information Indust...

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McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies (7th Dec 2015)

McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies (7th Dec 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay talks to Dr James Gillies - the director of communications at CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Geneva. He tries to explain the work CERN does to Michael, in very sim...

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Dr Aki Hintsa Interview

Dr Aki Hintsa Interview

The McKay Interview

McLaren team doctor and F1 human performance coach, Geneva-based Dr Aki Hintsa works with the champions of the track. Michael McKay asked him what drives the need to succeed...

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McKay Interview: Movember. Geneva's top male cancer surgeon

McKay Interview: Movember. Geneva's top male cancer surgeon

The McKay Interview

November is the month of Movember. That’s a Foundation which started in 2003 in Australia and has now spread around the world. Simply put,  Movember draws attention to, and raises funds for,...

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Federal Court overturns phone conviction

Federal Court overturns phone conviction

Thousands of drivers in Switzerland who have been fined for using a phone at the wheel could get their convictions overturned following a case at the Federal Court. The judges have overturned a co...

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McKay Interview: Dr. Charles Henry Rochat (9 Nov 2015)

McKay Interview: Dr. Charles Henry Rochat (9 Nov 2015)

The McKay Interview

Dr. Charles-Henry Rochat, the distinguished Geneva urologist; and we are discussing men’s health, especially prostate and testicular cancer in this month of Movember. Yes, November is the month of ...

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Michael Booth dispels the Scandinavian myth

Michael Booth dispels the Scandinavian myth

Michael Booth is an English food and travel writer, and also a journalist who writes regularly for a variety of newspapers and magazines including the Independent on Sunday, Conde Nast Traveller an...

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MECI fundraiser - responding to the Syrian refugee crisis

MECI fundraiser - responding to the Syrian refugee crisis

Presently over 60,0000 Syrian refugee children in Jordan are not enrolled in Jordanian schools and a startling number have never been to school. In 2013, the Middle East Children's Institute (M...

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Integration with Executives International

Integration with Executives International

Michael McKay talks to local business leaders about the issues of integration of internationals in the Lake Geneva region. Talking to Michael are:

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McKay Interview: James Breiding (26th Oct 2015)

McKay Interview: James Breiding (26th Oct 2015)

The McKay Interview

James is the author of the best-selling book “Swiss Made – the untold story behind Switzerland’s success” and has some fascinating insights into this country which he discusses this week with Micha...

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Former England International Lewis Moody talks to WRS

Former England International Lewis Moody talks to WRS

The Rugby World Cup is now in its final stages – and for the first time in the tournament’s history, no northern hemisphere team has made it through to the knock out stages. But despit...

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Integration - shall I bother?

Integration - shall I bother?

WRS's resident cartoonist Rachel Berman set her mind on how to imagine 'integration'. 

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McKay Interview - Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford (7 Oct 2015)

McKay Interview - Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford (7 Oct 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Professor Charles Jefford of organic chemistry at Geneva University. Michael asks the professor about how chemistry is central to so many other disciplines. For m...

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McKay Interview - The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG (24 Sep 2015)

McKay Interview - The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG (24 Sep 2015)

The McKay Interview

Michael talks to Ann Widdecombe. Former British MP and Cabinet Minister. Well known for her outspoken views, recognised by the Catholic Church for her support of the church's values and also became...

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McKay Interview - Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute (14 Sep 2015)

McKay Interview - Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute (14 Sep 2015)

The McKay Interview

Dan Mitchell is a director of the libertarian think-tank in Washington DC - the Cato Institute. Dan talks to Michael about global taxation and the growth of big government. For more: www.worldradi...

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McKay Interview - Mr John Quinn, Australian Ambassador for the  UN (28 Aug 2015)

McKay Interview - Mr John Quinn, Australian Ambassador for the UN (28 Aug 2015)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to John Quinn, Australian Ambassador and Permanent representative of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva. This interview is part of the ...

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McKay Interview - Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company (13 Jul 2015)

McKay Interview - Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company (13 Jul 2015)

The McKay Interview

Peter Kellner is a former Times and BBC journalist and now heads the YouGov polling company. Here he talks to Michael on how the polling companies called the UK General Election so badly and what h...

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McKay Interview - Lorenzo Stoll, head of Suisse Romande, SWISS (25 Jun 2015)

McKay Interview - Lorenzo Stoll, head of Suisse Romande, SWISS (25 Jun 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael talks to Lorenzo Stoll, who's head of the Suisse Romande region of Swiss International Airlines. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/the-mckay-interview.html

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McKay Interview - Archbishop Silvano Tomasi (15 Jun 2015)

McKay Interview - Archbishop Silvano Tomasi (15 Jun 2015)

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay talks to Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s. He's the permanent observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva and other organisations. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/...

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McKay Interview - Jazz pianist Monty Alexander (14 May 2015)

McKay Interview - Jazz pianist Monty Alexander (14 May 2015)

The McKay Interview

The great Jazz pianist Monty Alexander is this week's guest with fellow Jamaican, Michael McKay. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/the-mckay-interview.html

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McKay Interview - Dr Aki Hintsa (11 May 2015)

McKay Interview - Dr Aki Hintsa (11 May 2015)

The McKay Interview

Michael speaks to Dr Aki Hintsa who works with many of the world's top acheivers - helping them to stay at the top of their game. He also works with the McLaren Formula 1 team, counselling their ch...

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Integration: the great debate

Integration: the great debate

Integration:a word which means different things to different people. This will be the theme but by no means the only topic of discussion among panel and audience at this popular event.

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