Articles: #swiss

McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Lorenzo Stoll, Director-General of SWISS International Airlines for the Suisse Romande. The pandemic has meant major disruptions to airlines around the world du...

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Big Screen, Little Screen - Billie & Contradict

Big Screen, Little Screen - Billie & Contradict

Mid Morning Mix

Today Suzi reports back in to Katt about two documentaries both out at the cinema this week: 'Billie' and 'Contradict'

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Buying a home in Switzerland - the pitfalls and support available

Buying a home in Switzerland - the pitfalls and support available

Mid Morning Mix

The process of purchasing a home in Switzerland can be very different to home-buying in other countries. For a start, there's the price, then there's a question of the deposit and...

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The Business Harbour - helping consultants and entrepreneurs

The Business Harbour - helping consultants and entrepreneurs

Mid Morning Mix

The Business Harbour are a Swiss-based company offering solutions for consultants to work in Switzerland. They offer a salary hosting service - a tripartite structure allowing the contractor to bec...

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Heading back to work? More questions on workers' rights in Switzerland

Heading back to work? More questions on workers' rights in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Today Renuka Cavadini from Geneva based law firm Page & Partners, answers your questions about returning to work after the lockdown, grace periods offered on private property rents and who...

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ART SEEN - Things Fall Apart

ART SEEN - Things Fall Apart

ART SEEN

Things fall apart: Does Art reflect a crumbling worldview? How do groundbreaking revelations in science and their repercussions on the human self-perception reflect in the art of the respective ...

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Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Dechen Shak-Dagsay began singing tradutional Tibetan mantras with modern melodies 20 years ago. Her music is soft, meditative and calm, even trance-like at times. Her most recent album has introduc...

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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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Gadget Guru - Swiss smart watches that charge kinetically

Gadget Guru - Swiss smart watches that charge kinetically

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru Paul Bristow checks out the Swiss start-up Sequent and one of the smartest smart watches we've seen... 

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Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario examines the result of the weekend's elections which saw a 'green wave' and more women in parliament.

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12 reasons to fall in love with Switzerland

12 reasons to fall in love with Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

  What does the mighty Aletsch Glacier and the Great Barrier Reef have in common? Or the Old City of Berne with Machu Picchu? These astonishing examples have been crowned with the UNESCO...

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Swiss Up! Switzerland's biggest heist

Swiss Up! Switzerland's biggest heist

Swiss Up!

Today Dario looks back at Switzerland's biggest robbery - CHF 53m! But it didn't go completely to plan - they stole too much money.

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Swiss-based good reads

Swiss-based good reads

Want to read some books based in Switzerland? We've compiled the ultimate list for your pleasure.

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Swiss Up! - Universities, Nobel Prize winners & international study

Swiss Up! - Universities, Nobel Prize winners & international study

Swiss Up!

  Does Switzerland have any top universities? Well, at least one of the top 20 universities worldwide is in Switzerland. Find out which one and much, much more on today's episode of Swi...

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Swiss Up! Swiss weapons industry

Swiss Up! Swiss weapons industry

Swiss Up!

Today Dario looks at why Switzerland has an arms industry (it's all to do with neutrality) and the problems of selling weapons abroad. Interestingly, economically - it's not that important.

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Swiss Up! - The Swiss air rescue system

Swiss Up! - The Swiss air rescue system

Swiss Up!

    Rega is the Swiss ambulance of the air, rescuing people from the mountains. On today's episode learn all about why their work is increasing and what other areas they help in...

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Swiss Up! - The Banking Scene

Swiss Up! - The Banking Scene

Swiss Up!

Switzerland has historically been famous for banking, be that good or bad. But how has it changed over the years, especially since the 2008 crisis? Today Dario discusses tax evasion, offshore banki...

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Swiss Up! - The first woman in Swiss government

Swiss Up! - The first woman in Swiss government

Swiss Up!

Do you know who Elisabeth Kopp is? Dario does and on this episode of Swiss Up! we find out all about Kopp's success into government and her scandal out of it.

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Swiss Up! - Animals that could kill you: Snakes

Swiss Up! - Animals that could kill you: Snakes

Swiss Up!

This week Dario is telling us all about the animals in Switzerland that can kill you - thankfully there's not that many! On today's episode of Swiss Up! we're talking about de...

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Swiss Up! - The Life and Times of Absinthe

Swiss Up! - The Life and Times of Absinthe

Swiss Up!

Did you know that absinthe gets called the green fairy? Did you know it's one of the strongest alcoholic beverages on earth? Did you know that it was created in Switzerland and banned all over ...

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Swiss Up! - Lenin: father of the Russian Revolution

Swiss Up! - Lenin: father of the Russian Revolution

Swiss Up!

On this episode of Swiss Up! Dario talks about Lenin, the Russian exile living in Switzerland. Find out about Lenin's political ideas, what he got up to during his time in Switzerland and how h...

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Swiss Up! - Learning Swiss German

Swiss Up! - Learning Swiss German

Swiss Up!

Today we are looking at Swiss German... a misterious language... or is it a dialect? Anyways, tune in to learn about it's history, how it is different from the German spoken in Germany and a...

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Swiss Up! - Carla del Ponte, the fearless prosecutor

Swiss Up! - Carla del Ponte, the fearless prosecutor

Swiss Up!

Carla del Ponte is one of the most famous Swiss people - if you are a war criminal. In her career as a prosecutor in Switzerland and internationally she fearlessly took on the powerful; the Ital...

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From Bern to Hollywood; Sophie Huber on Blue Note Records

From Bern to Hollywood; Sophie Huber on Blue Note Records

Mid Morning Mix

Discover the story of the legendary record label Blue Note Records in Sophie Huber's documentary; BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES  

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