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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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Swiss Up! - How to become Swiss

Swiss Up! - How to become Swiss

Swiss Up!

How does one become Swiss? What agony and pain does one have to go through and what can you expect at the ceremony of naturalisation?  Figure it all out in today's edition of Swiss Up!

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Swiss Up! - Mr Tobler used torrone to make Toblerone

Swiss Up! - Mr Tobler used torrone to make Toblerone

The Breakfast Show

Learn all about Switzerland's most iconic chocolate; the two origin stories of it's shape and what it has to do with a Swiss military defence line!    

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ART SEEN - Hodler

ART SEEN - Hodler

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem has been to see the Hodler at Le Léman exhibition at the Musée d'Art de Pully. Here's what she found...

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ART SEEN - Etre Montagne

ART SEEN - Etre Montagne

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem takes a look at the exhibition taking place now at the Espace Arlaud in Lausanne.

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Edible Blooms launches in Switzerland

Edible Blooms launches in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Founders of Edible Blooms, Mark and Yurana Rutteman, came into the studio today to tell us more... 

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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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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

As concerns mount over Switzerland’s tough new line on immigration we investigate the impact on local expats – on both sides of the border. Will quotas for foreign workers, including EU...

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