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McKay Interview: Dominique De Buman, former president of the Swiss National Council

McKay Interview: Dominique De Buman, former president of the Swiss National Council

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's first interview after the summer break is with Dominique du Buman. Until recently, he held a very important position often considered the highest ranking representative of the S...

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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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Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Mid Morning Mix

  Mathieu Jaton, Montreux Jazz Festival CEO, & Rémi Bruggmann, Artistic Director for the Montreux Jazz Lab & Lizsto Club stages talk to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morni...

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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Mid Morning Mix

  Jimmy Cliff talks to WRS about a certain fan in Hawaii, stage presence and using positivity as a survival tactic.  

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Gstaad - Stephan Post, GM of Park Gstaad

Gstaad - Stephan Post, GM of Park Gstaad

Mid Morning Mix

We talk to Stephan Post, the General Manager of Park Gstaad -  a 5-star hotel in Gstaad - about hotels, culinary offerings and wellbeing in general in the region. We talk about ...

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Anzère - Vincent Guillaume, talking Anzère restaurants

Anzère - Vincent Guillaume, talking Anzère restaurants

Mid Morning Mix

Talking food with Vincent Guillaume! Vincent comes from a family of restaurant owners. He's worked in several throughout Anzère himself and is here to tell us what there is on offer. ...

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Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzere Tourism

Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzere Tourism

Mid Morning Mix

Justine Luçon from Anzère Tourism takes us through some of her favourite events in Anzère. There are weekly events, free events and her personal favourite event ...

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Anzère - Aurelie Morard-Savioz, Lollipop Nursery & Catherine Travelletti, Holy Mountain yoga

Anzère - Aurelie Morard-Savioz, Lollipop Nursery & Catherine Travelletti, Holy Mountain yoga

Mid Morning Mix

the Mid Morning Mix team were joined by Catherine Travelletti of Holy Mountain yoga studio, who tells us that YES! you can do yoga in the snow and why it's particularly good both before and aft...

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Anzère - Pedro da Silva Lavrincha, masseur at Anzère Spa & Wellness Centre

Anzère - Pedro da Silva Lavrincha, masseur at Anzère Spa & Wellness Centre

Mid Morning Mix

After moving the studio to the spa, we spoke to Pedro da Silva Lavrincha, masseur at Anzère Spa & Wellness Centre. We speak about certain treatments, facilities and even swimming lessons...

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Life in Anzère

Life in Anzère

Mid Morning Mix

The WRS team had a great outing to Anzère, experiencing all that the resort has to offer - for thrill seekers and spa lovers alike - Anzère had it all. With a huge car-free village sq...

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Anzère - Mathieu Blanc from Crazy Corner sports shop

Anzère - Mathieu Blanc from Crazy Corner sports shop

Mid Morning Mix

Mathieu Blanc, from Crazy Corner sports shop, explains what the shopping scene is like in Anzère and offers some top tips on where to buy or rent your equipment when you come. And yes, it...

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Anzère - Jérémie Jean the piste-basher

Anzère - Jérémie Jean the piste-basher

Mid Morning Mix

Piste-bashing or snow-grooming seems like a lonely job, so Jérémie's pretty happy to have some company one evening as he sets to work on one of the highest pistes at Anzère...

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Anzère - Steven Hager, Director of Prosess Concept

Anzère - Steven Hager, Director of Prosess Concept

Mid Morning Mix

Prosess Concept is an outdoor fun park in Anzère that provides entertainment off the slopes. One of the key features is a giant air mattress so you can practice those backflips and land safe...

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Anzère - Marc Fox & Simon Smith from Anzère Ski Schools

Anzère - Marc Fox & Simon Smith from Anzère Ski Schools

Mid Morning Mix

Marc Fox is Canadian-Swiss and Simon hails from the UK. Neither of them grew up in Anzère, so why did they choose to teach and settle down here? Simon Smith tells us all about the latest ...

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Anzère - Damian Indermitte, Director for Anzère Tourism

Anzère - Damian Indermitte, Director for Anzère Tourism

Mid Morning Mix

We spoke to Damian Indermitte about life and work in Anzère. Yes, the tourism board can help you for your getaway trip in Anzère! But have you ever thought about going one step fur...

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Hit the slopes in Anzère

Hit the slopes in Anzère

Snow Report

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Ski Megève - time to get on the piste!

Ski Megève - time to get on the piste!

All the charm of a traditional Alpine village, stunning natural beauty and a taste for the high life-it has to be Megève. 

Provided by Ski Megève

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Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

UN Roundup

  The UN Geneva Escalade training session is on 21st October.  You can watch the Climate Change press conference right now, live or on catch-up.  Register now for the presen...

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Swiss Up! - Animals that could kill you: Bears

Swiss Up! - Animals that could kill you: Bears

Swiss Up!

Though bears are extremely rare in Switzerland, it's still possible to run into one hiking up a mountain. So what should you do? On today's episode of Swiss Up! Dario explains what to do if...

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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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Intersoccer - After school & Autumn holiday camps for kids

Intersoccer - After school & Autumn holiday camps for kids

Mid Morning Mix

Katt speaks to Steve Long from Intersoccer about the kid's clubs they're offering this Autumn; both after school throughout the upcoming Autumn holiday. Steve also tells us h...

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Swiss Up! - Strikes... does Switzerland have them?

Swiss Up! - Strikes... does Switzerland have them?

Swiss Up!

In this episode of Swiss Up! Dario discusses why strikes are far less common in Switzerland compared to elsewhere - what makes Swiss strikes so unique?

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Swiss Up! - Assisted Suicide

Swiss Up! - Assisted Suicide

Swiss Up!

Today Dario discusses legally assisted suicide in Switzerland and how it's different to taking one's own life. How much does it cost, what does it exist for, and what is Switzerland doing t...

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Swiss Up! - The Jet D'eau in Geneva

Swiss Up! - The Jet D'eau in Geneva

Swiss Up!

  The Jet D'eau in Geneva is one of the most recognisable landmarks in Switzerland. Figure out all about it's industrial background and why it will never be the tallest fountain in ...

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