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Stay mentally healthy during the lock-down

Stay mentally healthy during the lock-down

The Breakfast Show

Being locked down can be a strain on individuals and families. Psychologist Dr Rebecca Weber has ideas on how to relieve tension and create structure.

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Health Matters: Covid-19 Psychological Health  (31 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19 Psychological Health (31 March 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks with psychological counsellor Susanna Harkonen about self-help strategies to manage fear and anxiety around COVID-19 plus hears about the counselling that Susanna offers online. ...

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Can you offer some financial support?

Can you offer some financial support?

Mid Morning Mix

WRS is a small, independent business and we rely entirely on advertising revenue to keep delivering your free 24 hour radio service across Switzerland and beyond.  Many of our valued client...

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Let's pitch in together - WRS offers free advertising to small businesses

Let's pitch in together - WRS offers free advertising to small businesses

Mid Morning Mix

This is a challenging time for all of us. The broad restrictions - or 'Lock Downs' are absolutely necessary for our health - but it will be difficult for small businesses. 

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Health Matters: avoid ibuprofen for Covid-19

Health Matters: avoid ibuprofen for Covid-19

Health matters

Dr Michelle explains the advice to avoid ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms – take paracetamol instead. You can find a list of ibuprofen and paracetamol-based drugs available in Switzerland from...

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Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

The Breakfast Show

A few days ago a Zurich based Swiss journalist decided there needed to be an English language news feed on the latest Corona Virus information in Switzerland. It has already got thousands of follow...

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McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Micheal speaks to Philip Barnes, the Managing Director of one of the world's top hotels - the Savoy in London. Michael also discovers a Geneva link with ...

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New streaming points

New streaming points

Mid Morning Mix

Some of you have experienced problems streaming WRS from your computer. This is mainly due to changes to browsers that are beyond our control. So we've got some fresh options for you:

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Health Matters Exercise Walk 'n' Talk  (13 February 2020)

Health Matters Exercise Walk 'n' Talk (13 February 2020)

Health matters

Exercise is the best medicine! Dr Michelle explains the health benefits of physical activity and invites listeners to join monthly Walk n'Talk for Wellbeing events - free initiatives open to an...

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Health Matters: Coronavirus (29 January 2020)

Health Matters: Coronavirus (29 January 2020)

Health matters

Novel Coronavirus outbreak - Dr Michelle explains what you need to know. Find the latest updates from the World Health Organisation: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

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Dig It! Pottery and vases (27 January 2020)

Dig It! Pottery and vases (27 January 2020)

Dig It!

When the weather is cold and damp, it's great to be able to display flowers inside the house instead. Denise Sigrist is a potter who makes beautiful vases, perfect for those with limited space,...

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McKay Interview: Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO Oxfam GB

McKay Interview: Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO Oxfam GB

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Danny Sriskandarajah, head of the charity Oxfam. This major organisation was in the headlines two years ago amid claims of serious sexual m...

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Learn More: Young Entrepreneurs at Florimont (13 January 2020)

Learn More: Young Entrepreneurs at Florimont (13 January 2020)

Learn More

In this week's show, Mark Butcher is speaking to Catherine de Clerck. Vice President of the parents association at the Institut Florimont in Geneva. Catherine oversees the Young Entrepreneur...

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Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the history of the Olympic Games in Switzerland. The country has never hosted Summer Games, but it has hosted the Winter events. But, despite many attemp...

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McKay Interview: The International Centre for Earth Simulation Conference

McKay Interview: The International Centre for Earth Simulation Conference

The McKay Interview

Every two years Geneva hosts the International Centre for Earth Simulation conference. It’s a gathering of top scientists, business leaders and NGOs all focused on saving the planet and how t...

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Health Matters: What3Words app (18 December 2019)

Health Matters: What3Words app (18 December 2019)

Health matters

Tell others where you are: Dr Michelle explains about the what3words App - a global addressing system that makes it simple for users to communicate their exact location to others. Find out more at ...

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Sorry - Stream Down!!

Sorry - Stream Down!!

The Breakfast Show

Good Morning everyone... sorry to say our stream is down at the moment. We're working on getting it fixed as soon as possible! DAB is working fine, so there's that!

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McKay Interview, industrialist Sir Andrew Cook (14 December 2019)

McKay Interview, industrialist Sir Andrew Cook (14 December 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Sir Andrew Cook, a prominent British industrialist, philanthropist, historian, author, owner and Chairman of William Cook Holdings Limited, which has numerou...

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Dig It! Seeds (9 December 2019)

Dig It! Seeds (9 December 2019)

Dig It!

Welcome to the wonderful world of seeds! With a magnificent new book "The Book of Seeds" published by Ivy Press, lots of suggestions for easy seeds to grow in your garden, there's ple...

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UK Election Special

UK Election Special

The Breakfast Show

THE BREAKFAST SHOW LIVE FROM THE LADY GODIVA PUB IN GENEVA FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER. On the morning of Friday 13th December, the UK General Election results will be coming in. The outcome will be v...

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Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

Health matters

It's time to talk teeth again - Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinics about why we shouldn't be scared of dentists anymore. Find out more at chd.swiss

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Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

Most of us will almost certainly know someone - friends or family - fighting against breast cancer. And it can be quite a daunting prospect, having treatment in a foreign country, a different la...

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Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally  (2 December 2019)

Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally (2 December 2019)

Learn More

On this week’s show I’m talking to Catherine de Clerck who’s one of two Vice presidents of the Parents association at Florimont. The school – and the students, perhaps mo...

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Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

The Breakfast Show

There’s a growing problem of lonely middle-aged men. Surveys show many men feel they don’t have enough good ‘mates’ they can relax with – and it’s hard to fin...

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