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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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Health Matters: Rega App  (26 November 2019)

Health Matters: Rega App (26 November 2019)

Health matters

In time for the snowsports season, Dr Michelle discusses updates to the Rega smartphone App with some great new features to help the air rescue services locate you more easily in a time of need. Fi...

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GAOS Christmas Panto - Wind in the Willows

GAOS Christmas Panto - Wind in the Willows

On 6-15 December, the Geneva Amateur Operatic Society (GAOS) is putting on a production of The Wind in the Willows. We were joined in the studio by cast and crew members Jo, Sarah and Jeff who tol...

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McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay speaks to Sir Alan Yarrow - former Lord Mayor of London (not to be confused with Mayor of London) about the City of London Corporation, which he headed until last yea...

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Church of Scotland Christmas Fair (Sat 16 November)

Church of Scotland Christmas Fair (Sat 16 November)

The Breakfast Show

The Church of Scotland Christmas Fair is on at the Salle Communale of Grand Saconnex Saturday 16th November from 9am to 4pm. That will then be followed by a Ceilidh from 7pm. Mark Butcher spoke ...

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Tech Decoded:  Why we need 5G (11 November 2019)

Tech Decoded: Why we need 5G (11 November 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte explains what 5G is, how it will be used in the future and why we need it.

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McKay Interview: Thomas Cueni, Director-General IFPMA (11 November 2019)

McKay Interview: Thomas Cueni, Director-General IFPMA (11 November 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview - Michael speaks with Thomas Cueni. The Director General of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations. The organisation th...

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