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Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 4 (16 November 2017)

Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 4 (16 November 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this week's episode of Kids In Mind, Dr. Rebecca Weber and Dr Teresa Au speaks about children's mindfulness.

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What's on at the UN? Lethal Autonomous Weapons talks

What's on at the UN? Lethal Autonomous Weapons talks

UN Roundup

Picture: The unarmed BAE Systems Taranis jet-propelled combat drone prototype which can autonomously search, identify and locate enemies but can only engage with a target when authorized b...

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Sternenpracht / Poinsettia at Meiers

Sternenpracht / Poinsettia at Meiers

In the Christmas season, the Christmas Poinsettias are the absolute star among the flowering houseplants. With their coloured, star-shaped and lush foliage, they bring a piece of nature into the ho...

Provided by Meier Garden-Centre

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Put a smile on a child's face this Christmas

Put a smile on a child's face this Christmas

Mid Morning Mix

Put a smile on a child’s face this Christmas. The Gift Box Project was set up in 1996 and has cheered up Christmas for thousands of kids in the poorest parts of Europe every year. For u...

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Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 3 (9 November 2017)

Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 3 (9 November 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this week's episode of Kids In Mind, Dr. Rebecca Weber speaks about children's mindfulness.

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Open Sundays at Meier in Dürnten

Open Sundays at Meier in Dürnten

Join us at the Meier Garden Centre, Durnten, and enjoy a truly wonderful pre-Christmas season at the most "English’ Garden Center in Switzerland

Provided by Meier Garden-Centre

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Dig It! Box hedges alternatives (6 November 2017)

Dig It! Box hedges alternatives (6 November 2017)

Dig It!

What can you use if not box hedges - Hester explains

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Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 2 (2 November 2017)

Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 2 (2 November 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this week's episode of Kids In Mind, Dr. Rebecca Weber speaks about children's mindfulness with Dr Teresa Au.

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Meier's Advent and Christmas Exhibition

Meier's Advent and Christmas Exhibition

Join us at the Meier Garden Centre, Durnten, and enjoy a truly wonderful pre-Christmas season at the most 'English’ Garden Center in Switzerland. 

Provided by Meier Garden-Centre

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Learn More: International Exchange (2 November 2017)

Learn More: International Exchange (2 November 2017)

Learn More

On this show, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont, explains how schools work with other schools around the world to make sure not only the kids, but also their schools, can learn...

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Learn More: Connecting with the World (26 October 2017)

Learn More: Connecting with the World (26 October 2017)

Learn More

On this edition of Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont tells us how schools prepare students for the globalized world

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Learn More: Holiday Home Work (19 October 2017)

Learn More: Holiday Home Work (19 October 2017)

Learn More

On this edition of Learn More, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont, looks at how children can structure their time off school and stay up to date with studies as well as having s...

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Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 1 (26 October 2017)

Kids In Mind: Teresa on Mindfulness - Part 1 (26 October 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this week's episode of Kids in Mind, Dr Rebecca Weber talks to Dr Teresa Au.

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Dig It! Groot Groen Plus (23 October 2017)

Dig It! Groot Groen Plus (23 October 2017)

Dig It!

One of the big plant shows in the Netherlands is Groot Groen Plus. It’s held in the hometown of Van Gogh, Zundert, and it brings together tree and shrub specialists from all over the Netherla...

Provided by Schilliger Garden Centre

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What's on at the UN? A pledging conference for the Rohingya refugee crisis

What's on at the UN? A pledging conference for the Rohingya refugee crisis

UN Roundup

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Learn More: New Curriculum (9 October 2017)

Learn More: New Curriculum (9 October 2017)

Learn More

On this week's edition of Learn More, Sean Power - Director General of the Institut Florimont looks at the best way to get kids involved with a new curriculum.

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McKay Interview: Antoine Marguier, Director of the UN Orchestra (23 October 2017)

McKay Interview: Antoine Marguier, Director of the UN Orchestra (23 October 2017)

The McKay Interview

This week's McKay interview is with Antoine Marguier, the Director of the well-known, and very popular United Nations Orchestra based in Geneva.

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ART SEEN - Chagall - The Breakthrough Years, at the Kunstmuseum

ART SEEN - Chagall - The Breakthrough Years, at the Kunstmuseum

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem is a local artist and art reviewer.  This week she joins us to review the Kunstmuseum's excellent collection of Marc Chagall paintings in their exhibition; Chagall ...

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Dig It! "Le Balene Cantano Alla Luna" Orticolario Whales

Dig It! "Le Balene Cantano Alla Luna" Orticolario Whales

Dig It!

A couple of weeks ago was the magnificent spectacle that is Orticolario. 

Provided by Schilliger Garden Centre

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Geneva Brass Band Concert - for an excellent cause

Geneva Brass Band Concert - for an excellent cause

The Breakfast Show

If you’re a fan of brass bands, there’s a major concert on this weekend in Geneva, raising money for a great cause. The official Brass Band of Geneva are at the Victoria Hall this Sunda...

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Clowning around at Cirque du Soleil's OVO

Clowning around at Cirque du Soleil's OVO

Mid Morning Mix

Cirque du Soleil's new show OVO is currently in Switzerland. After a week in Zurich, they've now arrived in Geneva and premiered yesterday. Our Mid Morning Mix presenter Katt Cullen was ...

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FILM NUT - Detroit, Loving Vincent, American Assassin

FILM NUT - Detroit, Loving Vincent, American Assassin

Film Nut

Swiss releases: 11th / 12th October

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McKay Interview: Julian Braithwaite, UK Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva

McKay Interview: Julian Braithwaite, UK Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest is Britain’s Permanent Representative, Ambassador Julian Braithwaite, the UK's face and voice in Geneva for the UN and other international organisations.

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Dig It! Hedges (2 Oct 2017)

Dig It! Hedges (2 Oct 2017)

Dig It!

This week Hester tackles hedges!!!  Listener question: “How to replace a large thuja hedge that divided two front gardens. The situation is windy and exposed, it is narrow and the soi...

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