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Winner of BMW i8 Mark comes into the studio

Winner of BMW i8 Mark comes into the studio

As we're sure you remember, we gave away a fantastic BMW i8 for a year back in September. 

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America first, Geneva second?

America first, Geneva second?

Not to be outdone by other countries - as well is its own - Geneva has now released a video appealing to the new US president to put Geneva second. 

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ART SEEN - For your eyes only

ART SEEN - For your eyes only

Mid Morning Mix

For your eyes only: Art on paperBy Uli Van Neyghem

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Mycro-Tyco and WildHearts - entrepreneurs funding entrepreneurs

Mycro-Tyco and WildHearts - entrepreneurs funding entrepreneurs

Mid Morning Mix

Micro-Tyco is a month long challenge that enables participants to practice and learn fundamental business principles in a safe, 'micro' environment. Teams from schools, universities or busines...

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ART SEEN - Bernard Garo; paints with crushed marble

ART SEEN - Bernard Garo; paints with crushed marble

Mid Morning Mix

Uli Van Neyghem visits Bernard Garo's studio in Nyon to get a preview of the exhibition opening this Thursday and his book; GARO Déflagration. 

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The McKay Interview with Claire Fox

The McKay Interview with Claire Fox

The McKay Interview

Everyone knows the famous saying: "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." WRS actually broadcasts from the city which was once the home of the famous...

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Get Inked!

Get Inked!

Mid Morning Mix

WRS Mid Morning Mix Presenter KATT CULLEN loves to interview artists on her show. But there’s one particular art form that holds a special fascination; the kind that’s marked permane...

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Santa on new technology, motivational speeches and not getting too skinny

Santa on new technology, motivational speeches and not getting too skinny

The Breakfast Show

Every day this week Santa joins Katt and Mark on the Breakfast show (over the phone from the North Pole, of course, he's far too busy to leave the factory during the week before Christmas!)

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Santa talks to Katt and Mark

Santa talks to Katt and Mark

The Breakfast Show

Today Santa reveals what's on Donald Trump's Christmas list - and keeping the elves on a diet of eggnog keeps the production lines running.

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Thanks for the memories... and to many more!

Thanks for the memories... and to many more!

WRS listeners reflect on some of their most memorable moments with the station over the years. 

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Where can I pick up the VOICE magazine?

Where can I pick up the VOICE magazine?

  Interested in picking up a free issue of the latest VOICE magazine? Pop into one of our distribution points but you might want to check their opening times before you go Would you like...

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Tune in to the Merry Mid Morning Mix!

Tune in to the Merry Mid Morning Mix!

Happy festive season from WRS!

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Listener takeover - you request the music!

Listener takeover - you request the music!

Help give WRS' morning playlist a makeover! From 9-10am, every weekday morning, Mark will play all your song requests.

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WRS Swiss tour in the BMW i8

WRS Swiss tour in the BMW i8

Last Friday, September 30th, Mark and Emma drove the WRS BMW i8, provided by Jan Autos Riviera, around Switzerland until it ran out of power. If you haven't heard about this contest yet, you can...

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The WRS team try to escape!

The WRS team try to escape!

Mid Morning Mix

The WRS team have one goal today; escape!! Escape rooms are popping up all around the world. There's many in Switzerland and escape-room-tourism is happening; tourists are travelling the world to b...

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How to tune your DAB+ radio

How to tune your DAB+ radio

Do you have a DAB+ radio but don't know how to use it? Or maybe you're new to the technology? Well... Katt and Mark are here to help!

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Upgrading of Geneva DAB transmitter

Upgrading of Geneva DAB transmitter

Our engineering staff will be working on the Geneva DAB transmitter over the next couple of days (labelled WRS GE +). This means it will have to be switched off for a few hours at times.

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WRS visits Chaplin's World in Vevey where he lived for 25 years

WRS visits Chaplin's World in Vevey where he lived for 25 years

Believe it or not, there are many people who didn’t know that one of the 20th century’s greatest stars, Charlie Chaplin lived in Switzerland for 25 years.

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WRS visits 'Byron is Back!' exhibition at the Château de Chillon

WRS visits 'Byron is Back!' exhibition at the Château de Chillon

On the 26 June 1816 Lord Byron visited Château de Chillon near Montreux and was so struck with the castle that he wrote one of his most important poems - The Prisoner of Chillon.

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WRS post Brexit vote debate - this Friday

WRS post Brexit vote debate - this Friday

WRS - post Brexit Referendum Debate

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BREAKING NEWS - WE ARE 20!!

BREAKING NEWS - WE ARE 20!!

Twenty years ago a tiny radio station with big ambitions went live on the Geneva airwaves. WRG made its debut on June 25 1996 and our very own Mark Butcher was part of that pioneering launch...

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Transmission strengthening coming soon!

Transmission strengthening coming soon!

We know some of you are having problems with signal strength in a few pockets of our transmission footprint. As you know, we recently changed transmitters and some regions are not quite running at ...

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Stay calm - it's just a portal to a new dimension

Stay calm - it's just a portal to a new dimension

Everybody stay calm. It's just a portal to a new dimension...

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WRS Eurovision bingo is back!

WRS Eurovision bingo is back!

We have brought back our WRS Eurovision bingo (also possible as a drinking game) to give you an extra kick of fun as you watch the Eurovision finale. Play at your own risk. Although Switzerland go...

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