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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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Christmas in Carouge

Christmas in Carouge

The Breakfast Show

A simple way to get into the Christmas spirit is to get into Carouge. The city next to Geneva has gone the extra mile to make sure it's a magical experience. Spectacular light displays, markets...

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Discover watchmaking with Zenith

Discover watchmaking with Zenith

The Breakfast Show

For years watch makers have been very secretive about their profession – much to the frustration of many watch fans and tourist offices. But now there’s more competition for watches as ...

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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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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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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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How our Breakfast Show presenters made their mugs

How our Breakfast Show presenters made their mugs

The Breakfast Show

It was ridiculously easy to make these mugs with our faces on! We simply went to ifolor.ch, uploaded our photo, passed through the online checkout, and then waited for our great photo gifts...

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London City Airport: Special Offer from CHF34

London City Airport: Special Offer from CHF34

The Breakfast Show

Fancy jetting off on an ‘oh so British’ city trip to discover the monuments and neighbourhoods of the capital of the United Kingdom?

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Christmas Gift Box Appeal

Christmas Gift Box Appeal

The Breakfast Show

You can help make this Christmas a bit brighter for thousands of kids in Eastern Europe this year with the Gift Box Project. Every year thousands of packages are sent to children in some of poor...

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Chambers Day - November 26 in Geneva

Chambers Day - November 26 in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with all the different international commerce chambers in the canton to meet and talk – share ideas and do business – on Chambers Day. Do...

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Nigel Green, CEO of deVere financial advisers

Nigel Green, CEO of deVere financial advisers

The Breakfast Show

It’s a difficult time for investors - the continuing uncertainty over Brexit, trade disputes between the US and China and fears of another downturn. Mark Butcher spoke to Nigel Green, CEO ...

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Jethro Tull - Ian Anderson talks with WRS

Jethro Tull - Ian Anderson talks with WRS

The Breakfast Show

The classic rock band Jethro Tull is coming to Switzerland – playing in Geneva and Basel. Mark Butcher spoke to frontman, Ian Anderson, who talks about the band’s influence and how t...

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A big change to Geneva public transport is coming

A big change to Geneva public transport is coming

Mid Morning Mix

Starting on December 15th the new rail network, the Léman Express, starts. It's being described as the new public transport backbone for the Geneva region.  230km of lines, 45 st...

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Tips for taking great pictures of the mountains

Tips for taking great pictures of the mountains

Mid Morning Mix

Landscape photography – The right way to photograph mountains Photographic tips brought to you by unforgettable.photos Mountain photography is cons...

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Learn more about UK boarding Schools

Learn more about UK boarding Schools

The Breakfast Show

If any parents are thinking of a UK boarding school for their child, then next weekend there’s a one stop shop to find out more and talk to many top boarding schools around Britain. On Sat...

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An incredible stay in Ticino

An incredible stay in Ticino

Mid Morning Mix

  The WRS team took a trip to Ticino to find out more about this Italian-speaking, palm-tree lined canton.  We spoke to locals and professionals about the best spots to taste a...

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Anzère in Summer

Anzère in Summer

Mid Morning Mix

  If you imagine the Swiss town of Anzère in Valais, you might picture a snowy scene. But just what is there to do in Anzère in Summer? It turns out there are ple...

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Damien Intermitte, Anzère Tourist Office

Damien Intermitte, Anzère Tourist Office

The Breakfast Show

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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Lausanne based Medair visits refugee camps in Lebanon and Syria

Lausanne based Medair visits refugee camps in Lebanon and Syria

The Breakfast Show

Switzerland is host to many international humanitarian organisations that provide relief to disaster areas all over the world. One of them, Medair, is based near Lausanne and is working with ref...

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Anzère - Wine tasting with Louis-Bernard Emery

Anzère - Wine tasting with Louis-Bernard Emery

The Breakfast Show

  Louis-Bernard Emery, of Cave Emery is rather an expert on Valais wines. He tells us about the wine produced in the region as well as the most popular varieties. ...

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Anzère - Lucien Morad, the guardian of the Bisses

Anzère - Lucien Morad, the guardian of the Bisses

The Breakfast Show

What are the bisses? we hear you ask. Well, we've got all the answer for you in our chat with Lucien Morad, the Guardian of the Bisses.  Rumour has it that the 'Gardien des Bisse...

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Anzère - Dessi Petrova from the Kids' Club

Anzère - Dessi Petrova from the Kids' Club

The Breakfast Show

There's so much to do in Anzère for adults, but we wanted to chat to Dessi to find out what kinda of things there are for kids.  Whilst talking with Dessi, we found out that ther...

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Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzère Tourism

Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzère Tourism

The Breakfast Show

  We spoke to Justine from the Anzère Tourist Office about all the fun things to do in Anzère over summer. Of course, we know that there are super sporty activities for all th...

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Anzère -  Food & events on the mountain Christophe Rey and Emil Morad

Anzère - Food & events on the mountain Christophe Rey and Emil Morad

The Breakfast Show

  Anzère is part of the Magic Pass network in both Winter and Summer, which means that the télécabine is free in the summer for holders of a Magic Pass! Emil speak...

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