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Ask Edna - Should I forewarn my date about my weird diet?

Ask Edna - Should I forewarn my date about my weird diet?

Ask Edna

Dear Edna, I’m going on a date tomorrow night and I have lots of complicated dietary restrictions. I can’t take dairy and wheat doesn’t agree with me. I haven’t told my d...

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FILM NUT - Thor: Ragnarok, Jigsaw, The Square

FILM NUT - Thor: Ragnarok, Jigsaw, The Square

Film Nut

Swiss releases: 25th / 26th October

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James Blunt - From tanks to tour buses

James Blunt - From tanks to tour buses

Mid Morning Mix

Katt Cullen caught up with James Blunt about tanks, tour buses and triangles on the Mid Morning Mix!! He divulges what's so special about the nightclub that he has in the back of his garden....

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Gadget Guru - Has the Krack compromised everyone's Wi-Fi?

Gadget Guru - Has the Krack compromised everyone's Wi-Fi?

Gadget Guru

The answer is simply 'yes'. Your Wi-Fi is compromised. This week's message from the Gadget Guru is to stay protected against a recently detected weakness in Wi-Fi that techies are ca...

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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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Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 4 (19 October 2017)

Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 4 (19 October 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this weeks show, Dr Rebecca Weber examines boredom in teens and how parents can cope.

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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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Zurich Comedy Club presents 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

Zurich Comedy Club presents 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

Mid Morning Mix

Claudia Wicki, Director of the upcoming ZCC production, joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix...

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Plane Talk - Whats better for me; public or privately owned airports?

Plane Talk - Whats better for me; public or privately owned airports?

Plane Talk

Chaitan explains some of the pros and cons of public and privately owned airports.

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Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

Mid Morning Mix

WRS's Emma Baumhofer explains why she's a Shnit regular...

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LUFF's Julien Bodivit talks about the underground film festival

LUFF's Julien Bodivit talks about the underground film festival

Mid Morning Mix

The Lausanne Underground Film Festival returns with a young and adventurous edition. Over 100 films will show across the 18th - 22nd October this year.      

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Pumpkin season in Switzerland - family activities

Pumpkin season in Switzerland - family activities

There is no going back to summer, more and more leaves are changing their colours every single day and the crisp mornings are a reminder that winter is on its way. But there is one thing in pa...

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Gay Beggars present Our House

Gay Beggars present Our House

Mid Morning Mix

Our House director, Laurence Sauter, explains the upcoming show from the Gay Beggars drama group in Basel.

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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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Plane Talk - Why is my flight shorter in one direction than the other?

Plane Talk - Why is my flight shorter in one direction than the other?

Plane Talk

So the flight to my destination is shorter than the return flight. What's that about? Chaitan Jain explains...  

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How much space do you get for $1,500 rent in the 30 most magnetic cities in the world?

How much space do you get for $1,500 rent in the 30 most magnetic cities in the world?

Making do with a small apartment is something many people feel forced to consider when renting in a big city. Location is king but so is cash, so size gets compromised on very often. If you do...

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Autumn activities in Bern

Autumn activities in Bern

WRS is proud to announce that we are now broadcasting on DAB+ in Bern! Our local "Bärnermeitschi" (Bernese girl) and Digital Manager, Emma, gives her recommendations for enjoyin...

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Health Matters: Meningitis (17 October 2017)

Health Matters: Meningitis (17 October 2017)

Health matters

Dr Michelle explains all about meningitis: its causes, a symptoms checklist and its treatment and prevention.

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What's on at the UN? Spanish Language Week

What's on at the UN? Spanish Language Week

UN Roundup

  This week is World Food Day and conversations at the UN are focussing around food security and rural development.  It's also Spanish Language Week and there will be an exhibit...

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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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Ask Edna - I can't date men my age. Am I a cougar?

Ask Edna - I can't date men my age. Am I a cougar?

Ask Edna

Dear Edna, I'm approaching 50, but I can't date any men over 40. Is it normal? Yes, I suppose I'm a cougar, but I can't help it. I divorced my husband in the U.S. and moved...

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Geneva Brass Band Concert - for an excellent cause

Geneva Brass Band Concert - for an excellent cause

The TalkTalk 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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