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What's it like at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne?

What's it like at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne?

The Breakfast Show

Studying at a hospitality school is no longer about just hotels and bars – the modern hospitality degree is far more than that and graduates have a wide range of career choices. Mark Butcher ...

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Swiss Up: Thanksgiving in Switzerland (24 November 2020)

Swiss Up: Thanksgiving in Switzerland (24 November 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up!, Dario looks at Thanksgiving in Switzerland. While a family get-together is not a Swiss tradition - there are several different events which celebrate the harvest at this t...

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Health Matters: Movember and Men's Mental Health (24 November 2020)

Health Matters: Movember and Men's Mental Health (24 November 2020)

Health matters

How are you wearing your mask this Movember? Dr Michelle chats to Movember Switzerland rep Scott Poynton about why men struggle to open up about their mental health and the ALEC framework for menta...

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Learn More: The IIL as an Eco School (23 November 2020)

Learn More: The IIL as an Eco School (23 November 2020)

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. The move to a greener lifestyle is also affecting schools. The Institut International de Lancy is no exception – and is working to earn ...

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McKay Interview: Tatiana Valovaya UN DG in Geneva (23 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Tatiana Valovaya UN DG in Geneva (23 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael talks to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Tatiana Valovaya. She discusses the future of the UN in Geneva, how the pandemic...

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UN Roundup - why the jet d'eau will be orange on Wednesday

UN Roundup - why the jet d'eau will be orange on Wednesday

UN Roundup

Mon 23 November 2020. Today on the UN Roundup, Daniel Johnson tells us what's happening this week. 1 : Afghanistan Conference at the UN Palais (and virtually) - A high-level pledging conf...

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Confessions of an Interracial Couple

Confessions of an Interracial Couple

Mid Morning Mix

Tineka Smith and Alex Court are co-authors of audiobook “Mixed Up: Confessions of an Interracial couple” - now out on audible. WRS's Katt Cullen spoke to Tineka and Alex to ...

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Dig It - 20 questions and one lonely pear

Dig It - 20 questions and one lonely pear

Dig It!

Today on the show, Ash asked about how to keep his future Christmas tree alive after the festive season, David questions his scaly insect issue, Fiona's pear tree is bearing one singular fruit,...

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Health Matters: Rapid Testing (19 November 2020)

Health Matters: Rapid Testing (19 November 2020)

Health matters

Rapid COVID testing is now available in Switzerland. Dr Michelle explains how this works and when it may be offered to you. Find out more about COVID testing on the Federal Office of Public Health ...

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Swiss Up Responsible Business Initiative (18 November 2020)

Swiss Up Responsible Business Initiative (18 November 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario takes a look at the upcoming vote on the Responsible Business Initiative. Campaigners have been fighting for this law since 2015 and want to hold all Swiss companie...

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TerraMavi - sustainable, organic and handmade

TerraMavi - sustainable, organic and handmade

Mid Morning Mix

Aynur Tasim spoke to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about her organic, zero-waste products made from bamboo, wheat and coconut. TerraMavi are based in Geneva. There's a 10% off offer on ...

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Sky's The Limit: Club Med Samoens

Sky's The Limit: Club Med Samoens

The Sky’s the Limit

On this edition of Sky's The Limit - we look at the Club Med resort at Grand Massif Samoens.

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UN Roundup - Worsening security in Ethiopia

UN Roundup - Worsening security in Ethiopia

UN Roundup

16 November 2020. 1 : News - Worsening humanitarian and security situation in Ethiopia with fighting and reported missile strikes on Eritrea from the northern Tigray region. Amid reports of mass...

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Learn More: Humanitarian Projects at IIL

Learn More: Humanitarian Projects at IIL

Learn More

Geneva is a humanitarian centre – and it’s also one of the world’s richest cities. At the Institut International de Lancy the school believes it’s important to make sure the children build empathy ...

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Big Screen, Little Screen - The Queen's Gambit and The Undoing

Big Screen, Little Screen - The Queen's Gambit and The Undoing

Mid Morning Mix

This week Suzi Lyon and Katt Cullen focus on shows available through some of our favourite streaming services, so we can watch them at home during lockdown: The Queen's Gambit (Netflix), and Th...

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Major Anne Peden and the poppy appeal in times of Covid-19

Major Anne Peden and the poppy appeal in times of Covid-19

Mid Morning Mix

Today is Armistice Day, a time to pause, remember and commemorate those who fought and died in order to ensure our freedom today. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The Royal British Legion, Swi...

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Arnaud Jolif from MyStore.ch on deals and food

Arnaud Jolif from MyStore.ch on deals and food

The Breakfast Show

Arnaud Jolif from My Store.ch talks to Mark and Katt about the deals available online - with a different exclusive bargain every day - and now for those living in either Geneva or Zurich, how you c...

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Choose a Tune - François (9-13 Nov)

Choose a Tune - François (9-13 Nov)

Mid Morning Mix

François is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday...

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Health Matters: Movember Challenges(10 November 2020)

Health Matters: Movember Challenges(10 November 2020)

Health matters

In this Health Matters, Dr Michelle is talking Blokes and Black Dogs and Movember challenges with Carl Wahlers. Support Carl’s personal Movember challenge here: https://ch.movember.com/en/team/2324...

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Swiss Up! Anti - Arms Investment initiative (10 Nov 2020)

Swiss Up! Anti - Arms Investment initiative (10 Nov 2020)

Swiss Up!

On the 29th November voters will decide if companies involved with the arms industry should not benefit from public investments -such as the government, the Swiss National Bank, foundations and pe...

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McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Lorenzo Stoll, Director-General of SWISS International Airlines for the Suisse Romande. The pandemic has meant major disruptions to airlines around the world du...

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UN Roundup - World Food Programme focus

UN Roundup - World Food Programme focus

UN Roundup

9 November 2020 Today Daniel Johnson gives us some highlights on the agenda this week at the UN. 1 : Aid agencies call for urgent action to prevent emergency in hunger hotspots: Burkina Faso,...

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Learn More:  Getting a good START - at school

Learn More: Getting a good START - at school

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. Getting a good start to an education is vital, and the Institut International de Lancy in Geneva makes sure that even the very young are fully en...

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Mushrooms - can I eat this one?

Mushrooms - can I eat this one?

Dig It!

With so many mushrooms out there, it's tempting to make a stroganoff! Or perhaps a nice wild mushroom soup? 

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