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Your Swiss employment rights

Your Swiss employment rights

The Breakfast Show

Many people are understandably concerned and confused about their working rights as many are told to work from home, or forced to go into the office. Will you get paid? What are the obligations ...

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Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health matters

Listen in to Dr Michelle’s conversation with Ali about her personal experience with COVID-19

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Can you offer some financial support?

Can you offer some financial support?

Mid Morning Mix

WRS is a small, independent business and we rely entirely on advertising revenue to keep delivering your free 24 hour radio service across Switzerland and beyond.  Many of our valued client...

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Angus' Homeschooling Tips

Angus' Homeschooling Tips

Mid Morning Mix

As schools across the country have now closed, parents are now taking on the daunting task of homeschooling their kids. Angus Macdonald has put together some top tips for all children working from ...

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ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

Mid Morning Mix

ESCA Cancer Support is a not-for-profit association made up of professional counsellors and trained volunteers who understand the impact of a cancer diagnosis. Since 2000, ESCA Cancer Support has r...

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Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

The Breakfast Show

As home schooling enters its second week in Switzerland and those of us who can are continuing to adapt to teleworking, Dr Michelle talks about coping with stress at this difficult time.

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Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "...

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What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the United Nations brings us up to date with the latest figures from the WHO on coronavirus and Antonia Guterres is to launch the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan - wh...

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McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview - Michael speaks with Morten Scholer, who's written a book about arguably two of the most important things in the western world - coffee and wine.

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What does the corona virus crises mean for end of school exams?

What does the corona virus crises mean for end of school exams?

The Breakfast Show

Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont in Geneva explains how the International Baccalaureate will determine grades and the latest plans for the Swiss Maturité.

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Latest exam news - what the crises means for the IB and the Maturité

Latest exam news - what the crises means for the IB and the Maturité

Learn More

Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont in Geneva explains how the International Baccalaureate will determine grades and the latest plans for the Swiss Maturité.

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Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It!

It's the time of year when keen gardeners are starting to plant the first seeds for the vegetable plots. If you'd like to have a go for the first time, here are a few suggestions, including easy ve...

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Let's pitch in together - WRS offers free advertising to small businesses

Let's pitch in together - WRS offers free advertising to small businesses

Mid Morning Mix

This is a challenging time for all of us. The broad restrictions - or 'Lock Downs' are absolutely necessary for our health - but it will be difficult for small businesses. 

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Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

The Breakfast Show

Family routines will be disrupted at the moment and young children will sense the uncertainty and the fear from parents and their friends. How should parents react and explain to their children ...

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Health Matters: avoid ibuprofen for Covid-19

Health Matters: avoid ibuprofen for Covid-19

Health matters

Dr Michelle explains the advice to avoid ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms – take paracetamol instead. You can find a list of ibuprofen and paracetamol-based drugs available in Switzerland from...

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FIFF - Thierry Jobin, Artistic Director

FIFF - Thierry Jobin, Artistic Director

Mid Morning Mix

Following the cancellation of the 34th edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival, the organisers shifted their focus to creating a 34.5 abridged edition of their 2020 programme. This w...

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Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

The Breakfast Show

A few days ago a Zurich based Swiss journalist decided there needed to be an English language news feed on the latest Corona Virus information in Switzerland. It has already got thousands of follow...

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Health Matters Covid 18 March 2020

Health Matters Covid 18 March 2020

Health matters

In today’s special Health Matters update, Dr Michelle discusses COVID-19 symptoms based on what we know so far.

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John Zimmer - your public speaking questions answered

John Zimmer - your public speaking questions answered

Mid Morning Mix

John Zimmer has always had an appreciation for good public speaking. He believes that with practice and commitment anyone can improve their public speaking skills.

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Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It!

With all the terrible and stressful news around right now, take a moment to dream a little with Alain Laurens, founder of the leading European tree house company, La Cabane Perchée http://ww...

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Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

Health matters

In a special Health Matters COVID-19 update, Dr Michelle explains why we need to ‘stay at home’ and also about the Corona Check online tool if we’re worried about symptoms: https:...

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Choose a Tune - Michelle (16-20 March)

Choose a Tune - Michelle (16-20 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Michelle Guiliano is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday...

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A day on the Monts Jura - on Geneva's doorstep

A day on the Monts Jura - on Geneva's doorstep

The Breakfast Show

Breakfast Show's Mark Butcher spent a day on the slopes of the Monts Jura - just a stone's throw from Geneva - to find out more about this fantastic region and what it has to offer in ...

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Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Filmmaker, and Geneva local, Andy Cohen talks about his film Beijing Spring, which chronicles China’s first democracy movement and forgotten struggle for freedom of expression. The film ...

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