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Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

Health matters

Help to break the chains of transmission of COVID-19 by downloading the SwissCovid App from 25th June. Dr Michelle explains how the App works as a complement to conventional contact tracing.

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Amazing offers on us!

Amazing offers on us!

Mid Morning Mix

  Want to bag yourself a bargain? Here are some great offers from our sponsors...    HOME & GARDEN FOOD   THINGS TO DO H...

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Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario Brander examines the importance of Switzerland's oldest newspaper - and one with a genuinely international reach - the NZZ.

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UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup - Urgent debate on police brutality

UN Roundup

22 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - The last two days of the extended 43rd session of the Human Rights Council was pushed back by the epic Urgent Debate o...

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Choose a Tune - Aurélie (22-26 June)

Choose a Tune - Aurélie (22-26 June)

Mid Morning Mix

Aurélie 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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Dig It! Citrus (22 June 2020)

Dig It! Citrus (22 June 2020)

Dig It!

This week's show is all abut bringing a touch of the Mediterranean to your garden or green space in Switzerland with citrus plants. Great plants for beginners include lemons (look out for the 4 Sea...

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McKay Interview: Professor Simon Heffer on media and Covid-19

McKay Interview: Professor Simon Heffer on media and Covid-19

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Professor Simon Heffer from the University of Buckingham in the UK on the media's role in covering the Covid-19 crises.

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Annecy International Animated Film Festival continues online

Annecy International Animated Film Festival continues online

Mid Morning Mix

Watch this year's content for the Annecy International Animated Film Festival all from your own home and at whatever time you wish! This year an access pass has been made available...

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Tineka Smith on microaggression and continuing the BLM conversation

Tineka Smith on microaggression and continuing the BLM conversation

Mid Morning Mix

  "If you really cared about me and the struggles of Black people, why would you even want to say that word? Why are we even having this discussion?"  - Tinek...

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TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

Mid Morning Mix

TechSpark Academy offer fun courses that stimulate creativity and curiosity in kids and teens. Marta Gehring from TechSpark explains the residential camps available throughout Switzerland, day...

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Health Matters: Dexamethasone (17 June 2020)

Health Matters: Dexamethasone (17 June 2020)

Health matters

A potential breakthrough in the treatment for COVID-19? Dr Michelle explains the preliminary results of the RECOVERY trial and the promising news about dexamethasone.

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Les Elfes - language & adventure kids camps in Verbier

Les Elfes - language & adventure kids camps in Verbier

Mid Morning Mix

Les Elfes offer summer camps in Verbier with a focus on the great outdoors. Key activities including rock climbing, mountaineering & orienteering, paddle sports and mountain biking for kid...

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Swiss Up! Statues (16 June 2020)

Swiss Up! Statues (16 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

As part of the Black Lives Matters campaign, activists have been tearing down statues in the US, the UK and Belgium. But there are statues - and chocolate puddings - which are now also attracting a...

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UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup

15 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima explains that any vaccine for Coronavirus should be free and should not come at the expense of...

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Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It!

Botanic gardens cross Switzerland reopened last week, to the delight of visitors and staff alike. Annick Monod of the Botanical Garden of Fribourg tells us what's going on at the garden and what th...

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Wishing Daniel Koch, AKA "Mr Coronavirus", a wonderful retirement.

Wishing Daniel Koch, AKA "Mr Coronavirus", a wonderful retirement.

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel Koch pushed back his retirement to continue to lead the fight against Coronavirus in Switzerland, but now it seems he's finally able to enjoy his retirement. Check out these rather ...

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Plans to build a vault to save the good germs in Switzerland

Plans to build a vault to save the good germs in Switzerland

The Breakfast Show

Switzerland is hoping to be home for another sort of bank – one that could potentially save our lives. The Seerave Foundation is looking to set up the Microbiota Vault – it would col...

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McKay Interview: Juergen Stock, Secretary General INTERPOL (15 June 2020)

McKay Interview: Juergen Stock, Secretary General INTERPOL (15 June 2020)

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest this week is the Secretary-General of the world’s largest police organization, Dr Jürgen Stock, of INTERPOL, or to give it its full name, the International Criminal P...

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Talking about teeth - Orthodontics for all ages, including discreet treatments

Talking about teeth - Orthodontics for all ages, including discreet treatments

Mid Morning Mix

  Adent's Dr Tho Dang, Specialist Orthodontist at the Adent clinic in Nations, joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix to talk about the different kinds of braces that are possible for all ag...

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Choose a Tune - Lily (08-12 June)

Choose a Tune - Lily (08-12 June)

Mid Morning Mix

Lily 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: "This ...

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Health Matters: Mental Health 2 (10 June 2020)

Health Matters: Mental Health 2 (10 June 2020)

Health matters

In the second in her series of Mental Health Matters shows, Dr Michelle talks about one of the most common mental illnesses, depression. She recommends watching Matthew Johnstone’s “I h...

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Racism Incidents from Counselling Practice - a Swiss report

Racism Incidents from Counselling Practice - a Swiss report

Mid Morning Mix

  A yearly report "Racism Incidents from Counselling Practice" is released each year in French, German & Italian by humanrights.ch and the Federal Commission against Racism. ...

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Swiss Up! Mike Ben Peter (9 June 2020)

Swiss Up! Mike Ben Peter (9 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

Two years ago, an death of a black man in Lausanne echos the death of George Floyd in the US. In this edition of Swiss Up, Dario looks at the -ongoing - case of Mike Ben Peter.   For mor...

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Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

Mid Morning Mix

  Tonya Swann Weber is a Black American woman living in Switzerland. She attended the Black Lives Matter march in Zurich a week ago - one of the first marches in Switzerland to take plac...

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