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Dig It! Asima Pawpaw (4 May 2020)

Dig It! Asima Pawpaw (4 May 2020)

Dig It!

I'm always on the lookout for new fruit varieties that are suitable for gardens in Switzerland, and I was delighted to find this Asimina or Pawpaw at the Groot Groen Plus show last year. Grown succ...

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McKay Interview: Dr Charles Jefford, University of Geneva (4 May 2020)

McKay Interview: Dr Charles Jefford, University of Geneva (4 May 2020)

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest this week is a distinguished academic and scientist with more than half a century’s experience of his discipline behind him. Today is the 30th April 2020 and Dr. Charles Jefford,...

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Choose a Tune - Claire (4-8 May 2020)

Choose a Tune - Claire (4-8 May 2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Claire 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: "Thi...

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What's on at the UN? UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

What's on at the UN? UNICEF vaccine concerns & UNHCR refugee helplines overloaded

UN Roundup

This morning Daniel Johnson gives us a COVID-19 round-up, starting with the Secretary-General Antoinio Guteress’s call for financial support at a Brussels pledging conference today, for a UN ...

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The Pont de Grilly - Sam's project

The Pont de Grilly - Sam's project

Mid Morning Mix

During the coronavirus lockdown, Sam (15) and his brother Nick (13) were set a project by their Dad Michael - all about their local border crossing in Grilly. As residents of Divonne, in neigh...

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What do the new measures from May 11th mean?

What do the new measures from May 11th mean?

The Breakfast Show

Marco Kamber runs the English language Twitter news feed @CoronaEnglish. He's been following all the latest news coming from the federal government. He speaks to Mark Butcher about the new rule...

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Writing your will in Switzerland is easy

Writing your will in Switzerland is easy

Mid Morning Mix

Angela Randolph, Founding Partner at Select European Advisors, says writing your will can actually be pretty easy... and even sexy! Katt and Angela talk about the easy ways to write a will ...

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Good cyber security practices for a home office

Good cyber security practices for a home office

Mid Morning Mix

Ryan Flückiger, OSINT Analyst at VICI agency, explains some good practices to protect ourselves from online attacks and phishing, especially for the home office.

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What do the new measures from May 11th mean?

What do the new measures from May 11th mean?

The Breakfast Show

Marco Kamber runs the English language Twitter news feed @CoronaEnglish. He's been following all the latest news coming from the federal government. He speaks to Mark Butcher about the new rules, w...

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The Business Harbour - helping consultants and entrepreneurs

The Business Harbour - helping consultants and entrepreneurs

Mid Morning Mix

The Business Harbour are a Swiss-based company offering solutions for consultants to work in Switzerland. They offer a salary hosting service - a tripartite structure allowing the contractor to bec...

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Swiss Up! Covid-19 Contact App (28 April 2020)

Swiss Up! Covid-19 Contact App (28 April 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the impending release of a new app which will let us know if we've come into contact with someone who gets tested for the coronavirus. The Swiss a...

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How an allergy to peas became a business opportunity

How an allergy to peas became a business opportunity

Fit Tips

Founder, expedition leader and creative lead of SwisSkiSafari, Danielle Stynes is an Australian-born adventurer creating luxury, tailor-made alpine experiences for private groups. Danielle has b...

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Dig It! Listener Questions  (27 April 2020)

Dig It! Listener Questions (27 April 2020)

Dig It!

This week we have a listener question from Dominic, who wants to find some attractive plants for his new office. Here are my Top 3 Office Plants Peace lilies, or Spathiphyllums are great office pl...

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Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru

The innovative folks behind Raspberry Pi have now given us a way to make music, from the comfort of our homes. Get coding and get creative with sonic-pi.net... 

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Health Matters: Should you get tested? (28 April 2020)

Health Matters: Should you get tested? (28 April 2020)

Health matters

COVID-19 – should I be tested before I return to work? Dr Michelle answers this and some other frequently asked questions about testing.

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What's on at the UN? International Labour Organization (ILO) talking PPE

What's on at the UN? International Labour Organization (ILO) talking PPE

UN Roundup

Today, the International Labour Organization (ILO)holds a press conference on protecting workers as Covid-19 lockdowns ease. In today's discussion with Daniel, we'll also hear from ILO chief Guy ...

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Choose a Tune - Ryan (27 April - 1 May)

Choose a Tune - Ryan (27 April - 1 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Ryan 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: "This i...

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McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This is the second in the mini-series, recorded on the 22nd April, and devoted to a broader and fuller understanding of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic which has beset us all for the past few mon...

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Lets look to the future - and celebrate the good #save2020

Lets look to the future - and celebrate the good #save2020

The Breakfast Show

Amid all the bad news - and there is plenty, unfortunately - there is also a lot to be grateful for. The project #save2020 is highlighting how society is coming together, how people are helping eac...

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Geneva businessman and philanthropist Abdallah Chatila

Geneva businessman and philanthropist Abdallah Chatila

The Breakfast Show

Millions of face masks and other medical necessities are being flown into Geneva from China almost everyday. The medical air-bridge has been set up by Geneva businessman and philanthropist Mr Ab...

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Albatross - help for small businesses

Albatross - help for small businesses

Mid Morning Mix

Albatross provide a full range of accounting, audit, tax and advisory services to small and medium size businesses in Canton Vaud and Geneva. Their aim is to provide a friendly, personabl...

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Health Matters: Hay Fever or Covid-19? pt 2 (23 April 2020)

Health Matters: Hay Fever or Covid-19? pt 2 (23 April 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle discusses hay fever treatments and some resources to keep a check on circulating pollen counts in Switzerland. Visit www.pollenundallergie.ch or download the Pollen News App for iPhone ...

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Belle Ferme - the horses that need a hand (or a hoof)

Belle Ferme - the horses that need a hand (or a hoof)

Mid Morning Mix

Lyn Stickland - from Belle Ferme Equestrian Sports Centre in the Pays de Gex, neighbouring France - explains how the horses and ponies are being cared for whilst their usual 400 weekly ho...

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Organic Mondays - calling all planet-loving menstruators!

Organic Mondays - calling all planet-loving menstruators!

Mid Morning Mix

Elisabeth and Nancy decided to create period products that are environmentally friendly, as well as completely chemical and plastic-free.  When Nancy heard about a monthly shaving subs...

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