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Top 100 Songs of All Time! And the winner is...

Top 100 Songs of All Time! And the winner is...

Mid Morning Mix

For the past 4 weeks WRS has been counting down the Top 100 Songs Of All Time as voted for by WRS listeners, in association with Coop@Home, your favourite products, delivered to you....

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Health Matters: Ticks (27 May 2020)

Health Matters: Ticks (27 May 2020)

Health matters

Medical consultations for tick bites during January to April were more than double figures for the same period in 2018 and 2019. Dr Michelle explains possible reasons and reminds us about the impor...

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Swiss Up! Covid-19 impact to tourism (26 May 2020)

Swiss Up! Covid-19 impact to tourism (26 May 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's edition of Swiss Up, Dario looks at the impact the lockdown is having on Swiss tourism, where the hotels are suffering the most and a drive to get us all to take our annual holid...

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Animal care continues at the Bioparc Geneva

Animal care continues at the Bioparc Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Tobias Blaha, Director at the Bioparc in Geneva, joined us to talk about the continued animal care for the animals at the zoo in Bellevue.  Throughout the period of lockdown due to the coro...

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Choose a Tune - Robert (25-29 May)

Choose a Tune - Robert (25-29 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Robert 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...

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Dig It! Robot Lawn Mowers (18 May 2020)

Dig It! Robot Lawn Mowers (18 May 2020)

Dig It!

This week's listener question is from Robert who is approaching a "significant" birthday and whose family would like to give him something to do with the garden as a gift. His dearest...

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Dig It: Noel Kingsbury and edible crops(25 May 2020)

Dig It: Noel Kingsbury and edible crops(25 May 2020)

Dig It!

This week's guest is the well-known garden writer and horticulturalist, Noel Kingsbury www.noelkingsbury.com talking about books, learning and the Garden Masterclasses that he founded with Annie Gu...

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Buying a home in Switzerland - the pitfalls and support available

Buying a home in Switzerland - the pitfalls and support available

Mid Morning Mix

The process of purchasing a home in Switzerland can be very different to home-buying in other countries. For a start, there's the price, then there's a question of the deposit and...

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Get food from around the world delivered to your home/office

Get food from around the world delivered to your home/office

The Breakfast Show

If you'd like something different for lunch in Geneva, there's a service which can deliver food to you from across the world. Nik's Fudo brings together keen cooks now living in Gene...

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Serve The City - Can you help?

Serve The City - Can you help?

Mid Morning Mix

Serve the City is an organisation that aims to mobilize volunteers by partnering with other organisations that serve others. They partner with homeless shelters, refugee shelters and work on e...

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McKay Interview: Dr. David Heymann, Professor of Epidemiology, London School of Tropical Medicine

McKay Interview: Dr. David Heymann, Professor of Epidemiology, London School of Tropical Medicine

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Dr David Heymann, one of the most prominent, contemporary, epidemiologists in the world. He also knows Geneva well, having spent 22 years at the ...

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Dr Rebecca Weber, the pressures of unlocking

Dr Rebecca Weber, the pressures of unlocking

The Breakfast Show

As we emerge from the lockdown - we know we won't be returning to normal and psychologist, Dr Rebecca Weber,says it is completely normal to feel a little uncertain as we all leave our homes.

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How the pandemic is changing lives - the European Broadcasting Union

How the pandemic is changing lives - the European Broadcasting Union

The Breakfast Show

Lockdowns and social distancing measures are affecting us all. We're all wanting more accurate news and information and while stuck at home, more entertainment. The Geneva based European Bro...

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Explaining Transcendental Meditation - Léonard Stein

Explaining Transcendental Meditation - Léonard Stein

Mid Morning Mix

In 40 years of teaching Transcendental Meditation, Léonard Stein has never met anyone who couldn't do it. He says "it's effortless". As he explains to Katt Cullen on the...

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Swiss Up! P4 Laboratories in Switzerland (19 May 2020)

Swiss Up! P4 Laboratories in Switzerland (19 May 2020)

Swiss Up!

As work on examining Covid-19 is being carried out across the world - including in Switzerland - the focus is on the safety and security of high level laboratories, known as P4 Labs. This country h...

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Hope of free beer for life drives new Dive Bär!

Hope of free beer for life drives new Dive Bär!

The Breakfast Show

The current crises is making life difficult for many people and businesses, especially bars and pubs. But imagine being in the process of setting up a new pub. That's the conundrum of Dave a...

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Health Matters: Not time to get complacent (19 May 2020)

Health Matters: Not time to get complacent (19 May 2020)

Health matters

We’re now into week 2 of return to school for many and the second phase of lockdown easing but Dr Michelle reminds us that we shouldn’t get complacent. She explains the 8 recommendation...

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Choose a Tune - Caroline (18-22 May)

Choose a Tune - Caroline (18-22 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Caroline 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: "T...

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Hard hit families accept care packages in Geneva

Hard hit families accept care packages in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

This weekend in Geneva nearly three thousand people queued to collect donated care packages. Many people and families are being hard hit by the lockdowns. Those most affected are cleaners, home ...

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TPG - why we shouldn't accept the return of rush hour

TPG - why we shouldn't accept the return of rush hour

Mid Morning Mix

Anne Hornung Soukup, Chair of the public transport service for Geneva (tpg) joins Katt and Mark on the Breakfast Show to answer your questions on mask wearing, button sanitising, price queries...

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McKay Interview: Pierre Ruetschi, Director Geneva Press Club.

McKay Interview: Pierre Ruetschi, Director Geneva Press Club.

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest this week is Pierre Ruetschi who has many years of experience in the field of journalism, especially in “international” Geneva, where he was for many years the Editor-in-Chie...

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The innovations of the agricultural sector throughout lockdown

The innovations of the agricultural sector throughout lockdown

Mid Morning Mix

WRS recently reported on fears from the agricultural sector, who were anxious about a potential lack of workers on Swiss farms, due to Covid-19 and border closures. We caught up with Sandra...

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TinyTalk lets babies and toddlers communicate without speech

TinyTalk lets babies and toddlers communicate without speech

Mid Morning Mix

TinyTalk is baby sign language. TinyTalk is based on British Sign Language (BSL), and gives babies and toddlers the opportunity to communicate basic needs and wants with the people around them...

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