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Dig It! Oaks and climate change (2 December 2019)

Dig It! Oaks and climate change (2 December 2019)

Dig It!

Peter Brang, senior scientists at the federal research institute for forests, snow and landscape www.wsl.ch is our guest on Dig It! this week, talking about why oaks could be the climate change win...

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Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

Most of us will almost certainly know someone - friends or family - fighting against breast cancer. And it can be quite a daunting prospect, having treatment in a foreign country, a different la...

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Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally  (2 December 2019)

Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally (2 December 2019)

Learn More

On this week’s show I’m talking to Catherine de Clerck who’s one of two Vice presidents of the Parents association at Florimont. The school – and the students, perhaps mo...

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Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

The Breakfast Show

There’s a growing problem of lonely middle-aged men. Surveys show many men feel they don’t have enough good ‘mates’ they can relax with – and it’s hard to fin...

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Health Matters: Rega App  (26 November 2019)

Health Matters: Rega App (26 November 2019)

Health matters

In time for the snowsports season, Dr Michelle discusses updates to the Rega smartphone App with some great new features to help the air rescue services locate you more easily in a time of need. Fi...

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Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

Health matters

Echo112 becomes EchoSOS - Dr Michelle explains an important update to this potentially life-saving mobile phone App that transmits your location to the emergency services in a time of need.

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GAOS Christmas Panto - Wind in the Willows

GAOS Christmas Panto - Wind in the Willows

On 6-15 December, the Geneva Amateur Operatic Society (GAOS) is putting on a production of The Wind in the Willows. We were joined in the studio by cast and crew members Jo, Sarah and Jeff who tol...

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McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay speaks to Sir Alan Yarrow - former Lord Mayor of London (not to be confused with Mayor of London) about the City of London Corporation, which he headed until last yea...

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Dig It: Trees (25 November 2019)

Dig It: Trees (25 November 2019)

Dig It!

Martin Schlaepfer is our guest on Dig It! this week, he's a senior lecturer at the Institute of Environmental Sciences at the University of Geneva, and has some great insights to share about what t...

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Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up!

The region of Neuchâtel is home to many prestigious watchmakers. For years many have kept their secrets to themselves, but now some are opening up and it's possible to take tours - many i...

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Paul Tucker on the past and future of Lighthouse Family

Paul Tucker on the past and future of Lighthouse Family

Mid Morning Mix

Lighthouse Family are back!  After writing some of the biggest tunes of the 1990's, Lighthouse Family went quiet... until now. Paul Tucker talks to Katt Cullen about Ocean Drive, wri...

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GEDS - A Midsummer Night's Dream

GEDS - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva English Drama Society will tackle the Shakesperean comedy next week. Director Neil-Jon Morphy tells us more... 

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Looking back on 2019 with ifolor

Looking back on 2019 with ifolor

Mid Morning Mix

Just because 2019 is coming to an end, it doesn't mean that all the memories you've created over the past 12 months have to end too. With ifolor you can look back on this year whilst lookin...

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Henry Lawton - Velodrome

Henry Lawton - Velodrome

Mid Morning Mix

4 Jours a Genève is a velodrome event that takes place at La Queue d'Arve Sports Centre in Geneva on the 21-24 November 2019.  Competitor Henry Lawton explains the even...

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Village Players - What the Dickens!

Village Players - What the Dickens!

Mid Morning Mix

We all know the wonderful cautionary tale that is Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, but if this particular production completely derails, it's deliberate! The Lausan...

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Dig It: Mowers (18 November 2019)

Dig It: Mowers (18 November 2019)

Dig It!

With the recent wet weather, it's been almost impossible to get outside and cut lawns, or even to rake up the leaves. Never mind, console yourselves with a new book about lawn mowers and read a...

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ART SEEN - ATLAS - Beaux Arts

ART SEEN - ATLAS - Beaux Arts

Mid Morning Mix

Uli Van Neyghem, artist and WRS's art reviewer, joins us for ART SEEN... 

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Green Christmas Eco Market

Green Christmas Eco Market

Mid Morning Mix

Sophie Bayliss from susbtainable living blog sophiesworld.site explains the concept behind the Green Christmas Eco Marché.

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Gadget Guru - Christmas lights for the lazy & tracking Santa

Gadget Guru - Christmas lights for the lazy & tracking Santa

Gadget Guru

Paul Bristow is back to talk about easy-install Christmas lights and the official website where we can track Santa!

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Gadget Guru - Swiss smart watches that charge kinetically

Gadget Guru - Swiss smart watches that charge kinetically

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru Paul Bristow checks out the Swiss start-up Sequent and one of the smartest smart watches we've seen... 

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Gadget Guru - Townew rubbish bin

Gadget Guru - Townew rubbish bin

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru dives in with the trash this week, to find us the smartest trash can he can find... 

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Gadget Guru - Monopoly Voice

Gadget Guru - Monopoly Voice

Gadget Guru

Time for a boardgame? This new version of Monopoly from Hasbro may have solved the biggest issue we've had with this game for decades - the cheating banker! (But can we find other ways to...

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Gadget Guru - Robot or pet?

Gadget Guru - Robot or pet?

Gadget Guru

Is it an adorable, trainable robot? Is it an electronic pet? Either way, it's straight out of EPFL and it's name is Thymio

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