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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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How are pubs and restaurants dealing with the rules?

How are pubs and restaurants dealing with the rules?

The Breakfast Show

While bars, pubs and restaurants are allowed to open again in Switzerland - the hygiene and social distancing rules are making life complicated for owners and managers and may mean they can't r...

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Fête de la Danse is ON!-line this weekend

Fête de la Danse is ON!-line this weekend

Mid Morning Mix

Susanne Ernst, Coordinator for Fête de la Danse, joins Katt Cullen to talk about the new online programme for the event this weekend. She explains why the festival cancelled, but then decided...

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Swiss Up Food Parcels (12 May 2020)

Swiss Up Food Parcels (12 May 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the food handouts to the needy last weekend - and why the queues in Geneva went worldwide - but similar operations in Zurich, Bern and Basel seemingly we...

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'Books Books Books' - the first day open post-Covid-19 lockdown

'Books Books Books' - the first day open post-Covid-19 lockdown

Mid Morning Mix

Matthew from Books Books Books speaks to WRS about the first day of his bookstore re-opening post coronavirus lockdown.  He talks to Katt Cullen on the Breakfast Show about the wa...

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Small Business Directory

Small Business Directory

The Breakfast Show

During the coronavirus crises - we at WRS offered free advertising to local businesses.  Below is a list of those who took up our offer - possibly someone below can help you out. Have a loo...

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Choose a Tune - Irwin (11-15 May)

Choose a Tune - Irwin (11-15 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Irwin 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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UN Roundup - Importance of finding the origins of Covid 19

UN Roundup - Importance of finding the origins of Covid 19

UN Roundup

Virus hunters pledge to keep searching for animal link to COVID-19 infections in people. Scientists are pretty certain that the Covid-19 virus lives in bats, but exactly how it got into humans...

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