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Can you offer some financial support?

Can you offer some financial support?

Mid Morning Mix

WRS is a small, independent business and we rely entirely on advertising revenue to keep delivering your free 24 hour radio service across Switzerland and beyond.  Many of our valued client...

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Angus' Homeschooling Tips

Angus' Homeschooling Tips

Mid Morning Mix

As schools across the country have now closed, parents are now taking on the daunting task of homeschooling their kids. Angus Macdonald has put together some top tips for all children working from ...

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ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

Mid Morning Mix

ESCA Cancer Support is a not-for-profit association made up of professional counsellors and trained volunteers who understand the impact of a cancer diagnosis. Since 2000, ESCA Cancer Support has r...

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A day on the Monts Jura - on Geneva's doorstep

A day on the Monts Jura - on Geneva's doorstep

The Breakfast Show

Breakfast Show's Mark Butcher spent a day on the slopes of the Monts Jura - just a stone's throw from Geneva - to find out more about this fantastic region and what it has to offer in ...

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Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Filmmaker, and Geneva local, Andy Cohen talks about his film Beijing Spring, which chronicles China’s first democracy movement and forgotten struggle for freedom of expression. The film ...

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YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

Mid Morning Mix

Jamie Raines has been documenting his personal trangender journey on his YouTube channel - Jammidodger - for nearly a decade. He openly talks about testosterone and top surgery, penises and pr...

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The cooperative loaning out camping and ski equipment, instruments, kitchen utensils and more

The cooperative loaning out camping and ski equipment, instruments, kitchen utensils and more

Mid Morning Mix

Manivelle is a cooperative with a library of items that can be borrowed from their premesis in Geneva. Items include gardening tools, creative supplies, musical instruments, ski or camping gear, co...

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Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Mid Morning Mix

Here's a new concept for your shopping! This weekend in Geneva, there's a second hand clothing sale that you can go to where you won't find price tags on the clothing. That'...

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What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

UN Roundup

Watch the WHO Press Conference about Covid-19 on webtv.un.org

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Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up!, Dario looks at the Swiss phenomenon of baby boxes. They're places where new mothers who feel they can look after their child can leave babies so they will be cared for.

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What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

UN Roundup

Today Rheal LeBlanc gives us an important round-up of events including today's events to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. 

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A glance at the Gamaraal Foundation & Holocaust education

A glance at the Gamaraal Foundation & Holocaust education

Mid Morning Mix

The 27th January is the 'International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust' commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World ...

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Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the history and the success of Switzerland's largest charity - known in English as Swiss Solidarity. t raises millions for causes around the world. https://...

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Climate justice is a feminist issue! - with Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

Climate justice is a feminist issue! - with Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

Mid Morning Mix

Doreen Akiyo Yomoah joins us to talk about the fourth annual Women’s March Global and the ‘March for Climate Justice’   Women’s March Geneva and women’s M...

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Haiti 10 years later -  with Priska Spörri, Swiss Solidarity

Haiti 10 years later - with Priska Spörri, Swiss Solidarity

Mid Morning Mix

Priska Spörri from Swiss Solidarity (Chaîne du Bonheur) reports in on Haiti - 10 years after the devastating earthquake. We look back at the difficulties that faced aid workers in the...

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Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the relationship between Switzerland and Iran. How this country helps the relationship between Iran and the United States and who's the man in charge?

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Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, following the recent shutdown of the nuclear power plant Muhleberg, Dario looks at the history of atomic power in Switzerland.

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Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the history of the Olympic Games in Switzerland. The country has never hosted Summer Games, but it has hosted the Winter events. But, despite many attemp...

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Triathlete and IronWOMAN Imogen Simmonds

Triathlete and IronWOMAN Imogen Simmonds

Mid Morning Mix

Imogen Simmonds is a Swiss / British endurance triathlete based in Geneva, Switzerland. She has been nominated as ‘Sportive de l’année’ at the Nuit du sport genevois 2019 w...

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Swiss Up!  Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up! Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the fight to ban minarets in Switzerland 10 years ago and the global reaction.

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Meet the Seablings

Meet the Seablings

Mid Morning Mix

THE SEABLINGS are aiming to be the world’s first brother & sister team to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The challenge is estimated to take them 2 months, during which they’ll be co...

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Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at when the go ahead for Geneva Airport was given the go ahead - how the international organisations added to its importance and at one time there were regular...

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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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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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