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Your Swiss employment rights

Your Swiss employment rights

The Breakfast Show

Many people are understandably concerned and confused about their working rights as many are told to work from home, or forced to go into the office. Will you get paid? What are the obligations ...

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Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health matters

Listen in to Dr Michelle’s conversation with Ali about her personal experience with COVID-19

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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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Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

The Breakfast Show

As home schooling enters its second week in Switzerland and those of us who can are continuing to adapt to teleworking, Dr Michelle talks about coping with stress at this difficult time.

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What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the United Nations brings us up to date with the latest figures from the WHO on coronavirus and Antonia Guterres is to launch the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan - wh...

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McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview - Michael speaks with Morten Scholer, who's written a book about arguably two of the most important things in the western world - coffee and wine.

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Latest exam news - what the crises means for the IB and the Maturité

Latest exam news - what the crises means for the IB and the Maturité

Learn More

Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont in Geneva explains how the International Baccalaureate will determine grades and the latest plans for the Swiss Maturité.

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Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It!

It's the time of year when keen gardeners are starting to plant the first seeds for the vegetable plots. If you'd like to have a go for the first time, here are a few suggestions, including easy ve...

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Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

The Breakfast Show

Family routines will be disrupted at the moment and young children will sense the uncertainty and the fear from parents and their friends. How should parents react and explain to their children ...

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Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

The Breakfast Show

A few days ago a Zurich based Swiss journalist decided there needed to be an English language news feed on the latest Corona Virus information in Switzerland. It has already got thousands of follow...

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Health Matters Covid 18 March 2020

Health Matters Covid 18 March 2020

Health matters

In today’s special Health Matters update, Dr Michelle discusses COVID-19 symptoms based on what we know so far.

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Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It!

With all the terrible and stressful news around right now, take a moment to dream a little with Alain Laurens, founder of the leading European tree house company, La Cabane Perchée http://ww...

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Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

Health matters

In a special Health Matters COVID-19 update, Dr Michelle explains why we need to ‘stay at home’ and also about the Corona Check online tool if we’re worried about symptoms: https:...

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Notebynote Singers

Notebynote Singers

Mid Morning Mix

Sue Lake runr a number of choirs, concerts & events around the Nyon area. One of them is a 'community choir' called the 'notebynote singers'. This group is open to all ladies, regardless of pre...

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Health Matters: Covid-19, be safe at work (10 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19, be safe at work (10 March 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle explains the new advice from the Federal Office of Public Health for workplaces, including special measures for those at higher risk of developing severe illness.

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Dig It! Yellow Shrubs? (9 March 2020)

Dig It! Yellow Shrubs? (9 March 2020)

Dig It!

Don't like yellow in the garden? Try Viburnum x bodnantense "Dawn" or "Charles Lamont" with pale pink flowers and lots of fragrance, or the shrubby honeysuckle Lonicera fragrantissima, which rejoic...

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McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Micheal speaks to Philip Barnes, the Managing Director of one of the world's top hotels - the Savoy in London. Michael also discovers a Geneva link with ...

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Health Matters: Corona Virus. Advice to protect yourself  (3 March 2020)

Health Matters: Corona Virus. Advice to protect yourself (3 March 2020)

Health matters

With the number of cases of Coronavirus continuing to increase in Switzerland and the situation changing every day, the most important thing for all of us is to stay calm and do our best to protect...

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ART SEEN - Things Fall Apart

ART SEEN - Things Fall Apart

ART SEEN

Things fall apart: Does Art reflect a crumbling worldview? How do groundbreaking revelations in science and their repercussions on the human self-perception reflect in the art of the respective ...

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Dig It!  Listener Questions (2 March 2020)

Dig It! Listener Questions (2 March 2020)

Dig It!

Mark has moved into a new house with a garden, but doesn't recognise some of the trees and shrubs. What are the best apps and books for identification and basic care? Listen in to find out.

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What's on at the UN? "Doin' My Drugs"

What's on at the UN? "Doin' My Drugs"

UN Roundup

Another busy week at the UN includes a CinéONU screening of "Doin' My Drugs" on zero discrimination day - Sunday 1 March.

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Health Matters: Corona Virus, protect yourself.

Health Matters: Corona Virus, protect yourself.

Health matters

As fears about Coronavirus mount, Dr Michelle explains how we can best protect ourselves and others against infection. Find information from the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health about the late...

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Gadget Guru - The new Lenovo laptop

Gadget Guru - The new Lenovo laptop

Gadget Guru

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Dig It: Watering systems  (24 February 2020)

Dig It: Watering systems (24 February 2020)

Dig It!

With the changing climate bringing more challenging conditions for our garden and container plants, now's the time to think about watering systems - more efficient, less wasteful and better tar...

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