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Health Matters: Vaccines (20 March 2019)

Health Matters: Vaccines (20 March 2019)

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Did you know that ticks in all but two Swiss cantons (Geneva and Ticino) may now carry the virus causing tick-borne encephalitis? New recommendations from the Federal Office of Public Health are th...

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McKay Interview: Stephanie Jarrett, partner at Baker McKenzie.

McKay Interview: Stephanie Jarrett, partner at Baker McKenzie.

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Stephanie Jarrett, a partner at the international law firm Baker McKenzie. One of the firm's roles is to advise on efficient tax planning. ...

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Dig It! Moss Balls (18 March 2019)

Dig It! Moss Balls (18 March 2019)

Dig It!

The Giardina garden show was on last week in Zurich, and one of the big trends for this year is moss - it was everywhere, as ground cover, on rocks and on walls. The new company Cosmos, make moss b...

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My Survival Story - living, working and loving, post cancer diagnosis

My Survival Story - living, working and loving, post cancer diagnosis

Mid Morning Mix

  Cancer is a big part of Martin and Katarina's lives. Not wanting to live in what they call “a dying space” of pessimism around cancer, they decided to make a multi-media p...

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Health Matters: Severe food allergies (12 March 2019)

Health Matters: Severe food allergies (12 March 2019)

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Dr Michelle's last installment in her food allergy series, this time focusing on severe allergic reactions to food - otherwise known as anaphylaxis. Find out more at https://www.aha.ch

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Dig It! Ferns (11 March 2019)

Dig It! Ferns (11 March 2019)

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This week we are joining the delightful Elisabetta Cavrini of Garden Studio il giardiniere goloso, a garden design studio with a nursery based in Bologna https://www.gardenstudio.it/archivio-event...

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Gadget Guru - Huawei Mate X is the folding phone that wowed everyone

Gadget Guru - Huawei Mate X is the folding phone that wowed everyone

Gadget Guru

This one was a bit of a shocker! But what do you think of the pricetag?

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Health Matters: Dental Care (5 March 2019)

Health Matters: Dental Care (5 March 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinic about why he feels that when it comes to dental care, prevention is so important. Visit www.chd.swiss for more information.

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Dig It! Ticino Gardens (4 March 2019)

Dig It! Ticino Gardens (4 March 2019)

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This week we are in Ticino, visiting the glorious garden the Parco Botanico Gamborogno and the Vivaio Eisenhut, a nursery packed with fabulous camellias, azaleas, magnolias, as well as hardy citrus...

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Swisspats: Fasnacht in Lucerne

Swisspats: Fasnacht in Lucerne

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Carnival in Lucerne - 28th Feb to 6th March  Suzie tells us all about what we can see at the Fasnacht festival this year, including traditional parades and why Lucerne is special this year....

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McKay Interview: Andre Schneider, CEO of Geneva Airport

McKay Interview: Andre Schneider, CEO of Geneva Airport

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael McKay speaks to the new CEO of Geneva International Airport, Dr André Schneider. Geneva airport is one of the smallest and oldest international ai...

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Health Matters: Food Intolerance 3 (4 March 2019)

Health Matters: Food Intolerance 3 (4 March 2019)

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The next installment in Dr Michelle's series on food allergies and intolerances: gluten intolerance and Coeliac disease - what's the difference, how do you know if you have it and what should you do?

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Learn More: Easter IB revision programmes from Elite IB

Learn More: Easter IB revision programmes from Elite IB

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On this programme Tim Hoffman from Elite IB tells us how their Easter revision programme works and the importance of students being familiar with former examination papers. Find out more on www.eli...

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Learn More: How 2nd year IB Students should be studying

Learn More: How 2nd year IB Students should be studying

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In this show, Tim Hoffman from Elite IB - a specialized International Baccalaureate revision programme - looks at what second year IB students should be doing now to set them on the path for exam s...

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Learn More: How 1st year IB students should be studying

Learn More: How 1st year IB students should be studying

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In this show, Tim Hoffman from Elite IB - a specialized International Baccalaureate revision programme - looks at what first year IB students should be doing now to set them on the path for exam su...

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Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

Swiss Up!

  Fasnacht is the canival that takes place before the 40 days of fasting in the Christian calendar. Find out all about it's history, where the best carnivals are around Switzerland, and...

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Dig It: Rose Breeder David Austin (25 February 2019)

Dig It: Rose Breeder David Austin (25 February 2019)

Dig It!

This week we're celebrating the life of the British rose breeder, David Austin, who died last December, aged 92. His English Roses, hybrids with the best characteristics of old roses and modern ros...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

Swiss Up!

Today we spoke to Blaise Duboux about the link between the Fête des Vignerons and Lavaux, both UNESCO heritages. What advantages does this label bring and what does the Fête celebrate? ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

Swiss Up!

  We're looking at the Fêtes des Vignerons this week on Swiss Up! and today we're looking at Cantonal Days. Each canton represents the best of themselves, with their specific ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

Swiss Up!

    Over in Vevey, the Fête des Vignerons will be having a family festival! With over 60 food and beverage stands, it's one not to miss - find out all about it on today...

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Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

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Dig It!  Zurich Gessner Garden (19 February 2019)

Dig It! Zurich Gessner Garden (19 February 2019)

Dig It!

This week we are visiting the wonderful Gessner Garden in Zurich, in the company of Peter Enz, the Curator of the Botanic Garden of Zurich.

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Health Matters: Kids and the Dentist (20 February 2019)

Health Matters: Kids and the Dentist (20 February 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Kamila Iwanski from Dental Team Lucerne about being a dentist for kids and how she adapts her practice to make kids feel comfortable and relaxed during their teeth check-...

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Health Matters: Dental Phobia (18 February 2019)

Health Matters: Dental Phobia (18 February 2019)

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Dr Michelle visits Dental Team Lucerne and speaks with Dr Markus Schulte about dental fear and dental phobia and what his clinic proposes to help with that. To find out more, visit www.dental-team-...

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