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Swiss Up: Thanksgiving in Switzerland (24 November 2020)

Swiss Up: Thanksgiving in Switzerland (24 November 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up!, Dario looks at Thanksgiving in Switzerland. While a family get-together is not a Swiss tradition - there are several different events which celebrate the harvest at this t...

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Health Matters: Movember and Men's Mental Health (24 November 2020)

Health Matters: Movember and Men's Mental Health (24 November 2020)

Health matters

How are you wearing your mask this Movember? Dr Michelle chats to Movember Switzerland rep Scott Poynton about why men struggle to open up about their mental health and the ALEC framework for menta...

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Learn More: The IIL as an Eco School (23 November 2020)

Learn More: The IIL as an Eco School (23 November 2020)

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. The move to a greener lifestyle is also affecting schools. The Institut International de Lancy is no exception – and is working to earn ...

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McKay Interview: Tatiana Valovaya UN DG in Geneva (23 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Tatiana Valovaya UN DG in Geneva (23 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael talks to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Tatiana Valovaya. She discusses the future of the UN in Geneva, how the pandemic...

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Health Matters: Rapid Testing (19 November 2020)

Health Matters: Rapid Testing (19 November 2020)

Health matters

Rapid COVID testing is now available in Switzerland. Dr Michelle explains how this works and when it may be offered to you. Find out more about COVID testing on the Federal Office of Public Health ...

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Swiss Up Responsible Business Initiative (18 November 2020)

Swiss Up Responsible Business Initiative (18 November 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario takes a look at the upcoming vote on the Responsible Business Initiative. Campaigners have been fighting for this law since 2015 and want to hold all Swiss companie...

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Sky's The Limit: Club Med Samoens

Sky's The Limit: Club Med Samoens

The Sky’s the Limit

On this edition of Sky's The Limit - we look at the Club Med resort at Grand Massif Samoens.

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Learn More: Humanitarian Projects at IIL

Learn More: Humanitarian Projects at IIL

Learn More

Geneva is a humanitarian centre – and it’s also one of the world’s richest cities. At the Institut International de Lancy the school believes it’s important to make sure the children build empathy ...

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Arnaud Jolif from MyStore.ch on deals and food

Arnaud Jolif from MyStore.ch on deals and food

The Breakfast Show

Arnaud Jolif from My Store.ch talks to Mark and Katt about the deals available online - with a different exclusive bargain every day - and now for those living in either Geneva or Zurich, how you c...

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Health Matters: Movember Challenges(10 November 2020)

Health Matters: Movember Challenges(10 November 2020)

Health matters

In this Health Matters, Dr Michelle is talking Blokes and Black Dogs and Movember challenges with Carl Wahlers. Support Carl’s personal Movember challenge here: https://ch.movember.com/en/team/2324...

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Swiss Up! Anti - Arms Investment initiative (10 Nov 2020)

Swiss Up! Anti - Arms Investment initiative (10 Nov 2020)

Swiss Up!

On the 29th November voters will decide if companies involved with the arms industry should not benefit from public investments -such as the government, the Swiss National Bank, foundations and pe...

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McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Lorenzo Stoll, Director-General of SWISS International Airlines for the Suisse Romande. The pandemic has meant major disruptions to airlines around the world du...

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Learn More:  Getting a good START - at school

Learn More: Getting a good START - at school

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. Getting a good start to an education is vital, and the Institut International de Lancy in Geneva makes sure that even the very young are fully en...

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Swiss Up: Geneva politician Pierre Maudet (3 November 2020)

Swiss Up: Geneva politician Pierre Maudet (3 November 2020)

Swiss Up!

The once high flying Geneva politician Pierre Maudet has been struggling to relaunch his career for years after he accepted a ride on a private jet. Dario looks at how the mighty have fallen - a...

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Learn More: Language Policy for Bilingual Children (2 November 2020)

Learn More: Language Policy for Bilingual Children (2 November 2020)

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. In the multi-lingual environment we all live in, finding the right school for your child is an important decision. If your child already speaks F...

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McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay speaks with Professor Jovan Kurbalija. He is prominent in many important circles in Geneva, in Switzerland and internationally. He is the Founding Director of DiploFoundation and the ...

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Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

Health matters

Twindemic’ – together against the flu! With National Flu Vaccination Day on 6th November 2020, Dr Michelle discusses who should be vaccinated and where you can get your flu vaccine. ...

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Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

Geneva’s influence around the world stretches back hundreds of years. A new exhibition called ‘Calvin in America’ at the Reformation Geneva shows how the reformers strong opinion ...

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Plane Talk - Where are all the planes ?

Plane Talk - Where are all the planes ?

Plane Talk

The skies are clear. International aviation is down to just 20% of its pre-pandemic levels. So... where are all the planes? Chaitan Jain has an answer ...

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Swiss Up! New CO2 Law (27 Oct 2020)

Swiss Up! New CO2 Law (27 Oct 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! the new CO2 law hopes Switzerland will be able to keep to its greenhouse gas emissions targets - as laid out in the Paris Agreement. But not everyone is happy - on both sid...

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Learn More: One to One iPad learning (26 October 2020)

Learn More: One to One iPad learning (26 October 2020)

Learn More

On this week’s show, we’re looking at how the Institute International de Lancy in Geneva’s One to One iPad learning programme meant the school was able to quickly adapt when the l...

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Health Matters: Long Covid (22 October 2020)

Health Matters: Long Covid (22 October 2020)

Health matters

It is becoming evident that a proportion of people are experiencing longer-term symptoms after having tested positive for COVID-19. In this episode, Dr Michelle discusses what we know so far about ...

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Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, we take a look at the HUG, or Geneva's University Hospital. It's the largest hospital in the country, with a world renowned research programme, was at the foref...

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Stop unwanted paper junk mail - and save the planet - EcolAds

Stop unwanted paper junk mail - and save the planet - EcolAds

The Breakfast Show

A modern-day scourge for many is the large amount on unsolicited junk mail we get in our letter boxes. Flyers from supermarkets, bargains from the local electrical shop and much more. Maybe –...

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