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Dig It! Get your Mojo with berries (20 January 2020)

Dig It! Get your Mojo with berries (20 January 2020)

Dig It!

With advances in breeding and development, it's getting easier and easier to fit a berrying plant or two into your garden. This week, Peter van Rjjssen from Plantipp https://www.plantipp.eu/en/Plan...

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McKay Interview: Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO Oxfam GB

McKay Interview: Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO Oxfam GB

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Danny Sriskandarajah, head of the charity Oxfam. This major organisation was in the headlines two years ago amid claims of serious sexual m...

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Black Movie is back for 2020

Black Movie is back for 2020

Mid Morning Mix

Black Movie International Independent Film Festival takes place this 17-26 January 2020 in Geneva. 

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Health Matters: January Blues (15 January 2020)

Health Matters: January Blues (15 January 2020)

Health matters

Is it the January blues or could it be depression? Dr Michelle explains the difference between the two and that depression is much more common than you may think. To learn more about the symptoms o...

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Gadget Guru - Korg Wavestate Synthesizer

Gadget Guru - Korg Wavestate Synthesizer

Gadget Guru

More from Korg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wa3STYcrFAc

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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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Learn More: Young Entrepreneurs at Florimont (13 January 2020)

Learn More: Young Entrepreneurs at Florimont (13 January 2020)

Learn More

In this week's show, Mark Butcher is speaking to Catherine de Clerck. Vice President of the parents association at the Institut Florimont in Geneva. Catherine oversees the Young Entrepreneur...

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Dig It! Moss (13 January 2020)

Dig It! Moss (13 January 2020)

Dig It!

Moss can be a divisive subject among gardeners, but Erica Nordstrom's new book, titled "Moss - Discover. Gather. Grow. From forest to garden: a guide to the hidden world of moss" might help to pers...

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Gadget Guru - Swanky trash cans

Gadget Guru - Swanky trash cans

Gadget Guru

Just a load of rubbish...

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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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Learn More: Cognitive Sciences for Better Learning(6 January 2020)

Learn More: Cognitive Sciences for Better Learning(6 January 2020)

Learn More

On this week's edition of Learn More, the Director General of the Insitut Florimont in Geneva, Sean Power, is talking about a new technique which maximizes teaching effectiveness.

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McKay Interview: The International Centre for Earth Simulation Conference

McKay Interview: The International Centre for Earth Simulation Conference

The McKay Interview

Every two years Geneva hosts the International Centre for Earth Simulation conference. It’s a gathering of top scientists, business leaders and NGOs all focused on saving the planet and how t...

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Dig It! Choosing an indoor tree

Dig It! Choosing an indoor tree

Dig It!

Choosing a tree for an indoor space is a real challenge. Hervé from the International School of Lausanne would like to find a tree for their entrance hall. Have a listen to hear the suggesti...

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Health Matters: What3Words app (18 December 2019)

Health Matters: What3Words app (18 December 2019)

Health matters

Tell others where you are: Dr Michelle explains about the what3words App - a global addressing system that makes it simple for users to communicate their exact location to others. Find out more at ...

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Health Matters: Children's teeth (7 January 2020)

Health Matters: Children's teeth (7 January 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle is talking teeth again with the team from Dental Hygiene Clinics. This time, how to take care of your child's teeth with dental hygienist Aurelie. Find out more at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Learn More: The importance of girls' education (16 December 2019)

Learn More: The importance of girls' education (16 December 2019)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More we look at the importance of educating girls. Noha Benani is originally from Morocco and is now a physics teacher at the Institut Florimont in Geneva. From a young age sh...

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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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Dig It! Christmas Tree Alternatives (16 December 2019)

Dig It! Christmas Tree Alternatives (16 December 2019)

Dig It!

There are lots of great alternatives to buying a Christmas tree, and Barbara Erkelens of Koninstuin https://koningstuin.com/producten/products has some great suggestions for dwarf conifers and othe...

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Health Matters: Restart Heart (10 December 2019)

Health Matters: Restart Heart (10 December 2019)

Health matters

What should you do if you are alone and are having a heart attack? Is cough CPR an option? Dr Michelle debunks some myths in this week's Health Matters.

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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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Learn More: Maintaining educational quality (9 December 2019)

Learn More: Maintaining educational quality (9 December 2019)

Learn More

Parents will always want to know their children are getting the best education possible. The Institut Florimont in Geneva has someone who's job it is to make sure the teaching is the best it can be...

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Dig It! Seeds (9 December 2019)

Dig It! Seeds (9 December 2019)

Dig It!

Welcome to the wonderful world of seeds! With a magnificent new book "The Book of Seeds" published by Ivy Press, lots of suggestions for easy seeds to grow in your garden, there's ple...

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Christmas in Carouge

Christmas in Carouge

The Breakfast Show

A simple way to get into the Christmas spirit is to get into Carouge. The city next to Geneva has gone the extra mile to make sure it's a magical experience. Spectacular light displays, markets...

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