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Swiss Up! The story of Henri Nestlé

Swiss Up! The story of Henri Nestlé

Swiss Up!

Henri Nestlé started what is now the world's largest food company. Nestlé is still based in Vevey where Henri decided to settle down after travelling throughout Europe - no one is...

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Learn More: Extra-Curricula Activities (24 September 2018)

Learn More: Extra-Curricula Activities (24 September 2018)

Learn More

Today Sean Power from the Institut Florimont on how and why schools place a high value on what kids can do outside the classroom - extra-curricula activities. Good decisions here can make a differe...

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Learn More: The Modern School (17 September 2018)

Learn More: The Modern School (17 September 2018)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont looks at how parents should choose the best school for their child - and the grown-ups need to understand that schools today are ve...

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Business Inisght: Dominique Ben Dhaou, Career Advice (8 October 2018)

Business Inisght: Dominique Ben Dhaou, Career Advice (8 October 2018)

Business Insight

On this edition of Business Insight - how to change your career. Dominique Ben Dhaou has ideas on what to do if you want to change direction completely - or you want to make sure you don't miss...

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Business Insight: Dominique Ben Dhaou, Business Development Specialist (1 October 2018)

Business Insight: Dominique Ben Dhaou, Business Development Specialist (1 October 2018)

Business Insight

On this edition of Business Insight we speak to business consultant Dominique Ben Dhaou. She helps companies improve processes and boosts revenue. You can contact Dominque through her website - htt...

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Learn More:  School Choice (10 September 2018)

Learn More: School Choice (10 September 2018)

Learn More

Today Sean Power from the Institut Florimont looks at what schools parents choose. Is it right to say that expats tend to choose private schools? Not so, says Sean.

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Kids In Mind: Emotions 3 (September 20 2018)

Kids In Mind: Emotions 3 (September 20 2018)

Kids in Mind

This week Dr Rebecca Weber looks at emotions - are they just a fact of life and we should just get on with it!

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Learn More:  Starting School (3 September 2018)

Learn More: Starting School (3 September 2018)

Learn More

On this week's show, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks the specific challenges schools can have at the beginning of the academic year.

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Kids In Mind: Emotions 2 (Sept 13 2018)

Kids In Mind: Emotions 2 (Sept 13 2018)

Kids in Mind

This week Dr Rebecca Webber - looks at frustration and how it affects kids and how should adults react.

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Dig It! Alternatives to an evergreen hedge (24 September 2018)

Dig It! Alternatives to an evergreen hedge (24 September 2018)

Dig It!

If your evergreen hedge has suffered a bit this summer and you're thinking about an alternative, maybe a hedge made of perennials is the solution. Nils Honetschläger of the Grüental site of the ZHA...

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Swiss Up! The army in Kosovo

Swiss Up! The army in Kosovo

Swiss Up!

On Swiss Up! today, Dario explains how the Swiss army keeps the peace in Kosovo and why Swiss peacekeepers are broadly welcomed.

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Swiss Up! This weekend's votes examined

Swiss Up! This weekend's votes examined

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up! Dario looks at this weekend's votes. Food and farms are top of the agenda - although polls suggest they will fail. Also, the federal government will be taking a stronge...

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Mid Morning Market - Engadine Nut Pie

Mid Morning Market - Engadine Nut Pie

Mid Morning Mix

Engadine is located in the canton of Graubünden. Here you can find the Eastern Swiss Alps, Switzerland's forth official language romansh and the Engadine Nut Pie. Dario tells Ka...

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Swiss Up! - Spies-infested Switzerland

Swiss Up! - Spies-infested Switzerland

Swiss Up!

    Switzerland is a 'hotbed' of spies... but why? Listen to Dario on Swiss Up! today discussing what attracts international spies to the country and what we can assume that...

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Swiss Up! Switzerland's modern borders

Swiss Up! Switzerland's modern borders

Swiss Up!

Today Dario looks at the Swiss borders and how they were established in 1815. They also need occasional updating!

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Gadget Guru - The latest from Apple

Gadget Guru - The latest from Apple

Gadget Guru

Last week was a biggy for techies everywhere. Each September Apple release their new iPhone. Were there any controversies this year? Do we really need a bigger screen? Does the new technology com...

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Swiss Up! The Swiss Education System

Swiss Up! The Swiss Education System

Swiss Up!

Today Dario explains the highly respected Swiss education system with its close links to industry through apprenticeships. It's believed the system is the reason youth unemployment is very low.

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What's on at the UN? Investigator Françoise Hampton explains worrying developments in Burundi

What's on at the UN? Investigator Françoise Hampton explains worrying developments in Burundi

UN Roundup

Image: Françoise Hampton, Member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi briefs the press, Palais des Nations. 5 September 2018. Photo by Violaine Martin Used with the permission ...

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McKay Interview: British restaurateur in Paris: Oliver Woodhead (17 September 2018)

McKay Interview: British restaurateur in Paris: Oliver Woodhead (17 September 2018)

The McKay Interview

On this McKay Interview, Michael talks to Briton, Oliver Woodhead,who's made a name for himself by cooking for the most discerning of customers - the Parisians. https://lefooding.com/en/re...

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Swiss Up! The fourth language - Romansch

Swiss Up! The fourth language - Romansch

Swiss Up!

Today Dario looks at Switzerland's fourth language - Romansh (other spellings are also applicable). There are between 30-60,000 speakers in canton Graubunden. Although it is classed as a Swiss ...

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Dig It! Chateau de Gruyères (17 September 2018)

Dig It! Chateau de Gruyères (17 September 2018)

Dig It!

In my travels all around Switzerland this summer, researching for a book, I've been able to visit some marvellous, magical gardens, and the garden in the Chateau de Gruyères is one of my...

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Swiss Up! Landsgemeinde - bring your swords!

Swiss Up! Landsgemeinde - bring your swords!

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the very traditional Landsgemeinde. Now only in cantons Glarus and Appenzell Innerrhodes, it's when the townspeople meet in the main square and make new laws. Wo...

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Mid Morning Market - Fizzy Gazzosa al Limone

Mid Morning Market - Fizzy Gazzosa al Limone

Mid Morning Mix

Dario and Katt try the Fizzy Gazzosa al Limone (a Ticino speciality) on air...

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Swiss Up! Why Switzerland is home to drones!

Swiss Up! Why Switzerland is home to drones!

Swiss Up!

Switzerland is a great place to have a drone: light regulation and plenty of companies developing new drone technologies. In fact, drones are a boost to the economy.

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