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Business Insight: Brigitte Lawler (24 September 2018)

Business Insight: Brigitte Lawler (24 September 2018)

Business Insight

On this show, we speak to Brigitte Lawler who has set up her own consultancy business - Legend Consulting. With the tag line, Humanity through Technology, Brigitte works with companies to improve w...

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Business Insight: Philippe Erard (17 September 2018)

Business Insight: Philippe Erard (17 September 2018)

Business Insight

On this week's show, Philippe Erard talks about setting up his company, Digital Convergence Solutions. he advises businesses on their IT needs and makes sure all technology in integrated and fu...

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Business Insight: Niamh McIntyre (10 September 2018)

Business Insight: Niamh McIntyre (10 September 2018)

Business Insight

Today we speak Niamh McIntyre who's set up a nutrition and health consultancy for mothers in Neuchatel 3 years ago. Niamh says she found she could have done with such a service when she became ...

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Business Insight: James Moffat (3 September 2018)

Business Insight: James Moffat (3 September 2018)

Business Insight

Today we talk to James Moffat who works to help small, mainly English speaking, companies in Switzerland to increase and improve their visibility in the market place. You can find out more on James...

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Swiss Up! Modern Switzerland's 170 year birthday

Swiss Up! Modern Switzerland's 170 year birthday

Swiss Up!

Today, September 12th, is modern Switzerland's birthday. It marks the time the current constitution took effect - turning the country from a genuine confederation to a federated state. Dario looks ...

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Swiss Up! Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Swiss Up! Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Swiss Up!

Today Dario looks at the life and influence of the Geneva born philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He often upset authorities in Geneva and France - but did a great deal in promoting Switzerland.

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Health Matters: Suicide Prevention day (11 September 2018)

Health Matters: Suicide Prevention day (11 September 2018)

Health matters

10th September every year marks World Suicide Prevention Day. This week, Dr Michelle discusses some statistics highlighting the work still needed around suicide prevention plus explains about a new...

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Whats on at the UN? Michelle Bachelet - a spokesperson for the voiceless

Whats on at the UN? Michelle Bachelet - a spokesperson for the voiceless

UN Roundup

New UN Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet insisted that she would be a spokesperson for the voiceless – those who had suffered “centuries of prejudice and discrimination” - women, the peoples of ...

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Swiss Up! Zurich Knabenschiessen - a very Swiss festival

Swiss Up! Zurich Knabenschiessen - a very Swiss festival

Swiss Up!

Every year a major folk festival is held in Zurich called 'Knabenschiessen' or Boy's Shooting. It dates back to the 16th Century - and now girls can participate too. On today's Swis...

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Dig It! Plants For Autumn (10 September 2018)

Dig It! Plants For Autumn (10 September 2018)

Dig It!

With thousands of new plants to be launched every year, it can be difficult to choose which ones to plant in your garden. Peter van Rijssen from Plantipp has a good eye for a good plant, and this y...

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ART SEEN - Blown glass bricks

ART SEEN - Blown glass bricks

ART SEEN

  FALCONNIER BLOWN GLASS BRICKS:  HOW A SWISS ARCHITECT'S DREAM CONQUERED THE WORLD Uli Van Neyghem takes a look at 'Un rêve d'architecte' / 'An Architect...

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Swiss Up! - Travelling Communities in Switzerland

Swiss Up! - Travelling Communities in Switzerland

Swiss Up!

  Roma, Sinti and Yenish people - how much do you know about travelling communities in Switzerland? Today Dario explains the differences between the three groups, their history in the count...

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Mid Morning Market - Hug Willisauer Ring Cookies

Mid Morning Market - Hug Willisauer Ring Cookies

Mid Morning Mix

  Dario and Katt try the Williauer Ringli cookies on air...

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Swiss Up! The dangers of whistle-blowing in Switzerland (5 September 2018)

Swiss Up! The dangers of whistle-blowing in Switzerland (5 September 2018)

Swiss Up!

Switzerland has a poor record of protection those who report unethical or wrongdoing . Dario looks at the biggest cases, how laws to protect whistleblowers are bogged down and how one ongoing case ...

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Swiss Up! Hiking in Switzerland (4 September 2018)

Swiss Up! Hiking in Switzerland (4 September 2018)

Swiss Up!

Did you know there are enough hiking trails in Switzerland to walk across the world. Today Dario looks at hiking in the Alps, mountain huts and how important the past time is to the Swiss economy.

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Health Matters: Echo 112 app (4 September 2018)

Health Matters: Echo 112 app (4 September 2018)

Health matters

Dr Michelle reminds us about a potentially life-saving App that takes the pressure out of remembering the emergency services numbers and transmits your exact location to them. Find out more about t...

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Whats On At The UN? - Syria & Yemen talks and WHO fitness report

Whats On At The UN? - Syria & Yemen talks and WHO fitness report

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson gives us a round up on the Yemen talks due to start this week, the Syria talks starting next week, including Steffan de Mistura's words of warning about any attack on I...

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Swiss Up - 20 years since SR111 crash (3 September 2018)

Swiss Up - 20 years since SR111 crash (3 September 2018)

Swiss Up!

It's 20 years since the Swissair flight, SR111, from New York to Geneva crashed, killing 229 people. The crash shocked the country, especially Geneva. The flight was nicknamed 'the UN shutt...

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Dig It! Plants for students (3 September 2018)

Dig It! Plants for students (3 September 2018)

Dig It!

With lots of students off to college this autumn, perhaps a plant might make them feel more at home? The American Horticultural Therapy Association have shown that having plants in your immediate e...

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McKay Interview: Dame Stephanie Shirley. Philanthropist, IT pioneer and business leader

McKay Interview: Dame Stephanie Shirley. Philanthropist, IT pioneer and business leader

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael talks to Dame Stephanie 'Steve' Shirley who set up a software company in 1959, she's a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fello...

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Swiss Up! Not Switzerland but Liechtenstein

Swiss Up! Not Switzerland but Liechtenstein

Swiss Up!

Today Dario decides not to talk about Switzerland - but Liechtenstein. The small independent principality which sits between Switzerland and Austria. But the small statelet has very close links wit...

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Intersoccer - After school & Autumn holiday camps for kids

Intersoccer - After school & Autumn holiday camps for kids

Mid Morning Mix

Katt speaks to Steve Long from Intersoccer about the kid's clubs they're offering this Autumn; both after school throughout the upcoming Autumn holiday. Steve also tells us h...

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Swiss UP! Record breaking women pilots

Swiss UP! Record breaking women pilots

Swiss Up!

Following on from Switzerland's aviation history - there's also some women record breaking fliers, including the highest and the first. But then how the wars thwarted more women to make the...

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Swiss Up! Rich history of Swiss aviation

Swiss Up! Rich history of Swiss aviation

Swiss Up!

The most natural pilot in the world could have been a young Swiss man and the rich history of aviation in Switzerland - why were the first aviators all French speaking? Dario has the answers.

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