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McKay Interview: Conservationist Linda Tucker (11 June 2018)

McKay Interview: Conservationist Linda Tucker (11 June 2018)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Linda Tucker, the founder of the Global White Lion Protection Trust and writes about leadership and conservation. www.lindatuckerfoundation.org

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Whats on at the UN? "We're at breaking point" - UN Syria Coordinator

Whats on at the UN? "We're at breaking point" - UN Syria Coordinator

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN gives us more details on the crisis in Syria as the UN Regional  Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, Panos Moumtzis, says that they're “at ...

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Swiss Up! - How does the Swiss democratic process work?

Swiss Up! - How does the Swiss democratic process work?

Swiss Up!

You probably know that the Swiss are called to vote on many different issues several times a year. But how exactly does it work? Who decides what get's voted on and what are the shortcomings of...

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FILM NUT - Oceans 8, On Chesil Beach

FILM NUT - Oceans 8, On Chesil Beach

Film Nut

First aired: 25 June 2018 Swiss releases: 27/28 June 2018

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Brexit - how it will be good for the UK

Brexit - how it will be good for the UK

The Breakfast Show

On Thursday the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Geneva hosted a major debate surrounding Brexit. In addition to business leaders from Credit Suisse and Dow Chemicals, who expressed concern on ...

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Plane Talk - Paying into a bankruptcy fund

Plane Talk - Paying into a bankruptcy fund

Plane Talk

Creating a kitty that every passenger pays into. Would it work? IATA finds a few flaws in this plan. Chaitan Jain from IATA explains...

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Swiss Up! - Enclaves and exclaves

Swiss Up! - Enclaves and exclaves

Swiss Up!

  Did you know that there is a German and an Italian village both of which are completely surrounded by Swiss territory? These Swiss enclaves have existed for hundreds of years. Figure out ...

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Swiss Up! - Landlocked and still sailing

Swiss Up! - Landlocked and still sailing

Swiss Up!

Switzerland is famously landlocked... and yet a lot of people are sailing and the biggest regatta in the world on a lake is also held here, in Geneva. Figure it all out in today's edition of Swiss...

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Kids in Mind: Emotions of Learning

Kids in Mind: Emotions of Learning

Kids in Mind

What are the emotions at school? For the kids, parents and the teachers?

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Health Matters: Nosebleeds (5 June 2018)

Health Matters: Nosebleeds (5 June 2018)

Health matters

Dr Michelle reminds us about the First Aid for nosebleeds, with a particular focus on nosebleeds in children and what to do about recurrent nosebleeds.

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Dig It! Good and Bad Bugs (4 June 2018)

Dig It! Good and Bad Bugs (4 June 2018)

Dig It!

This week's show is all about bugs - helpful bugs like bees, hoverflies, ladybirds and lacewings, and unhelpful bugs like ahpids. Bees like nectar-rich plants like borage, sunflowers or wildflowers...

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Roderick Abbott - Trade Specialist on Brexit

Roderick Abbott - Trade Specialist on Brexit

The Breakfast Show

Roderick Abbott from the European Centre for International Political Economy is a senior advisor on trade policy and worked at the WTO and 30 years working on trade policy at the European Commissio...

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Swiss Up! - Albert Einstein and his Swiss passport

Swiss Up! - Albert Einstein and his Swiss passport

Swiss Up!

Albert Einstein was German... and Swiss... and also American. The situation of his nationality was a bit complicated. What is for certain however, is that he got his higher education in Switzerland...

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Swiss Up! - Ferdinand Hodler

Swiss Up! - Ferdinand Hodler

Swiss Up!

Image: Ferdinand Hodler. Self-portrait. Public Domain.

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FILM NUT - Jurassic World; Fallen Kingdom (3D), Book Club

FILM NUT - Jurassic World; Fallen Kingdom (3D), Book Club

Film Nut

Katt and Kerre do their best dinosaur impressions and reveal a little too much (or not enough) about their feelings towards Jeff Goldblum. 

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Swiss Up! - Swiss emigration

Swiss Up! - Swiss emigration

Swiss Up!

Switzerland has not always been a country where people emigrated to. In past centuries hundreds of thousands of Swiss people left the country to try their luck elsewhere. Why did they go? Where did...

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Swiss Up! - Mr Tobler used torrone to make Toblerone

Swiss Up! - Mr Tobler used torrone to make Toblerone

The Breakfast Show

Learn all about Switzerland's most iconic chocolate; the two origin stories of it's shape and what it has to do with a Swiss military defence line!    

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Swiss Up! - Glaciers are retreating

Swiss Up! - Glaciers are retreating

Swiss Up!

Swiss Glaciers are the countries water reserves. They are not only important for tourism but also for agriculture and water in the tap for many. So what is done to prevent them form disappearing? A...

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Swiss Up! - The Swiss Merchant Navy

Swiss Up! - The Swiss Merchant Navy

Swiss Up!

Dario talks about the Swiss Merchant Navy; how many boats, why Switzerland needs a fleet and what are the pros and cons of shipping companies flying the Swiss flag.

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Health Matters: Male Support (29 May 2018)

Health Matters: Male Support (29 May 2018)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks to Carl Wahlers who has set up a local peer support group for men encouraging them to talk about issues they are facing in life. Find out more at https://www.blokesandblackdog...

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Dig It! What's Coming Up (28 May 2018)

Dig It! What's Coming Up (28 May 2018)

Dig It!

This year's Chelsea Flower Show was a sunny and joyful edition, and if it's left you wanting more, and maybe even to get a ticket for yourself, there are a few more Royal Horticultural Society Show...

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McKay Interview: Dr David Young, Oxford Analytica (28 May 2018)

McKay Interview: Dr David Young, Oxford Analytica (28 May 2018)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest founded a company which describes its field of specialisation as providing just that: strategic analysis of world events. This company’s founding dates back 43 years...

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Dig It! Questions (21 May 2018)

Dig It! Questions (21 May 2018)

Dig It!

The students at La Découverte in Mies are back for a second week, this time with lots of questions about their veggie patch. School gardens are a great way to get kids gardening, and the evidence s...

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Gadget Guru - Elon Musk's Hyperloop idea

Gadget Guru - Elon Musk's Hyperloop idea

Gadget Guru

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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