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Health Matters: Asperger's Part 1 (14 May 2018)

Health Matters: Asperger's Part 1 (14 May 2018)

Health matters

In the first of 2 shows, Dr Michelle learns about Cassandra, a self-help group for spouses and partners of people with Asperger Syndrome (or high functioning autism) in Suisse Romande. In this show...

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Dig It! Insect Hotels (14 May 2018)

Dig It! Insect Hotels (14 May 2018)

Dig It!

La Découverte School in Mies has a vegetable patch and an insect hotel. We took a trip to meet some of the students and answer their questions about their insect visitors and their insect ho...

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Mid Morning Mix

Complexions Contemporary Ballet is the brainchild Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson in the 90s. Katt Cullen spoke to Desmond Richardson on the Mid Morning Mix ahead of their performance at the...

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The Maison de Tara hospice are looking for volunteers

The Maison de Tara hospice are looking for volunteers

Mid Morning Mix

Daphne Fresle and Rosita Haddad came in to talk about end of life care at the Maison de Tara in Chêne-Bougeries in the Canton of Geneva. They're always looking for volunteers at the hospi...

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McKay Interview: Miss Helvetia (14 May 2018)

McKay Interview: Miss Helvetia (14 May 2018)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay examines that most Swiss of musical expressions - yodeling. He speaks to Miss Helvetia, otherwise known as Barbara Klossner. She explains that yodeling can be heard in many ...

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Dig It Bamboo 7 May 2018

Dig It Bamboo 7 May 2018

Dig It!

There are lots of bamboos on the market, suitable for all kind of situations. This week's show mentions Phyllostachys aureosulcata, a golden-stemmed bamboo that grows to about 6m, and also Phyl...

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Kids In Mind: Cancer Support (3 May 2018)

Kids In Mind: Cancer Support (3 May 2018)

Kids in Mind

ESCA cancer support is a voluntary run group,to help english pseaking people in the Geneva/Vaud region who have been affected by cancer. In this show, Dr Rebecca Weber talks to ESCA counselor Rayn...

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McKay Interview: Professor Manfred Nowak (30 April 2018)

McKay Interview: Professor Manfred Nowak (30 April 2018)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay's guest is Manfred Nowak, Professor of International Human Rights at the University of Vienna, former judge at the Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Herzegovina and i...

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Dig It! Spirulina (30 April 2018)

Dig It! Spirulina (30 April 2018)

Dig It!

Spirulina is a unique "super-food", providing most of our daily nutritional requirements, and yet is probably the oldest food source on earth. Find out how the growers at SwissMade Spiruline are gr...

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Graphic Novel Writer Yves Sente on comics, egos and collaborations

Graphic Novel Writer Yves Sente on comics, egos and collaborations

Mid Morning Mix

Yves Sente is painfully honest. He knows you have to have a certain amount of ego to write and be creative, to "want to show the world what's inside your head",  but he ackn...

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Swiss Scrabble Open

Swiss Scrabble Open

The Breakfast Show

Are you a keen Scrabble player - or do you want to learn? There are weekly meetings in Geneva and plans to open more Scrabble clubs (all in English!) throughout the country. If you think you'...

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World Malaria Day 2018

World Malaria Day 2018

The Breakfast Show

Today is World Malaria Day, and Xenya Scanlon from the Partnership to End Malaria came into the studio to talk to Mark Butcher about the fight against malaria - and the successes to come. Including...

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What's on at the UN? Salon du Livre / Geneva Book Fair.

What's on at the UN? Salon du Livre / Geneva Book Fair.

UN Roundup

This week the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty of the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons meet at the Palais des Nations. Also, the Committee Agai...

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Learn More! Homework (26 March 2018)

Learn More! Homework (26 March 2018)

Learn More

This week, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont explains how many schools are taking a new approach to homework - and that it may not be done at home at all.

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Dig It! Jardin Botanique de Genève (23 April 2018)

Dig It! Jardin Botanique de Genève (23 April 2018)

Dig It!

This week Dig It is taking a trip to the Botanic Gardens of Geneva, and Patrick Bungener, one of the researchers for a new exhibition, tells us all about the life of Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, o...

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Health Matters: Sprains (17 April 2018)

Health Matters: Sprains (17 April 2018)

Health matters

Spring is definitely in the air - time to get your running or hiking shoes out? Dr Michelle discusses the First Aid for sprains and strains just in case....

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Dig It! Smoothie (16 April 2018)

Dig It! Smoothie (16 April 2018)

Dig It!

You can Grow Your Own Smoothies! Go for the easy plants that grow well like in Switzerland, like spinach, raspberries or strawberries and you'll have plenty for your smoothies and salads all summer...

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Gadget Guru - Hackathon recap

Gadget Guru - Hackathon recap

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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McKay Interview: Serge Dal Busco, Geneva Finance Minister(16 April 2018)

McKay Interview: Serge Dal Busco, Geneva Finance Minister(16 April 2018)

The McKay Interview

This week's McKay interview is with the Geneva Finance Minister, Serge Dal Busco. Mr Dal Busco is a member of a member of Le Parti démocrate-chrétien, that’s Christian-Democ...

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Dig It! SmoothieS (16 April 2018)

Dig It! SmoothieS (16 April 2018)

Dig It!

You can Grow Your Own Smoothies! Go for the easy plants that grow well like in Switzerland, like spinach, raspberries or strawberries and you'll have plenty for your smoothies and salads all summer...

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Health Matters: Fainting (10 April 2018)

Health Matters: Fainting (10 April 2018)

Health matters

Dr Michelle explains all about fainting - what causes it, what First Aid you should carry out and when fainting needs further investigation.

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Dig It! Lavender (9 April 2018)

Dig It! Lavender (9 April 2018)

Dig It!

With temperatures slowly increasing, gardeners are starting to think about summer-flowering plants for their gardens and terraces. I'd choose a lavender plant, you can cut and dry the flower heads ...

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Plane Talk - Transporting Medical specimens

Plane Talk - Transporting Medical specimens

Plane Talk

Medical testing is essential to understanding disease; for prevention and cure. It's a topic that those who work at the World Health Organisation in Geneva may have to deal with in particular. Bu...

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Geneva's Major Urban Projects

Geneva's Major Urban Projects

Mid Morning Mix

Geneva is a great place to live and work, but some may find that housing and transportation have been a challenge! So what is Geneva doing about it? Vincent Lusser, from the Departement of ...

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