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Learn More:  Building Character (24 April 2018)

Learn More: Building Character (24 April 2018)

Learn More

On this week’s edition of Learn More, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont looks at the importance of building character.

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Learn More: STEM subjects (16 April 2018)

Learn More: STEM subjects (16 April 2018)

Learn More

On this week’s edition of Learn More, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont looks at how STEM subjects are covered - Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths

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Learn More:  The Importance of Nursery Education (2 April 2018)

Learn More: The Importance of Nursery Education (2 April 2018)

Learn More

On this week’s edition of Learn More, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont looks at the importance of nursery education.

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Health Matters: Ticks 1 (13 June 2018)

Health Matters: Ticks 1 (13 June 2018)

Health matters

The first of 3 shows about ticks in Switzerland and neighbouring France. This week, Dr Michelle explains about Lyme disease - an infection that can be passed on by ticks.

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Ronnie Schneider - former manager of The Rolling Stones

Ronnie Schneider - former manager of The Rolling Stones

The Breakfast Show

'Out of our Heads' - Ronnie Schneider's book telling the story of his life with The Rolling Stones, the Beatles and other big names is out now on Amazon.     

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Swiss Up! - Europe's last witch

Swiss Up! - Europe's last witch

Swiss Up!

On this day in 1782 Europe's last witch was executed in the canton of Glarus in Switzerland. But why? What did she do and what were the consequences? Figure it all out in today's Edition of Swiss ...

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Swiss Up! - Where's your nearest bunker?

Swiss Up! - Where's your nearest bunker?

Swiss Up!

Switzerland is obsessed with bunker building for it's citizens. It all started in the 60s during the cold war but to this day many new buildings come with bunkers in the cellar. There was even ...

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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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