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Discover watchmaking with Zenith

Discover watchmaking with Zenith

The Breakfast Show

For years watch makers have been very secretive about their profession – much to the frustration of many watch fans and tourist offices. But now there’s more competition for watches as ...

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Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

Health matters

It's time to talk teeth again - Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinics about why we shouldn't be scared of dentists anymore. Find out more at chd.swiss

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Dig It! Oaks and climate change (2 December 2019)

Dig It! Oaks and climate change (2 December 2019)

Dig It!

Peter Brang, senior scientists at the federal research institute for forests, snow and landscape www.wsl.ch is our guest on Dig It! this week, talking about why oaks could be the climate change win...

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Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

Specialist underwear for breast cancer in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

Most of us will almost certainly know someone - friends or family - fighting against breast cancer. And it can be quite a daunting prospect, having treatment in a foreign country, a different la...

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Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally  (2 December 2019)

Learn More: Schools should practice what they preach environmentally (2 December 2019)

Learn More

On this week’s show I’m talking to Catherine de Clerck who’s one of two Vice presidents of the Parents association at Florimont. The school – and the students, perhaps mo...

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Health Matters: Rega App  (26 November 2019)

Health Matters: Rega App (26 November 2019)

Health matters

In time for the snowsports season, Dr Michelle discusses updates to the Rega smartphone App with some great new features to help the air rescue services locate you more easily in a time of need. Fi...

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Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

Health matters

Echo112 becomes EchoSOS - Dr Michelle explains an important update to this potentially life-saving mobile phone App that transmits your location to the emergency services in a time of need.

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McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

McKay Interview: Sir Alan Yarrow (30 November 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay speaks to Sir Alan Yarrow - former Lord Mayor of London (not to be confused with Mayor of London) about the City of London Corporation, which he headed until last yea...

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Dig It: Trees (25 November 2019)

Dig It: Trees (25 November 2019)

Dig It!

Martin Schlaepfer is our guest on Dig It! this week, he's a senior lecturer at the Institute of Environmental Sciences at the University of Geneva, and has some great insights to share about what t...

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Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up!

The region of Neuchâtel is home to many prestigious watchmakers. For years many have kept their secrets to themselves, but now some are opening up and it's possible to take tours - many i...

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Dig It: Mowers (18 November 2019)

Dig It: Mowers (18 November 2019)

Dig It!

With the recent wet weather, it's been almost impossible to get outside and cut lawns, or even to rake up the leaves. Never mind, console yourselves with a new book about lawn mowers and read a...

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Health Matters: Bach Flower (13 November 2019)

Health Matters: Bach Flower (13 November 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle talks to Bach Flower Practitioner Beatriz Gómez-Flores about how Bach Flower remedies might be used to improve our wellbeing. Find out more at https://www.bachcentre.com/new/ and you ca...

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Tech Decoded: The danger of  Deep Fakes (18 November 2019)

Tech Decoded: The danger of Deep Fakes (18 November 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this edition of Tech Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte explains what's driving Deep Fakes, why it could be dangerous - but also how AI technology can prevent them.

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Tech Decoded:  Why we need 5G (11 November 2019)

Tech Decoded: Why we need 5G (11 November 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte explains what 5G is, how it will be used in the future and why we need it.

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McKay Interview: Thomas Cueni, Director-General IFPMA (11 November 2019)

McKay Interview: Thomas Cueni, Director-General IFPMA (11 November 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview - Michael speaks with Thomas Cueni. The Director General of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations. The organisation th...

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Dig It! Permaculture (11 November 2019)

Dig It! Permaculture (11 November 2019)

Dig It!

Confused about permaculture? Ingrid Heinrich of Creative PermaLab in the Vaudois village of Crans-près-Céligny explains that it's all much more simple than you might think. If you...

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BuchBasel literary festival 2019

BuchBasel literary festival 2019

Mid Morning Mix

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Gadget Guru - Overcoming mobility issues with laser shoes

Gadget Guru - Overcoming mobility issues with laser shoes

Gadget Guru

Once again our Gadget Guru has brought us another gadget to help with mobility issues. He tells Katt all about it... 

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Health Matters: Dental hygiene in pregnancy (5 November 2019)

Health Matters: Dental hygiene in pregnancy (5 November 2019)

Health matters

Listen in to hear Dr Michelle's regular chat about all-things teeth related from the team at Dental Hygiene Clinics. This time, dental hygienist Aurelie explains about the specific risks to your te...

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Dig It! Rosemary name change (4 November 2019)

Dig It! Rosemary name change (4 November 2019)

Dig It!

It's the first week of the month so we have a question from a listener. Beatrice wanted to know about the name change for rosemary, which sees it switch from being Rosmarinus officinalis to Sal...

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Health Matters: Mental First Aid (29 October 2019)

Health Matters: Mental First Aid (29 October 2019)

Health matters

As a follow-up to her interview with Roger Staub from Pro Mente Sana recently, Dr Michelle explains more about the launch of Mental Health First Aid training in Switzerland, what this involves and ...

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Dig It! Edible Roses (28 October 2019)

Dig It! Edible Roses (28 October 2019)

Dig It!

Eating rose hips in jam or tea, is a popular and well-known source of Vitamin C, but how about eating the rose, petals and all? Williane Sluiter of Incredible Roses in the Netherlands, has been doi...

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McKay Interview: Lord Robert Armstrong (2 November 2019)

McKay Interview: Lord Robert Armstrong (2 November 2019)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael McKay talks to Lord Robert Armstrong. During his long career, he was: • Principal Private Secretary to Prime Ministers Edward Heath and Harold W...

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Markets, brocantes, and fresh produce in Carouge

Markets, brocantes, and fresh produce in Carouge

Mid Morning Mix

Love fresh fruit and veg, local produce, and a convivial atmosphere? Why not head over to Carouge and check out their range of markets and brocantes that we discuss on this special look at Carouge....

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