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Gadget Guru - Samsung Z Flip flip phone

Gadget Guru - Samsung Z Flip flip phone

Gadget Guru

A very modern flipphone for your consideration... 

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Geneva based Liz speaks about her infection of Covid-19

Geneva based Liz speaks about her infection of Covid-19

The Breakfast Show

Liz lives in Geneva and tested positive for the coronavirus. She speaks to Mark and Katt about her experience, how the testing process works, how she tries to protect her family - and the weird exp...

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More of your workers' rights questions answered

More of your workers' rights questions answered

The Breakfast Show

It's an uncertain time for many people who are concerned about their jobs. But you do have rights and there is government money available. We caught up with our employment rights lawyer agai...

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Health Matters: Covid-19 and Pregnancy (7 April 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19 and Pregnancy (7 April 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle discusses COVID-19 and pregnancy, including effects on antenatal care and care during labour and birth.

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Dig It! Composting

Dig It! Composting

Dig It!

If you've been wondering what to do with all the green waste you've created in the garden, then a Hotbin (www.hotbin.ch) might just be the answer. The Hotbin Mini was voted Product of the Y...

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Bring structure into your locked-down life: Dr Rebecca Weber

Bring structure into your locked-down life: Dr Rebecca Weber

The Breakfast Show

Recently addiction support groups in Switzerland warned there could be more people coming out of the lock down with addiction problems - ranging from substance abuse to harmful online activity. Psy...

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McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay speaks to author and thinker James Breiding. His latest book 'Too Small to Fail - why some small nations outperform bigger ones and how they are reshaping the world'.

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Swiss Up! The Swiss story of hand sanitizer (3 April 2020)

Swiss Up! The Swiss story of hand sanitizer (3 April 2020)

Swiss Up!

The necessity of hand sanitizer is not lost on any of us at the moment. But its invention has a Swiss background, led to a hand washing regime followed around the world and the inventors passed up...

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Health Matters: Antibody Testing (2 April 2020)

Health Matters: Antibody Testing (2 April 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle discusses antibody testing for COVID-19, its relevance, and how antibody testing is being used in Switzerland at the moment.

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Stay mentally healthy during the lock-down

Stay mentally healthy during the lock-down

The Breakfast Show

Being locked down can be a strain on individuals and families. Psychologist Dr Rebecca Weber has ideas on how to relieve tension and create structure.

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Swiss Up! Swiss Federal Health Office and Daniel Koch (31 March 2020)

Swiss Up! Swiss Federal Health Office and Daniel Koch (31 March 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up, Dario looks at the work of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health - and the head of the communicable disease division, Daniel Koch - who's now a household name i...

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Health Matters: Covid-19 Psychological Health  (31 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19 Psychological Health (31 March 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks with psychological counsellor Susanna Harkonen about self-help strategies to manage fear and anxiety around COVID-19 plus hears about the counselling that Susanna offers online. ...

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What's on at the UN? $2 billion humanitarian response plan for covid-19 + pets

What's on at the UN? $2 billion humanitarian response plan for covid-19 + pets

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson gives us the up to date Covid-19 figures from the last 24 hours and provides us with information on the $2 billion UN global humanitarian response plan launched last week for least d...

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Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It!

If you're still able to get out and enjoy local woods, or just have a messy lawn, like me, you'll have noticed the welcome appearance of primroses in the last few weeks. Elizabeth Lawson...

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Your Swiss employment rights

Your Swiss employment rights

The Breakfast Show

Many people are understandably concerned and confused about their working rights as many are told to work from home, or forced to go into the office. Will you get paid? What are the obligations ...

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Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health matters

Listen in to Dr Michelle’s conversation with Ali about her personal experience with COVID-19

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We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

Mid Morning Mix

WRS has been offering free advertsing to small businesses in these difficult times. We know the economy is built on these firms – and when the crisis is over, we will need all these companies...

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Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

The Breakfast Show

As home schooling enters its second week in Switzerland and those of us who can are continuing to adapt to teleworking, Dr Michelle talks about coping with stress at this difficult time.

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What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres to launch COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the United Nations brings us up to date with the latest figures from the WHO on coronavirus and Antonia Guterres is to launch the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan - wh...

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McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview - Michael speaks with Morten Scholer, who's written a book about arguably two of the most important things in the western world - coffee and wine.

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Latest exam news - what the crises means for the IB and the Maturité

Latest exam news - what the crises means for the IB and the Maturité

Learn More

Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont in Geneva explains how the International Baccalaureate will determine grades and the latest plans for the Swiss Maturité.

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Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It!

It's the time of year when keen gardeners are starting to plant the first seeds for the vegetable plots. If you'd like to have a go for the first time, here are a few suggestions, including easy ve...

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Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

The Breakfast Show

Family routines will be disrupted at the moment and young children will sense the uncertainty and the fear from parents and their friends. How should parents react and explain to their children ...

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Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

Latest Covid-19 news on Twitter : @CoronaEnglish

The Breakfast Show

A few days ago a Zurich based Swiss journalist decided there needed to be an English language news feed on the latest Corona Virus information in Switzerland. It has already got thousands of follow...

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