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McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

The McKay Interview

Hans Koch is the guest this week on the McKay Interview. He is the Director of the KKL which stands forKultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern. In English it’s the Culture and Congress Centre in Luce...

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Battle for next UN Secretary General moves into next round

Battle for next UN Secretary General moves into next round

The new Secretary General of the United Nations will take on the job on the 1st January 2017.

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McKay Interview: Hans Koch (29 August 2016)

McKay Interview: Hans Koch (29 August 2016)

The McKay Interview

Hans Koch is my guest today and he is the Director of the KKL which stands for Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern. In English it’s the Culture and Congress Centre in Lucerne. Hans has had a long ...

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McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada (July 4 2016)

McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada (July 4 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Esteve Calzada about the business of football. He spent many years working at FC Barcelona as marketing and commercial director. Now he works for the company he fo...

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McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada

McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada

This week Michael McKay speaks to Esteve Calzada about the business of football. He spent many years working at FC Barcelona as marketing and commercial director. Now he works for the company he fo...

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The McKay Interview with Tim Sebastian

The McKay Interview with Tim Sebastian

The McKay Interview

Today, my guest is Tim Sebastian, the award winning British journalist who is on a short visit to Geneva. We are at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and talking about his take on current world...

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McKay Interview: Tim Sebastian (20 June 2016)

McKay Interview: Tim Sebastian (20 June 2016)

The McKay Interview

My guest today is journalist Tim Sebastian. He started his impressive career more than 40 years ago reporting for BBC Television from Warsaw in that memorable period of the Solidarity movement. ...

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The McKay Interview with The Hon. Ian Paisley

The McKay Interview with The Hon. Ian Paisley

The McKay Interview

The McKay Interview with The Hon. Ian Paisley - Member of Parliament for North Antrim.

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McKay Interview: Ian Paisley MP (6 June 2016)

McKay Interview: Ian Paisley MP (6 June 2016)

The McKay Interview

Ian Paisley is the Member of Parliament for North Antrim, Northern Ireland. He is the son of a famous father, the late Rev. Ian Paisley, who passed away a few years ago. Ian Paisley is talking...

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McKay Interview: Pierre Maudet (23 May 2016)

McKay Interview: Pierre Maudet (23 May 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay interview, Michael speaks to Geneva security and economy minister, Pierre Maudet.

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Brexit debate continued - the pros and cons for the UK

Brexit debate continued - the pros and cons for the UK

David is a Londoner with a background in finance and financial sales. He worked abroad for several years as a commodities trader in emerging markets and also worked very closely with HMRC in the cr...

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McKay Interview: Heinz Karrer

McKay Interview: Heinz Karrer

The McKay Interview

Michael's quest today is to understand more of the “what” and the “why” of Switzerland’s economic success; and there could be no better place nor person to help, but economiesuisse and its Presi...

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McKay Interview: Heinz Karrer (9 May 2016)

McKay Interview: Heinz Karrer (9 May 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael's quest today is to understand more of the “what” and the “why” of Switzerland’s economic success; and there could be no better place nor person to help, but economiesuisse and its Presiden...

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Brexit: Why you're wrong if you think Britain should leave the EU

Brexit: Why you're wrong if you think Britain should leave the EU

By Mark Butcher UK voters will get their say in June on whether the country should stay in the European Union or go it alone. Many UK voters feel the EU is overly bureaucratic, cumbersome and...

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Thousands of Geneva driving licences could be invalid

Thousands of Geneva driving licences could be invalid

Thousands of people who’ve taken driving courses with the AES school, based in Servette, face the threat of having their licences deemed invalid. An investigation by the ‘Le Matin&rsqu...

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McKay Interview: Ambassador Jennifer Macintyre (25 April 2016)

McKay Interview: Ambassador Jennifer Macintyre (25 April 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay joins Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre, Canadian Ambassador to Switzerland, at the Canadian Embassy in Bern to talk about Canada's place today - and in the future - in the firmament of t...

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McKay Interview: Canadian Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre

McKay Interview: Canadian Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael McKay joins Jennifer MacIntyre, Canadian Ambassador to Switzerland, at the Canadian Embassy in Bern to talk about Canada's place today - and in the future...

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World VR Forum

World VR Forum

Mid Morning Mix

Clayton Doherty from the World VR Forum joined Katt in the WRS studio and let her try on the goggles mid-chat! You're seeing a studio, but Katt is perched on a glacier 3000m above sea level! Th...

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City of Geneva reveals budget surplus

City of Geneva reveals budget surplus

The City of Geneva has announced a revenue surplus of CHF 39.5m last year. This result is mainly due to good cost control and revenue budgeting including tax fixes. Investments totalled 132.2 mil...

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McKay Interview: Anthony Browne, banker.

McKay Interview: Anthony Browne, banker.

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay interview. Michael talks with Anthony Browne. A distinguished journalist by first profession, he worked for the BBC, as well at The Times and The Observer newspapers. He is a ...

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McKay Interview: Anthony Browne (11 April 2016)

McKay Interview: Anthony Browne (11 April 2016)

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A distinguished journalist by first profession, he worked for the BBC, as well at The Times and The Observer newspapers. He is a thoughtful man having led one of Britain’s largest think tanks, Poli...

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McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop - scientist and businessman

McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop - scientist and businessman

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Dr Bob Bishop. Dr Bishop is a world leading scientist and businessman. He's headed Silicon Graphics, a Fortune 500 company. He's been awarded by NASA for hi...

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McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop (28 March 2016)

McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop (28 March 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Dr Bob Bishop. Dr Bishop is a world leading scientist and businessman. He's headed Silicon Graphics, a Fortune 500 company. He's been awarded by NASA for his...

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