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McKay Interview: James Breiding (26th Oct 2015)

McKay Interview: James Breiding (26th Oct 2015)

The McKay Interview

James is the author of the best-selling book “Swiss Made – the untold story behind Switzerland’s success” and has some fascinating insights into this country which he discusses this week with Micha...

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Former England International Lewis Moody talks to WRS

Former England International Lewis Moody talks to WRS

The Rugby World Cup is now in its final stages – and for the first time in the tournament’s history, no northern hemisphere team has made it through to the knock out stages. But despit...

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Integration - shall I bother?

Integration - shall I bother?

WRS's resident cartoonist Rachel Berman set her mind on how to imagine 'integration'. 

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McKay Interview - Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford (7 Oct 2015)

McKay Interview - Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford (7 Oct 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Professor Charles Jefford of organic chemistry at Geneva University. Michael asks the professor about how chemistry is central to so many other disciplines. For m...

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McKay Interview - The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG (24 Sep 2015)

McKay Interview - The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG (24 Sep 2015)

The McKay Interview

Michael talks to Ann Widdecombe. Former British MP and Cabinet Minister. Well known for her outspoken views, recognised by the Catholic Church for her support of the church's values and also became...

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McKay Interview - Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute (14 Sep 2015)

McKay Interview - Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute (14 Sep 2015)

The McKay Interview

Dan Mitchell is a director of the libertarian think-tank in Washington DC - the Cato Institute. Dan talks to Michael about global taxation and the growth of big government. For more: www.worldradi...

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McKay Interview - Mr John Quinn, Australian Ambassador for the  UN (28 Aug 2015)

McKay Interview - Mr John Quinn, Australian Ambassador for the UN (28 Aug 2015)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to John Quinn, Australian Ambassador and Permanent representative of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva. This interview is part of the ...

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McKay Interview - Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company (13 Jul 2015)

McKay Interview - Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company (13 Jul 2015)

The McKay Interview

Peter Kellner is a former Times and BBC journalist and now heads the YouGov polling company. Here he talks to Michael on how the polling companies called the UK General Election so badly and what h...

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McKay Interview - Lorenzo Stoll, head of Suisse Romande, SWISS (25 Jun 2015)

McKay Interview - Lorenzo Stoll, head of Suisse Romande, SWISS (25 Jun 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael talks to Lorenzo Stoll, who's head of the Suisse Romande region of Swiss International Airlines. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/the-mckay-interview.html

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McKay Interview - Archbishop Silvano Tomasi (15 Jun 2015)

McKay Interview - Archbishop Silvano Tomasi (15 Jun 2015)

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay talks to Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s. He's the permanent observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva and other organisations. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/...

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McKay Interview - Jazz pianist Monty Alexander (14 May 2015)

McKay Interview - Jazz pianist Monty Alexander (14 May 2015)

The McKay Interview

The great Jazz pianist Monty Alexander is this week's guest with fellow Jamaican, Michael McKay. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/the-mckay-interview.html

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McKay Interview - Dr Aki Hintsa (11 May 2015)

McKay Interview - Dr Aki Hintsa (11 May 2015)

The McKay Interview

Michael speaks to Dr Aki Hintsa who works with many of the world's top acheivers - helping them to stay at the top of their game. He also works with the McLaren Formula 1 team, counselling their ch...

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Integration: the great debate

Integration: the great debate

Integration:a word which means different things to different people. This will be the theme but by no means the only topic of discussion among panel and audience at this popular event.

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McKay Interview: Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford

McKay Interview: Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Professor Charles Jefford of organic chemistry at Geneva University. Michael asks the professor about how chemistry is central to so many other disciplines.

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Rachel Berman - budding cartoonist - tells us about her inspiration

Rachel Berman - budding cartoonist - tells us about her inspiration

Keep your eye out for Rachel Berman. She's a talented political cartoonist based in the region.

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UNHCR and WFP get more funds after NY UN meeting

UNHCR and WFP get more funds after NY UN meeting

The Geneva based UNHCR, together with the World Food Programme are to get an injection of money following a meeting at the UN in New York. The G7 countries, as well as Gulf countries and Switzerla...

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McKay Interview: Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute

McKay Interview: Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute

The McKay Interview

Dan Mitchell is a director of the libertarian think-tank in Washington DC - the Cato Institute. Dan talks to Michael about global taxation and the growth of big government.

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McKay Interview: John Quinn Australian Ambassador to the UN

McKay Interview: John Quinn Australian Ambassador to the UN

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to John Quinn, Australian Ambassador and Permanent representative of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva.

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Ville de Genève proposes balanced budget

Ville de Genève proposes balanced budget

The city of Geneva could pass a budget for 2016 which will mean the commune will be in the black by over a million francs. But the budget has yet to pass – it needs to be voted on by the end...

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Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company

Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company

Peter Kellner is a former Times and BBC journalist and now heads the YouGov polling company. Here he talks to Michael on how the polling companies called the UK General Election so badly and what h...

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Editor of Tribune de Genève slams toll plan

Editor of Tribune de Genève slams toll plan

The Geneva Transport minister, Luc Barthassat, has raised eyebrows with a plan to charge all drivers coming into the canton a franc. The money raised would be used to fund infrastructure projects. ...

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McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, Suisse Romande head of SWISS

McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, Suisse Romande head of SWISS

The McKay Interview

This week Michael talks to Lorenzo Stoll, who's head of the Suisse Romande region of Swiss International Airlines.

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McKay Interview: Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s.

McKay Interview: Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s.

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay talks to Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s. He's the permanent observer of the Holy See to the UN  in Geneva and other organisations.

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McKay Interview: Jazz pianist, Monty Alexander

McKay Interview: Jazz pianist, Monty Alexander

The McKay Interview

The great Jazz pianist Monty Alexander is this week's guest with fellow Jamaican, Michael McKay.

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