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McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE (29 Feb 2016)

McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE (29 Feb 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Kate Adie OBE - former BBC foreign correspondent.

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The McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE.

The McKay Interview: Kate Adie OBE.

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview,Michael talks to former BBC foreign correspondent, Kate Adie. For non-British listeners out there today who might not know her, Katie Adie came to prominence in 19...

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McKay Interview: Michael Moller (Feb 15 2016)

McKay Interview: Michael Moller (Feb 15 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to the Director of the United Nations Office at Geneva - Michael Moller. Moller discusses the role of the UN and why the Geneva office is so important.

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The McKay Interview: Michael Moller, Director UNOG.

The McKay Interview: Michael Moller, Director UNOG.

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to the Director of the United Nations Office at Geneva - Michael Moller. Miller discusses the role of the UN and why the Geneva office is so important.

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McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier (2 Feb 2016)

McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier (2 Feb 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks with Sir David Michels. Former deputy chairman of Marks and Spencer, Sir David now co-owns Michels & Taylor: an asset manager for 81 hotels acro...

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McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier

McKay Interview: Sir David Michels - hotelier

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview,Michael speaks with Sir David Michels.

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Swiss Health Insurance - your questions answered

Swiss Health Insurance - your questions answered

New arrivals to Switzerland have to have health insurance - it's the law! But there are several options and further questions if you choose to live in a neighbouring country and work in Switzer...

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McKay Interview: Lord Mark Poltimore (4 Jan 2016)

McKay Interview: Lord Mark Poltimore (4 Jan 2016)

The McKay Interview

Lord Mark Poltimore is the Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, a man with more than 30 years’ experience including many years with that other great auction house, Christie’s. He is a world author...

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McKay Interview: Lord Poltimore, Deputy Chairman Sotheby's Europe

McKay Interview: Lord Poltimore, Deputy Chairman Sotheby's Europe

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay interviewMichael speaks to Lord Mark Poltimore. He is the Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, a man with more than 30 years’  experience including many years with that other ...

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McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies, Director of Communications, CERN

McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies, Director of Communications, CERN

The McKay Interview

This week Dr James Gillies, director of communications at CERN, talks to Michael McKay.

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McKay Interview: David Worlock - cyber security expert

McKay Interview: David Worlock - cyber security expert

The McKay Interview

These days cyber security is a major worry for many of us. Michael McKay speaks to David Worlock. He is a former regional CEO of Thomson Reuters and Chairman of the UK’s Business Information Ind...

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McKay Interview: David Worlock (23rd Nov 2015)

McKay Interview: David Worlock (23rd Nov 2015)

The McKay Interview

These days cyber security is a major worry for many of us. Michael McKay speaks to David Worlock. He is a former regional CEO of Thomson Reuters and Chairman of the UK’s Business Information Indust...

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McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies (7th Dec 2015)

McKay Interview: Dr James Gillies (7th Dec 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay talks to Dr James Gillies - the director of communications at CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Geneva. He tries to explain the work CERN does to Michael, in very sim...

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Dr Aki Hintsa Interview

Dr Aki Hintsa Interview

The McKay Interview

McLaren team doctor and F1 human performance coach, Geneva-based Dr Aki Hintsa works with the champions of the track. Michael McKay asked him what drives the need to succeed...

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McKay Interview: Movember. Geneva's top male cancer surgeon

McKay Interview: Movember. Geneva's top male cancer surgeon

The McKay Interview

November is the month of Movember. That’s a Foundation which started in 2003 in Australia and has now spread around the world. Simply put,  Movember draws attention to, and raises funds for,...

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Federal Court overturns phone conviction

Federal Court overturns phone conviction

Thousands of drivers in Switzerland who have been fined for using a phone at the wheel could get their convictions overturned following a case at the Federal Court. The judges have overturned a co...

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McKay Interview: Dr. Charles Henry Rochat (9 Nov 2015)

McKay Interview: Dr. Charles Henry Rochat (9 Nov 2015)

The McKay Interview

Dr. Charles-Henry Rochat, the distinguished Geneva urologist; and we are discussing men’s health, especially prostate and testicular cancer in this month of Movember. Yes, November is the month of ...

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Michael Booth dispels the Scandinavian myth

Michael Booth dispels the Scandinavian myth

Michael Booth is an English food and travel writer, and also a journalist who writes regularly for a variety of newspapers and magazines including the Independent on Sunday, Conde Nast Traveller an...

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MECI fundraiser - responding to the Syrian refugee crisis

MECI fundraiser - responding to the Syrian refugee crisis

Presently over 60,0000 Syrian refugee children in Jordan are not enrolled in Jordanian schools and a startling number have never been to school. In 2013, the Middle East Children's Institute (M...

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Integration with Executives International

Integration with Executives International

Michael McKay talks to local business leaders about the issues of integration of internationals in the Lake Geneva region. Talking to Michael are:

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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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