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McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael is talking to Bill McComish. He will be well-known to many of you. Whether you are Genevois, Christian, Protestant or just from the UK, you will probably know, or know of, the Re...

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Former UN Special Rapporteur calls for Palais Wilson re-name

Former UN Special Rapporteur calls for Palais Wilson re-name

The Breakfast Show

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter campaign – more attention is being drawn to the past lives of famous people, and the views they held. Former US President, Woodrow Wilson is now in the s...

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ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

Mid Morning Mix

  The Ariana Museum in Geneva is currently hosting an attractive exhibition on Meissen Porcelain. The exhibition covers the very beginnings of porcelain manufacture in Europe and draws...

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McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Professor Didier Pittet. He is an infectious diseases expert of global reputation and the director of the Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Pa...

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Caravane de Solidarité - how quickly the foodbank grew into something unmanageable

Caravane de Solidarité - how quickly the foodbank grew into something unmanageable

Mid Morning Mix

Charly Hernandez from Caravane de Solidarité explains how the foodbank in Geneva, that is now attended by thousands, grew so quickly...  

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Animal care continues at the Bioparc Geneva

Animal care continues at the Bioparc Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Tobias Blaha, Director at the Bioparc in Geneva, joined us to talk about the continued animal care for the animals at the zoo in Bellevue.  Throughout the period of lockdown due to the coro...

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Get food from around the world delivered to your home/office

Get food from around the world delivered to your home/office

The Breakfast Show

If you'd like something different for lunch in Geneva, there's a service which can deliver food to you from across the world. Nik's Fudo brings together keen cooks now living in Gene...

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Serve The City - Can you help?

Serve The City - Can you help?

Mid Morning Mix

Serve the City is an organisation that aims to mobilize volunteers by partnering with other organisations that serve others. They partner with homeless shelters, refugee shelters and work on e...

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How the pandemic is changing lives - the European Broadcasting Union

How the pandemic is changing lives - the European Broadcasting Union

The Breakfast Show

Lockdowns and social distancing measures are affecting us all. We're all wanting more accurate news and information and while stuck at home, more entertainment. The Geneva based European Bro...

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Hard hit families accept care packages in Geneva

Hard hit families accept care packages in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

This weekend in Geneva nearly three thousand people queued to collect donated care packages. Many people and families are being hard hit by the lockdowns. Those most affected are cleaners, home ...

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TPG - why we shouldn't accept the return of rush hour

TPG - why we shouldn't accept the return of rush hour

Mid Morning Mix

Anne Hornung Soukup, Chair of the public transport service for Geneva (tpg) joins Katt and Mark on the Breakfast Show to answer your questions on mask wearing, button sanitising, price queries...

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How are pubs and restaurants dealing with the rules?

How are pubs and restaurants dealing with the rules?

The Breakfast Show

While bars, pubs and restaurants are allowed to open again in Switzerland - the hygiene and social distancing rules are making life complicated for owners and managers and may mean they can't r...

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Swiss Up Food Parcels (12 May 2020)

Swiss Up Food Parcels (12 May 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the food handouts to the needy last weekend - and why the queues in Geneva went worldwide - but similar operations in Zurich, Bern and Basel seemingly we...

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The International University in Geneva - get two degrees in one

The International University in Geneva - get two degrees in one

The Breakfast Show

The International University in Geneva has a wide range of courses and an opportunity to earn two degrees at the same time due to a link with the University of Plymouth in the UK. Mark Butcher spea...

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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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Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Filmmaker, and Geneva local, Andy Cohen talks about his film Beijing Spring, which chronicles China’s first democracy movement and forgotten struggle for freedom of expression. The film ...

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GEDS - The Great Gatsby

GEDS - The Great Gatsby

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva English Drama Society perform The Great Gatsby on the 25 - 29 February 2020 at the Théâtre Pitoëff in Geneva. Directed by Christina Vasala Kokkinaki, the show brings...

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Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Dechen Shak-Dagsay began singing tradutional Tibetan mantras with modern melodies 20 years ago. Her music is soft, meditative and calm, even trance-like at times. Her most recent album has introduc...

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Rachel Gordy on Louis(e)

Rachel Gordy on Louis(e)

Mid Morning Mix

Louis(e) is a theatrical biography of the artist Louise Bourgeois - a brilliant artist, who lived to the great age of 98 and who is particularly known for her bronze sculptures of enormous spiders,...

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Extinction Rebellion - Abigael offers insight ahead of Geneva action

Extinction Rebellion - Abigael offers insight ahead of Geneva action

Mid Morning Mix

Abigael from Extinction Rebellion joins me to explain the 3 demands and 10 principles of Extinction Rebellion.

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Bernard Trontin talks Bowie & Le Fanfareduloup Orchestra

Bernard Trontin talks Bowie & Le Fanfareduloup Orchestra

Mid Morning Mix

This Thursday & Friday, the Fanfareduloup Orchestra will take on the music of David Bowie for a two-night run of their show SOUND & VISION. The show will be a homage to Bowie and an inte...

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Antigel 2020 - music, zombies and much more

Antigel 2020 - music, zombies and much more

Mid Morning Mix

The 10th edition of Antigel is upon us! Katt finds out what's in store across the 3 week multi-disciplinary festival in Geneva, from Festival Director Eric Linder...

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Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Mid Morning Mix

The 2nd edition of the Geneva Blockchain Congress takes place today at Palexpo.   The 2020 Geneva Blockchain Congre...

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Black Movie is back for 2020

Black Movie is back for 2020

Mid Morning Mix

Black Movie International Independent Film Festival takes place this 17-26 January 2020 in Geneva. 

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