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Trade, Trump, Brexit and more: hear the WTO head in Geneva

Trade, Trump, Brexit and more: hear the WTO head in Geneva

What's on at the BSCC - Geneva Chapter

Trade is a major issue at the moment. The US President, Donald Trump, is using trade as a weapon to get what he wants from different countries across the world – especially China – and ...

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Tech Decoded: Facial Recognition (7 October 2019)

Tech Decoded: Facial Recognition (7 October 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Tech Decoded with Richard Bradley from Deloitte - Facial Recognition. How its used for everything from unlocking your phone to law enforcement - and the potential market for the ...

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Dig It! Listener Questions (7 October 2019)

Dig It! Listener Questions (7 October 2019)

Dig It!

This week's show is a listener question from Marie, who has a problem with non-flowering and leaning roses. The roses are suffering from a lack of sunlight, as they are in the shadow of a large...

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Tips for taking great pictures of the mountains

Tips for taking great pictures of the mountains

Mid Morning Mix

Landscape photography – The right way to photograph mountains Photographic tips brought to you by unforgettable.photos Mountain photography is cons...

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McKay Interview: David Bennett, Chairman Sotheby's Jewellery Division (21 September 2019)

McKay Interview: David Bennett, Chairman Sotheby's Jewellery Division (21 September 2019)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to David Bennett. He's the Worldwide Chairman of Sotheby’s Jewellery Division and regarded internationally as an authority in the field of precious stones a...

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Health Matters: Walk And Talk (3 September 2019)

Health Matters: Walk And Talk (3 September 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle reminds us how good physical activity is for us and how much we should be doing. If you live near Vevey, join her inaugural Walk n'Talk for Wellbeing iniative on Monday 9th Septembe...

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Dig It! Clematis (26 August 2019)

Dig It! Clematis (26 August 2019)

Dig It!

After a summer break, Hester Macdonald is back with the first Dig It! of the autumn. Inspired by the sprays of Old Man's Beard, or traveller's Joy she has been seeing in the hedgerows aroun...

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McKay Interview: Dominique De Buman, former president of the Swiss National Council

McKay Interview: Dominique De Buman, former president of the Swiss National Council

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's first interview after the summer break is with Dominique du Buman. Until recently, he held a very important position often considered the highest ranking representative of the S...

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Tech Decoded Dark Web 27 May 2019

Tech Decoded Dark Web 27 May 2019

Technology Decoded

What can be seen on the internet - and what can't you see? This week on Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte looks at the Dark Web. The vast majority of what we do use is just the ...

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Health Matters: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

Health Matters: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

Health matters

It's mental health awareness week in the UK and beyond, trying to help break down the stigma surrounding mental health. Dr Michelle speaks to Nurse Polly Pupulin about how you can help a person...

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McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Dr Gihan Kamel. She is a distinguished Egyptian scientist and works for SESAME - Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East in Jorda...

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Dig It Tree Damage 15 April 2019

Dig It Tree Damage 15 April 2019

Dig It!

A couple of weeks ago most of Switzerland suffered a fall of some heavy, late spring snow, causing damage to trees all over the country. Dig It takes a trip to listener Chris's garden to see hi...

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McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

The McKay Interview

On this week's edition, Michael speaks to Francis Martin - the president of the British Chambers of Commerce. Francis discusses the state of UK business and how it's struggling with the ...

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Health Matters: Expensive  Dentists? (2 April 2019)

Health Matters: Expensive Dentists? (2 April 2019)

Health matters

Do you think dental care in Switzerland is expensive? Dr Michelle speaks to Dr Robin Thomas to find out some reasons why. Find out more about Dr Thomas's practice at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Dig It! No more plastic pots (1 April 2019)

Dig It! No more plastic pots (1 April 2019)

Dig It!

With plastic at the top of many people's lists of concerns for the planet, it's a good moment to ask the horticultural industry what they are doing to reduce or stop their plastic usage. Ji...

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Dig It! Moss Balls (18 March 2019)

Dig It! Moss Balls (18 March 2019)

Dig It!

The Giardina garden show was on last week in Zurich, and one of the big trends for this year is moss - it was everywhere, as ground cover, on rocks and on walls. The new company Cosmos, make moss b...

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McKay Interview: Tibère Adler (18 February 2019)

McKay Interview: Tibère Adler (18 February 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay talks to Tibère Adler, former director of the think tank Avenir Suisse and CEO of Edipresse and now heading up the launch of a new Geneva based news website, Heidi.news. He ...

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Business Insight: Niamh McIntyre (13 February 2019)

Business Insight: Niamh McIntyre (13 February 2019)

Business Insight

On this edition of Business Insight, we speak to Niamh McIntyre who is a nutritional and health coach to mums and their kids. Niamh can help mothers balance the modern pressure of motherhood, he...

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What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend? (8 February 2019)

What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend? (8 February 2019)

SwissPats

This week, Don from Swisspats looks at the last MUBA fair in Basel - its been going since 1917, and will end this year. Traditional brass band music in Lucerne, Solothurn and Basel Land, and Guggen...

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Business Insight: Yulia Tokarchukova, International Web Developer (4 February 2019)

Business Insight: Yulia Tokarchukova, International Web Developer (4 February 2019)

Business Insight

On this week's Business Insight we speak to Yulia Tokarchukova who's a web developer specialising in building websites for businesses looking to expand their online presence. She speaks abo...

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What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

SwissPats

Suzi and Don from the podcast Swisspats run through what's on this weekend. Basel will be busy with a cheese festival and the traditional Vogel Gryff parade - which also has cannons! And a moun...

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McKay Interview: Antonio Gambardella, director of FONGIT.

McKay Interview: Antonio Gambardella, director of FONGIT.

The McKay Interview

Antonio Gambardella is the Director of FONGIT, an invaluable foundation based in the thriving commune of Plan-les-Ouates in Geneva. FONGIT provides support for the important start-up sector in t...

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McKay Interview: Annika Hilding Norberg from the GCSP

McKay Interview: Annika Hilding Norberg from the GCSP

The McKay Interview

This week's guest with Michael McKay is Annika Hilding Norberg. She's the Geneva Center for Security Policy’s Cluster Leader for Peace Operations and Peacebuilding. Before that she wa...

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Swiss serial entrepreneur Michel Jordi speaks to Mark

Swiss serial entrepreneur Michel Jordi speaks to Mark

The Breakfast Show

Michel Jordi came into the WRS studios to talk about his businesses and new book ' Ignite that Spark'.  A true entrepreneur and a self-proclaimed disrupter, Michel hopes his book wi...

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