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Daisy Hessenberger's Antarctica adventure with Homeward Bound

Daisy Hessenberger's Antarctica adventure with Homeward Bound

Mid Morning Mix

Daisy Hessenberger has returned from her adventure in Antarctica with Homeward Bound. She joined us to talk about women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics & medicine. We also t...

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Gadget Guru - Huawei Mate X is the folding phone that wowed everyone

Gadget Guru - Huawei Mate X is the folding phone that wowed everyone

Gadget Guru

This one was a bit of a shocker! But what do you think of the pricetag?

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Gadget Guru - Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e & S10+

Gadget Guru - Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e & S10+

Gadget Guru

More specs for the latest and greatest Samsung phones from the Gadget Guru...

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Gadget Guru - Tesla Model 3

Gadget Guru - Tesla Model 3

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru, Paul Bristow, is impressed with this computer with wheels...

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Gadget Guru - USB Confusion

Gadget Guru - USB Confusion

Gadget Guru

The USB has come on a long way since its humble beginnings. But the Type A connector is soon become a thing of the past. We're all about the reversible Type C connector now!

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Gadget Guru - Lenovo Smart Clock

Gadget Guru - Lenovo Smart Clock

Gadget Guru

The smart clock has stepped up and into the 21st century. This clock will wake you up with information about the weather and your commute. The best news? It does not have an integrated camera.

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Gadget Guru - Ecovacs Smart Vacuum Robot

Gadget Guru - Ecovacs Smart Vacuum Robot

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru provides yet another solution for those who hate household chores AND who like to keep their USB cables!

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Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

Swiss Up!

  Fasnacht is the canival that takes place before the 40 days of fasting in the Christian calendar. Find out all about it's history, where the best carnivals are around Switzerland, and...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

Swiss Up!

Today we spoke to Blaise Duboux about the link between the Fête des Vignerons and Lavaux, both UNESCO heritages. What advantages does this label bring and what does the Fête celebrate? ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

Swiss Up!

  We're looking at the Fêtes des Vignerons this week on Swiss Up! and today we're looking at Cantonal Days. Each canton represents the best of themselves, with their specific ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

Swiss Up!

    Over in Vevey, the Fête des Vignerons will be having a family festival! With over 60 food and beverage stands, it's one not to miss - find out all about it on today...

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Gadget Guru - Oculus GO standalone VR

Gadget Guru - Oculus GO standalone VR

Gadget Guru

Sick of your VR experience wearing out your smartphone? Oculus have a solution.

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Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

Swiss Up!

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Gadget Guru - RING Security doorbell

Gadget Guru - RING Security doorbell

Gadget Guru

This week our Gadget Guru takes a look at the RING door view cam - a door bell that links to your smartphone and let's you communicate with someone at your door, whether you'...

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The Impossible Task

The Impossible Task

The Breakfast Show

Ka/Noa Menswear take on the impossible task of making Mark look smart.

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Chatting with the president

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Chatting with the president

Swiss Up!

  This week we're looking at the Fête des Vignerons on Swiss Up! We spoke with the Abbot-President of the Confrérie des Vignerons, François Margot, about both the Co...

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Swiss Up! - The driving limits

Swiss Up! - The driving limits

Swiss Up!

Today we're talking speed limits, alcohol limits, snow tyres, and driving licenses - get the low-down on all things driving in Switzerland.       WRS is the only ma...

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Swiss Up! - Is direct democracy all it's cracked up to be?

Swiss Up! - Is direct democracy all it's cracked up to be?

Swiss Up!

Today on Swiss Up! we're looking at the shortcomings of direct democracy in Switzerland. One not to miss if you're politically-minded.    WRS is the only mainstream English-...

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Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up!

40 years ago, Iranian revolutionaires took American diplomats hostage for over a year. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! what Switzerland's role in the crisis was and how Switzerland...

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What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson and Katt Cullen take a look at the tech innovation set to save the UN food agency - World Food Programme - millions in delivering aid. So far, Optimus has saved WFP US...

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Swiss Up - Weekend Results

Swiss Up - Weekend Results

Swiss Up!

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

Swiss Up!

We will tell you! It's somewhat like a buffer zone between France and Switzerland in terms of customs. It's also a region in which French produce can be labelled as Swiss if they so wish to...

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Swiss Up - Breastfeeding

Swiss Up - Breastfeeding

Swiss Up!

95% of mothers in Switzerland breastfeed, whilst the laws now also states breastfeeding breaks at work must be paid. Find out more about breastfeeding in Switzerland on today's episode of Swiss...

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Swiss Up -  Cantonal Vote

Swiss Up - Cantonal Vote

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks ahead to some important cantonal votes which will be held on Sunday, including the future of the water supply in Zurich, a major IT education project in Sankt G...

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