Articles: WRS

Dig It! - Bellevue, Part 2 (9 May 2016)

Dig It! - Bellevue, Part 2 (9 May 2016)

Dig It!

You can hear Dig It! on WRS at the following times: Monday: 07h10, Tuesday: 17h40, Wednesday: 09h40, Thursday: 11h40 & Friday: 13h40 For more: www,worldradio.ch/radio/shows/dig-it.html

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McKay Interview: Heinz Karrer (9 May 2016)

McKay Interview: Heinz Karrer (9 May 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael's quest today is to understand more of the “what” and the “why” of Switzerland’s economic success; and there could be no better place nor person to help, but economiesuisse and its Presiden...

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Dig It! - Laure Gremion's wheelbarrow (2 May 2016)

Dig It! - Laure Gremion's wheelbarrow (2 May 2016)

Dig It!

This week, Hester talks about her favourite tools for the garden and speaks to Laure Gremion, a graduate of the ECAL design school in Lausanne, who has reimagined the wheelbarrow and has already wo...

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Dig It! - Veg and bees in Bellevue (25 April 2016)

Dig It! - Veg and bees in Bellevue (25 April 2016)

Dig It!

A wonderful new planting in the Commune of Bellevue, in the Canton of Geneva, full of inspiring bee-friendly planting and a unique "help yourself" herb garden. The landscape architect Daniel Dobbs,...

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Wish you were here!

Wish you were here!

2016 is our 20th anniversary! To celebrate we are bringing back some of our favourite ‘90s traditions - like entering contests via snail mail! Send WRS a birthday postcard from your summer tr...

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Introducing Katy Dartford - WRS News Editor

Introducing Katy Dartford - WRS News Editor

The WRS website, social media channels, and airwaves are now extra packed with interesting news stories.

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New Time for DriveTime!

New Time for DriveTime!

drivetime

In our recent Listener Survey you asked for more music to drive home to in the evening, and we listened!

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McKay Interview: Ambassador Jennifer Macintyre (25 April 2016)

McKay Interview: Ambassador Jennifer Macintyre (25 April 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay joins Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre, Canadian Ambassador to Switzerland, at the Canadian Embassy in Bern to talk about Canada's place today - and in the future - in the firmament of t...

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Dig It! - Shrubs (11 April 2016)

Dig It! - Shrubs (11 April 2016)

Dig It!

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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Dig It! Growing Veg (18 April 2016)

Dig It! Growing Veg (18 April 2016)

Dig It!

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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McKay Interview: Anthony Browne (11 April 2016)

McKay Interview: Anthony Browne (11 April 2016)

The McKay Interview

A distinguished journalist by first profession, he worked for the BBC, as well at The Times and The Observer newspapers. He is a thoughtful man having led one of Britain’s largest think tanks, Poli...

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Dig It! All about trees (4 April 2016)

Dig It! All about trees (4 April 2016)

Dig It!

This week Hester Macdonald looks at the wonders of trees

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Dig It! Rose Breeding (29 March 2016)

Dig It! Rose Breeding (29 March 2016)

Dig It!

On this week's Dig It! Hester Macdonald looks at rose breeding with a family who've been doing it for 6 generations.

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McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop (28 March 2016)

McKay Interview: Dr Bob Bishop (28 March 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Dr Bob Bishop. Dr Bishop is a world leading scientist and businessman. He's headed Silicon Graphics, a Fortune 500 company. He's been awarded by NASA for his...

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Dig It! A review of Giardina (March 21 2016)

Dig It! A review of Giardina (March 21 2016)

Dig It!

This week a review of the giardina show, with an interview with the effervescent Chiara Giannini, the Ticinese granite company that provided the gorgeous granite for my favourite show garden, calle...

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McKay Interview: Aldo Giacomello (14 March 2016)

McKay Interview: Aldo Giacomello (14 March 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay speaks to a true Geneva institution - Aldo Giacomello. Aldo is the Senior Head Concierge at the Hotel Beau Rivage. The hotel has been in Geneva for 150 years - and 50 of th...

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Dig It! Geneva Botanical Gardens (March 14 2016)

Dig It! Geneva Botanical Gardens (March 14 2016)

Dig It!

On this week's Dig It!, a nice springtime edition, perfect for our Geneva listeners, it's all about the Geneva Botanic Garden and a new app that guides you round the garden - technology and plants,...

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We have moved - here's how to get us!

We have moved - here's how to get us!

WE HAVE NOW MOVED... HERE'S WHAT TO  DO:

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Dig It!  Giardina in Zurich (March 7 2016)

Dig It! Giardina in Zurich (March 7 2016)

Dig It!

Hester takes a look at the largest indoor garden show in Switzerland - on from 16-20 March. There are show gardens large and small, lots of ideas for paving, furniture, decoration, as well as all s...

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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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Dig It! Pink Crispy Photinia (29 Feb 2016)

Dig It! Pink Crispy Photinia (29 Feb 2016)

Dig It!

Hester continues spotting the best plants at the Salon du Végétale in Angers, with a fabulous new plant, with year round colour and interest, Photinia "Pink Crispy", perfect for pots, borders and h...

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Dig It: High tech indoor veggie growing (22 Feb 2016)

Dig It: High tech indoor veggie growing (22 Feb 2016)

Dig It!

Fresh from the launch at the Salon du Végétale at Angers, the Jardinice indoor plant pot, equipped with hydroponic watering, LED lights and Bluetooth stereo is just the thing to revolutionise your ...

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Sue - very happy watch winner

Sue - very happy watch winner

Sue came into the studios last week to collect the top prize of a stylish Geneva made Pilo and Co ladies watch (it was actually her husband, Tony, who won - but generously chose the lady's watc...

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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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