Articles: WRS

McKay Interview - The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG (24 Sep 2015)

McKay Interview - The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG (24 Sep 2015)

The McKay Interview

Michael talks to Ann Widdecombe. Former British MP and Cabinet Minister. Well known for her outspoken views, recognised by the Catholic Church for her support of the church's values and also became...

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McKay Interview - Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute (14 Sep 2015)

McKay Interview - Dan Mitchell, the Cato Institute (14 Sep 2015)

The McKay Interview

Dan Mitchell is a director of the libertarian think-tank in Washington DC - the Cato Institute. Dan talks to Michael about global taxation and the growth of big government. For more: www.worldradi...

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McKay Interview - Mr John Quinn, Australian Ambassador for the  UN (28 Aug 2015)

McKay Interview - Mr John Quinn, Australian Ambassador for the UN (28 Aug 2015)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to John Quinn, Australian Ambassador and Permanent representative of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva. This interview is part of the ...

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McKay Interview - Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company (13 Jul 2015)

McKay Interview - Peter Kellner, President of YouGov polling company (13 Jul 2015)

The McKay Interview

Peter Kellner is a former Times and BBC journalist and now heads the YouGov polling company. Here he talks to Michael on how the polling companies called the UK General Election so badly and what h...

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McKay Interview - Lorenzo Stoll, head of Suisse Romande, SWISS (25 Jun 2015)

McKay Interview - Lorenzo Stoll, head of Suisse Romande, SWISS (25 Jun 2015)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael talks to Lorenzo Stoll, who's head of the Suisse Romande region of Swiss International Airlines. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/the-mckay-interview.html

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McKay Interview - Archbishop Silvano Tomasi (15 Jun 2015)

McKay Interview - Archbishop Silvano Tomasi (15 Jun 2015)

The McKay Interview

On this edition, Michael McKay talks to Archbishop Silvano M Tomasi c.s. He's the permanent observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva and other organisations. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/...

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McKay Interview - Jazz pianist Monty Alexander (14 May 2015)

McKay Interview - Jazz pianist Monty Alexander (14 May 2015)

The McKay Interview

The great Jazz pianist Monty Alexander is this week's guest with fellow Jamaican, Michael McKay. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/the-mckay-interview.html

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McKay Interview - Dr Aki Hintsa (11 May 2015)

McKay Interview - Dr Aki Hintsa (11 May 2015)

The McKay Interview

Michael speaks to Dr Aki Hintsa who works with many of the world's top acheivers - helping them to stay at the top of their game. He also works with the McLaren Formula 1 team, counselling their ch...

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Dig It! - High up plants (28 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - High up plants (28 Sep 2015)

Dig It!

Dig It for this week, I spoke to Sandy from the Jardin des Monts about their plant products produced up high at 1600m altitude in the beautiful Pays d'En haut. www.jardindesmonts.ch

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Dig It! - Flowering Perennials (21 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - Flowering Perennials (21 Sep 2015)

Dig It!

Autumn flowering perennials are in garden centres now, perfect to brighten up a pot or a border. Choose from Heleniums, Echinacea and sedums, and look out for the new Helenium "Short and Sassy", co...

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Dig It! - Grasses in Meyrin (14 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - Grasses in Meyrin (14 Sep 2015)

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Grasses are great for the garden, the new Carex "Feather Falls" is fully hardy, resists sun scorch and is available soon. Grasses to see in Geneva at Roussillon Fleurs in Meyrin www.leroussillon.ch

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Dig It! - Botanical art (7 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - Botanical art (7 Sep 2015)

Dig It!

This week Hester takes a look at an exhibition of botanical art in Lausanne.

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Dig It! - Hot weather casualties (31 Aug 2015)

Dig It! - Hot weather casualties (31 Aug 2015)

Dig It!

A hot summer can mean some plant casualties, and in Hester Macdonald's garden, it was a pair of box wood cones that didn't survive. What to plant instead?

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Dig It! - Vegetables (6 Jul 2015)

Dig It! - Vegetables (6 Jul 2015)

Dig It!

Tara Lissner is the Director of the Swiss Gardening School and an enthusiastic grower of veggies and fruit. Here are her tips to keep your veggie patch and fruit going through the summer

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Dig It! - Flower advice (29 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Flower advice (29 Jun 2015)

Dig It!

Tara Lissner, Director of the Swiss Gardening School, has lots of great suggestions for keeping your garden looking lovely this summer

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Dig It! - Listener Questions 2 (22 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Listener Questions 2 (22 Jun 2015)

Dig It!

Listener questions form the Exapt Expo in Basel, we have a question from Tatiana about soils and composts and one from Esther about how to green her concrete outside space.

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Dig It! - Listener Questions (15 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Listener Questions (15 Jun 2015)

Dig It!

Dig It for this week, listener questions - one from Leonor from the Basel Expat Expo, and one from a listener called Sue Leonor wanted to know about growing herbs on her terrace, basil, mint, rosem...

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Dig It! - Roses from Lyon (3 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Roses from Lyon (3 Jun 2015)

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Hester looks at the rose heritage that is the French city of Lyon

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Dig It! - Chelsea Jo Thompson (18 May 2015)

Dig It! - Chelsea Jo Thompson (18 May 2015)

Dig It!

On this week's Dig It, Hester talks to Jo Thompson, British garden designer and designer of the lead garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, previewing her garden for the show.

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Dig It - Chelsea and Roses (11 May 2015)

Dig It - Chelsea and Roses (11 May 2015)

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Hester gives us a full review of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 and details of the Chelsea Fringe www.chelseafringe.com which is still running until 7 June. Plus, a fantastic rose event in Lyon f...

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Dig It - Jardins en Fete (4 May 2015)

Dig It - Jardins en Fete (4 May 2015)

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The big event of the local gardening calendar is coming up this weekend on 8,9, and 10 of May, Jardins en Fete, in the park of the Chateau de Coppet. Viviane Cagneux, one of the two organisers, exp...

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Dig It - RHS Shows (20 Apr 2015)

Dig It - RHS Shows (20 Apr 2015)

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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 - Green Lawns (7 Apr 2015)

Dig It - Green Lawns (7 Apr 2015)

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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 - Pests and Diseases (30 Mar 2015)

Dig It - Pests and Diseases (30 Mar 2015)

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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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