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Listen in to Dr Michelle’s latest COVID vaccine update – what’s new here in Switzerland, how are the new COVID variants spreading and what is the COVAX programme aiming to achieve?
While Brexit causes havoc for many companies in the UK – it has also opened opportunities for others. The British expat food shop, Jim’s British Market in Gland initially struggled to get products from the UK into the EU’s single market – of
On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at how women got the vote in canton Appenzell Innerrhoden and the woman who almost singlehandedly drove to the issue to the Federal Court - Theresia Rhoner.
UN Roundup - Mark Lowcock steps down as UN’s Emergency Relief Chief by WRS
Michael McKay's guest is Michael Møller, known to many of you as the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva up until a year or so ago. Well, you cannot keep a good and energetic man down! And he has re-emerged as one of the p
Marking World Cancer Day, Dr Michelle talks to Zoe Zenklusen Payne about her personal story living with metastatic breast cancer. They discuss what led Zoe to set up Simply Zoe to provide women with beautiful, elegant yet functional items to he
Nelly Bettens on the crocodile siblings she's studying in Geneva by WRS
IUG Open Day by WRS
It was this month in 1971 the (male) Swiss voters finally agreed to allow women to vote and stand in Federal Elections. Dario looks at why it took so long - and many efforts - to bring in votes for women.
UN Roundup - Libyan Dialogue, Central African Republic displacement , WHO update by WRS
Antigel - a fight for culture and the Antigel run by WRS
Learn More - Creating structure around homework and screentime by WRS
The International Career Couple Handbook - interview with Paul Vanderbroeck by WRS
In this episode, Dr Michelle looks at COVID vaccine side effects and discusses reported adverse reactions in Switzerland so far.
FIFDH Impact Day - Laura Longobardi by WRS
UN Roundup - Syria constitutional talks & Holocaust remembrance events by WRS
This week Michael McKay examines the issue of privacy. Do we have a right to privacy and how companies and governments see the issue? Michael's guest is Ron Rock, Co-founder and CEO of Microshare © .
Today on the show our gardening expert Hester Macdonald talks about whether or not hack back that hedge and how to deal with multiple plants merging into one, as well as top pointers for all kinds of plant pests. Katt talks about the aloe ver
The Covid 19 Effect - ICN reports on trauma faced by nurses by WRS
UN Roundup - Libya, Madagascar and 'vaccinationalism' by WRS
Continuing her look at COVID-19 vaccination here in Switzerland, Dr Michelle takes a deeper dive to discuss the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna messenger RNA vaccines. Find out more on the Federal Office of Public Health website in English: https:
Black Movie Film Festival in Geneva - Kate Reidy by WRS
COVID vaccination has begun in Switzerland bringing some light at the end of the tunnel as we start 2021! Dr Michelle explains the Swiss vaccination strategy in this Health Matters before taking a deeper dive to look at the vaccinations themsel
Michael's subject today is Education. Something not covered before in all the eight or nine years of this programme. So, it’s not before time! In this open, free, innovative and economically liberal society that is Switzerland, there are many
Dr Michelle signs off for 2020 and encourages us to get out into nature to boost our mood and wellbeing during the Christmas break.
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