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Leaders of Swiss Islamic organization face criminal charges

Leaders of Swiss Islamic organization face criminal charges

Swiss federal prosecutors have brought charges against leading members of the country’s largest Islamic organization in a criminal probe into jihadist propaganda.

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Volunteering abroad ‘really changed my mind’ about the world

Volunteering abroad ‘really changed my mind’ about the world

Want to go on a real adventure and help a disadvantaged community at the same time? You can, and here's how...

 
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Swiss launches more ski flights between Sion and UK

Swiss launches more ski flights between Sion and UK

Swiss International Air Lines will offer additional flights between Sion airport in the Valais and London Heathrow this winter.

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The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad -- and back at home

The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad -- and back at home

Moving abroad? Nothing helps you feel at home faster than having a new luxury car to zip around in. And it's easier to get one than you think.

 
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Swiss police investigate why Geneva toilets were clogged with cash

Swiss police investigate why Geneva toilets were clogged with cash

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into why two people tried to cram about 100,000 euros in 500 euro notes down toilets in three Geneva restaurants and an office of banking giant UBS.

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How to make the most of autumn food in Switzerland

How to make the most of autumn food in Switzerland

While many people are sad to see summer go, food writer Franziska Wick from Little Zurich Kitchen couldn't be more excited about the arrival of her favourite season.

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Nine essential German phrases for the modern traveller

Nine essential German phrases for the modern traveller

Want to learn useful German phrases and nail the accent? With Tandem, you can instantly connect with a native speaker and practice for free.

 
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St Gallen backs 'burqa ban' proposal

St Gallen backs 'burqa ban' proposal

The cantonal parliament of St Gallen on Monday voted to adopt a bill that would ban people from covering their face in public, including women wearing the burqa.

Five Swiss cleaning nightmares -- and how to avoid them

Five Swiss cleaning nightmares -- and how to avoid them

Don’t end up making a mess of things when trying to clean your home in Switzerland.

 
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Precious cheese rescued from landslide-hit Graubünden valley

Precious cheese rescued from landslide-hit Graubünden valley

The Granito cheese was at risk of being lost to the landslides.

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Swiss price watchdog slams Booking.com for ‘abusive’ fees

Swiss price watchdog slams Booking.com for ‘abusive’ fees

The Swiss federal price watchdog has opened formal proceedings against hotel booking platform Booking.com for what it deems are abusive fees paid by Swiss hoteliers using the website.

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Opinion: The fakers' little lies are eating our brains

Opinion: The fakers' little lies are eating our brains

As fake news sites lose their power, real news organizations risk being hijacked by the spread of little lies, writes The Local's co-founder James Savage.

Two Bern villages vote against following Moutier to canton Jura

Two Bern villages vote against following Moutier to canton Jura

Three months after the town of Moutier voted to leave the canton of Bern and join the Jura, two neighbouring communes have rejected a plan to follow suit.

Syngenta chief calls for debate on 'sustainable agriculture'

Syngenta chief calls for debate on 'sustainable agriculture'

Swiss agrochemicals giant Syngenta, recently taken over by ChemChina, said there should be a wide-scale debate on what constitutes "sustainable agriculture" in face of a number of current controversies over pesticides.

Switzerland bans new Porsche SUVs over emissions cheating

Switzerland bans new Porsche SUVs over emissions cheating

Switzerland said on Friday that it will no longer register Porsche's luxury SUV, the Cayenne, with diesel engines citing the fallout from the emissions scandal that has rocked neighbouring Germany's car industry.

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Djibril Cissé 'one million percent' confident of sex tape exoneration

Djibril Cissé 'one million percent' confident of sex tape exoneration

France international Djibril Cissé insisted he's done nothing wrong over the Mathieu Valbuena sex tape scandal in an interview published on Saturday.