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Where to find the cheapest coffee in Switzerland?

Where to find the cheapest coffee in Switzerland?

Coffee lovers, we have you covered! Here's where to find the cheapest cup of coffee in Switzerland.

Passengers forced off jam-packed Zurich-bound train over safety concerns

Passengers forced off jam-packed Zurich-bound train over safety concerns

Swiss train operator SBB cited safety concerns for the decision to ask commuters to leave the train headed for Zurich.

As easy as ABC: Tips for a child-friendly move abroad

As easy as ABC: Tips for a child-friendly move abroad

Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.

 
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Zurich 'world’s most expensive city for dating'

Zurich 'world’s most expensive city for dating'

The Swiss city also has the world's most expensive taxi rides, cinema tickets and pub meals according to a new survey.

Get a month's worth of your favourite newspapers and magazines - for free

Get a month's worth of your favourite newspapers and magazines - for free

Readly - the 'Spotify of magazines' - is offering readers of The Local a free month's worth of unlimited all-you-can-read magazines. All you need to do is answer one quick question.

 
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Opinion: the benefits of raising children in Switzerland
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Opinion: the benefits of raising children in Switzerland

Four mothers from different parts of the world give The Local their view on what they like about raising children in Switzerland.

‘If you have an accident, no-one is coming for you’

‘If you have an accident, no-one is coming for you’

Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.

 
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Swiss woman ordered to stop posting photos of grandchild online

Swiss woman ordered to stop posting photos of grandchild online

Child protection authorities in Switzerland have ordered a woman to stop posting pictures and photos of her seven-year old granddaughter on social media.

What to do when you feel like giving up on learning German in Switzerland
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What to do when you feel like giving up on learning German in Switzerland

The Local asks a German language expert for tips on how to overcome stumbling blocks when Learning German in Switzerland.

Members quiz: how well do you know your Swiss food culture?
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Members quiz: how well do you know your Swiss food culture?

Eating is serious business in Switzerland and there is plenty of variety across the different regions. But how well do you know your Swiss food? Take our tasty quiz here to find out.

Vevey named among Lonely Planet’s top 10 European destinations

Vevey named among Lonely Planet’s top 10 European destinations

This is the second travel gong for the elegant town on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in recent times.

Tips for learning Swiss German from those who have
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Tips for learning Swiss German from those who have

Here are nine ways to help you improve your Swiss German, with tips from those who have already mastered the language.

Swiss voters back controversial overhaul of corporate taxes

Swiss voters back controversial overhaul of corporate taxes

The complex plan involves fewer tax benefits for multinationals and more money for the state pension fund.

Cybercrime in Switzerland : an ultimate survivor's guide

Cybercrime in Switzerland : an ultimate survivor's guide

From recognizing online scams to reporting cyberfraud, Geneva-based lawyer Renuka Cavadini looks at how to navigate the brave new world of cybercrime.

Here's how much it costs to rent in Switzerland's biggest cities
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Here's how much it costs to rent in Switzerland's biggest cities

A new study reveals the most expensive (and cheapest) rents in Switzerland. Here are all the details.

Berlin youths rally in climate protest before EU vote

Berlin youths rally in climate protest before EU vote

At least 5,000 students boycotted classes and demonstrated at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate in what was expected to be one of the largest of protests planned in more than 120 countries.

 

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Brexit: What Brits in Switzerland make of the rights agreement with the UK

Brexit: What Brits in Switzerland make of the rights agreement with the UK

The Local spoke to the British Residents Association (BRA) to get their view on the citizens rights agreement between Switzerland and the UK.