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Switzerland ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit

Switzerland ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit

The Swiss parliament on Wednesday green-lighted the provisional application of two key bilateral agreements in a bid to ensure minimal disruption to Swiss–UK relations in the event of 'disorderly' Brexit.

ESCP Europe’s hands-on business degree opens international doors

ESCP Europe’s hands-on business degree opens international doors

Business internships are more than just a practical way for business students to gain workplace skills and experience. They’re highly valued by future employers too, as recent graduates of prestigious business school ESCP Europe’s Bachelor in Management (BSc) programme are finding out.

 
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Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

A 20-year-old Swedish woman died after being struck by an avalanche in Valais on Tuesday, police reported.

VIDEO: Why this bilingual school on Lake Zürich is 'empowering children'

VIDEO: Why this bilingual school on Lake Zürich is 'empowering children'

At Obersee Bilingual School (OBS) on Lake Zürich, where children are taught in both German and English, students are empowered to face the complexities of an international future.

 
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Clean-up begins after avalanche crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland

Clean-up begins after avalanche crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland

UPDATE: Rescue services on Friday continued to search the area near where an avalanche struck a hotel in eastern Switzerland on Thursday just in case anyone had been buried by snow.

QUIZ: Which up-and-coming city should you visit in 2019?

QUIZ: Which up-and-coming city should you visit in 2019?

The world is your oyster, you just need to find the pearls. Take our quiz to discover the inspiration you need to book your next city break.

 
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What's on: English-speaking events in Switzerland in December

What's on: English-speaking events in Switzerland in December

From Christmas theatre shows to networking lunches and sake tasting, here are some of the English-speaking events on in Switzerland this month.

Why 2019 is a great year to live abroad

Why 2019 is a great year to live abroad

Around 50 million people live outside their native countries, enticed by the many benefits of expatriation. Such an upheaval isn’t without its challenges but as we approach 2019, an expat survey* suggests there’s never been a better time to live abroad.

 
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Swiss artists fight fine for naked performance in 'Noseland'

Swiss artists fight fine for naked performance in 'Noseland'

Freedom of artistic expression may be enshrined in the Swiss constitution, but that didn't stop officials in the canton of Aargau from fining participants in a naked art performance held in the fictional country of Noseland.

10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019

10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019

Whether you’re interested in history, sports, food, art, doing business or learning something new, the Maltese Islands should be your next port of call – and this is why.

 
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Here are the top Swiss words of the year for 2018

Here are the top Swiss words of the year for 2018

The verdict is in: here are the top Swiss words of the year from the German, French and Italian-speaking parts of the country. Read on to find out more.

SWISS airline offers chance to join mile-high (fondue) club

SWISS airline offers chance to join mile-high (fondue) club

The carrier is now offering the traditional cheese dish to economy passengers for the first time.

Peak luxury: Switzerland's most idyllic ski hotels

Peak luxury: Switzerland's most idyllic ski hotels

As powder hunters eagerly anticipate the 2020 opening of Audemars Piguet Hôtel des Horlogers, the Swiss hotel with a rooftop piste, we’ve got some top alternatives to tide you over while you wait it out.

Only in Switzerland: Relive the 10 most Swiss stories of 2018

Only in Switzerland: Relive the 10 most Swiss stories of 2018

From cheesy science experiments to torturous citizenship interviews, here are the top ten stories from the last 12 months that could have only happened in Switzerland.

Davos approves anti-Trump protest during WEF meeting

Davos approves anti-Trump protest during WEF meeting

The town last year turned down a similar request saying there was "too much snow".

Switzerland's SBB sets sights on hi-tech flying taxi service 

Switzerland's SBB sets sights on hi-tech flying taxi service 

Switzerland's national rail company (the SBB) wants to create a fully-electric flying taxi service but not everyone is thrilled.

Swiss finance minister to meet with Trump in Davos

Swiss finance minister to meet with Trump in Davos

Ueli Maurer plans to use the meeting to get bilateral talks on a possible free trade agreement between Switzerland and the US back on track.

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Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik to repeat road running events

Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik to repeat road running events

After 70,000 people took part in last year’s Royal Run events, held to mark HRH Crown Prince Frederik’s 50th birthday, the heir to the Danish throne has decided to arrange a repeat of the races.

 

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Six Swiss nationals die in road crash in northern Sweden

Six Swiss nationals die in road crash in northern Sweden

Six Swiss nationals were killed in a road accident in Sweden's far north when the minibus they were in collided with a truck, Swedish police and Swiss officials said on Sunday.