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Why is Basel's EuroAirport constantly being evacuated?

Why is Basel's EuroAirport constantly being evacuated?

Basel EuroAirport is a constant topic of discussion, with many wondering why the airport has been evacuated several times in the past months.

Getting a new car in Switzerland just became as easy as streaming a movie

Getting a new car in Switzerland just became as easy as streaming a movie

A new car subscription rental service is shaking up the market in Switzerland with its innovative approach to accessing your vehicle. Find out about the revolution and why it may be the perfect solution for you.

 
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An expert's mini guide: How to behave and what to expect when living in Switzerland
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An expert's mini guide: How to behave and what to expect when living in Switzerland

Peter Nielsen, an experienced cross-cultural trainer shares his best tips for understanding Swiss local customs, some of which foreigners might find surprising.

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Moving abroad offers an exciting opportunity to live a happier and healthier life. But how can you make sure that you’re enjoying the experience to its fullest? That’s where practising mindfulness can help.

 
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Hundreds queue for bargain €1,000 apartment in Zurich

Hundreds queue for bargain €1,000 apartment in Zurich

Hundreds of people lined up in Zurich's District 4 on Monday night for a chance to get their hands on an apartment with a monthly rent of just 1,148 Swiss francs (€1,055).

Ten things foreigners do that make Swiss people feel really uncomfortable
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Ten things foreigners do that make Swiss people feel really uncomfortable

From oversharing to talking about your income, here are ten sure-fire ways to make the Swiss feel awkward.

Here's what you need to know about languages in Switzerland
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Here's what you need to know about languages in Switzerland

What percentage of people in Switzerland can speak three national languages fluently? How many native English speakers are there in the country? And what exactly is Romansh? Here is what you need to know about languages in Switzerland.

Meet the British brewer selling English-style beers to the Swiss

Meet the British brewer selling English-style beers to the Swiss

What do you do if you move abroad and can’t find your favourite beers in your local supermarket? Brew some yourself, of course. And that’s how British entrepreneur Tim Sutton found himself bringing a little taste of England to the Swiss.

15 things you didn’t know about Switzerland's famous Fête des Vignerons

15 things you didn’t know about Switzerland's famous Fête des Vignerons

It’s the festival of the summer, but how much do you actually know about the Fête des Vignerons? Before the party starts on 18 July, we give you the lowdown.

Swiss senate green-lights quotas for women at top levels of business

Swiss senate green-lights quotas for women at top levels of business

The vote in favour of the plans comes just days after a huge women's strike for gender equality in Switzerland.

Swiss 5G rollout slowed as opponents fight antenna plans

Swiss 5G rollout slowed as opponents fight antenna plans

The rollout of key 5G infrastructure in Switzerland has hit a roadblock in the form of tougher than expected opposition over the possible negative health effects of the technology.

Boom in job ads after rules favouring Swiss-based workers launched
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Boom in job ads after rules favouring Swiss-based workers launched

New Swiss labour rules introduced last year in a bid to give Swiss-based workers in certain industries preference over workers from other parts of the EU have led to a much higher than expected number of job ads.

Macron will 'probably' meet new UK PM in Paris ahead of G7 talks

Macron will 'probably' meet new UK PM in Paris ahead of G7 talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may hold talks on Brexit with French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week's G7 summit, French diplomatic sources said on Saturday.

 

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US signs off on ‘milestone’ double taxation treaty with Switzerland

US signs off on ‘milestone’ double taxation treaty with Switzerland

The US Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly signed off on a long-awaited double taxation treaty (DTA) with Switzerland after a decade of inaction.