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Inside Swiss politics: Why everyone is talking about this 'worm poster'

Inside Swiss politics: Why everyone is talking about this 'worm poster'

A new campaign poster put out by the conservative Swiss People's Party (SVP) and featuring worms eating an apple has been the political talking point of the week in Switzerland. Here's why.

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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What's next for Americans who are behind on their taxes?

What's next for Americans who are behind on their taxes?

Behind on your taxes? Here’s how you can get caught up.

 
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Swiss drivers set to get electronic motorway sticker option

Swiss drivers set to get electronic motorway sticker option

But fans of the traditional windscreen sticker would still be able to use these if the plans get the green light.

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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How to keep safe when swimming in Switzerland's lakes and rivers

How to keep safe when swimming in Switzerland's lakes and rivers

Switzerland is blessed with a huge variety of lakes and rivers that are perfect for bathing in. But with a number of fatal incidents already hitting the news this summer, we look at the best way to swim in safety.

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.

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.

Swiss city bans French rappers from holding €2m cage fight

Swiss city bans French rappers from holding €2m cage fight

Two feuding French rappers have been barred from using a venue in northern Switzerland for a two-million-euro ($2.2 million) cage fight, regional Swiss authorities announced on Friday.

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.

Man arrested on Madrid metro for 'upskirting' over 500 women

Man arrested on Madrid metro for 'upskirting' over 500 women

Spanish police said Wednesday they have arrested a man suspected of secretly recording videos of the underwear of over 500 women, some of them minors, on public transit and supermarkets.

 

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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.