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Bye-bye red slips: Switzerland to farewell its famous payment forms

Bye-bye red slips: Switzerland to farewell its famous payment forms

Read on to find out what the new version of the classic red and orange slips will look like.

VIDEO: How a bilingual school can prepare children for the future

VIDEO: How a bilingual school can prepare children for the future

There are many benefits of bilingualism for children, from having a longer attention span to being better at multitasking than monolinguals.

 
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Swiss bureaucracy: 7 essential documents you need to know about

Swiss bureaucracy: 7 essential documents you need to know about

From residence permits to health insurance cards, we look at the documents that every foreigner in Switzerland must be aware of.

What these Stockholm business students learned in Silicon Valley

What these Stockholm business students learned in Silicon Valley

Students on SSE's Executive MBA program jetted out to the prolific tech hub to mingle with and learn from its professional community. Find out what they discovered.

 
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Not just a pretty place: 10 extraordinary facts about Sweden's dazzling High Coast

Not just a pretty place: 10 extraordinary facts about Sweden's dazzling High Coast

The Swedes know a thing or two about beauty. After all, they live in one of the most captivating countries on the planet. They have the cosmopolitan allure of water-surrounded Stockholm; the vast sweeping beaches of Skåne; the skyscraping white sierras of Lapland and much, much more. Yet, when they were asked in a survey which part of Sweden was most beautiful they chose none of these celebrated places.

 
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Heli taxis and huge alcohol bills: Swiss army top brass under fire over expenses

Heli taxis and huge alcohol bills: Swiss army top brass under fire over expenses

The current chief of the armed forces is among those named in a document into excessive spending that was never meant to go public.

Too much screen time? This German school has the answer

Too much screen time? This German school has the answer

Some of the teachers at Phorms, a network of seven bilingual schools in Germany, are taking lessons out of the classroom to increase children’s engagement with both learning and the natural world.

 
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'How I landed my dream job working at an international NGO'

'How I landed my dream job working at an international NGO'

Two MBA graduates from EMLYON Business School explain how their studies helped them to land their dream jobs working for international organisations.

 
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The pros and cons of working in Switzerland

The pros and cons of working in Switzerland

Just arrived in Switzerland? Here’s what’s great – and not so great – about being an employee here.

The master’s programmes that make you more employable

The master’s programmes that make you more employable

Committing to a master’s degree could feel like delaying the start of your career. That’s not the case at Linköping University (LiU), where the rigorous master’s programmes are designed to prepare students for life after graduation.

 
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Swiss economy predicted to grow 3% by end of year

Swiss economy predicted to grow 3% by end of year

Switzerland’s economy is predicted to grow by 3% by the end of 2018 - despite a falling global average.

Heiko Nieder and Marie Robert win Chef of the Year awards

Heiko Nieder and Marie Robert win Chef of the Year awards

Zurich-based chef Heiko Nieder has been named Gault & Millau’s male ‘Chef of the Year'.

Fashion house Carven parts ways with Swiss designer Ruffieux

Fashion house Carven parts ways with Swiss designer Ruffieux

The French fashion label Carven, which is being acquired by a Chinese group after falling on hard times, said Monday that its Swiss designer Serge Ruffieux is leaving after less than two years as artistic director.

What you need to know about the 'Swiss law first' initiative

What you need to know about the 'Swiss law first' initiative

It's one of the country's most significant referendums in recent years: here are the key details.

Switzerland loses top spot as US named most competitive economy

Switzerland loses top spot as US named most competitive economy

The United States has the world's most competitive and innovative economy, a World Economic Forum ranking showed Wednesday, after a methodology shift helped unseat Switzerland after nearly a decade on top.

'Incomparable' $50-million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction

'Incomparable' $50-million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction

The Pink Legacy is the "Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds" according to the head of Christie's in Europe.

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Life means life: Rare sentence handed to Brazilian who dismembered family in Pioz

Life means life: Rare sentence handed to Brazilian who dismembered family in Pioz

A young Brazilian man who murdered two cousins aged one and three and dismembered their parents was handed a rare life sentence in Spain on Thursday.

 

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 Swiss attorney general suspends prosecutor in FIFA probe

Swiss attorney general suspends prosecutor in FIFA probe

Switzerland's attorney general has suspended a federal prosecutor in connection with investigations into FIFA and the world of football.

Calls for legislation to protect cyclists on Swiss roads

Calls for legislation to protect cyclists on Swiss roads

Two thirds of cyclists feel motorists do not give them enough space when passing.