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After 75 years, Swiss couple found on glacier finally laid to rest

After 75 years, Swiss couple found on glacier finally laid to rest

The remains of a couple, found on a receding glacier in the Swiss Alps 75 years after they had disappeared, were at long last buried on Saturday near their native village.

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Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Who says you need to have a programming background to be a part of Berlin’s booming tech startup scene?

 
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Swatch reports higher profits in first half

Swatch reports higher profits in first half

Swiss watchmaker Swatch says that its profits rose in the first six months, but its performance was dampened by the strength of the Swiss franc.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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Would you pass a Swiss citizenship test?

Would you pass a Swiss citizenship test?

Last month a young Turkish woman was turned down for Swiss citizenship... test yourself on the questions she was asked.

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Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.

 
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Ten stunning Swiss lakes to visit this summer

Ten stunning Swiss lakes to visit this summer

Put these on your to-visit list.

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What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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The Swiss regional comfort foods you just have to try

The Swiss regional comfort foods you just have to try

Swiss chef Ulrich Koepf takes us on a culinary tour of Switzerland, picking out the local dishes you should look out for.

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First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum

First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum

A museum in Bern on Friday showed off pieces from a spectacular Nazi-era art hoard it inherited from a German recluse, in the run-up to the first exhibit of the controversial collection.

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Swiss government slams SVP’s self-determination initiative

Swiss government slams SVP’s self-determination initiative

The Swiss People’s Party (SVP) proposal to put Swiss law above international law would weaken Switzerland and threaten human rights, the Federal Council has said.

Postbus launches new open-top coach

Postbus launches new open-top coach

Travelling by bus in Switzerland just got a whole lot more stylish as national bus company Postbus unveiled its new convertible coach.

Zurich scientists use 3D printer to create lifelike silicon heart

Zurich scientists use 3D printer to create lifelike silicon heart

Researchers at Swiss technology institute ETH Zurich have created an artificial heart that could be a step in a new direction for transplant patients.

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Man interrupts Swedish Open match with Nazi slogans

Man interrupts Swedish Open match with Nazi slogans

The Swedish Open semifinal match between David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco was interrupted on Saturday by a man who walked onto the court and yelled Nazi slogans while raising his arm in a Nazi-like salute.

 

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The Local victim of Qatar fake news plant

The Local victim of Qatar fake news plant

A fake story claiming that six Arab countries had demanded that Qatar be stripped of the right to host the World Cup was published on Saturday on a site falsely purporting to be The Local Switzerland.

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Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Swiss star becomes Wimbledon's oldest men's winner in the modern era.