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Switzerland wants to give 1.3 billion francs to EU

Switzerland wants to give 1.3 billion francs to EU

Switzerland said on Thursday it will provide 1.3 billion francs in development aid to the European Union, as Bern seeks to stabilize its messy ties with Brussels.

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Is this the world’s most international business school?

Is this the world’s most international business school?

It's not just one of the world’s leading business schools. It’s also a chance for students to have a truly international undergraduate experience.

 
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Basel shock Manchester United with late winner

Basel shock Manchester United with late winner

Manchester United were forced to wait to book a place in the Champions League last 16 as Michael Lang's last-gasp strike gave Basel a shock 1-0 win at St Jakob-Park on Wednesday.

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This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

If you want a holiday that has it all, this small European archipelago is just the spot.

 
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Swiss village wants to offer families 70,000 francs to go and live there

Swiss village wants to offer families 70,000 francs to go and live there

Residents of Albinen, a small Swiss village near Leukerbad in the canton of Valais, will on November 30th vote on a new policy which would offer money to outsiders who are willing to come and live in the village for at least a decade.

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How to have a wonderful wedding in Switzerland

How to have a wonderful wedding in Switzerland

Recently engaged and considering getting married in Switzerland? Tying the knot away from your home country may seem a minefield. Here, The Local takes you through the legalities and offers some tips for staging a wonderful Swiss wedding from someone who’s done it.

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Is this the best Swedish university for international master’s students?

Is this the best Swedish university for international master’s students?

Its graduates are also among the first in Sweden to gain employment once they've completed their studies.

 
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Hundreds demonstrate in Geneva against rise in health insurance premiums

Hundreds demonstrate in Geneva against rise in health insurance premiums

An estimated 800 people gathered in Geneva on Saturday afternoon to demonstrate against rising health insurance premiums.

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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.

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Fribourg cheesemaker wins World Fondue Championships

Fribourg cheesemaker wins World Fondue Championships

The smell of moitié-moitié filled the air in the village of Tartegnin in the canton of Vaud on Saturday as cheese aficionados attended the second World Fondue Championships.

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SBB to test out a total smoking ban in stations

SBB to test out a total smoking ban in stations

Swiss Federal Railways, SBB, is said to be planning to outlaw smoking at five stations in Switzerland from next month.

Zurich admits to ‘losing’ nearly a thousand works of art over the years

Zurich admits to ‘losing’ nearly a thousand works of art over the years

The city of Zurich has misplaced more than 900 works of art from its public collection over the years, Swiss media reported on Tuesday.

Swiss glaciers suffered 'extreme' melting in the past year

Swiss glaciers suffered 'extreme' melting in the past year

It's the third biggest loss in any one year since the beginning of records a century ago.

No buyer at Geneva auction for $30m pink diamond

No buyer at Geneva auction for $30m pink diamond

The "Raj Pink", the largest Fancy Intense Pink diamond in the world, failed to sell at auction, despite being the highlight of a Sotheby's sale of precious jewels.

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Sweden investigates reports of threats against Turkish dissidents

Sweden investigates reports of threats against Turkish dissidents

Several Turks in Sweden say they have received threats in relation to their criticism of the Turkish government.

 

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Kidnapped Swiss aid worker freed in Darfur

Kidnapped Swiss aid worker freed in Darfur

Sudanese security forces have freed a Swiss aid worker who was kidnapped in Darfur last month in an overnight operation in the war-torn region, a Sudanese official said on Wednesday.

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Federer happy with 'amazing year' despite loss at ATP Finals

Federer happy with 'amazing year' despite loss at ATP Finals

Roger Federer says he "can't wait" to get back on court in Australia after an inspired David Goffin destroyed his chance to finish a golden season with a flourish at the ATP Finals.