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Swiss teachers call for wage guarantees

Swiss teachers call for wage guarantees

Swiss teachers on Monday called for salary guarantees, arguing that in many places workload has increased without any boost to their pay packets.

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Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

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

 
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Two arrested in Swiss anti-terror operation

Two arrested in Swiss anti-terror operation

Swiss police arrested two people in a counter-terror operation in the Vaud canton, national media reported on Monday.

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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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Swiss court convicts driver for killing suicidal woman who lay on motorway

Swiss court convicts driver for killing suicidal woman who lay on motorway

A driver who fatally ran over a woman who had lain down on a motorway with the intention of committing suicide has been convicted of negligent homicide.

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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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Life on the Röstigraben: Five reasons to visit Biel/Bienne this summer

Life on the Röstigraben: Five reasons to visit Biel/Bienne this summer

Is Biel/Bienne Switzerland’s most underrated city?

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Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws

Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws

Proposed new legislation would toughen penalties for terrorists and those supporting terror organizations.

19 mildly interesting facts about Swiss wine

19 mildly interesting facts about Swiss wine

In ‘open cellars’ season, The Local raises a glass to the Swiss wine industry.

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Archaeologists find 7,000-year-old human remains in Swiss city

Archaeologists find 7,000-year-old human remains in Swiss city

The remains of ancient villages dating back to 5,500BC have been discovered on a construction site in Sion in the Valais.

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Swiss foreign minister Burkhalter to leave government in October

Swiss foreign minister Burkhalter to leave government in October

Didier Burkhalter sent his resignation to parliament in a surprise move on Wednesday.

IN PICS: Switzerland’s largest arch bridge opens to traffic

IN PICS: Switzerland’s largest arch bridge opens to traffic

The largest arched bridge in Switzerland opened on Thursday after four years of construction work.

Swiss scientists: climate change raises CO2 emissions from alpine streams

Swiss scientists: climate change raises CO2 emissions from alpine streams

In a warm winter alpine streams release more carbon-dioxide than they absorb, according to an EPFL study.

UberPop drivers in Zurich are operating illegally

UberPop drivers in Zurich are operating illegally

UberPop drivers who do not have a taxi permit are operating illegally and could be fined, Zurich’s government said on Thursday.

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From prison to WorldPride: 40 years of gay activism in Spain

From prison to WorldPride: 40 years of gay activism in Spain

Forty years ago their sexual orientation could land them in jail. Now Spain's gay and lesbian community is honouring at WorldPride in Madrid the 4,000 pioneers who dared to protest for change in 1977.

 

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Man arrested in Geneva suspected of being recruiter for terror groups

Man arrested in Geneva suspected of being recruiter for terror groups

The man arrested in Geneva last week is being held on suspicion of supporting terror groups.

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Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Swiss great Roger Federer thrashed Alexander Zverev to win his ninth title at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Halle on Sunday.