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Thousands in Switzerland are blacklisted for not playing health insurance premiums

Thousands in Switzerland are blacklisted for not playing health insurance premiums

Nearly 30,000 people in Switzerland are on a ‘blacklist’ because they don’t pay their health insurance premiums, according to Swiss media.

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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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Swiss health insurance to cover some foreign treatment

Swiss health insurance to cover some foreign treatment

From 2018 Swiss residents living in certain cantons bordering other countries will be able to seek medical treatment abroad under Swiss basic health insurance.

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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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How to enjoy cheese fondue like the Swiss

How to enjoy cheese fondue like the Swiss

Fondueziit (fondue time) has begun again! Fran from Swiss food blog Little Zurich Kitchen guides us through the dos and don'ts of eating cheese fondue in Switzerland.

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10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite

10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite

Double beds, pyjamas, a family dinner table, actual closing doors, and 3,000 films? Yes, this is a plane we’re talking about – not a mansion. Here are 10 reasons you should get on board with Qatar Airway’s new QSuite.

 
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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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Assisted suicide increasingly popular in Switzerland

Assisted suicide increasingly popular in Switzerland

More people in Switzerland than ever before are turning to assisted suicide to end their lives, according to the latest statistics.

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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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How to make the most of autumn food in Switzerland

How to make the most of autumn food in Switzerland

While many people are sad to see summer go, food writer Franziska Wick from Little Zurich Kitchen couldn't be more excited about the arrival of her favourite season.

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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.

Should the Swiss government introduce gender quotas?

Should the Swiss government introduce gender quotas?

The question is in the news after justice minister Simonetta Sommaruga spoke about it in an interview.

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.

Diamond sale breaks record in Geneva auction

Diamond sale breaks record in Geneva auction

The largest diamond ever offered at auction went under the hammer in Geneva on Tuesday evening for nearly $34 million, a world record for a gem of its kind, the Christie's auction house said.

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Spain's top prosecutor Maza dies in Argentina

Spain's top prosecutor Maza dies in Argentina

Spain's top prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza, fresh off the drama of the Catalonian independence bid, died unexpectedly on Saturday during a working visit to Argentina.

 

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French-Swiss cement maker investigated over alleged payments to Islamic State

French-Swiss cement maker investigated over alleged payments to Islamic State

French investigators searched the offices of French-Swiss cement maker Lafarge on Tuesday, the company said, as part of an enquiry into financial links to jihadist groups in Syria, including Islamic State.

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Swiss triumph over Northern Ireland to qualify for World Cup

Swiss triumph over Northern Ireland to qualify for World Cup

Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday that secured a 1-0 aggregate play-off victory.