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Wednesday 17th July

Nine German words that strike fear into foreigners in Switzerland
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Nine German words that strike fear into foreigners in Switzerland

Some German words can only mean nothing good is coming. Here's The Local's list of terms that cause foreigners in Switzerland to break out in a cold sweat.

Tuesday 16th July

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese 'pharma spy' to US

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese 'pharma spy' to US

Swiss authorities said on Tuesday they have agreed to extradite a Chinese national to the United States where he is wanted on charges of corporate espionage in the pharmaceutical industry.

Monday 15th July

Swiss man arrested as Italian police seize 'combat ready' missile during anti-terror raids

Swiss man arrested as Italian police seize 'combat ready' missile during anti-terror raids

A Swiss man has been arrested during raids on far-right extremist groups in northern Italy which saw police seize an air-to-air missile and other sophisticated weapons.

Friday 12th July

Basel Tattoo: What you need to know about Switzerland’s biggest military music festival

Basel Tattoo: What you need to know about Switzerland's biggest military music festival

Basel Tattoo kicks off today, running until 20 July in the north-western Swiss city. But what is it? And why do Scottish bagpipers show up every year?

Thursday 11th July

Switzerland will need 'half a million extra workers in 10 years but immigration is not the only answer'

Switzerland will need 'half a million extra workers in 10 years but immigration is not the only answer'

New report recommends Switzerland looks at other options apart from immigration to fill expected shortfall.