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The Expat Guide: Moving to Switzerland

The Expat Guide: Moving to Switzerland

Moving to Switzerland? Congratulations! Now let's take care of the dirty work. Check out The Local's guide to expat life in Switzerland, every step of the way.

Federer crushes Simon to reach tenth semifinal

Federer crushes Simon to reach tenth semifinal

UPDATED: Seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer reached his tenth semifinal at the All England Club on Wednesday with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 win over French 12th seed Gilles Simon.

Star Swiss chef dies cycling near Lausanne

Star Swiss chef dies cycling near Lausanne

Philippe Rochat, one of Switzerland's most celebrated chefs, died after suffering a malaise while cycling near Lausanne on Wednesday morning.

Doping cheats among Lausanne meet sprinters

Doping cheats among Lausanne meet sprinters

Lovers of clean track and field will be cringing at Thursday's Diamond League meet in Lausanne when doping cheats Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay come to face to face in what is sure to be an explosive 100-metre race.

Swiss airline pilots 'carry cash' for Greek flights

Swiss airline pilots 'carry cash' for Greek flights

In an indication of how difficult commercial transactions have become in Greece, Swiss airline Edelweiss has instructed its pilots flying to the financially strapped country to carry as much €10,000 in a cash box.

Six steps to getting along better with the Swiss

Six steps to getting along better with the Swiss

If you value the same things the Swiss do, you have a better chance of building positive relationships with them, says Zurich-based communications trainer Shane Norton. But what if you don't?

Four climbers die in Lauterbrunnen accidents

Four climbers die in Lauterbrunnen accidents

Four unidentified people have died in two mountain climbing accidents in the Lauterbrunnen area of the Bernese Oberland, police said on Tuesday.