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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 German-speaking Switzerland to break out in a cold sweat.

South Korean climber dies on Switzerland’s Matterhorn

South Korean climber dies on Switzerland’s Matterhorn

A climber from South Korea died on Monday after hitting bad weather on the iconic Matterhorn mountain.

Zurich calls for help in fight against tiger mosquitoes

Zurich calls for help in fight against tiger mosquitoes

Switzerland's largest city has an unwelcome new resident in the form of the Asian tiger mosquito.