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Switzerland stars at the Oscars

January 24, 2017, No comments

Swiss nominations at the Oscars don’t come along very often, and winners even less so (scroll down to the bottom for more...

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The Swiss at Eurovision for 60 years

May 10, 2016, 1 Comment

It all began in Lugano in May 1956, when Switzerland hosted the first ever Eurovision Song Contest.

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Edward Whymper, the social climber

April 27, 2015, 2 Comments

He was the man who conquered the Matterhorn, and lived to tell the tale.

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The 2013 Swiss trivia quiz

December 13, 2013, 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again: the now-annual Swiss trivia quiz is back!

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The Ten Swiss Commandments

October 27, 2013, 5 Comments

If God were Swiss, what would the Ten Commandments be? How would He decide?

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A vote to the death in Bern

May 10, 2013, 1 Comment

It was almost a dead heat when Bern voted to kill St Christopher; the majority was only four votes.

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Where in Switzerland is this?

April 19, 2013, 14 Comments

It’s a very old photo of somewhere in Switzerland, but where exactly?

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The Spring Swiss trivia quiz

March 3, 2013, No comments

So you think you know Switzerland? Here’s a little quiz to test that.

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1863: the year that changed the world

January 9, 2013, 1 Comment

What do the London Underground, the Red Cross, and roller skates have in common?

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The 2012 Swiss trivia quiz

December 14, 2012, 10 Comments

How good is your Swiss general knowledge? How much do remember about 2012? Here’s a little quiz of trivia relating to Switzerland.

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