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The five stages of Brexit grief

June 27, 2016, 10 Comments

“First came denial. No, no, no – although my language might have been a little more colourful.

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Living in Switzerland and voting to Remain

June 14, 2016, 3 Comments

I am one of 41,577 British expats living in Switzerland.

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Brits in Switzerland can also vote on Brexit

May 2, 2016, 1 Comment

Over 41,000 Brits live in Switzerland and many of them can vote.

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The dark side of Switzerland

February 11, 2016, 77 Comments

The black sheep is back, and it’s still a sad sight to see.

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Time for another Swiss election

December 8, 2015, No comments

Another day, another vote: that is nothing unusual in Switzerland.

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Things go right for Switzerland

October 19, 2015, 2 Comments

Switzerland has voted and moved decisively to the right. So far right, in fact, that it could now actually be in Austria.

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In case of nuclear emergency: take a pill

November 20, 2014, 4 Comments

My nuclear pills arrived in the post today, courtesy of the government.

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Fighting over new Swiss jets

April 28, 2014, 1 Comment

Switzerland is neutral but it isn’t pacifist, with a policy of armed neutrality.

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A letter from the Swiss to the EU

February 20, 2014, 13 Comments

Imagine the people of Switzerland writing a collective letter to the people of the European Union.

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The Swiss boat is full

February 10, 2014, 38 Comments

Einstein, Nestlé, Hayek, Maggi. None of them was born Swiss. Even Switzerland’s newest Olympic gold medallist, Dario Cologna, was initially Italian

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