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For whom the Swiss cow bell tolls

October 18, 2014, 3 Comments

Cow bells are one of the sounds of the Swiss Alps but what about the cow?

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Ten fascinating Swiss statistics

August 14, 2014, 3 Comments

One suicide every 8.5 hours is a Swiss statistic you don’t often see.

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The Swiss cow tram

July 16, 2014, 2 Comments

It’s a tram with cows on it and in it. It’s a cow tram!

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The anglification of Switzerland

July 1, 2014, 22 Comments

Switzerland has four national languages but a fifth is becoming more and more obvious: English.

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Half price Zurich

June 20, 2014, 1 Comment

It’s not that often you get something free of charge in Switzerland, let alone 69 things.

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Everyday sexism in Switzerland

April 11, 2014, 12 Comments

Lady size portions and unequal pay: sexism in Switzerland lives on.

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Switzerland is Happy!

March 6, 2014, 2 Comments

It’s the No 1 song in Switzerland and is spreading happiness across the whole country.

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The ultimate Swiss chocolate

January 30, 2014, 3 Comments

Milk chocolate and muesli: two Swiss gifts to the culinary world finally combined in one.

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TV subtitles Swiss-style

January 20, 2014, No comments

You couldn’t make it up. A sports programme with sexy subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.

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The biology of Swiss windows

October 18, 2013, 10 Comments

Are your windows innies or outies? If you’re reading this in Switzerland then most likely they are innies.

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