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BASEL, SWITZERLAND – Switzerland’s most visited art centres, the Beyeler in Basel, will be opening a new building, thanks to the planned purchase of a neighbouring park. No date has been given for the completion of the project, nor has a pricetag been put on the project, which will be privately funded. A first promised […]
17-year-old French skier in hospital in Sion GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Use care this weekend and be sure to read the latest updates on avalanches, if you’re heading for the mountains. Thursday noon avalanche Just as police and avalanche specialists were sounding the alarm for a high level 4 danger alert in several Alpine areas, […]
BERN, SWITZERLAND – Migros is recalling mousse de sésame Tahin Alnatura/Rapunzel, as is the producer, after extensive tests by the company were not able to exclude salmonella contamination. Anyone with the product is asked to return it to the store.
3D printer was given a true test BERN, SWITZERLAND – Bern teacher Gregor Luetolf decided to see if a 3D printer was really as good as reported before he turned his students loose on it. The result, as reported by industry newsletter 3D Print: a magnificent large-scale model of the Eiffel Tower, in French tri-colour […]
Yverdon A1 truck driver critical GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – 39-year-old Fribourg man is at the Chuv university hospitals in critical condition following an accident on the A1 autoroute between Yverdon and Lausanne in the early hours of Wednesday. A semi-trailer heading towards Yverdon crashed into the rear of the man’s truck, at 04:00, for reasons that […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Economic Forum and the federal government signed an agreement Friday whereby Bern recognizes Geneva-based WEF as an “other international body” of importance to Switzerland as a host country to the United Nations and other international NGOs. The agreement provides the WEF with some support from Bern: “At its meeting on […]
French, Swiss sign deal in Davos BASEL, SWITZERLAND – Basel airport will remain in full service, following an agreement between France and Switzerland. The airport, which is an important centre for airline easyJet, had been at the centre of a dispute between the two countries. The new agreement calls for international operators to be taxed […]