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Switzerland is a great place to be a girl according to new report

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Girls Opportunity Index ranked Switzerland ninth in the table, after analyzing five key indicators: child marriage, adolescent fertility, maternal mortality, women MPs and lower-secondary school completion.   The index… Read more…

Zurich tops ‘greenest city’ list

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Arcadis sustainable cities index found Zurich had unbeatable environmental credentials.     The Swiss city topped an index which ranked 100 global cities on three areas of sustainability: people,… Read more…

Big support for Swiss Winter Olympics bid

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, July 21, 2016

The plans for Switzerland to host the Winter Olympics in 2026 are well supported in the country according to new research.   The survey found that 57 per cent of… Read more…

Top five Christmas markets

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, December 18, 2015

The festive season is now in full swing and Christmas is just around the corner. With not many shopping days left until the big day, we thought we would take… Read more…

Top five Christmas traditions from around the world

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, December 4, 2015

People around the world are busy making their final preparations for the Christmas period. Each country has its own festive traditions. The following five stand out from the crowd…  … Read more…

British Stiff Upper Lip Increases Cancer Risk

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 30, 2013

British people are as well-informed about cancer as citizens of other high-income countries. However, because they are embarrassed about their symptoms and more worried about wasting a doctor’s time it… Read more…

The World’s Top Ten English-Proficient Countries

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, November 13, 2012

In a study conducted by the international education company Education First (EF) Sweden ranked number one in English-language proficiency. The Swedish-based company published their English Proficiency Index (EPI)  in October,… Read more…

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