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Top five Geneva gems

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, November 14, 2016

Geneva is a beautiful lakeside city buffered on by snow capped mountains on either side. Visitors will find a city that goes out of its way to keep the tourists… Read more…

Spain’s gender pay gap is one of the largest in Europe

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, October 20, 2016

Women in the Iberian peninsula earn 19.3 percent less than men. It means that female employees will effectively be working for free from October 21st.     Spain’s gender pay… Read more…

Five killer ski resorts this winter

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, October 14, 2016

We are now half way through October and winter is looming large on the horizon. While for many this means dark evenings curled up with a cuppa, for others looking… Read more…

Switzerland records a 20% increase in Michelin star restaurants

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, October 6, 2016

The landlocked nation now has the highest density of Michelin stars in Europe.     It means there are now a total of 117 restaurants with at least one Michelin… Read more…

Switzerland remains top of global competitiveness league

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 29, 2016

The country tops the annual competitiveness ranking for the eighth year in a row.     The World Economic Forum’s list ranked 138 different economies on a variety of factors… 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…

Swiss government launches smartphone alert app

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, September 12, 2016

The app will warn the public of natural disasters or terrorist attacks and should be ready by Autumn 2017.     The app adds another layer of security to go… Read more…

Rise in number of foreigners living in Switzerland

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, August 29, 2016

Newly released statistics show that there are now more than two million foreigners living in Switzerland.     The Swiss statistics office figures reveal that there were 2,048,700 foreign nationals… Read more…

Germany beefs up security at Swiss border

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

130 extra border staff will be deployed to the Swiss border aiming to stem illegal immigration.   With other transit routes shut down to migrants, Switzerland has become the latest… 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…

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