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"Many a little makes a mickle."

In Switzerland it has long been customary for students to shake the hands of their teachers at the beginning and end of the school day. It’s a sign of solidarity and mutual respect between teacher and pupil, one that is thought to encourage the right classroom atmosphere. 841 kata lagi


Swissair launch Cork-Zurich service

Swiss will operate a weekly service between Cork and Zurich from June, with a twice-weekly service during the peak months of July and August. The additional frequency will operate on Mondays, departing Zurich at 1145, and departing Cork at 1350. 54 kata lagi


Three ancient castles overlook this quiet Swiss town

Bellinzona, Switzerland, isn’t on the radar of many travelers, but its three medieval castles are definitely worth a stop. 

We found Bellinzona by accident.

We were… 571 kata lagi


Swiss Re's Q4 profit drops 45% as disasters weigh

Swiss Re, the world’s second-largest reinsurer, today confirmed its mid-term targets despite continued pricing pressure saw its January renewals drop 18%.

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The Association Vinicole – 100 Years of Swiss Wine Making

As I walked down a cobbled street in the petite Swiss village of Corseaux, I didn’t know what to expect of my destination. I had passed by the unassuming front of the Association Vinicole a few times over the last couple of weeks; a little display case with a few bottles of wine, steps leading to a door that always remained closed – no peeking, three barn-like doors on one side with French written on it, but what always caught my eye were a wine barrel for sale with a vintage grape picking basket hanging on top of it in one corner. 2.482 kata lagi