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78 posts, 19:29 today
EU rejects renegotiation of free movement
No one said that the will not be able to export to the EU. But it is most certainly not nonsense to say that once we walk away from the bilateral agreement that we will have preferential access to that market on the same terms as we…
Started by: Jim2007 · 24.Jul.2014 · Swiss politics/news
1 post, 19:24 today
Hotel Employee Rights, pregnancy
Started by: MsSomeone · 25.Jul.2014 · Employment
12 posts, 19:23 today
British inventor farts in the general direction…
can it get any absurder? British inventor builds giant 'fart machine' to fire at France Colin Furze's huge valveless jet engine, housed in a specially constructed pair of buttocks, was placed in Dover and aimed in the general…
Started by: amogles · 25.Jul.2014 · International affairs/politics
51 posts, 19:19 today
Should Russian Fighter Jets be in Swiss…
If only the Taliban did though: "Ladies and gentlemen; if you look east over the Black Sheds, you'll see the nine-ship formation approaching Farnborough. All the way from Afghanistan. I give you the "Red Poppies".
Started by: esto · 21.Jul.2014 · Swiss politics/news
59 posts, 19:17 today
Harsh border control in Geneva border last…
They can indeed ask you- and if you say you've bought the meat in Switzerland- and you have no receipt- they will want proof it was indeed bought in CH and not in France. A receipt is the easiest way- or they'll ask you the name and…
Started by: saiya-jin · 24.Jul.2014 · Complaints corner
1 post, 19:13 today
Brienz Rothorn Bahn closed above Planalp
Started by: Deep Purple · 25.Jul.2014 · Travel/day trips/free time
10 posts, 19:13 today
Yet another reason to love the Swiss
Yesterday my wife and daughter went up the Niederhorn. My wife bought, but could not find, the CHF 39 ticket. The man told her to be cool, that of course she had paid - otherwise she wouldn't be there - and to have a good night sleep in…
Started by: Clumsy Maman · 25.Jul.2014 · Daily life
22 posts, 19:11 today
Overqualified and overeducated
It's your call. Whenever i have applied for lower level positions i have got rejected immediately. As i underwent a kind of career change it sort of allowed me to apply at a slightly lower level. It varies from place to place. Some…
Started by: dreamsis · 15.Jun.2014 · Employment
1 post, 19:07 today
Best football club in Geneva
Started by: nabeel.a · 25.Jul.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
28 posts, 19:01 today
Klausenpass drive - anyone up for it?
Saturday it is raining all day - so Sunday might be a more at"tract"ive - if you catch my drift. No point you heading down the valley to head back up. Schwanden - car park of the Adler getrankemarkt?
Started by: bigblue2 · 23.Jul.2014 · Transportation/driving
25 posts, 17:54 today
Recent Ebola outbreak
I was just reading this (Why Ebola is so dangerous, linked from 25 more deaths) and wondering, if people are being told not to shake hands, whether sweat was another secretion to avoid. Apparently it is:
Started by: ThomasT · 3.Jul.2014 · International affairs/politics
9 posts, 17:14 today
Owner Liability When Selling a Used Car
I have sold cars to dealers & there is never any paperwork, I have bought & sold privately & again no paperwork. It's really not complicated & most advertisements state no guarantee. Some dealers will sell a guarantee, however it's only…
Started by: Ashish · 24.Jul.2014 · Transportation/driving
9 posts, 17:13 today
Air Algerie AH5017 missing en route…
Sad that in the space of two weeks, there are so many air tragedies. The last time I did not want to board a plane (but had to, because of work), was in the aftermath of the 9/11, flying to the US. Condolences to the family and…
Started by: aamsy · 24.Jul.2014 · International affairs/politics
16 posts, 17:05 today
Cheapest couriers that can deliver large…
Swiss post economy will be the cheapest. I have used them for 50kg of film equipment in 2 cases sending the the USA. Arrived quicker than expected. Max is 30kg a package. Posting from Germany will be cheaper, if you can get them through…
Started by: Richdog · 24.Jul.2014 · Other/general
4 posts, 16:42 today
England to Zug
Started by: MikeInZug · 25.Jul.2014 · Introductions
8 posts, 16:30 today
2014 National Day Fireworks?
if anyone is prepared for a trip to Romanshorn on the Bodensee you can check this out: Have in the past spent time at both Romanshorn & Arbon on Bodensee / Lake Constance for the Firework displays. In both places there was also areas…
Started by: rlchen · 15.Jul.2014 · Travel/day trips/free time
13 posts, 16:25 today
Mountain bike course
There is a club in Zurich that does just that. I don't think they do specific downhill courses but the definitely do some courses on how to ride a mountain bike, that also includes how to ride a bike downhill. Might be an idea to…
Started by: Valchisan · 30.Jun.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
14 posts, 16:23 today
In search of Mexican food in Basel
Have been disappointed in CH with Mexican (except El Mais in Zurich for supplies but it's big $$$) but a small road trip away from Basel I heard about food truck in Freiburg im Breisgau (45min N of Basel up the A5) called "Holy Taco…
Started by: BRAK · 17.Jan.2014 · Entertainment & dining
15 posts, 16:08 today
Caring for kittens
Good on you Ripz- bravo. I wouldn't worry too much about ownership issues for a moggy and kittens - unlike a pedigree cat, etc. Sadly they are 2 a penny in rural areas- and I'm sure the old man will be so grateful that you are being so…
Started by: Ripz · 25.Jul.2014 · Pet corner
5 posts, 16:02 today
Wilmaa IPTV services, any feedback?
Started by: Richdog · 4.Apr.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
13 posts, 15:54 today
Help on shopping in Germany
Depends. ALDI is 8to8. Kaufland is open till 22:00 Real in Singen, too. Rewe is (or was) open till 00:00 (but doesn't sell alcohol after 22:00). Some shops close at 18:30, some at 19:00. They all have websites with this…
Started by: sultana32 · 19.Apr.2014 · Daily life
4 posts, 15:49 today
Burrito bowl in Zurich
Started by: dreamcatcher · 25.Jul.2014 · Food and drink
5 posts, 15:48 today
Farm holiday stays/agriturismo in Switzerland?
Started by: Konuku · 24.Jul.2014 · Travel/day trips/free time
134 posts, 15:42 today
Starting a business in Switzerland.
That comes under ANOBAG not good news, an employee who pays all the social costs. Being a contractor is in no way self employed in CH, you need to take risk & be in business, which potentially means 0 clients.
Started by: krlock3 · 6.Apr.2006 · Business & entrepreneur
9 posts, 15:21 today
Basel Annual Tram Pass
Super nice lady at the Heuwegge BLT station!!! QUOTE] I personally tend to find people in CH much nicer than any other country I've visited (or lived at!). Now back to topic: glad you could make it. Just a note to viewers: there is…
Started by: twomatot · 24.Jul.2014 · Transportation/driving
2 posts, 15:17 today
How Y'all Doin?
Started by: VFR on top · 25.Jul.2014 · Introductions
4 posts, 15:07 today
Europe Travel
Started by: sridhar1980 · 25.Jul.2014 · Travel/day trips/free time
10 posts, 14:49 today
Pierburg 2EE carburator repair
a van? Looks like it is a primitive solenoid that controls it is probably what you need, got a similar system on one of my cars and had to replace just that part rather then the whole carb. Not really much else you can do (if it has…
Started by: Confloozed · 23.Jul.2014 · Transportation/driving
5 posts, 14:45 today
Straight from Manhattan to Zurich
Started by: borninNYC · 25.Jul.2014 · Introductions
14 posts, 14:41 today
Will house prices come down further in Geneva?
I think the housing price debate which pops up every 2 weeks can be simplified. If you are buying a place what is your prime driver? Is it investment (meaning with expected X% returns) or is it buying a place to live. If you are looking…
Started by: taveau · 21.Jul.2014 · Housing in general
70 posts, 14:28 today
Can I live in Bern with 75000 CHF (gross)?
You can definitely do it as most posts already suggest. You may find some of the information on this site useful for planning a budget (its in German = google translate ) For example a budget planner sheet so you'll see if you have…
Started by: cireufo · 23.Jul.2014 · Daily life
19 posts, 14:00 today
Looking for a good Sushi Restaurant in Zurich
There is a new place at HB on Bahnhoffstrasse facing side, where you exit from the interregional trains. Wonderful service, excellent sushi, not just for here. When I asked for water, they offered tap water! And not just a glass, in a…
Started by: Eldi · 4.Jul.2014 · Food and drink
15 posts, 13:41 today
Cake shop What are the procedures?
If you have the capital to start a shop (and make sure you have enough cash to live on for at least a year)... you will first need to be resident here, form a GmbH with at least 20,000.00, find a shop for rent that allows Gastro activities…
Started by: VickyS · 23.Jul.2014 · Business & entrepreneur
3 posts, 13:33 today
Will US ATT phone work in Switzerland
Started by: guanyu2000 · 25.Jul.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
2 posts, 13:24 today
Looking for Photographer companion for Short…
Started by: deereichmuth · 24.Jul.2014 · Travel/day trips/free time
43 posts, 13:21 today
Large chunk of Iraq taken over…
Yes BUT...fanatics are taking over religion (in its most pure and spiritual form) in order to use it to promote this or that aberrant ideology. Unfortunately this is not only confined to sub-Saharan / underdeveloped / third world /…
Started by: marton · 13.Jun.2014 · International affairs/politics
5 posts, 13:18 today
Commonwealth Games ticker
Started by: TiMow · 24.Jul.2014 · Football/sports
31 posts, 12:34 today
Rental car breakdown and deductible charged
The cooling system in a car is literally a pump, a radiator, a couple of hoses, and a thermostat. All very simple, and not likely to break down. It's not a ignition coil, it's not a HPFP, not a CEL from an oxygen sensor. The car…
Started by: Indianguy · 24.Jul.2014 · Insurance
4 posts, 12:33 today
Police contacts for writer?
Started by: curious_monkey · 25.Jul.2014 · Other/general
6 posts, 12:12 today
Hello Everybody, I thought it was time I sign up and introduce myself after being a passive user for nearly a year. I gained a lot from EF and hope i can contribute to the community. A bit about myself: Im a qualified German teacher…
Started by: Fweiss · 17.Jun.2014 · Introductions
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