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105 posts, 12:49 today
Instant Pot
LOL, as to the eggs, yes they are easier to peal if cooled down quickly in iced water - which I was taught to do under the tap at the age of ... 7? Anyway, back then I decided against buying a pressure cooker, simply because I…
Started by: catem · 23.Sep.2017 · Daily life
10 posts, 12:43 today
Cauliflower rice - the best thing since…
Probably true, but no harm in that. Seems like a good way to reduce waste. I eat cauliflower rice quite a lot but always make my own. TBH I prefer the taste and consistency of conventional rice but the cauliflower version is great for…
Started by: peebix · 21.Mar.2019 · Food and drink
51 posts, 12:29 today
Basel: 7 yr old stabbed by pensioner in…
I am pretty sure your post will be ignored! Yes, probably some parents will be more concerned than others. It's so shocking and brutal. At the end of the day trying to figure out a motivation for such a cruel and absurd act is…
Started by: Dougal's Breakfast · 21.Mar.2019 · Swiss politics/news
2 posts, 12:06 today
Elective C-Section on Basic Insurance... Advice
Started by: JoburgerCH · 22.Mar.2019 · Family matters/health
2 posts, 11:56 today
Luzern to Stansstad Cycle Route
Started by: Natalie SB · 22.Mar.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
8 posts, 11:49 today
Zoning: Converting restaurant to housing?
Just wanted to say the figure of 1000k is a bit high for a new build since even in Beobachter they mentioned 800chf per cubic meter. Our bank is using 850chf per cubic meter which they are willing to finance. Anything above goes into…
Started by: Spinal · 6.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
12 posts, 10:31 today
Removable Wallpaper
I guess it depends why you would want to remove the wallpaper in future. If it is a rental appartment and you don't want to pay for redecoarting when you leave, as others have said, even removable wallpaper is likely to leave some stains…
Started by: amandacanada · 21.Mar.2019 · Other/general
17 posts, 10:31 today
Family reunification
Are you aware that a child born in Switzerland does not automatically get Swiss citizenship. The child would have the same nationality as the parents and the same legal status. If you child is born in Finland he or she would not have…
Started by: Gyu · 21.Mar.2019 · Family matters/health
2 posts, 09:43 today
Kanton Bern: English-speaking Swimming Course?
Started by: Odyssey · 28.Mar.2018 · Other/general
10 posts, 09:41 today
Outdoor First Aid Training
We've some more dates for 2019. As before, suitable for all NGB (BAIML, BASI, MTUK, BHPA etc etc) awards and I've had some approvals from forest schools programmes as well. We've accommodation available in Leysin (of our own) and from a…
Started by: ise · 1.Mar.2018 · Commercial events
2 posts, 09:11 today
Indoor air quality in Switzerland
Started by: TerhiB · 22.Mar.2019 · Daily life
5 posts, 09:09 today
UPC Cablecom invoice - what is this for?
Started by: SwissMorgs · 21.Mar.2019 · TV/internet/telephone
52 posts, 08:56 today
Fine from the Police for recycling on the…
That's not what the letter says, as per your initial post. Now, of course they may have made an error and provided the false reason, but if I had to bet either on what you assume or what's mentioned in the letter I'd bet on the letter…
Started by: DigitalRadHead · 21.Mar.2019 · Other/general
3 posts, 08:39 today
Change property deed...
Started by: plm987sdf · 21.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
4 posts, 07:43 today
Any entry level job near Bern???
Started by: Vajnto · 21.Mar.2019 · Employment
10 posts, 06:00 today
Swiss Bank- Job advertisement scam
A friend works in a large bank. In the course of restructuring, his department had to take on tasks from a newly disbanded department. Too much work, but no approved hiring headcount. The manager, seeing everyone taking strain, got a…
Started by: dilip_gem · 21.Mar.2019 · Employment
2 posts, 05:14 today
Tax formula missing
Started by: Anshuman · 21.Mar.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
9 posts, 02:38 today
Co-working area at Zurich ?
Once in a while, even the trolls on EF seem to take a break from here and visit Real Life. Now, thanks to a most un-troll-like EF member, we have a clue where they may be lurking... at least the ones in Zurich.
Started by: happyrobbie · 20.Mar.2019 · Daily life
16 posts, 00:40 today
Salary Expectation, Senior Scientist
For a senior scientist position in pharma you are looking at 150K + ~25K bonus easily. Pharma companies in Switzerland have a hard time filling scientist positions in general. Plenty of room for salary negotiation, especially if your skill…
Started by: AliRE · 21.Mar.2019 · Employment
13 posts, 23:07 yesterday
Allowances in school for physical issues?
Attached see the document 'Nachteilausgleich' from the Volkschulamt Zürich for children with special educational needs, and what adaptations can be made in tests and exams. If you are not in Kanton Zürich, your educational authority…
Started by: dragoneiric · 21.Mar.2019 · Education
1 post, 22:12 yesterday
6-a-Side Football in Zug
Started by: SMH 249 · 21.Mar.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
4 posts, 21:56 yesterday
Tax on property sale...
Started by: plm987sdf · 19.Mar.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
4 posts, 21:06 yesterday
Hi (Wollerau / Wilen b. Wollerau ) Folks
Started by: LadyDD · 13.Nov.2018 · Daily life
3 posts, 20:47 yesterday
Anybody have any experience of Ecole Bénédict,…
Started by: shanner · 21.Mar.2019 · Education
118 posts, 20:44 yesterday
What should I bring in bulk to CH, from…
I've merged this with the most recent of many similar threads. Yes, I know Canada isn't the US, but for the purposes of this question I think there's enough in common, so here'sa load of other threads for you to…
Started by: Abruch · 2.Sep.2018 · Daily life
8 posts, 20:39 yesterday
Restaurants in Thalwil / Zurich (near HB) ?
In Zurich, Mesa (as recommended earlier) is an amazing choice. Kasier's Reblaube also good. But my personal tip for the top is the Hotel Storchen. Don't be put off by the fact it is a Hotel restaurant. Upstairs and inside, there's a…
Started by: GoHawks · 21.Mar.2019 · Food and drink
1 post, 20:30 yesterday
Anything I should buy and bring over from…
Started by: ionsupse · 21.Mar.2019 · Daily life
90 posts, 20:19 yesterday
Therapy needed for depression/anxiety
What do you mean? Worms were suggested as a therapy. Fasting, btw, is awesome treatment for...all (seems to me). Gut health is a must, indeed. I can't find enough fresh fermented non-dairy stuff, don't have the time to ferment myself.
Started by: citeradieuse · 9.Mar.2019 · Family matters/health
4 posts, 20:13 yesterday
Corporate tax vs. social costs
Started by: Norman · 21.Mar.2019 · Business & entrepreneur
7 posts, 20:08 yesterday
Moving from London to Switzerland - Advice…
Hello, My advice to you is to live in Zug as they have low taxes in that Canton and to send your child to the local school. Their education is better than in a private school (my opinion as a teacher). You have to wait, however, until your…
Started by: FwsMaverick · 21.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
6 posts, 17:41 yesterday
Beitragszahlungen an 2. Säule 😕
It is indeed. You can deduct the BVG contributions under cypher 16. However, if you fill the amount from the Lohnausweis social security contributions are already dedected from into cyphers 1 and 2, you can ignore cypher 16. That's why I…
Started by: simpleman · 19.Mar.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
61 posts, 17:32 yesterday
Racism in Conforama
Today I was in Migros City ( Zürich ) restaurant. There was a big word fight between an elderly guy and 3 head covered women. They were accusing the man of being a racist and it got pretty verbal. One of the kitchen staff had to come to…
Started by: Mariani W · 27.Jun.2018 · Complaints corner
55 posts, 17:23 yesterday
Fascism parfumes ad WTF?
By accepting the offer the Palestineans would have accepted Israel's claim on their soil, the Palestineans part of Palestine as outlined in the UN's proposition. It's as if Germany had invaded Switzerland(*) and offered free German…
Started by: jacek · 19.Mar.2019 · International affairs/politics
10 posts, 16:45 yesterday
Document translations
I would only use the English originals (simple copies not the actual originals ;) ). But certainly do not use Google Translate :eek: deepl.com is pretty good for an automated translation. A German speaking person might still proof…
Started by: wizwozz · 20.Mar.2019 · Employment
1 post, 16:40 yesterday
Cleaninghelp.ch - Residential and commercial…
Started by: EF Advertising · 21.Mar.2019 · Housing in general
1 post, 14:58 yesterday
Chris taylor
Started by: crtaylor · 21.Mar.2019 · Other/general
82 posts, 14:06 yesterday
Are you all changing tires yet?!
I had a practical example of that last month - I had to drive out of an underground garage in Davos where our car had been parked for a few days. The garage was dry but the ramp was steep and covered in snow. I tried to drive out…
Started by: ormesome · 19.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 14:01 yesterday
Web help : PHP.net not supported need to…
Started by: peaky · 21.Mar.2019 · Other/general
11 posts, 13:55 yesterday
British citizen in Switzerland - marriage…
I am a UK citizen, marrying a US citizen in Mexico this year! Do you need a certificate of no impediment as our wedding planner at hotel in Mexico hasn't flagged that, I just got my birth certificate with an apostille and that will be…
Started by: Enohzee · 12.Mar.2019 · Family matters/health
17 posts, 13:23 yesterday
Buying a motorbike... for the zombie apocalypse
I would go for something like a Honda Varadero, they seem to be able to bridge the gap between a tourer and a bike for the rougher terrain, comfortable enough for those long trips to centers of civilization and fast enough to do a wheelie…
Started by: Phil_MCR · 20.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
The Local Switzerland
American skier dies in accident in Swiss canton of Valais

American skier dies in accident in Swiss canton of Valais

A 20-year-old American has died while skiing in the Mont Fort area of Switzerland’s Valais.

Parliament wants to scrap work permit quotas for non-EU graduates of Swiss unis

Parliament wants to scrap work permit quotas for non-EU graduates of Swiss unis

The Swiss senate on Tuesday backed measures designed to make it easier for students from outside the European Union who have completed higher education in Switzerland to stay and work in the Alpine county.

Woman, 75, held in Basel over fatal stabbing of seven-year-old boy

Woman, 75, held in Basel over fatal stabbing of seven-year-old boy

A seven-year-old boy was stabbed to death walking home from school in Switzerland Thursday, police said, adding that a 75-year-old woman had turned herself in.

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