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36 posts, 22:38 today
Ikea - Life long returns
Well all I can say to Samaire 13 is something I learned along the circuitous journey that got me this far. And that is never assume anything about anyone till you know something! I was definitely not thinking of "digging out that Expedit…
Started by: Island Monkey · 30.Aug.2014 · Daily life
43 posts, 22:32 today
3rd Pillar: is Self-management possible?
Of course not. SPX or some other diverse enough basket of stocks. Thankfully these days you can own one for an ultra low cost, starting from just 3-4bp, and don't have to pick stocks. Even the greatest companies can fail so you do want…
Started by: Shrek · 18.Jul.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
5 posts, 22:30 today
RIP Polo Hofer!
Started by: st2lemans · 24.Jul.2017 · Swiss politics/news
7 posts, 22:13 today
Delay of entry to the rented apartment
If they fix up the new place properly that is to your advantage. And maybe the found out there is a lot more to fix than expected when the other party moved out. <<saying that the rental fee of the apartment that I live is more…
Started by: JWLEE · 24.Jul.2017 · Housing in general
10 posts, 22:06 today
Onward travel from Basel at Midnight tonight
Good luck with that...EasyJet have one of the worst reputations for paying out compensation. There have been a whole slew of stories coming out of Geneva about cases which deserve compensation but EasyJet is weaseling their way out of…
Started by: mek · 24.Jul.2017 · Transportation/driving
114 posts, 22:01 today
BBC Salaries Published
That Mrs Brown's Boys was commissioned for three series, not to mentioned the specials, is reason enough to cancel the license fee. Once a production line of fantastic comedy only to be replaced by this and Mirander
Started by: Loz1983 · 19.Jul.2017 · International affairs/politics
1 post, 21:56 today
What does it mean to be Auditor in Zurich…
Started by: Juice · 24.Jul.2017 · Education
20 posts, 21:54 today
Swiss to help in the fight against illegal…
That's not how political asylum works. "I wont tell you who I am or where I am from" is not a valid reason to stay. If you want asylum is it your job to make a credible claim where you are from and why you have a right to it. Where…
Started by: st2lemans · 24.Jul.2017 · International affairs/politics
46 posts, 21:47 today
How to behave on solid white lines in streets?
I always said you must to a full stop if there is a stop sign ;) (except there is also a green traffic light or a police man) Reply to them what to do if there is No Stop sign like here https://goo.gl/maps/mzYT... or a flashing…
Started by: higgsboson · 23.Jul.2017 · Transportation/driving
15 posts, 21:39 today
Cow eye eggs?
Thanks! German is not such a problem so much as finding the Swiss expressions. I mostly need these, presented earlier in the story, to be the "coded" message that proves which of two wills is valid and which is forged. A very…
Started by: Idali · 4.Jul.2017 · Language corner
51 posts, 21:37 today
Is Downloading movies for personal use legal…
Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship- or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties. And yes, it is illegal in…
Started by: Vegan_Chef · 10.Nov.2012 · TV/internet/telephone
12 posts, 21:31 today
A Notary for an English Document
legalising a document means that the notary confirms that it was you that signed the document. SO you bring your passport and the document to be signed with you to the notary (any will do) and you sign it so the notary can see you signing.…
Started by: Divesnowboy · 23.Jul.2017 · Other/general
33 posts, 21:14 today
Name/Address can be found via Number Plate…
Maybe on the planet where you are from. Here? Umm! Exactly what I did last summer (and nothing else, I swear). Turned out the guy who lost the (bike) plate lives in walking distance. Now, as for privacy and data protection: The form…
Started by: parkadam · 24.Jul.2017 · Transportation/driving
14 posts, 21:00 today
Help identify this book
Given the short summary my first thought was also Rushdie. Saladin and Gibrils fall from the sky in the Satanic Verses for example. He also has space themes and even references to Star Trek in East, West. Maybe it is a Rushdie novel…
Started by: bugger · 21.Jul.2017 · Other/general
44 posts, 20:49 today
Schaffhausen - man with chain saw
It's a bit ironic in that CSS has these ads where they say "There is not 'The customer'" etc.pp. It seems this is a customer they weren't able to adapt to. Have they released the make of the chain-saw? My bet would be on a…
Started by: roegner · 24.Jul.2017 · Swiss politics/news
18 posts, 20:29 today
Blood tests in St Gallen
The OP lives (or has lived and simply forgotten to update his location) in London, and probably for longer than six months. Doesn't that exclude him from simply donating blood in Switzerland??? My doctor ordered a fairly extensive range…
Started by: adriant · 22.Jul.2017 · Family matters/health
1 post, 20:26 today
Dental Clinics in St.Gallen
Started by: adriant · 24.Jul.2017 · Family matters/health
7 posts, 19:55 today
Leasing cars
I could buy this 20k with zero down payment, with 36 months lease and end payment of 7.8k for under 400 a month. It comes from a main dealer with 2 years warranty. Can you beat it? If not, why would someone take your lease…
Started by: Joecoughlin · 24.Jul.2017 · Transportation/driving
20 posts, 19:50 today
Buying an apartment that is currently rented…
A generalization, but at least in Canada (in BC and now more often in Ontario).. no one gets a lease for more than a year. After a year, you are typically converted to a month-to-month with a low rent increase (legal max). If you are…
Started by: afaitachi · 23.Jul.2017 · Housing in general
4 posts, 19:48 today
Opinions on Privera
Started by: pawp · 21.Apr.2017 · Housing in general
7 posts, 19:41 today
"LRH, David Miscavige and me"
All equally bad. I'm not sure if Scientology is classified as a religion in m(any) countries. I think most "normal" people think of it as a cult. In France for instance, Scientology is setup as a nonprofit and not as a…
Started by: Reb77Br · 24.Jul.2017 · International affairs/politics
5 posts, 19:04 today
Hello Everyone
Started by: Bani Singh · 24.Jul.2017 · Introductions
30 posts, 18:24 today
Zuchwill/Solothurn schools
Depends who has the job giving the permits here. If you as an EU national and the contract is longer than a year you'll both get a B permit. If it's your partner then as a non-EU national it's more likely to be L's even for an indefinite…
Started by: letssee · 1.Jun.2017 · Education
1 post, 18:22 today
Eruditus language school, Zürich
Started by: Whippy · 24.Jul.2017 · Language corner
3 posts, 17:44 today
How to pay SBB online with Reka-Card
Started by: StirB · 24.Jul.2017 · Transportation/driving
6 posts, 17:42 today
Bern:Driving Practice and Verkehrskunde Kurse
Hi, L-studio Bern offers verkehrskunde course in English once every two months. You have to call and check the date for the next course in English. They also have e-nothilfe (first-aid) course with possibility of taking the…
Started by: swisspak · 17.Jan.2017 · Transportation/driving
3 posts, 17:35 today
English speaking psychologist in Lausanne…
Started by: dicegames · 24.Jul.2017 · Family matters/health
32 posts, 17:29 today
See the Matterhorn [is it worth the journey?]
Normally not unless you park at one of the private car parks in Tasch that offer the service (which may be included in the cost of parking at said car parks and booked in advance). The usual access from Tasch to Zermatt is by train with a…
Started by: homeward bound · 1.Apr.2008 · Travel/day trips/free time
20 posts, 17:24 today
How can I improve my german speaking skills?
I am struggling as well learning new words in German. While i realize that is important to talk in German, it is really hard for me to do so. Simply, because i am so bad at talking, even in my native language. I would rather be silent and…
Started by: unbalanced · 21.Jul.2017 · Language corner
54 posts, 17:19 today
Coffee Machine recommendation ?
Just picked up a De Longhi ETAM 29.660.SB Autentica (their naming system is atrocious) in the M-electronics Sale, and I have to say I'm very impressed indeed. https://www.varle.lt/sta... My image of fully automatic coffee machines…
Started by: John_H · 19.Nov.2016 · Food and drink
3 posts, 16:30 today
Sofa repair company needed
Started by: Wiferli · 24.Jul.2017 · Other/general
20 posts, 16:16 today
Ramen in Zurich
Hey, I've yet to try Miki Ramen which I've heard is good. Ikoo is good and there's also the new Yume Ramen! PS. There's some awesome food bloggers for Zurich about, online or instagram. Might be of great help too :) Bon…
Started by: honiebee · 5.Oct.2015 · Entertainment & dining
1 post, 16:14 today
Lash lifting / lash curling Zurich
Started by: teddykins1984 · 24.Jul.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
3 posts, 16:12 today
Spa Recommendations in Zug, Zurich and wider…
Started by: RASZ · 1.Jul.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
12 posts, 15:58 today
Camping in switzerland while looking for…
Hey Medea, thanks for your info, being a EU citizen I must admit I was a bit confused on what we actually needed to do, since it seems we can look for work, but need to be registered with the local authority before we accept the offer.…
Started by: RHammer · 21.Jul.2017 · Introductions
46 posts, 15:26 today
Objecting to planning permission
Estate Agents have a t-shirt that says "of course nothing will get built on it"... (Been there, Done that ...). That's what they said to us. One year later trying to put baby to sleep with a whole new complex being built outside the…
Started by: Castro · 21.Jul.2017 · Daily life
5 posts, 15:02 today
Housing Papers
Started by: Dan M · 24.Jul.2017 · Housing in general
6 posts, 14:53 today
Bridesmaid/Wedding dress alterations - recommendations…
You have no idea how pleased I am to hear this - Mr. Sener doesn't have a website like others do, so it is great that positive word of mouth still does the job, he really does deserve it. I discovered his place when I lost a lot of…
Started by: dellarosa · 7.Jun.2017 · Other/general
1 post, 13:52 today
Wanted toddler (2 & 4 ) winter clothes,shoes…
Started by: andrew22013 · 24.Jul.2017 · Items wanted
22 posts, 13:51 today
Cantonese Cuisine in Zurich
I would second this. Having lived in Switzerland for 7 years I lost hope to find a good dim sum restaurant here. I tried dim sum restaurants in London, Paris and Vienna but none is as good as Amsterdam.
Started by: fulkast · 18.Jul.2017 · Food and drink
The Local Germany
Police: Schaffhausen chainsaw attacker is a loner who lives in forests

Police: Schaffhausen chainsaw attacker is a loner who lives in forests

Police are hunting a suspect who injured five people with a chainsaw in Schaffhausen on Monday morning.

Suspect arrested for arson attacks that killed 24 horses

Suspect arrested for arson attacks that killed 24 horses

Police in the canton of Vaud have arrested a suspect over the series of fires in the Fribourg/Vaud border area on July 15th which resulted in the death of 24 horses at a riding school.

18 injured as Swiss bachelor party goes wrong

18 injured as Swiss bachelor party goes wrong

Eighteen people were injured, three seriously, when a bachelor party turned into a nightmare in Wohlen in the canton of Aargau on Saturday.

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