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22 posts, 22:45 today
Good Criminal Defense Lawyers?
This has nothing to do with America vs Europe, and it's a bit silly to bring that up. It's not just about being keyed up, it's about someone who knows the nuances of international law, electronic communications law, etc. Some of…
Started by: Steph · 16.Feb.2019 · Other/general
1 post, 22:43 today
Can you register in the commercial register
Started by: Fuzzhead · 16.Feb.2019 · Business & entrepreneur
12 posts, 22:35 today
UK 2019 Loan Charge - Retro Taxation
The bit that was wrong with the offshore loan setup was that you normally paid no tax at all, with the offshore loan company liquidating every year so writing off it’s outstanding loans and an identical v2 company then setting up to…
Started by: Dromore · 16.Feb.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
29 posts, 22:24 today
Filtering through traffic on a motorbike
In which part of his post did Ace1 advise people to do anything illegal? He said that he used to filter all the time. He didn't say that he recommended that others do it too. Saying that Ace1 was "advising people to do what is…
Started by: MissDragonfly · 2.Feb.2019 · Transportation/driving
16 posts, 21:50 today
Hi! Considering a position in Switzerland
If you don't deregister in Germany you'll be resident in both countries. But then why would you tell the Germans that you are working in CH and paying tax there? Best to just be on zero income in Germany for the Germans. Unless you want to…
Started by: Cartier · 15.Feb.2019 · Introductions
38 posts, 21:40 today
Hi everyone - might be too young for this…
Hello Gymigirl, I‘m taking the liberty of making a correction to your sentence (see CAPITALS)...I‘m only doing it because your English is so bl&&dy good, seriously impressed. But that meant that this little mistake stood…
Started by: Gymigirl · 1.Feb.2019 · Introductions
1 post, 21:38 today
Child’s car seats - from 3years+ (Zürich…
Started by: depeche · 16.Feb.2019 · Items wanted
5 posts, 20:39 today
Downsizing car - tax implications
Started by: alitoast · 16.Feb.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
3 posts, 20:35 today
Fish Tank
Started by: Jeep Life · 15.Feb.2019 · Items wanted
21 posts, 19:13 today
Robot programming in Switzerland
No, they cannot. No one can pretend to "live" in the office But it looks similar here in the case of daily cross border commuters, who obtain permit G. In Switzerland it's you, as an EU citizen, who has to ask for the permit to legally…
Started by: Tomasz · 12.Feb.2019 · Employment
8 posts, 19:11 today
Payroll cutoff question
If you trust her to repay, and since you say you have a good enough income, you could lend her the money she needs now, so as to help her not to do anything illegal or unethical or which will tarn her reputation.
Started by: Steph · 16.Feb.2019 · Leaving Switzerland
8 posts, 19:01 today
EU- L Permit-change of employer
Geeze, just put it through google translate. "With the short-term residence permit EU / EFTA, you also enjoy professional and geographical mobility and are thus entitled to a job without a permit and a change of occupation within the…
Started by: Cnnbillh · 16.Feb.2019 · Employment
33 posts, 18:54 today
No credit checks in Switzerland?
Court orders only work if someone can summon you to court. If they can't find your address, they are out of luck. Tell that to the banks that my friend owes thousands to and managed to disappear. I have worked at several…
Started by: Steph · 16.Feb.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
14 posts, 18:41 today
Renting - Private vs Regie
A potential tenant, especially one relatively inexperienced at renting in Switzerland, in his/her specific canton, cannot know whether the contract a landlord presents is a standardised version or contains unusual clauses. I second going…
Started by: John_H · 15.Feb.2019 · Housing in general
4 posts, 18:41 today
RIP Bruno Ganz
Started by: st2lemans · 16.Feb.2019 · Swiss politics/news
19 posts, 18:14 today
Tinder Confusion!
I think that the poster just invented a new, perfect word which may appear in the English dictionary: Fruatrated Forgive me if I'm just getting old and behind the times, but I think it's a good word (bit of Germanish, bit of English)…
Started by: Fruatrated · 11.Feb.2019 · Other/general
5 posts, 18:03 today
From public primary school to Steiner for…
Started by: swissmama · 16.Feb.2019 · Education
6 posts, 18:00 today
Chances of getting an English speaking job…
Hi all I presently lιve in Greece, i have 12 years experience in Banking in Greece and 2 years in Data Analytics in UK. I have decent programming skills in Python, R, SQL and some knowledge of other programms and systems (html, css,…
Started by: archer100 · 12.Feb.2019 · Employment
35 posts, 17:35 today
Valentine special, Migros new dildo range
I won't buy mine until there is a special Cumulus coupon in the Migros Magazine for 20 x points on them. :) Though I hope it works at the self checkout. I don't really want the attendant coming across and saying out loud, 'is that not…
Started by: marton · 10.Feb.2019 · Daily life
9 posts, 16:52 today
Certificate of Marital Status (Certificat…
The British embassy no longer provides this service and we were told to go to a notary when we needed one for my son’s naturalisation request. He had a letter stating that he was single which he signed in the presence of the…
Started by: ibnbattuta · 6.Aug.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
2 posts, 15:50 today
Will I have to file taxes again?
Started by: HannoA · 16.Feb.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
1 post, 15:41 today
Will I transit in 2019 from B to…
Started by: slabab · 16.Feb.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
49 posts, 15:31 today
Can I Run Without Losing Muscle Mass?
No, they don't. What high-tech equipment does a pro athlete have access to that you don't? Most pro-athletes are just young and talented and have not yet accumulated enough injuries for it to significantly hinder their performance.…
Started by: PanFastic · 18.Jan.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
1 post, 14:57 today
Data and voice communications Question
Started by: Switzerlandgiveshope · 16.Feb.2019 · Employment
3 posts, 14:45 today
German and Swiss-German
Started by: Ailinh Nguyen · 16.Feb.2019 · Daily life
131 posts, 14:29 today
Gun Community
Hi, The requirement for the clubs is not so much the type of the handgun but the ammunition.You can shoot whatever you have as long as it is one of the Swiss service pistol calibers. For example you will not be able to shoot .45 in most…
Started by: team_1911 · 7.Feb.2013 · Other/general
29 posts, 14:01 today
Solo Valentine!
The discrete/reserved culture point is valid, yeah...But on top, Scandinavia, back home and somewhat US, too, I think, believe in V Day being a celebration of love, not just couples who are in love, but in general, as well. So you think of…
Started by: McTAVGE · 14.Feb.2019 · Daily life
11 posts, 13:47 today
Network over power adapters - wi-fi extenders
Most WiFi routers operate in one of two modes: 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz. If you want to increase the range of your WiFi reception through barriers such as walls and floors, go into your router configuration settings and select 2.4GHz. The…
Started by: John_H · 13.Feb.2019 · TV/internet/telephone
4 posts, 13:42 today
McGees Irish Pub, ZH - closed down?
Started by: higgybaby · 15.Feb.2019 · Food and drink
4 posts, 13:34 today
Started by: Steph · 16.Feb.2019 · Introductions
15 posts, 12:06 today
Best Intensive German Course
EB-Zurich also has some courses next to Bahnhof Altstetten. However, they don't always decide the location very far in advance. In addition to typical A1-C2 sequence courses, they also offer a few supplemental courses for specific…
Started by: danjackson · 4.Feb.2019 · Language corner
41 posts, 11:46 today
Thanks for the links, mgosia. Just for information, I never had a back/neck problem until recently, and it was actually my primary care doctor who recommended either anti-inflammatories or chiropracty. I discussed with him that I am wary…
Started by: Lynn · 27.May.2005 · Other/general
2 posts, 10:54 today
Apartment wanted 1-2 rooms, 800-1,300 CHF…
Started by: Hausamsee · 16.Feb.2019 · Property wanted
4 posts, 09:17 today
Swedish in Zürich
Started by: Ailinh Nguyen · 16.Feb.2019 · Introductions
1 post, 07:13 today
Kitas in Bern - new
Started by: Logos · 16.Feb.2019 · Education
29 posts, 23:20 yesterday
Skiing near Lausanne (beginner)
That looks awesome. We should get a Snow Fun EF event there this season, still! This wknd is Crans Montana for us but will defo test this night St Cergue asap. Need to redo my ski bases or whatever it's called, :o I killed my…
Started by: Kvothe · 9.Feb.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
16 posts, 22:18 yesterday
Driving fine receivied in uk
Plenty of countries have mandatory passport check (not necessarely immigration) even when passing airside. Or you can't even transfer airside at all. Applies to the biggest and second biggest countries (by economy) on this planet, by the…
Started by: Stevep · 12.Feb.2019 · Transportation/driving
119 posts, 21:56 yesterday
Postfinance done with free accounts
The charge will only appear on the February statement. It is always charged at the end of the following month. On January's there was nothing because December 2018 was still free. Already discussed here: https://www.englishforum...
Started by: Urs Max · 8.Jun.2018 · Finance/banking/taxation
62 posts, 21:39 yesterday
How a father can win a custody of his child
What kind of contribution to normality are you doing here, bs-ing about his mom in public and talking openly about his adoption? This all is accessible and public. Little more respect for the child and his parents would be nice. We…
Started by: adventural · 7.Feb.2019 · Family matters/health
25 posts, 21:26 yesterday
EV and PHEV corner
There are plenty of chargers around. Some of them are free, like Migros Crissier, Leman Centre, CHADEMO charger near the Emil Frey in Crissier. The rest you will need, preferably, EVpass to use the green chargers ( https://www.evpass.ch/…
Started by: JakubB · 25.May.2018 · Transportation/driving
The Local Switzerland
Swiss actor who played Hitler in

Swiss actor who played Hitler in 'Downfall' dead aged 77

Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor who gave a masterful performance as Adolf Hitler in "Downfall", has died aged 77, his agent said on Saturday.

Why same-sex marriage just got a big step closer to reality in Switzerland

Why same-sex marriage just got a big step closer to reality in Switzerland

On a hugely symbolic date (Valentine’s Day), Switzerland made an important move towards making same-sex marriages legal. Here is what happened.

Immigration of EU nationals to Switzerland

Immigration of EU nationals to Switzerland 'has stablized'

The number of people immigrating and leaving Switzerland from the European Union has stabilized.

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