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63 posts, 14:39 today
I don't like it here
When i was 17/18 my parents wanted to send me away, supposedly I had got in with the "bad crowd"!! But I came back a few years later, and here I be still. By then the very nice man in the village, who liked foreigners, had organised my C…
Started by: vnctmrn · 18.Aug.2017 · Complaints corner
32 posts, 14:37 today
Kids GPS trackers
The point is I don't think a 6 yo should have a mobile phone on them, even if its a Nokia 3210 type dumb phone. These GPS trackers are crippled for good reason, they're not something a kid will care about, show off to their friends or lose…
Started by: Castro · 21.Aug.2017 · Family matters/health
8 posts, 14:22 today
Any (racing)tracks in Switzerland?
Are you talking about speeding or training? There's no race track but at least one track for training (Lignières NE). Multiple locations for training, loock them up on the TCS site or on drivingcenter.ch (or use Google), both offer…
Started by: petrospil · 19.Aug.2017 · Transportation/driving
70 posts, 14:18 today
Struggling to get a job
RAV definitely suggests it. In 2014, that was really the only advice they could offer me after 2 years of no luck. A quick look at the website, and it's suggested -when asked for- but their sample CVs do have pictures in them. I'm…
Started by: MrsFroggy · 18.Aug.2017 · Employment
1 post, 14:05 today
Murder Mystery Dinner in Zürich NOW in English
Started by: MrArroyo2U · 22.Aug.2017 · Entertainment & dining
7 posts, 13:39 today
Winter clothes for refugee family [Bonstetten]
Hello, Would the family also need any furniture? WE have some stuff in good condition to give away. We also have some old jackets that we dont use anymore all in great condition. Please let me know via a PM
Started by: Rayne · 14.Jan.2017 · Items wanted
4 posts, 13:32 today
Lerner permit and speed tickets
Started by: milsam · 22.Aug.2017 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 13:22 today
Looking for advice on town planning for…
Started by: RosemaryWennink · 22.Aug.2017 · Business & entrepreneur
58 posts, 13:18 today
Salt charges unjustified roaming fee
Salt ghost roaming, 400kb, 16CHF! (On the detailled bill it's indicated 100KB each days over 4 days abroad). 1) They were supposed to have deactivated the data roaming at my request over a year ago, maybe two. 2) Of course, the data…
Started by: Soleil · 16.Oct.2015 · Complaints corner
2 posts, 13:04 today
Brian Aldiss RIP
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 22.Aug.2017 · International affairs/politics
1 post, 13:01 today
Telc Examination by ENAIP Zürich
Started by: monokite · 22.Aug.2017 · Language corner
16 posts, 12:22 today
Bocconi university reputation
I haven't studied at Bocconi but I woudn't choose it for these specific areas you area talking about (ie, quantitative finance). I would either look for LBS, LSE or even St Gallen if you want to get an internship in Zürich. They have…
Started by: zmelt · 21.Aug.2017 · Employment
21 posts, 12:00 today
Can you drive Spain on a Swiss driver's…
But to shorten the discussion about legality, it is his car rental service who states in the rules they don't accept non EU/EEA licenses. TS should just mail them to ask if they do accept Swiss licenses, or if he indeed needs an…
Started by: juslee · 21.Aug.2017 · Other/general
5 posts, 11:58 today
Painting & Decorating work
Started by: Paulsand · 22.Aug.2017 · Employment
2 posts, 11:51 today
Seeking to interview people with celiac disease
Started by: digitsclimb · 22.Aug.2017 · Food and drink
1 post, 11:48 today
Smide
Started by: Skrelz · 22.Aug.2017 · Transportation/driving
29 posts, 11:29 today
Basel Land or Basel Stadt
Depends on which part of BL you are talking about. Allschwil is connected with Basel with trams and buses, as I mentioned before, it takes me 12-15 min. to get to Marktplatz for example. Commuting to ANYWHERE in BS from Allschwil is…
Started by: mechanicalEngineer · 19.Aug.2017 · Housing in general
1 post, 11:16 today
Beginning Climbing Partner
Started by: nvasher · 22.Aug.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
12 posts, 11:04 today
Plastic wrapped chicken- deep fried
Fish is quite often cooked "en papillote". I use baking paper to make small parcels of fish, fennel etc. and cook the fish in the oven. The fish basically steams in the parcel. You can use foil too.
Started by: dilip_gem · 21.Aug.2017 · Food and drink
1 post, 11:03 today
Sports Groups around Winterthur
Started by: Timboli · 22.Aug.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
13 posts, 10:58 today
Movin to Dublin
Regarding the moving company, when we moved from Dublin, we were given Crown Relocations. It was good, no surprises. I lived there for two years and I have some thoughts to share: housing is crazy (in terms of cost and little…
Started by: Wabma · 20.Aug.2017 · Leaving Switzerland
20 posts, 10:55 today
Taking up Smoking - Need some advice
That's always been an issue for me---how to evenly start charcoal. I've been using those styrofoamy stuff for general grilling (but making sure it's totally burned off)---Definitely wasn't going to use them for smoking. I wouldn't…
Started by: Chemmie · 21.Aug.2017 · Food and drink
3 posts, 10:32 today
Any extended range bass players here?
Started by: rickstevens · 21.Aug.2017 · Daily life
56 posts, 10:24 today
[Geneva] Free parking areas in Geneva or…
Hi all, Just as an update for anyone coming to Geneva, ZIMEYSA (thanks FrankZappa) is now limited to only 16 hours parking. I've cycled around and found some unmarked spaces out in Pregny on back streets. Otherwise it seems like the whole…
Started by: Salsa_Lover · 19.May.2010 · Daily life
38 posts, 10:21 today
Billag - how did they find out about me?
Billag as far as I can tell is a hidden tax. Therefore the list of Swiss residents not paying it must be very small, so easy for them to work on the names they dont get a payment from. Its more likely to be Sunrise your data has…
Started by: Dack Rambo · 18.Aug.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
1 post, 09:21 today
Wanted - Used Bench Vice (Schraubstock)
Started by: ip2012 · 22.Aug.2017 · Items wanted
18 posts, 09:17 today
Aargau schools for english speaking kids
Speaking from experience, what is offered varies greatly from one area to another. For many of my clients finding the best school situation was the first priority. In my experience, the property search should be limited to areas where…
Started by: stormie · 21.Aug.2017 · Education
39 posts, 09:08 today
Wildlife (animals!) where you are?
Interesting. I photograph wildlife large and small, but owls, though I hear them almost every night around where I live, both tawny and long-eared, I have yet to see one day or night. If you would like to PM me where you have seen them…
Started by: Odile · 12.Oct.2010 · Other/general
9 posts, 08:38 today
How is the life and work of swiss train…
My father was a train driver ( locomotive engineer) in West Texas for 35 years and believe me, it was a hard job! He virtually had to be on call 24 hours a day, with a two hour heads up, when he was called in for work. The freight…
Started by: GoneWithTheRain · 21.Aug.2017 · Daily life
5 posts, 01:15 today
Helow folks
Started by: jhenzky · 19.Aug.2017 · Introductions
30 posts, 23:47 yesterday
My cat has been run over
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. When my beloved cat passed away a few years ago, I had him cremated and got his ashes put in a cat-shaped urn which was being sold at the crematorium. I still have the urn in my room. It looks like…
Started by: Darcy1 · 13.Aug.2017 · Pet corner
3 posts, 23:43 yesterday
Shower curtain rail question
Started by: andreasyeah · 21.Aug.2017 · Housing in general
8 posts, 23:29 yesterday
Empty plastic paint containers
I would try to them back to where you bought them. Where we live, we can buy special bags just for plastics which can then be taken to a designated recycling depot. But if the paint containers are not empty, then I would put them in…
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 20.Aug.2017 · Housing in general
23 posts, 23:15 yesterday
Zahncity
Funny that you mention the zähncity online booking system. Last evening they had a computer error and a lot of people got the 9:30 am slot. This morning they called up people to reschedule (based on severity?) :D
Started by: Ed Pummelon · 6.Aug.2012 · Family matters/health
4 posts, 22:51 yesterday
Where to find tools to work on Mac?
Started by: pilatus1 · 21.Aug.2017 · Other/general
8 posts, 21:09 yesterday
Studying art ( do matura? or uni? etc)
sorry I meant high school in the american sense, sekundarstufe 2 in zürich I guess. Anyway now that I looked into it seems there is no such school in kanton zürich, only matura gymnasium-like art curricula.
Started by: GoneWithTheRain · 21.Aug.2017 · Education
4 posts, 20:20 yesterday
Studying in England - Need advices !
Started by: Fitzke · 21.Aug.2017 · Leaving Switzerland
2 posts, 20:12 yesterday
4G or Wifi at home
Started by: flubber03 · 21.Aug.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
3 posts, 20:10 yesterday
Hello... Hola
Started by: rumoroso · 21.Aug.2017 · Introductions
39 posts, 18:47 yesterday
Friday food thread - Coop to start selling…
Want to learn how to cook insects - cooking classes in Bern. "A Bern restaurant is offering new cooking classes to teach people how to cook with insects. Designer and events organizer Andrea Staudacher will lead the next class,…
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 21.Dec.2016 · Food and drink
The Local Germany
Swiss eggs declared fipronil-free

Swiss eggs declared fipronil-free

No trace of the insecticide fipronil has been found in Swiss eggs, according to the Swiss government, which carried out an analysis of domestic eggs in the wake of the scare that has swept through Europe.

Six injured in rockfall at popular Swiss lake

Six injured in rockfall at popular Swiss lake

Six people were injured when falling rocks struck hikers on a path around the Gelmersee, a popular lake in the Bernese Oberland, on Sunday afternoon.

Noah and Mia remain most popular Swiss baby names

Noah and Mia remain most popular Swiss baby names

The most popular names given to babies in Switzerland in 2016 were Mia and Noah, according to the Swiss statistics office, which published its annual analysis on Monday.

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