swiss parliament greenlights media support package

Parliamentarians agreed that in future Swiss landscape should be better balanced between larger press groups like Tamedia and Ringier and media companies. ... The House of Representatives on Wednesday ironed out final differences over the long-discussed support package for Swiss press. ..

swiss voters back 'palm oil' referendum

Swiss voters on Sunday backed free trade deal signed with Indonesia, opening up vast potential market with the fourth most populous country.. ... Swissmem, the association representing the industry, said the deal would ease Swiss companies access to this promising market... ..

swiss vote on 'burqa ban'

GENEVA Switzerland votes Sunday on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places, despite Islamic full-face veils being rare sight Swiss streets.. ... The full-face veil is extreme form of Islam, said Yes Jean-Luc Addor, of the populist right-wing Swiss People's Party .. ..

how swiss army knives are made

That's what Canadian Chris Hadfield once wrote about Victorinox Swiss Army in his book, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth. ... Elsener's, Karl, produced Swiss Army 1891 Today, Elsener family still owns and operates Victorinox out of Switzerland... ..

running: my life’s swiss knife

Running is the Swiss knife of my life. Turning 65 by the end of the year, I have been running for the last 33 years now. ... Why do I call running the Swiss knife of my life? For at least six reasons: . . . . 1) Running is time with friends. ..

swiss skydiver upsets authentic at preakness

Swiss Skydiver, front right, ridden by Robby Albarado, duels with Authentic, ridden by John Velazquez, at Preakness Stakes on Saturday Baltimore. ... It went Swiss Skydiver's way in part John Velazquez, abandoned the rail, giving Albarado the lane for near-perfect trip... ..

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