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1 post, 11:04 today
Entertaining someone coming from London
Started by: higgsboson · 22.Apr.2019 · Travel/day trips/free time
3 posts, 11:03 today
Buying a Car in Switzerland when living…
Started by: RASZ · 22.Apr.2019 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 11:02 today
Hiking route tip in the alps needed
Started by: ipoddle · 22.Apr.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
60 posts, 11:00 today
The latest " craze " in Zürich!
I think the demo shows quite clearly that despite good intentions, there's no way most people are going to give up their cars and plane trips. By the way, according to this website ( https://www.ucsusa.org/g... China is by far the…
Started by: omtatsat · 13.Apr.2019 · Daily life
2 posts, 10:58 today
Taxation when living in Italy but working…
Started by: RASZ · 22.Apr.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
6 posts, 10:53 today
Gym Contract Auto-renewal
The Konsumentenschutz differentiates between desirable autorenewables and undesirable ones, insurances for example (they're autorenewable) aren't listed as problematic even though everybody is affected. While that may make sense from a…
Started by: tehdragz · 20.Apr.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
3 posts, 10:40 today
Extension of 12 month EU car
Started by: cserdar · 22.Apr.2019 · Transportation/driving
5 posts, 10:03 today
Changing cantoons How tax works
Started by: cserdar · 22.Apr.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
5 posts, 09:36 today
Two employment in two countries (UK & CH)
Started by: cserdar · 22.Apr.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
22 posts, 09:18 today
Quality Car Wrapping (ITT petrolheads get…
To help: . I started looking for a good detailer but prices were silly notably at Swissvax in Fällanden . then I found www.car-spa.ch Michael is the most reliable, passionate, reliable and best work you can find at a very decent…
Started by: xynth · 28.Sep.2017 · Transportation/driving
63 posts, 05:06 today
Fired without notice or pay - against work…
I got fed up of reading all the posts - but it seems OP, you have found a new job, which hopefully is something to look forward to after you work out your notice. You do seem to be tying yourself in knots over the whole work-from-home…
Started by: Susie-Q · 18.Apr.2019 · Employment
8 posts, 00:05 today
B2 German Exam (Goethe) - Prep recommendations?
Thanks for the useful info. btw, why did you mention that the online test is unreliable? is it due to the fact that it doesn't include the speaking part? I took it and got the result B1. I wonder if my real level is higher or lower …
Started by: dasdasdas · 24.Aug.2017 · Language corner
30 posts, 23:34 yesterday
I am the unluckiest foreigner i the history…
Well, good German is required to be a trainer of native German speakers. However, it isn't unheard of for English speaking expats to seek out English speaking recreational athletics programming in Zurich. I know of at least one office…
Started by: Lotapractical · 17.Apr.2019 · Employment
6 posts, 21:23 yesterday
Rotary switch of kitchen stove stuck
To add to that, if it is agreed that you should handle the whole thing (which may well be very reasonable), requrest confirmation in writing in advance. Furthermore, the owner/regie may claim that this is yours to pay. Don't. Everything…
Started by: spaghetti · 21.Apr.2019 · Daily life
43 posts, 20:28 yesterday
The Gin Thread
I love gin with strong Wacholder note, Deux Frères is my recent favourite... Favourite gin-tonic combinations: Deux Frères with a sweet tonic Monkey 47 with... anything basic Rosy / Gin Mare with Mediterranean Just for the…
Started by: Swisstree · 16.Apr.2019 · Daily life
24 posts, 20:07 yesterday
N26 is coming to Switzerland!
It would be good if it came to Switzerland. However, will it have a CH IBAN? I have noticed that for all of Europe, the IBAN is a DE IBAN no matter what country you are in. This makes it a bit hard to. pay for things like Apple products or…
Started by: iu1nguoi · 20.Feb.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
5 posts, 17:00 yesterday
Wanted: landline phone with cord
Started by: radish · 20.Apr.2019 · Items wanted
119 posts, 16:56 yesterday
Instant Pot
Also I will do a separate post to tell you guys what I have purchased for my IP (6L version) so far... in order of what I consider a priority! ---... 1. 2x Ceramic Cooking Pots (one at least is essential if you want easy cleanup and one…
Started by: catem · 23.Sep.2017 · Daily life
12 posts, 16:53 yesterday
Cooker connection - 3 phase?
Lucky you. It is probably a standard 1960s 3 phase socket. Plugs on anything, especially hair dryers when used by people with wet hair are dangerous and need to be used sensibly. Several cookers on ricardo, the ones that don't sell, will…
Started by: smackerjack · 20.Apr.2019 · Housing in general
12 posts, 15:21 yesterday
Swiss Tax on Foreign Assets - Bank accounts…
Dear Mulhollander, Happy Easter! A quick thank you. I’ve almost completed my return based on your fantastic help. I have one last question if you could please help? The only thing I am unsure about is the UK property income - as you…
Started by: damarisw · 19.Dec.2018 · Finance/banking/taxation
11 posts, 15:13 yesterday
3rd pillar for couples
What are the charges for closing? It's often 500 CHF for Pillar 2 or if you leave CH & you want to move the canton having more accounts could easily backfire as the overall balances will likely be small.
Started by: arianemin · 18.Apr.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
11 posts, 13:58 yesterday
Health insurance situation living in Italy,…
You don't, L and B permits are only for Swiss residents, and in any case THEY register YOU (and provide the permits), not the other way around. ;) If your employer gets you a L or B permit, you cannot live in Italy. For a G pemit,…
Started by: RASZ · 20.Apr.2019 · Insurance
26 posts, 11:26 yesterday
Got milk?
Just my opinion. It would work fine for others. Getting a train to Oerlikon, then the 62 bus and to go back carrying litres of milk (plus eggs or other things you might want) isn't ideal for me, but is doable. In our new location, in…
Started by: rakuen · 12.Apr.2019 · Food and drink
2 posts, 07:16 yesterday
'G' Permit and Health Insurance
Started by: RASZ · 21.Apr.2019 · Insurance
22 posts, 04:29 yesterday
Wildlife Biologist wants to know - are there…
If you are considering a PhD in Switzerland - it is common for students to be paid 35-45k per year. Would that fit into your financial plans for the next 4 years? If zoos are of interest to you it could be possible to build a research…
Started by: rakuen · 10.Mar.2019 · Employment
101 posts, 22:28 20.Apr.2019
Car battery, where? How much?
EDIT: The price difference between UK and Germany is accounted for by a 7.5 euro recycling surcharge included on the German mail order prices. France has this too. You need to send/take your old battery back to avoid this.
Started by: robogobo · 3.Feb.2012 · Transportation/driving
6 posts, 21:49 20.Apr.2019
Hello from a Canadian
Hello! My daughter has been accepted to the University in Geneva. I happened upon this great forum while googling info about Swiss student visas. So far I've found some helpful information. I've joined in hopes to ask a few more…
Started by: SJCanada · 19.Apr.2019 · Introductions
146 posts, 19:20 20.Apr.2019
Gun Community
K 31s are excellent for long range shooting.The ammunition is also is important. But when the time comes make sure the serial number on the magazine and action match. Furthermore consult https://k31.ch/en/docs/k... so you can get…
Started by: team_1911 · 7.Feb.2013 · Other/general
16 posts, 16:53 20.Apr.2019
Interactive Brokers-Trading ETFs
I have an account & not a US citizen, they even have a Swiss local no. Try the UK site & select Switzerland brings this up https://international.sc... Please use the account application form below if you live in the U.K., Switzerland,…
Started by: Rozelina · 24.Oct.2018 · Finance/banking/taxation
5 posts, 13:02 20.Apr.2019
Can't remember the name of ice…
Started by: Alecander · 19.Apr.2019 · Entertainment & dining
9 posts, 13:00 20.Apr.2019
Public schools vs. international schools…
I had two kids who were in the Swiss system and are now in the international school system. There are positives and negatives to both and it is not so straightforward as to which is the correct path to take. Local system Your…
Started by: westheimer · 16.Apr.2019 · Education
3 posts, 12:49 20.Apr.2019
Working in Lugano, Living in Italy
Started by: RASZ · 20.Apr.2019 · Employment
12 posts, 10:15 20.Apr.2019
Mac book water damage
Right so you bought one, spilt coffee on it and now it’s Apple’s fault. At least you’re not alone, there are 17.4m people in a magic kingdom not too far away with a similar attitude to life ;-)
Started by: Sry · 19.Apr.2019 · Other/general
10 posts, 08:50 20.Apr.2019
Vegan burger
There's a big sign outside the Volkshaus Basel brasserie (near the Rebgasse parking) that they have Beyond Burgers... https://www.instagram.co... No I don't know anything more than that, no not affiliated to the restaurant, just…
Started by: Phil_MCR · 9.Apr.2019 · Food and drink
4 posts, 21:58 19.Apr.2019
Not so new in Switzerland
Started by: SleepingBeauty · 19.Apr.2019 · Introductions
2 posts, 21:53 19.Apr.2019
Techno lover new to Zurich
Started by: gradius · 19.Apr.2019 · Introductions
1 post, 21:36 19.Apr.2019
Sailing to Delphi - 18 and/or 25 May
Started by: eng_ch · 19.Apr.2019 · Commercial events
4 posts, 20:32 19.Apr.2019
Car registered to an EU company, how long?
Started by: eru · 19.Apr.2019 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 19:46 19.Apr.2019
Started by: pilatus1 · 19.Apr.2019 · Other/general
10 posts, 19:32 19.Apr.2019
Digital Piano Advice
Yes my wife plays only for her own enjoyment. I am not sure on what scale of "good" she is but I've heard complex classical pieces being played - sometimes like Les Dawson but that goes after a couple of warm ups. 9nNGlaiVypU (for those…
Started by: babuyagu · 13.Sep.2009 · Other/general
The Local Switzerland
Swiss village bordering France subsidises alarms for its burglary-prone residents

Swiss village bordering France subsidises alarms for its burglary-prone residents

A Swiss village at the border with France will become the first to subsidise burglary alarms for all residents after a spike in break-ins, the mayor said in comments broadcast Friday.

'We eat pork': Swiss company's job listing for a driver accused of discrimination

An online job listing seeking a 'Swiss' driver has caused outrage among members of Switzerland's migrant community.

Swiss coach made covert videos of 80 primary school children in changing rooms

Swiss coach made covert videos of 80 primary school children in changing rooms

The 21-year-old football coach secretly filmed children from at least five primary schools between November 2017 and December 2018 at a swimming pool in the canton of Lucerne.

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