A selection of articles

Below you can find a selection of articles by Malcolm Curtis and updates on his activity.  Also check “Recent activity” for other examples.

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New banknotes to be released — six years late

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      by Malcolm Curtis|The Local Switzerland|August 17, 2015 The Swiss National Bank (SNB) plans to introduce the first of its new high-tech banknotes in April next year — six years later than initially planned after reported technical problems … Continue reading

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Cow bells ordered off after noise complaints

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local Switzerland|August 10, 2015 A court has ordered a farmer in the Zurich Oberland to remove bells from his cows because of complaints from neighbours who could not sleep at night because of the noise. The residents … Continue reading

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Checking out The Local Switzerland

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  I currently edit The Local Switzerland, The Local Europe‘s Swiss website. Offering a mix of original English-language news and features, plus Swiss reports from AFP, we offer a comprehensive overview of the most important developments in Switzerland. We also … Continue reading

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My work for the American International Club

From May 2012 to April 2015, I helped out with copywriting and editorial support for the American International Club of Geneva (AIC). As part of this work I have contributed more than 20 articles for the AIC’s E-news, which was emailed to … Continue reading

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Former US diplomat encourages Americans to ‘engage with Cubans’

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by Malcolm Curtis malcolm-curtis.com “I encourage you to engage with Cuba — it’s a delightful place.” With those words, Michael Parmly, former senior US diplomat stationed in the Caribbean island, summed up his feelings for the country in a March … Continue reading

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Geneva group’s contest gives ‘lift’ to startups

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local Switzerland| February 2, 2015 A Geneva-based group that provides seed money for startups is this week showcasing the winners of a global competition for entrepreneurs from emerging and fast-growing markets. Seedstars World is offering an opportunity … Continue reading

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