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Swiss muscles vie for Highland Games glory

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|August 24, 2012 Tossing the caber and blowing the bagpipes while cavorting in kilts may seem like incongruous activities in the heart of Switzerland, but they’re all part of an annual ritual in St. Ursen. For … Continue reading

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Snake expert in agony after Swiss viper bite

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by Malcolm Curtis | The Local, Switzerland | July 7, 2012 A reptile specialist in Fribourg was rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake he was displaying to a team of journalists in the Neirivue region. The 53-year-old … Continue reading

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