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High costs continue to hit Zurich and Geneva

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local Switzerland|March 4, 2014 Zurich and Geneva remain among the ten most expensive cities in the world, according to the results of a comprehensive study released on Tuesday. The two Swiss cities often rank among the most … Continue reading

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Tennis star Wawrinka test-drives Uber app

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|June 26, 2013 A ride-sharing application for smartphones that offers an alternative to taxis is making its debut in Switzerland in Zurich with a splash. Uber, a San Francisco-based company that developed the app, nabbed one … Continue reading

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Luxury apartments go unsold in Zurich West

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|February 15, 2013 The market for luxury apartments in Zurich is saturated, says one development company that is changing its focus to lower-priced properties because many of its upscale homes are failing to find buyers. A … Continue reading

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Swiss photographer sues Apple over ‘eye’ image

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|October 15, 2012 A Zurich-based photographer has sued Apple for allegedly using one of her copyrighted photos for commercial purposes without a proper licence. Lawyers for Sabine Liewald filed the suit last week in the US … Continue reading

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ETH Zurich again ranked best on continent

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by Malcolm Curtis|TheLocal, Switzerland|October 4, 2012 For the second time in less than a month, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) has been judged the top university in continental Europe. In its annual world university rankings for 2012-13, … Continue reading

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