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Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end

Added: 17.04.2019 17:27 | 9 views | 0 comments

Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing.

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Study: Human Brain Uses Short Rest Periods to Strengthen Memories

Added: 16.04.2019 12:32 | 19 views | 0 comments

In a study published in the journal Current Biology, a team of researchers from the United States, Switzerland and Israel found that taking short breaks, early and often, may help our brains learn new skills. “Everyone thinks you need to ‘practice, practice, practice’ when learning something new,” said study co-lead author Dr. Leonardo Cohen, senior [...]

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Swiss to support Belt and Road push during president's China trip

Added: 16.04.2019 11:28 | 2 views | 0 comments

Switzerland will sign an accord backing China's Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major trading partner as other Western countries view the gargantuan project with scepticism.

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ISS opposes free pass for UBS bosses after French tax ruling

Added: 15.04.2019 12:27 | 16 views | 0 comments

UBS shareholders should oppose discharging the board and top management of Switzerland's biggest bank from liability after a guilty verdict in a French tax evasion case, proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said.

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UBS shareholders should reject board discharge, ISS says

Added: 15.04.2019 12:06 | 22 views | 0 comments

UBS shareholders should oppose discharging the board and top management of Switzerland's biggest bank from liability after a guilty verdict in a French tax evasion case, proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said.

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UN torture expert warns against Assange’s extradition to US

Added: 13.04.2019 4:13 | 30 views | 0 comments

EVILARD, Switzerland: Julian Assange is not guaranteed a fair trial in the United States, a UN rights expert told AFP on Friday, questioning the US justice system’s credibility in national security cases. The United Nations special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Nils Melzer, also said that the manner in which Ecuador terminated Assange’s diplomatic protection broke international norms. But Melzer made clear that his greatest concerns for the WikiLeaks founder -- arrested by British police on Thursday after spending almost seven years in Ecuador’s London embassy -- stem from Assange’s possible extradition to the US. "I’m...

Switzerland to reconsider emergency coffee stockpiles, says it’s not 'vital' for survival

Added: 12.04.2019 16:48 | 12 views | 0 comments

Tensions are brewing over a federal council’s plans to stop stockpiling beans.

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Coffee not essential for life, Swiss government says

Added: 11.04.2019 17:42 | 7 views | 0 comments

Switzerland wants to end its practice of stockpiling coffee by the end of 2022.

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Fuel Your Passion with Pascale Fuss

Added: 19.10.2016 5:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


Pascale is a young talented rider from Switzerland. Her first jumps she did in Zanzibar in autumn 2015. Now she rocks the water with a combination of high jumps and unhooked stuff.
For sure still a lot to learn but the motivation and the fun in this sport brings her to a new level after every trip. Big thanks to F-One kiteboarding for the support.
Rider: Pascale Fuss
Spot: Egypt Hamata (Kite Village)
Film: gregorjohn.com
Sound: Premiumbeat, Glory Day_Reactor Productions

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