Tag Archives: Switzerland
Olivia Ramya Tanner traveled to Sri Lanka to find her birth mother. Then the Swiss woman discovered that everything — from her birth certificate on up — was a lie. She’s not alone. Alison Langley reports from Zurich.
By Alison Langley January 28, 2019 View original story here Republik, a Swiss news startup, raised $2.4 million in less than two weeks in 2017, when a crowdfunding campaign that promised a new kind of journalism took off and set records.A year after its launch, its de facto publisher, Christof Moser, looks slightly more gaunt […]
Similar to the UK’s Brexit talks, Switzerland is locked in increasingly tense negotiations about its future.
Students worked with scientists at particle physics facility to help displaced people
By ALISON LANGLEY Published: February 04, 2003 On a Monday morning in mid-January, Reginald Crew, a retired auto worker, flew in from Liverpool to kill himself. The 74-year-old Englishman, who suffered from motor neurone disease, met a doctor at 10 a.m. In accordance with Switzerland’s liberal euthanasia law, the doctor agreed that Mr. […]
Permafrost is melting as the planet heats up, leaving the mountain range vulnerable to more landslides By Alison Langley in MÃ¼ren, Switzerland, and Geoffrey Lean Sunday, 18 March 2001 Daniel Vonder Muehll regularly rides up the Schilthorn cable car to visit two pipes sticking out of the snow overlooking one of the most breathtaking views […]
By ALISON LANGLEY ZURICH, Dec. 5— Raymond J. Baer spent his traditional October vacation in Asia tracking the route of Buddhism and meditating on the future of Swiss private banking and the institution that bears his family name. What he came back with was a renewed determination that Bank Julius Baer, the company […]
Alison Langley in Tolochenaz The Guardian, Thursday 31 October 2002 12.53 GMT Article history Hurt by what they see as the crass commercialisation of their mother’s name, the sons of Audrey Hepburn are removing all memorabilia from the museum dedicated to her in the Swiss village where she lived for 30 years, forcing it to […]