Berne, Switzerland Newswire

Berne, Switzerland Newswire

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  1. Charlie Chaplin's home in Switzerland remains a very popular draw for fans across the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Growing up in the days of black-and-white, single-channel television meant, among other things, that one of my favourite childhood icons was a man with a funny moustache and a funnier walk. His coat never fit him properly, his hat kept falling off, and his walking stick was a weapon of mass destruction against anyone who wished him harm.

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  2. Exhibition at the Alan Cristea Gallery celebrates the prints of Sol LeWitt and Richard SerraRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Art Daily

    The Alan Cristea Gallery celebrates the prints of two great American artists, Sol LeWitt and Richard Serra , in two exhibitions that run concurrently from 14 February to 17 March 2018. Sol LeWitt: Colour will focuses on late prints by the artist.

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  3. The ultimate guide to BernRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Independent

    With a beautifully preserved Old Town, a view of the snow-covered Alps, world-class museums, great restaurants offering more than just chocolates and cheese and a river which invites a leisurely swim, it's no wonder Bernese people have a reputation for being the most relaxed among their countrymen. After all, experiencing these pleasures in full takes time.

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  4. Chinese tourists upset over 'duty-free' discrimination at London airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Nation

    London's Heathrow Airport has apologised for a promotion at its duty-free stores that required Chinese shoppers to spend a higher amount than other travellers to enjoy a special discount. Chinese travellers were asked to pay a minimum spend of 1,000 to receive a 20 per cent discount voucher for subsequent purchases, while other shoppers needed to spend only 250 to receive the same offer, reported BBC News.

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  5. Duty-free company at London airport aplogizes after being accused of discriminationRead the original story

    Monday Feb 12 | Xinhuanet

    A duty-free company that runs its business at London Heathrow Airport apologized on Monday after Chinese customers accused it of alleged discrimination over its VIP voucher policy. "As a global company we are committed to treating all our customers with respect and in a consistent and fair way," the company, the World Duty Free Group, said in a statement.

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  6. Phenotypic Spectrum of HCN4 Mutations: A Clinical Case [Clinical Vignettes]Read the original story

    Monday Feb 12 | Circulation

    From the Department of Cardiology and Division of Human Genetics, Department of Pediatrics , Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland; Artificial Organ Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern, Switzerland ; Department of Biosciences, CNR IBF-Milano, UniversitA degli Studi di Milano, Italy ; and Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Center for Biopharmaceuticals, University of Copenhagen, Denmark .

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  7. New Communications Technologies Products, Services and Technologies at IT-TRANS 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Mass Transit

    Today's public transport passengers expect mobile and stable internet service. Free WiFi has become the norm in long distance bus and train travel and is also being increasingly introduced in local public transport.

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  8. Polish embassy in Switzerland invites Israeli journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Jerusalem Post

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the dedication ceremony of a monument to the Righteous Among the Nations at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Polish Embassy in Switzerland on Saturday invited Israeli journalists to attend a ceremony honoring two Polish envoys to Bern who rescued hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust by forging Paraguayan passports.

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  9. Polish embassy in Bern invites Israeli media to honor righteous gentilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Jerusalem Post

    The Polish Embassy in Switzerland on Saturday invited Israeli journalists to attend a ceremony honoring two Polish envoys to Bern who rescued hundreds of Jewish lives during the Holocaust by forging Paraguayan passports.

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  10. Rare footage of Ferdinand Hodler uncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Swissinfo

    A still taken from rare footage showing Swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler and other artists at the Swiss National Exhibition in Geneva in 1896 Researchers from the University of Basel have found unique historical film footage of Swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler - one of Switzerland's best-known and most widely admired artists - shot during the Swiss National Exhibition in Geneva in 1896. "It's a wonderful discovery.

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  11. Who is Kim Jong Un's sister? Kim Yo Jong Is Becoming North Korea's Most Powerful WomanNewsweekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Yahoo!

    ... family, likely due to Kim Jong Il's efforts to keep them away from his father. She joined her brothers in Berne, Switzerland, where she attended a private elementary school in the late 1990s. Not much is known about Kim Yo Jong after she returned to ...

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  12. Who is Kim Yo-Jong? Kim Jong-Un's younger sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Daily Mail

    ... become increasingly influential in North Korea Like her brother, she received her primary educated in Berne, Switzerland in the 90s, and later returned to North Korea to study computer science in Pyongyang. The siblings' time together in Europe, ...

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  13. AIRSHOW-Indian navy, air force fighter jet contests to heat up in 2019 - execsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Reuters

    Boeing Co and Saab AB, which are among those vying for a contract to supply 57 fighter jets for the Indian Navy, expect it may take until 2019 for the tender process to enter the next phase, according to company executives. The naval contract, as well as a less-advanced plan to buy 100 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force, represent multi-billion dollar opportunities for manufacturers and for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" drive to build a domestic production base.

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  14. Younger Sister of North Korean Leader Prepares for SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Voice of America

    Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, attends an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Pyongyang, North Korea, April 13, 2017. Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, will be the first member of the country's ruling party to enter South Korea when she arrives at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony Friday in Pyeongchang.

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  15. Getty Museum acquires Etruscan bronze appliqu of the Sun God UsilRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Art Daily

    The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of an early 5th-century B.C. bronze applique depicting the Etruscan Sun God Usil. 'This bronze applique that probably decorated an Etruscan chariot or funeral cart is of exceptional quality, representing the peak period of an artistic milieu in which Greek and Italic aesthetics merged to create a distinctively Etruscan style,' says Timothy Potts, director of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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  16. In Switzerland, dismay as papers on secret Cold War army vanishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Reuters

    A covert Swiss Cold War paramilitary group that operated largely outside civilian oversight until 1990 is back in the news after top-secret documents linked to the organization vanished from official archives. The group, called "Projekt 26" or P-26, had roots in the 1950s when the Swiss military began assembling a guerrilla-style force to resist a Communist invasion.

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  17. Starmus V announces a star-studded 2019 line-up, featuring five...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Astronomy

    Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, Starmus V will take place in Bern, Switzerland from June 24-29, 2019, and is set to be the biggest yet. Starmus has announced a stellar line-up of Nobel Prize Winners and prominent figures from science and art for its fifth festival, next year.

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  18. 2016 Facility of the Year Category WinnersRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Pharmaceutical Engineering

    FOYA's judging panel has also awarded Honorable Mentions to: a Greater Pharma Co., Ltd. a University of Strathclyde a West Pharmaceuticals Services, Inc. "These facilities epitomize the principles of the FOYA program," said John Bournas, ISPE President and CEO. "ISPE is proud to honor these nine teams for their exemplary projects and outstanding dedication to creating high quality medicines for people around the world."

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  19. Hubble delivers first insight into atmospheres of potentially habitable TRAPPIST-1 planetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 4 | EurekAlert!

    An international team of astronomers has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to look for atmospheres around four Earth-sized planets orbiting within or near TRAPPIST-1's habitable zone. The new results further support the terrestrial and potentially habitable nature of three of the studied planets.

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  20. Exhibition is first to explore Paul Klee's impact on mid-20th-century American artRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 4 | Art Daily

    Together with the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, The Phillips Collection is presenting Ten Americans: After Paul Klee. The first exhibition to explore the seminal role of Swiss-born artist Paul Klee in the development of mid-20th-century American art, the exhibition includes more than 60 works from collections in the United States and Switzerland.

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