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Articles from Swiss News (September 1, 2008)

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A hospitality degree ensures success. 267
Chelsea Cain: Sweet Heart. 120
Club news. 2289
Euro 2008 fails to boost sales. 150
From the editor. Robson, Kati Clinton Editorial 226
Going local: to English-language parents with children in the early years of the Swiss school system, the key concern is usually if and how well their children are learning the local language--be it French, German or Italian. Hancock, Julia 1192
Going out this month: the Swiss guide to food and drink. Directory 756
Grotto? Great-o! summer in Ticino wouldn't be complete without visiting a grotto. These stone-built, rustic restaurants are found throughout the canton and are the perfect place to grab some shade and a bite to eat. And if you're fortunate, a memorable view is thrown in for free. Golini, Catherine Richards 1197
Growth starts with Appenzell Ausserrhoden: Appenzell has a relaxing, beautiful landscape with green hills, lakes and mountain views. Its friendly residents and good food, such as the world-famous Appenzeller cheese, Alpenbitter and Quollfrisch-beer attract many visitors to 'Appenzellerland'. Additionally, Ausserrhoden--one of the two Appenzeller half cantons--is an ideal spot for companies, investors and employees. Looser, Ernst 948
Hands-on learning: different methods meshing together: as the new school year begins, we turn our attention to some of the educational styles on offer, Irish expat and Montessori-trained preschool & kindergarten teacher Anita Beswick looks at the Montessori method and how it can be incorporated into other school environments. Beswick, Anita 1292
Helping animals speak up: Switzerland was the first country to give constitutional rights to animals, and so it seems fitting that it is home to the world's one and only animal lawyer. Swiss News caught up with Antoine Goetschel in Zurich. Mirza, Faryal 1164
How to save a glacier. 181
Joseph O'Neill Netherland. 123
Nicholas Drayson: A Guide to the Birds of East Africa. 121
Safe keeping: myths about Swiss banking secrets: how did sleepy Switzerland become a global financial powerhouse? Many reach for the argument that Swiss banking secrecy laws must have helped this wealthy nation carve out its niche. After a recent probe by the United States, pressure on Swiss banking secrecy is increasing just as the financial services sector attempts to secure its international standing. So, just what is banking secrecy? Armitage, Tom 1491
Step inside Google Zurich: when it comes to Zurich's most playful workplace, Google's Engineering Hub may well top the list as the zaniest office in town. We've taken a look inside and met with Andreas Schonenberger, manager of Google Switzerland. Heddema, Renske Cover story 1530
Swiss said to be 'cleansed' as Holocaust victims are repaid. 357
Swiss wine country excursions: rolling over the hills of five cantons and overlooking three lakes, the Trois Lacs wine area of Switzerland includes 1,000 hectares of vineyards. Though small, this winemaking wonderland stretching through Cantons Neuchatel, Jura, Bern, Fribourg and Vaud is certainly beautiful. Mangold-Vine, Gail 1760
Taste of Paradise regained: New Sri Lankan and Indian restaurant in Zurich. 181
Touring in Switzerland: after the last minute tasks, cleaning their house and a pre-emptive start, the Brunjes family are on their way. Interestingly, their first point of exploration was Canton Graubunden. Brunjes, Justin 969
Travel insurance: in one way or another, most of us work hard and so we look forward to a well-earned holiday. Trip planning generally comes with all manner of expenses, therefore it is definitely worthwhile to consider investing in travel insurance. Donnellon, Brien 1205
UBS restructures as rich clients flee. 121
UN eyes the Swiss record on racism. 253
What's on this month: Switzerland tourism MySwitzerland.com. Calendar 3250
Zurich gets a little crazy. 105

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