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Articles from Swiss News (December 1, 2005)

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A gift shop that keeps on giving; Bahnhofstrasse is the most expensive street in the world; indeed the entire old city of Zurich is teeming with chic, pricey stuff for would-be sovereigns, tourists, and the well-heeled Swiss. Fortunately, there is at least one spot amid the glitter and glare where I find I can draw my pocket book while following my conscience. Stern, Emily C. 418
American Women's Club of Zurich. 103
Basel Rugby Football Club. 102
Bill Watterson: The Complete Calvin & Hobbes. 114
Brighter future for Ugandan orphans: stories of hope and promise do sometimes surface in a sea of despair. Here, a humble Swiss-African orphanage emerges in the poorest of poor countries, and a few otherwise destitute Ugandan children get a chance at life. Anderson, Robert Interview 1066
Competition hits the isle of high prices: despite the many bilateral treaties between Switzerland and the EU, this country remains an island of high prices. Even if the expensive Euro has dulled the sharpest edges that gouge us, Swiss consumers continue to pay up to double their EU neighbours. Swiss News investigates why. Heddema, Renske 1144
Fears of bird flu put Swiss on guard. 209
Formula gOne? Thirteen, years of independent Swiss involvement in Formula One motor racing came to an end in October when the small, privatley-run Sauber team completed their final race at the season-ending Grand Prix in Shanghai. Ledsom, Mark Interview 1360
Geneva English Drama Society. 93
Geneva Irish Association. 97
Going out this month: the Swiss guide to food and drink. 745
Insuring your future: Swiss News talks to Winterthur Versicherungen to find out more about insurances you need as an expatriate in Switzerland. The company that has remained almost untouched by Hurricane Katrina also talks of its new strategies and the year ahead. Sethi, Aradhna 948
Jail for killer dad. 80
Jamie Oliver: Jamie's Italy. 128
Jon Scieszka: Seen Art? 113
Keeping the faith: come the holidays, most people's thoughts turn to the traditions they know from home: singing carols, decorating the tree, anticipating Santa Claus, not to mention enjoying the many foods and confections associated with Christmas. And of course, we look forward to spending time with loved ones. Pattison, Margaret 677
Kunsthaus Zurich gets a facelift. 148
Making a difference, one child at a time: in Vietnam, SFr 1,000 a month puts you right on top of the food chain. With SFr 400 you'd be doing just fine. SFr 40 places you at the national average. But for those who earn nothing at all, the street is home. Clinton, Kati; Mulder, Henk 928
Pay raises all 'round. 128
Price war heats up. 91
Reduce your stress: for most people, the holidays bring welcome guests like friends and family. But sometimes unwelcome stress and depression show up too. And it's no wonder. In an effort to pull off a perfect Hallmark holiday, you may find yourself facing a dizzying array of demands--work, parties, shopping, baking, cleaning, caring for the kids or elderly parents, and scores of other chores. 535
Remembering others. Clinton, Kati 199
Seasonal promotions from the Zurich Marriott. Advertisement 282
Shopped out: I'm a shopper and quite frankly, I'm pretty good at it. Heaven knows there's plenty of opportunity to hone your shopping instincts in North America, and like millions of others, I took advantage of every opportunity. So it came as something of a surprise when I discovered my North American instinct needed some fine-tuning here in Switzerland. Meen, Elizabeth 495
Smart--open your mind. Only those who scrutinise the existing and take the status quo as a challenge will find unusual solutions. With every model the smart brand proves, new paths can be forged. Advertisement 518
Special holiday offers for Swiss news readers. 520
Strolling through the '60s: "Stroll On!", an exhibition of British abstract art from the 1960s at Geneva's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, showcases a forgotten side of swinging London. Krienke, Mary 691
Super veg: why is a vegetable some say resembles 'celery on steroids' so special to the Genevois? Mangold-Vine, Gail 743
The British Residents' Association of Switzerland. 87
What's on this month: Switzerland tourism. Calendar 2316

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