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Articles from Swiss News (August 1, 2010)

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24 hours in Gruyeres: history, charm and a whole lot of cheese: high in the Alpine pastures and meadows, Switzerland's milking herds are busy producing one of the country's most iconic and best-loved foodstuffs: Swiss cheese. While they are hard at work, we've embarked on a trip to Gruyeres to discover what makes this majestically situated village and its world-renowned dairy product so special. Rousset, Kerrin 1454
A force to be reckoned with: Pascale Bruderer, Switzerland's lower parliamentary house speaker, is not only part of the country's first ever ruling female triumvirate, she is also one of the youngest house speakers to ever have taken seat. Swiss News' Julia Hancock had a chance to chat with her in Bern halfway through her term. Hancock, Julia Cover story 1801
A rising star: Swiss artist Ernest Bieler: the painter is already famed for his early 20th-century depictions of Valais life. Now, with a major exhibit and publication on the way--and his art market prices edging into seven figures--he is heading for far greater renown. Mangold-Vine, Gail 2333
American International Women's Club of Lausanne. 109
Art & culture. Directory 849
Art in the Engadine: tucked away in a rugged corner of eastern Switzerland, the Engadine valley has inspired generations of artists. Now it is also the backdrop for a weeklong art and culture summit, giving artists and art enthusiasts even more reason to visit this spectacular region. Krienke, Mary 529
Asian Ladies Club. 104
Basel Childbirth Trust. 109
Book talk. Directory 132
Calling time on a Swiss legend. Obituary 555
Centrepoint Basel. 171
Concerts & theatre. Directory 344
Fairs & festivals. Directory 1206
Frederick Forsyth: The Cobra. 117
Frederick Reiken: Day For Night. 105
International Men's Club of Zug. 147
Rebel with a cause: this summer, art enthusiasts arriving at the bucolic setting of the Fondation Beyeler in the medieval village of Riehen are in for a surprise. Just metres from the permanent exhibition of Monet's scenes at Giverny are the explosions of colour--and stark social commentary--of Jean-Michel Basquiat's primitive canvasses. Join Swiss News as we explore this very unique retrospective ... Dupraz, Paula 869
SBB: on track for the future? The Swiss railway network enjoys near-sacred status. Bringing a small country even closer together, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has made great developments in recent years. More changes are to come--but the question is: will Swiss federalism hinder the SBB from making progress with some of their most important plans? Gallinelli, Sven 1301
Secret service under scrutiny. 241
Sports sports. Directory 775
Sulzer: riding out the storm. Heddema, Renske Interview 1305
Swiss art in demand. 120
Swiss problem page with Dr. Summer. 631
Tasmina Perry: Kiss Heaven Goodbye. 103
The British Residents' Association of Switzerland. 119
Traditions & markets. Directory 435
Urs Althaus: a model of success. Schweizer, Sabine 936
VIP--very interesting person: the world's oldest fitness champion. Hasslocher, Kerstin 202
Your own four walls: buying a property can be overwhelming, but careful planning and preparation will provide peace of mind and help you avoid a number of pitfalls. This is the biggest investment decision most of us will ever make, so diligence is the key. Donnellon, Brien 1795

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