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''' - in the largest cities the Globus department stores have a grocery store on the underground level. Coop offers a low-price-line (Coop Prix-Garantie) of various products and in Migros you can find "M-Budget" products. Sometimes it's exactly the same product, just for cheaper price. They also offer prepaid mobiles as cheap as 29.80 CHF, including 19 CHF money on the SIM-Card and the some of the cheapest call rates. The German discounters ''Aldi'' and '''Lidl''' are also present

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-115875-23149007 title Fernando Alonso returns to live in Spain first Byron last Young work Daily Mirror publisher Trinity Mirror date 22 May 2011 accessdate 23 May 2011 They lived in Oxford, England until they moved their residence to Switzerland in 2006. Alonso owned a house in Mont-sur-Rolle, near Lake Geneva from 2006 to 2010, and in February 2010 he moved house to Lugano in order to be closer to his new Formula One employer Ferrari. It is highly common

for Formula One stars to take up residence in Switzerland to reduce their tax bills (Tax haven). In the winter of 2010–11, Alonso moved back to Oviedo in order to be closer to friends and family, costing him an estimated £50 million in tax.

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Orchestra for over 30 years. thumb George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron Byron (File:Chillon mg 4915-b.jpg)'s signature in the dungeon The '''''Château de Chillon''''' ('''Chillon Castle''') is located on the shore of Lake Léman in the commune of Veytaux, at the eastern end of the lake, 3 km from Montreux, Switzerland. The castle consists of 100 independent buildings that were gradually connected to become the building as it stands now. Corboz was born

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as part of "Power Radio", with hosts ranging from Domenic Quinn to countercultural (counterculture) Alex Bennett (Alex Bennett (broadcaster)). WMCA also began playing album cuts in addition to singles, with the slogan "The hits and the heavies". Disc jockeys left, came back, and left again in short order. New jocks appeared with vague names (e.g., Lee Gray was originally "Lee Your Leader") and bizarre stunts (e.g., Frankie Crocker played two very short songs over and over again for an hour). The "Good Guys" were partly reassembled, then dropped again. Even reliable Dean Anthony, who was concurrently working at a country music station, sometimes got all the slogans mixed up on air. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


lung would be unusable but it would be "rested". After May 1912 no more tuberculosis bacteria were shown to be in her lungs although she wasn't free from the sickness and knew that she must be watchful of her diet and rest for several hours every day. role size At its height in 1812 consisted of 554,500 men: • 300,000 Frenchmen (France) and Dutchmen (Dutch people) • 95,000 Poles (Poland) • 35,000 Austrians • 30,000 Kingdom

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% of the population, representing the largest minority after the 4 official languages of the country.

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in the district of Surselva (Surselva (district)) in the Swiss (Switzerland) canton (Cantons of Switzerland) of Graubünden. "'''Block Buster!'''" (also sometimes spelt as "Blockbuster") is a popular song by The Sweet (Sweet (band)). Written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman (Mike Chapman (record producer)), and produced by Phil Wainman, "Block Buster!" was the band's sole UK #1 hit. Released in January 1973, it spent five weeks at the top

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in musicology and classical flute at the Zurich Music Conservatory in Switzerland. As a student, Kahn developed software for the MICRAL, the earliest non-kit personal computer based on a microprocessor. The MICRAL is now credited by the Computer History Museum as the first ever microprocessor-based personal computer. rev1Score '''''Blood Ritual''''' is the second album by the Swiss (Switzerland) black


rails, an operation that is performed every trip as the two trains pass in the middle. The Štrbské Pleso and Schynige Platte Strub rack system instead relies on a complex set of moving points which assemble the rack in the traversed direction and simultaneously clear the crossed direction conventional rails. In some rack systems, such as the Morgan system (Rack railway#Morgan), where locomotives always have multiple driving pinions, it is possible to simplify turnouts by interrupting the rack rail, so long as the interruption is shorter than the spacing between the drive pinions on the locomotives. John H. Morgan, Switching or Crossover Device for Traction Rack Rail Systems, U.S. Patent 772,736, Oct. 18, 1904. After Al Capone's 1931 conviction for tax evasion (Tax avoidance and tax evasion) and prostitution, Lansky saw that he too was vulnerable to a similar prosecution. To protect himself, he transferred the illegal earnings from his growing casino empire to a Swiss numbered bank account, whose anonymity was assured by the 1934 Swiss Banking Act (Anonymous banking). Lansky eventually even bought an offshore bank in Switzerland, which he used to launder money (money laundering) through a network of shell (shell companies) and holding companies. "Offshore Banking: The Secret Threat to America," ''Dissent'', Spring 2003. Village getaway In its early days, Loveland was known as a resort town, with its summer homes for the wealthy, earning it the nickname "Little Switzerland of the Miami Valley." Notable residents included future Chief Justice (Chief Justice of the United States) Salmon P. Chase, commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


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-- '''Switzerland''' ( . While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8 million people is concentrated mostly on the Plateau, where the largest cities are to be found; among them are the two global (global city) and economic centres of Zürich and Geneva.

The establishment of the Swiss Confederation is traditionally dated to 1 August 1291, which is celebrated annually as Swiss National Day. The country has a long history of armed neutrality—it has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815—and did not join the United Nations until 2002. Nevertheless it pursues an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes around the world. Thomas Fleiner, Alexander Misic, Nicole Töpperwien, ''Swiss Constitutional Law'', p. 28, Kluwer Law International In addition to being the birthplace of the Red Cross (International Committee of the Red Cross), Switzerland is home to numerous international organizations, including the second largest UN office (United Nations Office at Geneva). On the European level, it is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association and is part of the Schengen Area – although it is notably not a member of the European Union, nor the European Economic Area.

Straddling the intersection of Germanic (German-speaking Europe) and Romance (Romance-speaking Europe) Europe, Switzerland comprises four main linguistic and cultural regions: German, French, Italian and Romansh (Romansh language). Therefore the Swiss (Swiss people), although predominantly German-speaking, do not form a nation in the sense of a common ethnicity or language; rather, Switzerland's strong sense of identity and community is founded on a common historical background, shared values such as federalism and direct democracy, Constitutional Patriotism and Exclusion: the Swiss Case

Switzerland ranks high in several metrics of national performance, including government transparency, civil liberties, economic competitiveness (Global Competitiveness Report), and human development (Human Development Index). It has the highest nominal wealth per adult (financial and non-financial assets) in the world according to Credit Suisse and the eighth-highest (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) per capita gross domestic product on the IMF list.

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