- Positive start for Greece at Liechtenstein
The Greek national team defeated Liechtenstein 2-0 at Vaduz at the start of its campaign for the Euro 2020 qualifiers on Saturday, having produced one hour of decent soccer.
Ekathimerini. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 21:42:03 GMT.
- Watches of Switzerland has further U.S. acquisitions in its sights
Watches of Switzerland expects to make further acquisitions in the United States, which it first entered in 2017 with the purchase of jeweler Mayors, its chief executive told Reuters.
Reuters. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:39:03 -0400.
- Confirmed: UK nationals won't need visas for Switzerland after Brexit
UK nationals will not be required to obtain a visa for Switzerland after Brexit, even for lengthy stays, the Swiss government announced on Friday.
The Local. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:32:22 +0100.
- 75-year-old Swiss woman detained over fatal stabbing of 7-year-old
GENEVA (DPA) - A 75-year-old woman has been detained as a suspect in Switzerland after a 7-year-old pupil was stabbed to death Thursday (March 21) on a street in Basel, a prosecution spokesman said.
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:30:29 +0800.
- Nino Negri - Extreme Viticulture In Valtellina
Nino Negri is one of the most celebrated producers in the Valtellina district, located in the Lombardy region near Italy's border with Switzerland. Read about the latest releases as well as the work of nee winemaker, Danilo Drocco.
By Tom Hyland, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:33:00 -0400.
- Woman arrested after boy (7) stabbed to death on the street in Switzerland
A 75-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing a seven-year-old boy in the street, police in the north-western Swiss city of Basel said.
Irish Independent. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:24:07 +0000.
- Austrian court rejects complaint by expelled Turkish imams
Austria's Constitutional Court has thrown out a complaint by two Turkish imams expelled under a 2015 law that prevents religious communities from getting funding from foreign nations.
Fox News. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:21:37 GMT.
- Alps skiers caught off-guard as they trigger an avalanche sending them tumbling down the mountain
A group of skiers in the Austrian Alps were given a shock as a ridge of snow gave way beneath them. The avalanche sent them flying down the mountain but fortunately no one was buried or hurt.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:20:16 +0000.
- A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All
Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in.
Mark Gardiner. New York Times. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:01:10 GMT.
- Off-piste skiers swallowed by Austria avalanche
A group of skiers were caught by surprise after being trapped in an off-piste avalanche in Austria.
BBC News. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:23:56 GMT.
The Alpine States consist of Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and
Liechtenstein. These nations are located in the Alpine region
of south central Europe, and you find more news and information
about them by visiting the official government websites listed below.
The Swiss Confederation's capital city
is Berne, and its national currency is the Swiss Franc. The primary
languages used in Switzerland are German, French, and Italian; in 2007,
the estimated population of Switzerland was 7,555,000.
The Republic of Austria's capital city is Vienna, and its currency
is the Euro. The primary language used in Austria is German, and
in 2007, the estimated population of Austria was 8,200,000.
The Republic of Slovenia's capital city is Ljubljana, and its
currency is the Tolar. The country's national language is Slovene,
and its estimated population in 2007 was 2,009,000.
The Principality of Liechtenstein's capital city is Vaduz, and its
currency is the Swiss Franc. The Alemannic German dialect is
spoken in Liechtenstein, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population