- Pope Francis praises breastfeeding mother as an 'example of tenderness and beauty'
Pope Francis praised Switzerland's Valentina Frey at the start of his Vatican general audience in the the Paul VI hall in the Vatican city while she breastfed her daughter Charlotte Katharina today.
Daily Mail. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:39:44 +0100.
- Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome struggles as Primoz Roglic wins first stage
Two-time champion Chris Froome struggles as Slovenia's Primoz Roglic takes the opening stage of the Vuelta a Espana.
BBC News. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 17:15:58 GMT.
- Swiss tighten measures to combat COVID-19 second wave
Switzerland announced tighter restrictions on Sunday to tackle the second wave of the coronavirus hitting the country, including a nation-wide obligation to wear masks and a ban on large scale public gatherings. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 18 Oct 2020 08:22:12 -0400.
- Brenden Aaronson: The Sky Is The Limit After $9m RB Salzburg Landmark Deal
On Friday, Red Bull Salzburg made official what was first reported by Transfermarkt on Sep. 11, the Austrian Bundesliga side announced the signing of US mega-talent Brenden Aaronson.
By Manuel Veth, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 16 Oct 2020 22:01:51 -0400.
- Aeroflot plans to resume flights to Belgrade, Tokyo
Aeroflot is also increasing the frequency of flights to Belarus, the Maldives and Switzerland
Tass. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:30:17 +0300.
- Bearded vulture: Mystery of bird's UK appearance solved
The rare raptor named Vigo hatched in a wild nest in the French Alps, DNA analysis shows.
BBC News. Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:23:41 GMT.
- Switzerland says its national held hostage in Mali killed
Swiss foreign ministry says Beatrice Stoeckli, kidnapped four years ago by alleged al-Qaeda fighters, has been killed.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 10 Oct 2020 08:28:59 +0000.
- ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) Hits a 52-Week High
The ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) has hit a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store?
Sweta Jaiswal, Frm. Zacks. Thu, 08 Oct 2020 05:08:00 GMT.
- Evolution in action: New Plant species in the Swiss Alps
A new plant species named Cardamine insueta appeared in the region of Urnerboden in the Swiss alps, after the land has changed from forest to grassland over the last 150 years. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 06 Oct 2020 09:12:44 EDT.
- Geneva, Switzerland adopts what's believed to be the highest minimum wage in the world: $25 an hour
A reported 58% of voters approved the measure which will affect about 6% of the area's workers when it begins November 1.
Cnnwire. ABC News. Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:22:05 +0000.
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 2020,
the estimated population of Switzerland was 8,654,622.
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 2020, the estimated population of Austria was 9,006,398.
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 2020 was 2,078,938.
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 2020, the nation's estimated population