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Cutting stripes to expand Liechtenstein

The landlocked Alpine micro-state of Liechtenstein is to increase its apparent size by cutting broad stripes across it. Liechtenstein aims to flatten out its mountainous terrain and make itself more attractive to investors.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2009
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Swiss man to travel to England to end life in NHS hospital


‘I want to end my life,’ said Max Friedland today, ‘but I don’t want to actually commit suicide. Which is why I have chosen a routine minor operation in an NHS hospital.’

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Posted: Jan 5th, 2009
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Swiss Army demand better weapons

Fears that troops armed only with pocket knives featuring corkscrews and toothpicks might struggle against tank divisions.

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Posted: Mar 5th, 2007
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