Thursday Feb 27
En route for Emmental
WHEN IN EMMENTAL: Several of the old farmhouses now cater for travellers, in one you can bed down on "fragrant" straw.
The Baltimore Sun
Khodorkovsky applies to Swiss for Schengen visa: Swiss ministry
Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky applied for a Schengen visa at the Swiss embassy in Berlin on Tuesday, the Swiss foreign ministry said.
Swiss ban "inappropriate" ski lifts for North Korea
Switzerland has banned the sale to North Korea of equipment for a luxury ski resort planned for the ruling elite in the widely impoverished state that is under U.N. sanctions, officials said on Monday.