Thomas Stephens


Born in London, Thomas was a journalist at The Independent before moving to Bern in 2005. He speaks all three Swiss official languages and enjoys travelling the country and practising them, above all in pubs, restaurants and gelaterias. Initials: ts


European politics, philosophy, language, cinema

A Google Car, one of many self-driving vehicles currently being tested
Staff have been told not to put themselves in danger but to turn on the security camera and make as many mental notes about the suspect as possible 
Swiss newspapers are unanimously concerned by Trump's behaviour
Not so stellar: The start of Trump’s presidency, say editorials in the Swiss media
Just over a third of Basel's residents are not Swiss
From January 1, 2018, a C permit will be required for a Swiss passport
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