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The Week Ahead Grexits, greferendums and gruelling ascents of the Matterhorn

Here are the top stories we’re following in the week of July 6, 2015:

(Keystone)


(Keystone)

Monday

The ‘will-they-won’t-they’ threatened Greek exit from the euro could look a lot clearer on Monday morning, the day after the Greek referendum on adopting further austerity measures. swissinfo.ch will look at the consequences of this vote on the franc and the Swiss economy.


(Keystone)

Tuesday

The annual Conference for Swiss Schools Abroad convenes at Basel’s city hall. After hearing the experiences of such schools in Chile and Spain and hearing about digital developments, delegates will be given a tour of the Novartis campus project, which is transforming an industrial site into a centre for innovation.


(Keystone)

Wednesday

On the other side of the educational coin, swissinfo.ch examines why the boom may be over for international schools in Switzerland. Demand from expats for school places for their children is falling, leading to some school branches shutting their doors.


(Keystone)

Thursday

swissinfo.ch launches a series of articles looking at the iconic Matterhorn with a preview of a local play that examines the famous first ascent of the mountain on July 14, 1865 from a guide’s perspective. Look out for further swissinfo.ch articles on Friday and the following Monday commemorating the special – and tragic – event 150 years on.





What you may have missed last week:

James Brown, taken in 1981: The first Montreux Jazz Festival concert Philippe Dutoit photographed

James Brown, taken in 1981: The first Montreux Jazz Festival concert Philippe Dutoit photographed

(Philippe Dutoit)


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