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The Week Ahead Writing in a Swiss treehouse and frustrated rail commuters

Here's a selection of the stories we will be bringing you in the upcoming week.

Philipp Rahmy reads in his 'treehouse' at the Jan Michalski Foundation.



Would you be interested in an all-expenses-paid trip to Switzerland where you could live in a treehouse? The catch: You must show writing talent to be selected. We visit a new centre for literature and meet the successors of literary giants like Rousseau and Hesse.

Switzerland also has a growing chain of bitcoin ATMs



“There is only one type of crypto investor – one who wishes they had bought more.” That statement by Switzerland's Bitcoin association founder leads our story by's fintech specialist, Matthew Allen, on the bitcoin boom. He looks at the plans investors have for their digital assets. 



Ageing infrastructure, ever-increasing numbers of passengers and funding problems: you may think this applies to railways in the UK or India, but Switzerland? We report on fed-up Swiss commuters as the railways search for solutions, faced with ever-increasing passenger numbers.



A long line of women in black queue up to cast their vote in Iran while a sole man strolls to a rural polling station in the UK. We mark International Day of Democracy with a look at how people vote around the world.

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