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The week ahead Hippies, ambassadors and watchdogs


Here are the stories we'll be following the week of April 2, 2018:



The rebellion against "ossified uniformity" in Switzerland, especially the Swiss-German part, characterized a year of social upheavals in 1968. Non-conformism gained a foothold challenging the prevalent nostalgic narrative of the old confederation. 



What better ambassador for a Swiss mountain resort than a real ambassador. The village of Wengen takes advantage of an annual gathering of over 100 diplomats and their partners to showcase its charms and spread the word.



Annoyed by high prices in Switzerland? talks to the country's price watchdog: the man responsible for keeping an eye on price gauging and safeguarding consumer rights. 



Scientific breakthroughs can make front page news. But are journalists complicit in overestimating the merits of experiments on animals in their search for a catchy headline?

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