Divorce can be fairly expensive, but for Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev, the split from his wife will cost him a massive $4.5 billion dollars. The settlement decision was handed down from a Swiss court, where Rybolovlev and his ex-wife owned two chalets.
I know it’s a tempting purchase, but remember that actually trying to dive into a giant pile of gold coins will cause all kinds of massive bodily trauma, possibly death. So don’t do that.
The so-called ‘sex boxes’, which officially opened on August 26, are located in a former industrial site just outside the city centre. They will station up to 40 prostitutes and will have nine ‘sex-boxes’ that they can entertain clients in.
In another case of dolphins being more like humans than previously thought, a pair of dolphins at an aquarium in Switzerland died from a heroin overdose after a rave. Okay, so the dolphins themselves weren’t doing heroin, but it’s thought that heroin was dumped into their tank during a rave at the aquarium. A rave at an aquarium? Lolwot Switzerland?
And Pascal Prokop’s 1990 Volvo with a wood burning stove where the front passenger seat used to be is even road legal after he signed the papers and permits. I’m sure it’s damn toasty in there, but there’s also the possibility of suffocation while you’re driving. But hey, he’s got a fucking wood stove in there.
If you were planning on traveling to Switzerland for assisted suicide, don’t cancel your travel plans
Zurich, Switzerland is one of the few places in which assisted suicide is perfectly legal for both locals and foreigners, but it almost became a locals-only affair. In a recent referendum that sparked a lot of debate in Switzerland, the measure to ban outsiders from taking advantage of the Swiss city’s end of life hospitalities failed, with 80% opposed to the ban.
So… something like this?
If you have worked or currently work somewhere with a dress code, you know how much simple things can be. Polos and khakis, no opened toed shoes, brown belts, black shoes etc etc. But if you’re an employee of UBS in Switzerland, you now have a whopping 43 pages of dress code that covers absolute every aspect of your appearance— what color underwear you’re allowed to wear (underwear that matches your flesh-tones); what kind of tie-knot you’re allowed to have (one suited to the “morphology” of your face); prohibitions on new shoes, millimetre-specific fingernail length requirements; and the dictum that any scent must be applied as soon as you leave the shower and no later.
In a new strategy to control prostitution, Zurich, Switzerland has come up with a novel solution: Make plastic cubicles so you can park your car and do the nasty in a secure, confined area. The sex drive-thru.