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Zurich (Switzerland)

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  • Your morning adorable: Asian lion cubs debut at Switzerland's Zurich Zoo

     
    Two-month-old Asian lion cubs Kuwam, Kalika, Keladi and Kanya made their big debut at Switzerland's Zurich Zoo on Wednesday. The cubs' names were chosen from more than 1,300 suggestions submitted by members of the public, according to the zoo. The......
  • Jean-Luc Godard and the academy's honorary Oscar: A true comedy of errors

     
    I guess we can all breathe a deep sigh of relief. More than a week after the motion picture academy announced it would give an honorary lifetime achievement award to Jean-Luc Godard, the aging enfant terrible of French cinema managed......
  • Escaped circus elephant is recaptured in Switzerland after wading in Lake Zurich

     
    ZURICH — Swiss police say an elephant that escaped from a circus and wandered through Zurich's banking and commercial district has been recaptured. City police spokesman Michael Wirz said officers chased the elephant through the city for an hour until.....
  • Fast facts about travels in Europe in 2011

    *If you want to fly on a big new Airbus A380, check out Air France, which operates the aircraft on most transatlantic flights and has just launched Premium Voyageur class with roomy seats and prices between business and economy. *Airports in Munich,...
  • Meet John Lautner's architectural heirs

    Meet John Lautner's architectural heirs
    Walk into Anthony Pearson and Ramona Trent's Mar Vista home and it's difficult to tell that the dynamic space, rippling into the outdoors from a deceptively low entryway, began its life as a simple postwar California bungalow. By the time its latest...
  • Otto Spoerri dies at 75; film academy's controller determined seating at Oscars

    Otto Spoerri dies at 75; film academy's controller determined seating at Oscars
    He has been called the most powerful person in Hollywood -- at least during Oscar season. Otto Spoerri, who for more than two decades dispensed the tickets and seated the stars at the annual Academy Awards ceremony, died Saturday in Zurich, Switzerland,...
  • Jan Krugier dies at 80; art dealer survived Auschwitz, collected works by renowned artists

    Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
  • Zurich's spring greeting

    Zurich's spring greeting
    We knew something was afoot in Zurich when our lazy walk through the streets of the old city turned into a full-fledged history lesson. My husband, 8-month-old daughter and I had flown into the city just a couple of hours before, and as we wandered along...
  • Planning this trip to Vals, Switzerland

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, nonstop service to Zurich is offered on Swiss, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Lufthansa, British, Air France, Aer Lingus, KLM, American and Delta. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $716. It's about 120...
  • Planning your trip to Liechtenstein

    THE BEST WAY TO LIECHTENSTEIN From LAX, Swiss Air offers nonstop service to Zurich, Switzerland. Lufthansa, British Air and Air France offer connecting flights (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $716. The 70-mile drive from...
  • 'The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess' by Andrei Codrescu

    The Posthuman Dada Guide Tzara & Lenin Play Chess Andrei Codrescu Princeton University Press: 238 pp., $16.95 paper The job is gone, the 401(k) is gutted, college tuition is due, and "Grey's Anatomy" is a shadow of its former self. Can't decide...