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Cheesy music: Swiss experiment with sound to make cheese tastier

When searching a fromagerie for the perfect chunk of cheddar or parmesan, cheese aficionados have probably never grilled vendors over what kind of music was played to their cheeses. But a Swiss cheesemaker has embarked on an experiment to test the impact of music on Emmental, one of the most famous cheeses in Switzerland, even if it prompts pundits to write such grating remarks as: you gouda brie kidding!

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Macron caricatures on display at Swiss exhibition

“Draw me a Macron,” an exhibition dedicated to caricatures of the French president is open in the House of Press Caricatures in Morges, Switzerland. IMAGES & SOUNDBITES

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Kofi Annan’s coffin arrives in Accra

The body of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died in Switzerland on 18 August, arrives in the capital of Ghana, his home country where a national funeral will be held on 13 September. IMAGES

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High Contrast – If We Ever (Unglued Remix)

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One of the underground drum & bass scene’s most promising young talents Unglued, finally releases the most sought after dubplate on the drum & bass circuit, his remix of High Contrast’s decade-long anthem ‘If We Ever’, on Hospital Records.

Following the immense success of his debut single ‘Chicken In A Spacesuit’, Unglued’s ‘If We Ever’ remix has been devastating browsers and bass-bins alike with few tracks in memory having generated such a stir. A weapon of choice by the likes of Andy C, London Elektricity, Randall, Kings Of The Rollers and of course the legend himself High Contrast, plus anyone else who could get their hands on it… Twinned with a 2018 re-master of the original, this limited run 12” record is primed to be one of the most anticipated releases in Hospital history.

Hospital Records youngest signed artist has set the scene by storm over the last twelve months. Performing on the infamous Arcadia Spider and on the main stage at Hospitality On The Beach, plus with upcoming sets in Belgium, Austria, Switzerland and across the UK. He’s made significant movements through the underground with vinyl only mixes for FabricLive, DJ Mag and Reprezent Radio, showcasing his extensive knowledge of 90’s jungle. Stay tuned, there’s much more to come in 2018…

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Barrel organ festival fills Prague with old music

Two dozen barrel organ players displayed their skills in Prague’s city centre within an eight-day festival that has attracted virtuosos from across Europe. Organ grinders from Austria, France, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland and the Czech Republic offered music ranging from Mozart or Verdi to ABBA. The festival will continue in other Czech towns and cities, with more players due to take part.

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Sweden fans celebrate win over Switzerland, place in quarters

Fans celebrate as Sweden reach the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 24 years after a scrappy 1-0 win over Switzerland.

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World Cup: Sweden, Switzerland fans confident ahead of last 16

As Sweden and Switzerland count down the hours until their last 16 match, both sets of fans are confident their team has what it takes to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

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Fans react as Switzerland reaches last 16 with Costa Rica tie

Fans react after Switzerland moves through to the World Cup last 16 following a draw with Costa Rica.

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World Cup: Switzerland qualify for last 16 after Costa Rica draw

Switzerland moved through to the World Cup last 16 on Wednesday, after a 2-2 draw against Costa Rica.