Fellow students on their way to class in the morning may have noticed this chap peering at them by the train station. But who was he? Robert Comtesse was born in Valangin, a mere 15 minutes away by car from the centre of Neuchâtel, in 1847. He studied law in various locations, including Neuchâtel, before … More Who On Earth Was… Robert Comtesse?
Last weekend was an important one politically in Switzerland, and particularly in the canton of Neuchâtel, with a batch of topics up for vote in one of the country’s regular referendums. Various national and local proposals were rejected by the people, including the removal of certain public smoking areas, although resounding approval was given to … More Day 29: The hills are alive with the sound of “non”?