Znüni News – Friday January 26

Good news for the eight men who were trapped in the Hölloch cave since last Saturday. They are now safe and sound enjoying the fresh air. The men didn‘t wish to speak to the press but now questions will need to be answered as to why they were allowed to go into the caves in the first place when the weather was so bad.

If you are late declaring your taxes in Lucerne you will as of this year have to pay a penalty of 6% (and not 5% which was the case up to now). This makes Lucerne along with Basel the most penalising city in Switzerland.

A mummie is currently making sensation in Basel. The very well preserved body was found 43 years ago in an unmarked tomb and was a mystery until recently. Thanks to DNA samples she was named as Anna Catherine Bischof who lived in the 1700s and when her family tree was put together it turned out that she has living relatives, most surprisingly her great-great-great-great-great-great-grandson is UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson.

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