OPINION: The benefits of raising children in Switzerland
Switzerland

OPINION: The benefits of raising children in Switzerland

Four mothers from different parts of the world give The Local their view on what they like about raising children in Switzerland.

Would you pass a Swiss citizenship test?
Switzerland

Would you pass a Swiss citizenship test?

Nine fun Swiss German words without an English translation

Nine fun Swiss German words without an English translation

Austria: Just how good does your German have to be to gain residency and citizenship?
Austria

Austria: Just how good does your German have to be to gain residency and citizenship?

Eight things you need to know before renting in Switzerland
Switzerland

Eight things you need to know before renting in Switzerland

EXPLAINED: Why Switzerland’s cantons are so powerful
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: Why Switzerland’s cantons are so powerful

Ten things foreigners do that make Swiss people feel really uncomfortable
Switzerland

Ten things foreigners do that make Swiss people feel really uncomfortable

Swiss daily dilemmas: Can I flush my toilet at night?
Switzerland

Swiss daily dilemmas: Can I flush my toilet at night?

Nine things that are sure to surprise you about moving to Switzerland
Switzerland

Nine things that are sure to surprise you about moving to Switzerland

Which Swiss cantons have the strictest citizenship requirements?
Switzerland

Which Swiss cantons have the strictest citizenship requirements?

Ridiculous or genius? Meet the British man selling cheese to the Swiss
Switzerland

Ridiculous or genius? Meet the British man selling cheese to the Swiss

Getting fired in Switzerland: The employment laws you need to know about
Switzerland

Getting fired in Switzerland: The employment laws you need to know about

Readers’ verdict: The best and worst things about life in Zurich
Switzerland

Readers’ verdict: The best and worst things about life in Zurich

This is how much people earn in Switzerland
Switzerland

This is how much people earn in Switzerland

Ten strange Swiss road signs you need to know about
Switzerland

Ten strange Swiss road signs you need to know about

Revealed: How Swiss households spend their money
Switzerland

Revealed: How Swiss households spend their money

Living in Switzerland: An expert’s guide on how to behave and what to expect
Switzerland

Living in Switzerland: An expert’s guide on how to behave and what to expect

Five insider tips for job seekers in Switzerland
Switzerland

Five insider tips for job seekers in Switzerland

IN PICTURES: 15 photos to make you fall in love with the Swiss winter
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: 15 photos to make you fall in love with the Swiss winter

Your complete guide to Switzerland’s best Christmas markets in 2019
Switzerland

Your complete guide to Switzerland’s best Christmas markets in 2019

Nine German words that perfectly sum up being in your 30s
Switzerland

Nine German words that perfectly sum up being in your 30s

Eight German words that perfectly sum up being in your 20s
Switzerland

Eight German words that perfectly sum up being in your 20s

This is what ID you need to travel to Switzerland’s neighbouring countries
Switzerland

This is what ID you need to travel to Switzerland’s neighbouring countries

WATCH: UK athlete’s crazy jump into Rhine in Basel
Switzerland

WATCH: UK athlete’s crazy jump into Rhine in Basel

Swiss city does U-turn over 100-franc fine for 5-year-old girl without ticket
Switzerland

Swiss city does U-turn over 100-franc fine for 5-year-old girl without ticket

Swiss drivers set to get electronic motorway sticker option
Switzerland

Swiss drivers set to get electronic motorway sticker option

Hundreds queue for bargain €1,000 apartment in Zurich
Switzerland

Hundreds queue for bargain €1,000 apartment in Zurich

Swiss train etiquette: What annoys passengers the most in Switzerland
Switzerland

Swiss train etiquette: What annoys passengers the most in Switzerland

What residents in Switzerland need to know about cross-border shopping
Switzerland

What residents in Switzerland need to know about cross-border shopping

Swiss village plans to sell ‘houses for one franc’
Switzerland

Swiss village plans to sell ‘houses for one franc’

New maps reveal where in Switzerland rent prices are highest
Switzerland

New maps reveal where in Switzerland rent prices are highest

Readers reveal: How Switzerland could improve its public transport system
Switzerland

Readers reveal: How Switzerland could improve its public transport system

Switzerland will need ‘half a million extra workers in 10 years but immigration is not the only answer’
Switzerland

Switzerland will need ‘half a million extra workers in 10 years but immigration is not the only answer’

15 things you didn’t know about Switzerland’s famous Fête des Vignerons
Switzerland

15 things you didn’t know about Switzerland’s famous Fête des Vignerons

Readers’ verdict: Switzerland is great for kids but bad for parents
Switzerland

Readers’ verdict: Switzerland is great for kids but bad for parents

The nine very best French insults (for use when you’re very, very angry)
Switzerland

The nine very best French insults (for use when you’re very, very angry)

QUIZ: How well do you know your German sayings?
Switzerland

QUIZ: How well do you know your German sayings?

Swiss are the most honest in the world, new study suggests
Switzerland

Swiss are the most honest in the world, new study suggests

Switzerland ranked ‘worst in Europe’ for being family-friendly
Switzerland

Switzerland ranked ‘worst in Europe’ for being family-friendly

Eleven numbers that tell the story of women in Switzerland today
Switzerland

Eleven numbers that tell the story of women in Switzerland today

EXPLAINED: Why Switzerland WON’T be signing draft deal with EU
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: Why Switzerland WON’T be signing draft deal with EU

Zurich ‘world’s most expensive city for dating’
Switzerland

Zurich ‘world’s most expensive city for dating’

Swiss government unveils new measures favouring Switzerland-based workers
Switzerland

Swiss government unveils new measures favouring Switzerland-based workers

Introducing Switzerland’s first ‘VIP bedroom’ cinema
Switzerland

Introducing Switzerland’s first ‘VIP bedroom’ cinema

Here’s how much it costs to rent in Switzerland’s biggest cities
Switzerland

Here’s how much it costs to rent in Switzerland’s biggest cities

Cybercrime in Switzerland : an ultimate survival guide
Switzerland

Cybercrime in Switzerland : an ultimate survival guide

SBB makes it easier to buy cheap international train tickets
Switzerland

SBB makes it easier to buy cheap international train tickets

The things I wish I knew before moving to Switzerland
Switzerland

The things I wish I knew before moving to Switzerland

‘A short-term L permit is almost useless for non-EU graduates of Swiss unis’
Switzerland

‘A short-term L permit is almost useless for non-EU graduates of Swiss unis’

German word of the day: ‘Frühlingsmüdigkeit’

German word of the day: ‘Frühlingsmüdigkeit’

Crime in Switzerland: what the latest figures reveal
Switzerland

Crime in Switzerland: what the latest figures reveal

Why you may be entitled to a rent reduction in Switzerland
Switzerland

Why you may be entitled to a rent reduction in Switzerland

Confirmed: UK nationals won’t need visas for Switzerland after Brexit
Switzerland

Confirmed: UK nationals won’t need visas for Switzerland after Brexit

All holders of Swiss Half Fare travelcard to get 15 francs credit
Switzerland

All holders of Swiss Half Fare travelcard to get 15 francs credit

Swiss trains ‘should have third class travel option’
Switzerland

Swiss trains ‘should have third class travel option’

Strict Airbnb rules to stay in place in Switzerland
Switzerland

Strict Airbnb rules to stay in place in Switzerland

Top reads: 11 classic books about Switzerland
Switzerland

Top reads: 11 classic books about Switzerland

What you need to know about the new Swiss ‘seven25’ youth travelcard
Switzerland

What you need to know about the new Swiss ‘seven25’ youth travelcard

Here is where rents are most expensive in Switzerland
Switzerland

Here is where rents are most expensive in Switzerland

The best places to enjoy Carnival in Switzerland in 2019
Switzerland

The best places to enjoy Carnival in Switzerland in 2019

Here’s why the huge Swiss budget surplus is causing headaches
Switzerland

Here’s why the huge Swiss budget surplus is causing headaches

No mobiles: Swiss luxury resort imposes partial ‘selfie ban’ at infinity pool
Switzerland

No mobiles: Swiss luxury resort imposes partial ‘selfie ban’ at infinity pool

Swiss canton wants to make parents pay if children speak poor German
Switzerland

Swiss canton wants to make parents pay if children speak poor German

Geneva votes to ban religious symbols on public employees
Switzerland

Geneva votes to ban religious symbols on public employees

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s double-decker trains get a facelift
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s double-decker trains get a facelift

Swiss policeman fined for speeding during high-speed chase
Switzerland

Swiss policeman fined for speeding during high-speed chase

Opinion: 13 reasons why I love living in Switzerland’s capital Bern
Switzerland

Opinion: 13 reasons why I love living in Switzerland’s capital Bern

Switzerland named ‘world’s best country’…again
Switzerland

Switzerland named ‘world’s best country’…again

Swiss police issue fines to dangerous ‘igloo drivers’
Switzerland

Swiss police issue fines to dangerous ‘igloo drivers’

Avalanche puts Swiss cable car out of action for months
Switzerland

Avalanche puts Swiss cable car out of action for months

After 600 years, night watchman still keeps vigil over Lausanne
Switzerland

After 600 years, night watchman still keeps vigil over Lausanne

Sneak preview: Switzerland’s new ‘on-the-spot’ fines for 2020
Switzerland

Sneak preview: Switzerland’s new ‘on-the-spot’ fines for 2020

QUIZ: How well do you know Zurich?
Switzerland

QUIZ: How well do you know Zurich?

Clean-up begins after avalanche crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland
Switzerland

Clean-up begins after avalanche crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland

Man fined 210 Swiss francs for saying ‘Allahu akbar’
Switzerland

Man fined 210 Swiss francs for saying ‘Allahu akbar’

‘For Indians, the silence in Switzerland can be deafening’
Switzerland

‘For Indians, the silence in Switzerland can be deafening’

Switzerland signs off on post-Brexit trade agreement with UK
Switzerland

Switzerland signs off on post-Brexit trade agreement with UK

Plans for all foreigners in Switzerland to get credit-card style photo IDs
Switzerland

Plans for all foreigners in Switzerland to get credit-card style photo IDs

What you need to know about the new draft Swiss–EU deal
Switzerland

What you need to know about the new draft Swiss–EU deal

Zurich is the ‘fines capital’ of Switzerland for 2019
Switzerland

Zurich is the ‘fines capital’ of Switzerland for 2019

Nine wonderful winter activities in Switzerland that aren’t skiing
Switzerland

Nine wonderful winter activities in Switzerland that aren’t skiing

Anger as amazon.com stops most deliveries from US to Switzerland
Switzerland

Anger as amazon.com stops most deliveries from US to Switzerland

What’s on: English-speaking events in Switzerland in December
Switzerland

What’s on: English-speaking events in Switzerland in December

Watch: US tourist’s harrowing hang glider flight in Switzerland
Switzerland

Watch: US tourist’s harrowing hang glider flight in Switzerland

QUIZ: How well do you know these key dates in Swiss history?
Switzerland

QUIZ: How well do you know these key dates in Swiss history?

Hundreds queue for Zurich apartment viewing on freezing night
Switzerland

Hundreds queue for Zurich apartment viewing on freezing night

Your guide to the best Swiss Christmas Markets in 2018
Switzerland

Your guide to the best Swiss Christmas Markets in 2018

Bye-bye red slips: Switzerland to farewell its famous payment forms
Switzerland

Bye-bye red slips: Switzerland to farewell its famous payment forms

Switzerland’s first capsule hotel closes after just one week
Switzerland

Switzerland’s first capsule hotel closes after just one week

Why Switzerland still lags behind on English skills
Switzerland

Why Switzerland still lags behind on English skills

Swiss McDonald’s serves up pornography (again)
Switzerland

Swiss McDonald’s serves up pornography (again)

SBB sends customer bill for 0.00 Swiss francs
Switzerland

SBB sends customer bill for 0.00 Swiss francs

Swiss science: targeted electrical stimulation helps paralysed men walk again
Switzerland

Swiss science: targeted electrical stimulation helps paralysed men walk again

QUIZ: Just how Swiss have you become?
Switzerland

QUIZ: Just how Swiss have you become?

IN PICTURES: Pop up hotels with a Swiss twist
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Pop up hotels with a Swiss twist

‘The personal qualifications of our flight attendants are not very high’ – Swiss director insults own staff
Switzerland

‘The personal qualifications of our flight attendants are not very high’ – Swiss director insults own staff

16 things that happen only in Switzerland
Switzerland

16 things that happen only in Switzerland

Zurich crematorium starts to trade precious metals  filtered from people’s ashes
Switzerland

Zurich crematorium starts to trade precious metals filtered from people’s ashes

‘Rubbish criminal’ sentenced to two days in Swiss prison
Switzerland

‘Rubbish criminal’ sentenced to two days in Swiss prison

Five things we learned from Switzerland’s weekend referendums
Switzerland

Five things we learned from Switzerland’s weekend referendums

QUIZ: How well do you know your Swiss cities and towns?
Switzerland

QUIZ: How well do you know your Swiss cities and towns?

These cool new Swiss road signs change depending on the time of day
Switzerland

These cool new Swiss road signs change depending on the time of day

Why this Swiss army knife has an asking price of 19,000 francs
Switzerland

Why this Swiss army knife has an asking price of 19,000 francs

Swiss German tips and quirks: your introduction to ‘Dialekt’
Switzerland

Swiss German tips and quirks: your introduction to ‘Dialekt’

QUIZ: Can you tell Sweden and Switzerland apart?

QUIZ: Can you tell Sweden and Switzerland apart?

Is Switzerland set to get a new low-cost, long-distance airline?
Switzerland

Is Switzerland set to get a new low-cost, long-distance airline?

Students use algorithm in bid to visit all 26 Swiss cantons in less than 24 hours…by train
Switzerland

Students use algorithm in bid to visit all 26 Swiss cantons in less than 24 hours…by train

What a new study says about the sex lives of young Swiss people
Switzerland

What a new study says about the sex lives of young Swiss people

Millimetre perfect: Swiss bus driver shows what Alpine parking is all about
Switzerland

Millimetre perfect: Swiss bus driver shows what Alpine parking is all about

Swiss transport minister snapped sitting on steps of crowded train
Switzerland

Swiss transport minister snapped sitting on steps of crowded train

‘Show us your wages’: Swiss campaign aims to smash income taboo
Switzerland

‘Show us your wages’: Swiss campaign aims to smash income taboo

Naked artists cause stir with Zurich street performances
Switzerland

Naked artists cause stir with Zurich street performances

Driver fined for failing to go on green light
Switzerland

Driver fined for failing to go on green light

Wanted: Restaurant managers for ‘most beautiful’ place in world
Switzerland

Wanted: Restaurant managers for ‘most beautiful’ place in world

This is how Switzerland’s new 200-franc note looks
Switzerland

This is how Switzerland’s new 200-franc note looks

Oversized Swiss cows ‘too big for their stalls’
Switzerland

Oversized Swiss cows ‘too big for their stalls’

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s fight to save its fish from the heatwave
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s fight to save its fish from the heatwave

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s 12 prettiest villages for 2018
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Switzerland’s 12 prettiest villages for 2018

Swiss health ministry recommends vaccination for tick-borne encephalitis
Switzerland

Swiss health ministry recommends vaccination for tick-borne encephalitis

Ancient Roman fridge discovered near Basel keeps beer cool for months
Switzerland

Ancient Roman fridge discovered near Basel keeps beer cool for months

‘The difference between Sweden and Switzerland? One played badly and the other worse’
Switzerland

‘The difference between Sweden and Switzerland? One played badly and the other worse’

Swiss trains trial electronic version of SwissPass
Switzerland

Swiss trains trial electronic version of SwissPass

‘No Asians’: Zurich’s ETH university hit by racism
Switzerland

‘No Asians’: Zurich’s ETH university hit by racism

New rules favouring Swiss-based workers come in on July 1st
Switzerland

New rules favouring Swiss-based workers come in on July 1st

Swiss police issue warning for parents travelling alone with kids
Switzerland

Swiss police issue warning for parents travelling alone with kids

Swiss stir up controversy with ‘double eagle’ goal celebrations
Switzerland

Swiss stir up controversy with ‘double eagle’ goal celebrations

Homeless man given asylum in Switzerland told to ‘buy a tent’
Switzerland

Homeless man given asylum in Switzerland told to ‘buy a tent’

Tax penalty for married couples: Switzerland may vote again
Switzerland

Tax penalty for married couples: Switzerland may vote again

Is Switzerland’s ‘splattered brains’ jersey the World Cup’s worst?
Switzerland

Is Switzerland’s ‘splattered brains’ jersey the World Cup’s worst?

Here’s how you think Swiss trains can be improved
Switzerland

Here’s how you think Swiss trains can be improved

Passengers ‘forgotten’ on tarmac at Geneva airport
Switzerland

Passengers ‘forgotten’ on tarmac at Geneva airport

Swiss voters reject sovereign money initiative
Switzerland

Swiss voters reject sovereign money initiative

Swiss red tape: court rules against retirees’ ‘flashy’ orange house
Switzerland

Swiss red tape: court rules against retirees’ ‘flashy’ orange house

Seven English words Swiss Germans get delightfully wrong
Switzerland

Seven English words Swiss Germans get delightfully wrong

Switzerland gets first-ever treetop walk
Switzerland

Switzerland gets first-ever treetop walk

Opinion: why Zug is becoming the best place to live in Switzerland
Switzerland

Opinion: why Zug is becoming the best place to live in Switzerland

Trump sends personal thank you note to Swiss police chief
Switzerland

Trump sends personal thank you note to Swiss police chief

This is the least punctual train in Switzerland
Switzerland

This is the least punctual train in Switzerland

Swiss guards to get new plastic hats made with 3D printer
Switzerland

Swiss guards to get new plastic hats made with 3D printer

A life destroyed: crowdfunding campaign to help Swiss whistleblower
Switzerland

A life destroyed: crowdfunding campaign to help Swiss whistleblower

Survivor of Swiss Alps tragedy: ‘Now I know what hell is like’

Survivor of Swiss Alps tragedy: ‘Now I know what hell is like’

Woman accidentally gives 7,600-franc tip to Swiss kebab shop
Switzerland

Woman accidentally gives 7,600-franc tip to Swiss kebab shop

WATCH: Swiss bus driver’s sensational manoeuvre down incredibly narrow Italian street

WATCH: Swiss bus driver’s sensational manoeuvre down incredibly narrow Italian street

Swiss man loses shopping bag containing 800,000-franc cryptocurrency stash
Switzerland

Swiss man loses shopping bag containing 800,000-franc cryptocurrency stash

Speeding duck clocked smashing speed limit in Swiss village
Switzerland

Speeding duck clocked smashing speed limit in Swiss village

Swaziland to change its name – and Switzerland’s partly to blame
Switzerland

Swaziland to change its name – and Switzerland’s partly to blame

Swiss snowman’s head takes 20 minutes to explode…and predicts poor summer
Switzerland

Swiss snowman’s head takes 20 minutes to explode…and predicts poor summer

Tourists prevent forced deportation of man on Swiss holiday flight
Switzerland

Tourists prevent forced deportation of man on Swiss holiday flight

Brown bear strolls across Swiss ski slope
Switzerland

Brown bear strolls across Swiss ski slope

How a Swiss-based mathematician helped lift the lid on the Facebook data scandal
Switzerland

How a Swiss-based mathematician helped lift the lid on the Facebook data scandal

‘Go back to Africa’: reports of racism hit record high in Switzerland
Switzerland

‘Go back to Africa’: reports of racism hit record high in Switzerland

11 sure-fire ways you know it’s spring in Switzerland
Switzerland

11 sure-fire ways you know it’s spring in Switzerland

Revealed: the best and worst paid jobs in Switzerland
Switzerland

Revealed: the best and worst paid jobs in Switzerland

Swiss rental crisis: Zurich apartment owner demands 27,000-franc deposit
Switzerland

Swiss rental crisis: Zurich apartment owner demands 27,000-franc deposit

Swiss researchers try to get ancient Roman fridge working (again)
Switzerland

Swiss researchers try to get ancient Roman fridge working (again)

Is this a final farewell for the women behind Swiss train announcements?
Switzerland

Is this a final farewell for the women behind Swiss train announcements?

Here’s how much tax Swiss people can expect to pay in a lifetime
Switzerland

Here’s how much tax Swiss people can expect to pay in a lifetime

Zurich cops become midwives in dramatic mid-road birth
Switzerland

Zurich cops become midwives in dramatic mid-road birth

Here’s why Swiss rents are so painfully high right now
Switzerland

Here’s why Swiss rents are so painfully high right now

Valais students show head for heights with ‘highest class photo in Switzerland’
Switzerland

Valais students show head for heights with ‘highest class photo in Switzerland’

American activists hijack Bannon’s Zurich visit to raise money for gun safety
Switzerland

American activists hijack Bannon’s Zurich visit to raise money for gun safety

Nine famous Swiss people you’ve (probably) never heard of
Switzerland

Nine famous Swiss people you’ve (probably) never heard of

Where to enjoy carnival in Switzerland this year
Switzerland

Where to enjoy carnival in Switzerland this year

The REAL reasons why Switzerland is the best country in the world
Switzerland

The REAL reasons why Switzerland is the best country in the world

Parts of Switzerland experience warmest January on record
Switzerland

Parts of Switzerland experience warmest January on record

IN PICS: Balloons take to the skies in 40th Château d’Oex festival
Switzerland

IN PICS: Balloons take to the skies in 40th Château d’Oex festival

‘We’ve got the slopes to ourselves’: locals are happy to be stuck in Zermatt
Switzerland

‘We’ve got the slopes to ourselves’: locals are happy to be stuck in Zermatt

Racism in Switzerland: ‘People of colour are automatically perceived as foreigners’
Switzerland

Racism in Switzerland: ‘People of colour are automatically perceived as foreigners’

Heavy snow cuts off Zermatt once again, other villages evacuated
Switzerland

Heavy snow cuts off Zermatt once again, other villages evacuated

Cardboard recycling slip-up costs Zurich resident dear
Switzerland

Cardboard recycling slip-up costs Zurich resident dear

‘We are sorry’: Americans in Switzerland apologize for Trump prior to Davos visit
Switzerland

‘We are sorry’: Americans in Switzerland apologize for Trump prior to Davos visit

Woman dies in tobogganing accident in Swiss Alps
Switzerland

Woman dies in tobogganing accident in Swiss Alps

Family taken hostage in Swiss gold heist
Switzerland

Family taken hostage in Swiss gold heist

Review of the year: How Switzerland made international headlines in 2017
Switzerland

Review of the year: How Switzerland made international headlines in 2017

Swiss court convicts woman for reading husband’s emails
Switzerland

Swiss court convicts woman for reading husband’s emails

Switzerland’s ‘low-cost’ ski season gets off to a great start
Switzerland

Switzerland’s ‘low-cost’ ski season gets off to a great start

IN PICS: World’s steepest classic funicular railway opens in Switzerland
Switzerland

IN PICS: World’s steepest classic funicular railway opens in Switzerland

Swiss MPs given ‘good conduct guide’ following sexual harassment case
Switzerland

Swiss MPs given ‘good conduct guide’ following sexual harassment case

Man finds wallet with all its cash ten years after losing it
Switzerland

Man finds wallet with all its cash ten years after losing it

Swiss village votes in favour of paying (some) people to live there
Switzerland

Swiss village votes in favour of paying (some) people to live there

VIDEO: Wingsuit flyers jump from Jungfrau and land inside a plane
Switzerland

VIDEO: Wingsuit flyers jump from Jungfrau and land inside a plane

Switzerland wants to give 1.3 billion francs to EU
Switzerland

Switzerland wants to give 1.3 billion francs to EU

Government to allow more foreign workers into Switzerland in 2018
Switzerland

Government to allow more foreign workers into Switzerland in 2018

Study: Switzerland is world leader in attracting and retaining top talent
Switzerland

Study: Switzerland is world leader in attracting and retaining top talent

It’s Christmas market season! Glug a Glühwein at these wonderful Swiss markets this year
Switzerland

It’s Christmas market season! Glug a Glühwein at these wonderful Swiss markets this year

Swiss man sneaks onto London-Geneva flight and hides in toilet
Switzerland

Swiss man sneaks onto London-Geneva flight and hides in toilet

Ferry worker rescues young child who fell into Lake Geneva
Switzerland

Ferry worker rescues young child who fell into Lake Geneva

Arachnophobe calls police to deal with spider in Chur home
Switzerland

Arachnophobe calls police to deal with spider in Chur home

Sweden or Switzerland? Airline to end confusion with ‘Swederland’ campaign

Sweden or Switzerland? Airline to end confusion with ‘Swederland’ campaign

SBB to test out a total smoking ban in stations
Switzerland

SBB to test out a total smoking ban in stations

Geneva employs ‘Brits’ to show locals how to be polite on public transport
Switzerland

Geneva employs ‘Brits’ to show locals how to be polite on public transport

Zurich admits to ‘losing’ nearly a thousand works of art over the years
Switzerland

Zurich admits to ‘losing’ nearly a thousand works of art over the years

Swiss glaciers suffered ‘extreme’ melting in the past year
Switzerland

Swiss glaciers suffered ‘extreme’ melting in the past year

Ten fun facts about Geneva’s famous jet d’eau
Switzerland

Ten fun facts about Geneva’s famous jet d’eau

Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium opens in Lausanne
Switzerland

Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium opens in Lausanne

Thieves steal 700 kilos of grapes from Swiss vineyard
Switzerland

Thieves steal 700 kilos of grapes from Swiss vineyard

Two thirds of Swiss find their neighbours annoying
Switzerland

Two thirds of Swiss find their neighbours annoying

600kg tractor wheel lands on Swiss couple’s house roof
Switzerland

600kg tractor wheel lands on Swiss couple’s house roof

Swiss village gets to keep abandoned gold bars
Switzerland

Swiss village gets to keep abandoned gold bars

Switzerland’s new ten franc banknote unveiled
Switzerland

Switzerland’s new ten franc banknote unveiled

Survey shows extent of racism and discrimination in Switzerland
Switzerland

Survey shows extent of racism and discrimination in Switzerland

Study: Swiss sewage rich with gold and silver
Switzerland

Study: Swiss sewage rich with gold and silver

Tick-related meningitis cases on rise in Switzerland
Switzerland

Tick-related meningitis cases on rise in Switzerland

Geneva in 1850 revealed by new 19th century ‘street view’
Switzerland

Geneva in 1850 revealed by new 19th century ‘street view’

Residents at war with marmots in Zermatt
Switzerland

Residents at war with marmots in Zermatt

Tsunami in Switzerland? New study examines this ‘underestimated danger’
Switzerland

Tsunami in Switzerland? New study examines this ‘underestimated danger’

Bronze Age equipment found on Swiss mountain pass
Switzerland

Bronze Age equipment found on Swiss mountain pass

Man’s Jack Daniel’s flag mistaken for Isis propaganda by neighbour in Zurich
Switzerland

Man’s Jack Daniel’s flag mistaken for Isis propaganda by neighbour in Zurich

Tourists bare all for Top of Europe photos
Switzerland

Tourists bare all for Top of Europe photos

Start-up targets ‘breathable air market’ with Swiss air in a can
Switzerland

Start-up targets ‘breathable air market’ with Swiss air in a can

Swiss hunter kills donkeys belonging to French trekking company

Swiss hunter kills donkeys belonging to French trekking company

Swiss police investigate why Geneva toilets were clogged with cash
Switzerland

Swiss police investigate why Geneva toilets were clogged with cash

Zurich researchers win ‘funny Nobel’ for discovery that didgeridoo playing can prevent snoring
Switzerland

Zurich researchers win ‘funny Nobel’ for discovery that didgeridoo playing can prevent snoring

Swiss glacier collapses after hundreds evacuated
Switzerland

Swiss glacier collapses after hundreds evacuated

Giant granny will visit Geneva this autumn
Switzerland

Giant granny will visit Geneva this autumn

Valais man wins over a million francs on the horses… with a 2.50 franc bet
Switzerland

Valais man wins over a million francs on the horses… with a 2.50 franc bet

Swiss resident dies after running into bonfire at Burning Man festival
Switzerland

Swiss resident dies after running into bonfire at Burning Man festival

Storm sparks another big landslide, Bondo hit again
Switzerland

Storm sparks another big landslide, Bondo hit again

Zurich is the most expensive place to buy a home in Switzerland
Switzerland

Zurich is the most expensive place to buy a home in Switzerland

IN PICS: Swiss wrestling and stone throwing at Unspunnen
Switzerland

IN PICS: Swiss wrestling and stone throwing at Unspunnen

Graubünden landslide: ‘No one expected this kind of catastrophe’
Switzerland

Graubünden landslide: ‘No one expected this kind of catastrophe’

Libyan preacher on benefits investigated for suspected hate speech at Swiss mosque
Switzerland

Libyan preacher on benefits investigated for suspected hate speech at Swiss mosque

Record-breaking friends visit all 26 Swiss cantons in 17 hours
Switzerland

Record-breaking friends visit all 26 Swiss cantons in 17 hours

Brr! Snow interrupts Swiss summer
Switzerland

Brr! Snow interrupts Swiss summer

Zermatt celebrates 100 years of Switzerland’s highest mountain cabin
Switzerland

Zermatt celebrates 100 years of Switzerland’s highest mountain cabin

What you need to know about Switzerland’s Unspunnen, the world’s largest traditional festival
Switzerland

What you need to know about Switzerland’s Unspunnen, the world’s largest traditional festival

IN PICS: New theatre opens on Swiss alpine pass
Switzerland

IN PICS: New theatre opens on Swiss alpine pass

Body of German missing for 30 years found on Swiss glacier

Body of German missing for 30 years found on Swiss glacier

IN PICS: World’s longest suspension bridge opens in Switzerland
Switzerland

IN PICS: World’s longest suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

4,000-year-old lunch box found on Swiss alpine pass reveals Bronze Age cereal
Switzerland

4,000-year-old lunch box found on Swiss alpine pass reveals Bronze Age cereal

Survey: immigrants in Switzerland are happy to be here
Switzerland

Survey: immigrants in Switzerland are happy to be here

After 75 years, Swiss couple found on glacier finally laid to rest
Switzerland

After 75 years, Swiss couple found on glacier finally laid to rest

How to protect yourself against cow attacks
Switzerland

How to protect yourself against cow attacks

Glacier bodies identified: ‘We spent our whole lives searching for them’
Switzerland

Glacier bodies identified: ‘We spent our whole lives searching for them’

Could this be Switzerland’s hottest ever summer?
Switzerland

Could this be Switzerland’s hottest ever summer?

Series of fires leaves horses dead at Swiss equestrian centre
Switzerland

Series of fires leaves horses dead at Swiss equestrian centre

Postbus launches new open-top coach
Switzerland

Postbus launches new open-top coach

Switzerland’s last finishing school: ‘We don’t finish the students, we start them’
Switzerland

Switzerland’s last finishing school: ‘We don’t finish the students, we start them’

Swiss supermarket to start selling ‘legal cannabis’ cigarettes
Switzerland

Swiss supermarket to start selling ‘legal cannabis’ cigarettes

Swiss bank plans new cable car across Lake Zurich
Switzerland

Swiss bank plans new cable car across Lake Zurich

Swiss feather thief gets three years in jail
Switzerland

Swiss feather thief gets three years in jail

Opinion: Why Switzerland is a great place to do business
Switzerland

Opinion: Why Switzerland is a great place to do business

Earthquake shakes the Swiss canton of Vaud
Switzerland

Earthquake shakes the Swiss canton of Vaud

Swiss court convicts driver for killing suicidal woman who lay on motorway
Switzerland

Swiss court convicts driver for killing suicidal woman who lay on motorway

Heatwave puts June on course to be among hottest on record in Switzerland
Switzerland

Heatwave puts June on course to be among hottest on record in Switzerland

‘Mouxit’: Moutier’s decision highlights Switzerland’s cultural divide
Switzerland

‘Mouxit’: Moutier’s decision highlights Switzerland’s cultural divide

Moutier makes historic decision to leave canton Bern
Switzerland

Moutier makes historic decision to leave canton Bern

Walker seriously injured after being attacked by Swiss cows
Switzerland

Walker seriously injured after being attacked by Swiss cows

‘No Americans’: Lausanne boat captain has public rant at Trump
Switzerland

‘No Americans’: Lausanne boat captain has public rant at Trump

Valais businessman seeks to trademark Trump word ‘covfefe’
Switzerland

Valais businessman seeks to trademark Trump word ‘covfefe’

Switzerland lambasts US over climate accord decision
Switzerland

Switzerland lambasts US over climate accord decision

Swiss farmers left puzzled after cows throw themselves off cliff
Switzerland

Swiss farmers left puzzled after cows throw themselves off cliff

Swiss mountain village bans tourists from taking photos
Switzerland

Swiss mountain village bans tourists from taking photos

Swiss court convicts man for ‘liking’ defamatory Facebook post
Switzerland

Swiss court convicts man for ‘liking’ defamatory Facebook post

Wild bear spotted in canton Bern for the first time in 190 years
Switzerland

Wild bear spotted in canton Bern for the first time in 190 years

Customers escape unscathed after lorry crashes into Swiss cafe
Switzerland

Customers escape unscathed after lorry crashes into Swiss cafe

Convict who escaped Swiss prison after romance with guard gets extra jail time
Switzerland

Convict who escaped Swiss prison after romance with guard gets extra jail time

All you need to know about Geneva’s Escalade festival
Switzerland

All you need to know about Geneva’s Escalade festival

Spanish town eyes limit on kebab shops
Spain

Spanish town eyes limit on kebab shops

Spanish politician slaps and insults opponent
Spain

Spanish politician slaps and insults opponent

One year on: how Pope made Catholicism ‘cool’
Italy

One year on: how Pope made Catholicism ‘cool’

Italy’s most popular city mayors
Italy

Italy’s most popular city mayors

Burgers rule traditional French restaurant menus
France

Burgers rule traditional French restaurant menus

Ten things Google wants to tell you about Italy
Italy

Ten things Google wants to tell you about Italy

Eric Saade snags 2011 Melodifestivalen title
Sweden

Eric Saade snags 2011 Melodifestivalen title

Greenpeace clamber up congress in coast protest
Spain

Greenpeace clamber up congress in coast protest

What you need to know about Swiss business etiquette
Switzerland

What you need to know about Swiss business etiquette

Politicians turn up noses at legal cannabis plan
Spain

Politicians turn up noses at legal cannabis plan

EXPLAINED: What it’s really like working in Switzerland
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What it’s really like working in Switzerland

How to enjoy cheese fondue like the Swiss
Switzerland

How to enjoy cheese fondue like the Swiss

Too poor: Swiss-born woman who lost citizenship through marriage must leave country
Switzerland

Too poor: Swiss-born woman who lost citizenship through marriage must leave country

Switzerland wants ‘total travel ban’ for failed asylum seekers
Switzerland

Switzerland wants ‘total travel ban’ for failed asylum seekers

Inside Swiss politics: Why everyone is talking about this ‘worm poster’
Switzerland

Inside Swiss politics: Why everyone is talking about this ‘worm poster’

Woman refused Swiss citizenship after responding ‘uh’ over 200 times in interview
Switzerland

Woman refused Swiss citizenship after responding ‘uh’ over 200 times in interview

Where in Switzerland your citizenship application will cost you the most
Switzerland

Where in Switzerland your citizenship application will cost you the most

Seven fun facts about Switzerland’s famous train station clocks
Switzerland

Seven fun facts about Switzerland’s famous train station clocks

The best and worst paid jobs in Switzerland in 2019
Switzerland

The best and worst paid jobs in Switzerland in 2019

Members quiz: how well do you know your Swiss food culture?
Switzerland

Members quiz: how well do you know your Swiss food culture?

Only in Switzerland: Relive the 10 most Swiss stories of 2018
Switzerland

Only in Switzerland: Relive the 10 most Swiss stories of 2018

Swiss wages: Salaries in Zurich hit record high
Switzerland

Swiss wages: Salaries in Zurich hit record high

Swiss citizenship fees vary widely across country: report
Switzerland

Swiss citizenship fees vary widely across country: report

Six super reasons to visit Bern this weekend
Switzerland

Six super reasons to visit Bern this weekend

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal
Switzerland

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

Are new language tests putting people off applying for Swiss citizenship?
Switzerland

Are new language tests putting people off applying for Swiss citizenship?

Switzerland’s expat tribes: Where do you fit in?
Switzerland

Switzerland’s expat tribes: Where do you fit in?

Swiss air traffic controllers call strike for late July
Switzerland

Swiss air traffic controllers call strike for late July

Brit denied Swiss citizenship after ‘failing raclette question’
Switzerland

Brit denied Swiss citizenship after ‘failing raclette question’

Switzerland has fifth ‘most powerful’ passport in the world
Switzerland

Switzerland has fifth ‘most powerful’ passport in the world

What you need to know about assisted suicide in Switzerland
Switzerland

What you need to know about assisted suicide in Switzerland

Dutch anti-cowbell campaigner finally handed Swiss citizenship
Switzerland

Dutch anti-cowbell campaigner finally handed Swiss citizenship

Swiss-born Italian finally granted citizenship – but not his wife
Switzerland

Swiss-born Italian finally granted citizenship – but not his wife

Survey: Switzerland is still the ‘best country’ in the world
Switzerland

Survey: Switzerland is still the ‘best country’ in the world

Third gen foreigners can become Swiss more easily from February
Switzerland

Third gen foreigners can become Swiss more easily from February

SVP launches new attack on free movement
Switzerland

SVP launches new attack on free movement

Emmen rape case closed, attacker never found
Switzerland

Emmen rape case closed, attacker never found

Becoming Swiss will be harder in 2018
Switzerland

Becoming Swiss will be harder in 2018

Swiss village wants to offer families 70,000 francs to go and live there
Switzerland

Swiss village wants to offer families 70,000 francs to go and live there

Swiss innovators create pink chocolate and blue wine
Switzerland

Swiss innovators create pink chocolate and blue wine

Free movement with EU has boosted Swiss job market: report
Switzerland

Free movement with EU has boosted Swiss job market: report

Not so ‘handy’: Switzerland left out as EU ends roaming charges
Switzerland

Not so ‘handy’: Switzerland left out as EU ends roaming charges