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Fintech Switzerland

A new wave of digital financial technology (fintech) innovations are springing up in Switzerland that could either transform traditional financial companies - or replace them.

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Migration Refugees and locals learn to live together in Swiss town

Bex was one of the first towns in the region to have an asylum seekers' centre and its foreign population is relatively high. So do people get along?

Football World Cup ‘Fans’ Embassy’ hits the road in Russia

The Swiss embassy in Russia is organising a “mobile consular service” – a minibus – to help Swiss fans. 

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Daniel Rehmann ‘Big differences between the law and reality’

How to integrate in Russia? Having Russian friends and an interest in local history, culture and sport can help.

Foreign policy ‘Neutrality no longer means passivity’

Hardly any countries are as well connected as Switzerland. That is why Christa Markwalder believes that an active foreign policy is so important.

Ueli Maurer World Cup: ‘You have to separate sport and politics’

As the football World Cup kicks off in Russia, the Swiss finance minister tells swissinfo.ch why he doesn’t support a boycott of the tournament.

US sanctions on Iran Swiss firms pushed to put Tehran dreams on hold

Euphoria at the prospect of big business in Iran was short-lived.