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Affordable property For sale: Rustic cottage with lake view. Price: CHF1

Nine stone cottages have gone on the market in Italian-speaking Switzerland at CHF1 ($1.01) each – on condition that the buyers do them up.

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Direct democracy series ‘Revolution will never start in Switzerland’

Populism isn’t just a right-wing phenomenon. A case in point: Tamara Funiciello, the outgoing president of Switzerland's Young Socialist Party.

LIVING IN SWITZERLAND (2 of 5) Minergie homes are booming in Switzerland

Switzerland’s Minergie label for sustainable construction is booming for new buildings in the German-speaking part of the country.

Mobilisation and parliament elections The power and limitations of the women’s strike

Decentralisation was one reason for the unusually strong turnout at the Swiss women's strike on June 14. But what are the weaknesses of this approach?

winegrowers' festival Swiss artist Daniele Finzi Pasca designs the 2019 Fête des Vignerons

A portrait of the stage director and choreographer from Ticino, the designer behind the 2019 Fête des Vignerons, which opens in Vevey on July 18.

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Swiss in the US: Part 3 of 4 Hundreds of Swiss in ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’

The Twin Cities Swiss American Association, founded in 1973, boasts 425 members – 43 of whom have joined in the past year.