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Tama's Tales A life-changing art project

This week, Tama visits the Kidswest Association set up a decade ago in Bern, which introduces art to disadvantaged children.

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A look at the issues are on the ballot sheet for the September 24 nationwide votes.

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100 Years of Young Swiss Abroad "So that every child can get to know their roots"


For a century, the Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad has enabled children with Swiss roots to spend holidays in Switzerland.

'newland' Reframing the Swiss immigration debate

Discussions about immigration are often plagued by the prejudices and presumptions of both sides. A new book attempts to go beyond ‘pro’ vs ‘anti’.

Witness accounts - bank accounts Swiss expats feel ‘messed around’ by banks


For Swiss living abroad, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep an account at home.

Talking business Swiss expats in fighting spirit over banking service

Swiss expatriates are turning up the heat on Swiss institutions to grant discrimination-free access to financial services.

Centenarian Swiss Abroad ‘Look, I’m still here’


Agnès Parodi has lived in many places, but hardly ever in Switzerland. At the age of 104, the Cannes resident says life is anything but boring.

Under investigation Priest urges nations to improve migrant rescues

An Eritrean Catholic priest in Switzerland says nations need to rescue more people trying to reach Europe through the Mediterranean.