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Letter effect Zurich sees spike in naturalisation requests

The city of Zurich says it has seen a much higher demand for Swiss citizenship requests.

Hardship fund Switzerland to spend less on fighting poverty

The Swiss government has given a positive assessment of the national programme against poverty, but will allocate substantially less funding to it.

Watching you Zurich police force want body cams for all patrol officers

Plans to equip Zurich police with wearable cameras have met with opposition from human rights groups - and the police themselves.

Training for success Most Swiss apprentices find work quickly

Some 85% of Swiss graduating from an apprenticeship find a job within three months; almost half of them stay loyal to the employer who trained them.