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Anarchists in Switzerland ‘Empress stabbed in the heart’:

In 1898 the Empress Elisabeth of Austria was killed in Geneva by an Italian anarchist - a dramatic case that aroused strong feelings around the world.

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Newsweek CHUV ranked among ten best hospitals worldwide

The Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) says it is proud to have been placed ninth in a global ranking of hospitals by the American magazine Newsweek.

This content was published on March 22, 2019 11:08 AM

Art therapy How patients in Swiss psychiatric clinics painted their experience

An exhibition traces how early Swiss psychiatric patients used art to come to terms with life inside an institution.

Troubling trend Anti-Jewish conspiracy theories make a comeback

Last year, cases of anti-Semitism rose in French-speaking Switzerland. The phenomenon is also noticeable in the German-speaking part of the country.

Leaders in the field Top Swiss institutes launch joint cyber-security programme

Switzerland’s federal technology institutes are to launch a new Masters in cyber-security this autumn.

This content was published on March 20, 2019 6:00 PM

higher ed EPFL marks 50 years of scientific progress

Over the past five decades, the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) has been the home of many scientific discoveries.

Cost of living Swiss cities rated most expensive in the world for fun

If it’s cheap recreation and entertainment you want, go to Zurich and Geneva – and keep going.

This content was published on March 19, 2019 12:01 AM

Indian student blog Eating for optimum student performance

How many times have you missed your breakfast running late for class or skipped lunch? It happens more often than you think. 

#LivinginSwitzerland How young Swiss differ from older generations

We’ve come up with ten major differences between the generations in Switzerland.

International Geneva Red Cross develops war video games – with rules

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is developing video games as a training tool to teach the rules of war.