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Nouvo Abortions

In Switzerland, women have the right to an abortion, but relatively few of them exercise that right, compared to many other European countries.

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Editorial On the value of pensioners living abroad

The centre-right Radical Party is considering cuts to old age pensions for those living outside Switzerland. Reactions have been furious.

Environmental awareness Chinese takeover of Syngenta fires up protestors


Swiss activists from Greenpeace Basel and MultiWatch Basel have protested outside the general shareholders meeting of Basel-based agrochemical ...

Portraits of the reformation ‘A virgin by day, a wench by night’


Huldrych Zwingli shows that you can be a passionate reformer, man of the cloth and skirt-chaser, all at once.