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Swiss healthcare More women in medicine, but not at the top

More women are entering the medical field in Switzerland but gender diversity in top ranks is still lacking.

This content was published on March 20, 2019 3:48 PM

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Dangling experience American tourist's paraglider pilot temporarily loses licence

The Swiss aviation authorities have suspended the licence of a hang glider pilot following a harrowing incident with an American tourist last year.

This content was published on March 20, 2019 12:36 PM

Trendy and sustainable The new chic: pre-loved watches

With the rise of e-commerce and retro fashion trends, watches are finding a second life around new wrists.

nouvo Making everyone feel at home

To stop insects’ and other small animals’ extinction, garden owners are turning their perfectly mowed lawn into wild and welcoming gardens.

Swiss media CH Media cuts two Sunday newspapers and staff

Switzerland is losing two Sunday newspapers - the Zentralschweiz am Sonntag and the Ostschweiz am Sonntag – and ten affiliated jobs.

This content was published on March 19, 2019 3:18 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.

Cyclone Idai Swiss send aid to disaster-stricken southern Africa

Switzerland has sent experts and a first shipment of aid to Mozambique to help the victims of a violent tropical storm.

This content was published on March 19, 2019 12:43 PM

PWC analysis Report urges more sustainability from Swiss financial centre

Switzerland must make its financial centre more sustainable and transparent, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

This content was published on March 19, 2019 9:35 AM

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

Swiss-EU relations Parliament sets conditions on further EU payments

Switzerland should only make another billion-franc “cohesion” payment to the EU if the EU doesn’t discriminate against Switzerland, says parliament. 

This content was published on March 18, 2019 8:54 PM

nouvo Switzerland in quotes

From the press to TV news, tweets or even official press releases, there are plenty of people commenting on what’s going on in Switzerland.

Media under pressure Proposed UN convention aims to better protect journalists

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) explains why it believes a new treaty is needed to protect media workers’ rights worldwide.

Notional rental value Home owners and tenants wary of reform plans

A new attempt is underway in Switzerland to do away with tax breaks for home owners who live in their own property.