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following william england What iconic Swiss spots looked like 150 years ago

William England's Alpine pictures, made using an innovative photographic technique, were a resounding success. Today, they're being re-created.

High resolution Switzerland as seen by the eye in the sky

Switzerland, when seen from above, opens up new perspectives – “tools for reflection”, as Swiss photographer Georg Gerster put it.

‘Plateforme 10’ Lausanne’s long-awaited art museum opens in a train depot

A major art museum in Switzerland’s fourth-largest city is the first step in a vast project rethinking art’s role in a fast-moving world.

Borneo tribe Documenting the last of Malaysia's Penan nomads

Swiss photographer Tomas Wüthrich offers insight into the way of life of the Penan, a threatened indigenous group from the Sarawak rainforest.

Doomed paradise of the Penan

The destruction of the rainforest in Borneo is threatening the traditional way of life of the Penan, a nomad tribe, in Borneo. In the book ...

Babel in Bern The art of interpreting in Switzerland’s polyglot parliament

Ensuring Swiss politicians can understand each other is challenging, stressful but rewarding, says one of parliament’s official interpreters.

Following the path of William England

How a modern-day artist is re-creating Swiss vistas photographed by his predecessor William England more than 150 years ago.

Fête des Vignerons Massive Swiss wine festival to end up in the red

The latest Fête des Vignerons – a traditional winegrowers’ festival held roughly every 20 years in Vevey – will probably make a loss.

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'Einstein on the Beach' in Geneva Swiss theatre gets high on Philip Glass and physics

The Grand Théâtre de Genève starts its 2019/20 season with Einstein on the Beach, the milestone Philip Glass/Robert Wilson opera.