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#swisshistorypics American aerial photos show Switzerland in 1946

After the Second World War, American bombers took to the skies over Switzerland on a peaceful mission to capture photos from the air.

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Trailblazer How one Swiss woman defied social norms to tour the world

Lina Bögli's account of her solo journey, which lasted a decade, became a literary success.

Underwater archaeology An 18th century merchant ship resurfaces

A merchant ship from the 18th century has been found on the bottom of Lake Neuchâtel. Buried under a layer of sand, it was spotted in 2017 by an ...

Freedom for swiss Felines Playing cats and ladders in Switzerland

One in three Swiss households has a cat. So it's no surprise that the nation's cat lovers go to extremes to improve the lives of their feline friends.

Venice ART BIennale Swiss art moves back to the future at Venice Biennale

Interesting times lie ahead for artists Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, who are representing Switzerland at this year’s Venice Biennale.

This content was published on May 11, 2019 8:00 AM

A future of equal gender coexistence

Chus Martínez tells what she thinks about every night, and every night it has a different form

Chus Martínez on Swiss patriarchy

The fine balance between tradition and pragmatism

Muzeum Susch Bunker, brewery, cloisters, gallery: the new museum where women rule

The village of Susch in eastern Switzerland used to be a sleepy transit hub. Now it’s home to a world-renowned artistic space focusing on women.

Tracasset The world championship held among Swiss vineyards

Every two years, the Tracasset World Championships take place in Switzerland's wine-making region in canton Vaud.  A tracasset is a small ...

This content was published on April 29, 2019 3:13 PM

Corpse flower A big smelly beauty blooms in Zurich

At the University of Zurich’s botanical garden, people are lining up to see – and smell – the largest flowering plant in the world.

This content was published on April 26, 2019 2:11 PM

SWISS PRESS PHOTO AWARD 2019 Stefan Bohrer named Swiss press photographer of the year

Stefan Bohrer has been chosen as Swiss press photographer of the year by the Reinhardt von Graffenried Foundation.

This content was published on April 25, 2019 2:34 PM

Museum underground Displacing 9.000 metric tons of rock to create 1.500 square meters of artspace

Director Mareike Dittmer gives an overview of the renovation works of the Muzeum Susch.