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Vote November 25, 2018 ‘Swiss first’ principle could cause upset at ballot box

A proposal to put the Swiss constitution above international law and the promotion of cows with horns could win a majority in next month’s vote.

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#metoo, one year on Sexual harassment still shrouded in secrecy in big companies

Sexual harassment is still discussed behind closed doors in most companies. So what has changed since #metoo?

With or without you What would a no-deal Brexit mean for Brits in Switzerland?

If the UK drops out of the EU without a deal – what will happen to UK citizens in Switzerland? The clock is ticking.

Devastation When Spanish flu hit Switzerland

The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-1919 killed 25,000 Swiss people and infected half of the population.

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Sabrina Maniscalco ‘If you are open to change, everything becomes simpler’

Far from Switzerland, 31-year-old photographer Sabrina Maniscalco has discovered that, despite cultural differences "we are all alike".

Rare breeds and plants How to farm unconventionally, with rare indigenous breeds

​​​​​​​Woolly Mangalica pig, Rhaetian Grey cattle, honey apple  – these are names you rarely hear these days.

Doris Leuthard Swiss minister to step down

Doris Leuthard has announced her decision to resign at the end of this year.