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Affordable property For sale: Rustic cottage with lake view. Price: CHF1

Nine stone cottages have gone on the market in Italian-speaking Switzerland at CHF1 ($1.01) each – on condition that the buyers do them up.

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Dark chapter in history Portraying survivors of a cruel Swiss care system

Innocent citizens who did not fit in with the norms of Swiss society were placed in orphanages, prisons or detention centres up until 1981.

Khashoggi affair Switzerland calls for fair trial in case of slain Saudi journalist

The call came as the UN Human Rights Council met in Geneva to hear a special rapporteur's findings on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

This content was published on June 26, 2019 6:07 PM

continuing education What careers did Switzerland’s students choose this year?

Around 85,000 young people had to make a decision about which profession to train in this year. A survey reveals big differences between the sexes. 

Federal Gymnastics Festival Nearly 70,000 gymnasts perform at rare event

The 76th edition of the Federal Gymnastics Festival in Aarau, northern Switzerland, ended on Sunday with a colourful closing ceremony.

YASS survey A third of young Swiss experience financial hardship

Around 30% of young adults in Switzerland have faced financial difficulties, according to data from the Young Adult Survey Switzerland.

This content was published on June 18, 2019 10:30 AM

mental health Why burnout is such a controversial issue in Switzerland

Burnout is still poorly understood, despite a new classification by world health authorities. How is Switzerland coming to terms with the syndrome?

Racist swiss scientist Should urban planning be politically correct?

Is a Swiss debate over a racist scientist helping us to re-think public spaces?