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Summer in Bern Floating through the Swiss capital!

Fresh splashes of glacier water, happy squeals, heads bobbing up and down – even a dog or two: for first-time visitors to Bern, the River Aare is ...

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Pricey Switzerland ‘I can’t afford to come back home for holidays’

Due to high prices and a strong franc, some Swiss abroad say they can no longer afford to come home to visit on holidays.

Poised for take-off? Swiss aviation pioneer brings electric flights into present

Solar Impulse pilot André Borschberg is betting on an electric aviation future with his new start-up H55 and electric aerobatic test plane.

#WeAreSwissAbroad: Yvette Meisser From the mountains of Davos to a tiny Texas town


A divorcée who moved to the US with three young children says "We don't want to return to Switzerland. We couldn't do that."

Future energy Swiss promote clean energy at Expo Astana

Switzerland highlights its expertise in energy efficiency and renewable energies at Expo Astana 2017.

Fast track career Up front with a Swiss train driver


Driving a Swiss train is a dream job for this woman, who doesn’t fear she’ll be replaced by driverless trains anytime soon.

Tourism today

Tourism is a key source of Switzerland’s income, although nowadays Swiss travelling abroad spend almost as much as foreign tourists coming here. ...

Gotthard Base Tunnel World’s longest railway tunnel victim of own success

Almost 10,000 passengers and around 67,000 tonnes of freight pass through the Gotthard tunnel each day putting the structure to the test.

finding love Singles night at the museum

A rather unusual dating event is held every month at the Museum of Fine Arts in Bern. Singles are encouraged to get to know each other through a ...

More passengers Swiss takes delivery of first Bombardier CS300 aircraft

Swiss International Airlines has welcomed its first Bombardier CS300 plan into its fleet. The 145-seat aircraft will begin operating out of Geneva ...

Nouvo The Swiss love flying

The Swiss are flying more and more, and most of the trips are just for fun, not work. How many times a year do you go on a plane?