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Switzerland seen from abroad Trump visit and ‘double-headed eagle’ gesture dominate Swiss image in foreign press

Presence Switzerland, the foreign ministry's promotional arm, has published its annual monitoring of the foreign press and social media.

This content was published on December 18, 2018 6:36 PM

Ten a side OK Google: what the Swiss search for

Football, football and football, in particular the Swiss national squad is what the Swiss wanted to know about.

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Collector's dream A one-man bicycle museum

Marc-André Elsig has fulfilled his lifelong dream and opened his very own bicycle museum in Chippis (Canton Valais) to share his love of bikes.

Snow and heat Mountain deaths in Swiss Alps nearly double

The number of deadly mountain incidents nearly doubled to 136 in the first nine months of the year compared with the same period last year.

This content was published on November 5, 2018 4:27 PM

Law change rejected FIFA retains low-tax, non-profit status despite billions

Football’s world governing body, FIFA, will retain its status as an association, meaning it will not be taxed like a normal company, the Zurich ...

This content was published on November 5, 2018 3:31 PM

Danger in the woods French accident revives the hunting debate

The accidental shooting of a cyclist by a hunter in France has triggered fresh debate in Switzerland on the dangers of hunting.

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Ariane Lüthi ‘It’s hard to listen to a Swiss complain’

Mountain biker Ariane Lüthi has lived in South Africa for eight years. As a woman, she says, she has had to fight harder there than in Switzerland.

Obituary Senior Swiss sports official dies

Switzerland’s Patrick Baumann, the secretary general of basketball's world governing body and IOC member, has died of a heart attack.

This content was published on October 14, 2018 6:02 PM

Kimi Raikkonen Formula One star fined for crashing into parked car in Switzerland

Finnish former F1 world champion Kimi Raikkonen has been fined for crashing into a parked car in Baar, canton Zug, where he is a resident.

This content was published on October 12, 2018 2:11 PM

DNA test confirmation Remains found near Matterhorn belonged to Japanese climber

Bones found near the Matterhorn have been formally identified as belonging to a Japanese mountaineer who disappeared in 2014.

This content was published on October 1, 2018 5:26 PM

Gordon Bennett! Balloon race over Bern

As the Gordon Bennett gas balloon competition takes place in Bern for the first time, we also look back to its early days. 

2020 and 2024 Swiss to host two ‘historic’ cycling championships

Switzerland will host the Road World Championships for cycling twice in the next decade and only four years apart, in 2020 and 2024.

This content was published on September 28, 2018 11:53 AM