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Lauberhorn race The most important ski race of the year – in numbers

What were some of the figures driving the 88th installment of the world famous ski event, this weekend in Wengen?

Democracy in action Swiss village showcases battle over lakefront access

The super-rich love to buy Swiss villas with private access to water. The snag is that, legally, the public have access to all lakes and rivers.

Global initiative A step towards a new global compact on migration

UN Secretary-General António Guterres explains how migration can benefit the world and what the UN are planning to do to help.

Trump factor Why should WEF appeal to the US President?

US President Donald Trump says he will attend the World Economic Forum this month. What's in it for Trump and for WEF?

Gondo revival Cryptocurrency mining to restore Alpine village’s goldrush fever

The former gold mining Swiss village of Gondo has been through some rough times. Can cryptocurrency mining revive the community's fortunes?

Biel/Bienne Swiss watchmaking city tries to shed gritty reputation

Home to watchmaking giants Rolex and Swatch, the city of Biel struggles to attract newcomers due to a reputation for financial and cultural poverty.