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beetles, squirrels and palms How Switzerland is battling invasive species

Switzerland has waged war on invasive species. The fight is starting to bear fruit, but private citizens have to lend a hand.

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Worst-case scenarios What a Swiss nuclear disaster could do to Europe

If there were a serious accident at one of Switzerland’s nuclear reactors, many of the radiation victims would be residents of other countries.

Commuter life How to behave on a Swiss train

Jump on, ride to your stop, hop off — without offending anybody. Sounds easy, but it’s not, warns a guru of Swiss transport etiquette.

World Health Assembly Push for drug pricing transparency strikes a nerve with industry

The 72nd World Health Assembly opens on Monday, but a draft resolution to end secrecy around drug pricing has already struck a nerve.

Week in Numbers E-bikes and C-sections

A round-up of some of the most eye-catching statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.

Take a look Picture of the week

In this series, swissinfo.ch picture editors choose an image highlighting a news event of the past seven days.

Hive of activity Breeding bees in Swiss valleys

Swiss photographer and beekeeper Marc Latzel has documented a special type of bee that thrives among the Alps.

12,000 visitors Should Switzerland welcome companies like Jeunesse?

The firm that sent 12,000 Chinese tourists to Switzerland is under attack for its business methods. Should the Swiss benefit from this PR exercise?

Opinion Oval Office meeting shows Swiss potential amid US-Iran tensions

Swiss President Ueli Maurer’s meeting with Donald Trump was a unique bilateral event at a moment of increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

City of peace on tour  Many Swiss ‘know little’ about International Geneva 

Switzerland invests millions in its strategy towards “International Geneva”, yet many people in the German-speaking region are unfamiliar with it.

New Mayor Will letting foreigners vote revitalise St Moritz?

One of Christian Jott Jenny's first proposals as mayor of the exclusive Swiss resort is to give voting rights to foreign residents.

Maurer and Trump Why did the Swiss president go to Washington?

Ueli Maurer met Donald Trump at the White House. These are some of the top foreign policy and trade issues affecting the US-Swiss relationship.

Trailblazer How one Swiss woman defied social norms to tour the world

Lina Bögli's account of her solo journey, which lasted a decade, became a literary success.