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Vote June 10, 2018 Sovereign money: the answer to financial crises?

A controversial proposal for a sweeping reform of Switzerland's monetary system will be put to a nationwide vote on June 10.

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#WeAreSwissAbroad Thomas Amsler: Loves lobster, misses Bratwurst

After living in coastal Massachusetts for over 50 years, Swiss architect Thomas Amsler says he loves New England, but misses Swiss sausages.

The life of a mediator ‘We are constantly surrounded by people yet always alone’

Swiss mediator Julian Hottinger lives out of his suitcase and negotiates for days on end – ‘even with the devil’ if necessary.

New generation Swiss comic art is due for a revival

Comics are a Swiss invention, but the country’s market has always been too small to set itself apart. That may be about to change.

Watching you Zurich police force want body cams for all patrol officers

Plans to equip Zurich police with wearable cameras have met with opposition from human rights groups - and the police themselves.