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Disabled in swiss society How a Zurich music festival lit a spark for inclusion

Switzerland has pledged to promote the inclusion of people with mental disabilities in society, but progress has been slow. 

Generation global Scuol’s out: opening a nightclub in an isolated Swiss town

Before Juliane and Nici opened Cult, young people in the eastern town of Scuol had to drive for miles – even across the border – for a bit of fun. 

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following william england What iconic Swiss spots looked like 150 years ago

William England's Alpine pictures, made using an innovative photographic technique, were a resounding success. Today, they're being re-created.

Blick Switzerland’s best-selling newspaper turns 60

A "courageous and aggressive" media voice introduced itself in Switzerland on October 14, 1959.

This content was published on October 14, 2019 4:18 PM

media yearbook Tech giants and digital shifts continue to erode Swiss media

Growing media concentration, privatisation of societal debates, lost advertising revenues: this is the 2019 Quality of the Media Yearbook.

This content was published on October 14, 2019 12:00 PM

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.

Centenary When a Swiss won a Nobel Prize for literature

The 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature went to Austrian writer Peter Handke. One hundred years ago it was Swiss poet Carl Spitteler who won the award.

Pink tax in Switzerland Skirts and tampons taxed more than menswear and Viagra

These are just two Swiss examples of the pink tax. Read on for more on why women are paying more and what’s being done about it.

Federalism Four decades on, Switzerland’s newest region is still growing up

Born in 1979, Switzerland’s youngest canton still owes much of its political and economic fate to the federal system that houses it.

High resolution Switzerland as seen by the eye in the sky

Switzerland, when seen from above, opens up new perspectives – “tools for reflection”, as Swiss photographer Georg Gerster put it.

‘Plateforme 10’ Lausanne’s long-awaited art museum opens in a train depot

A major art museum in Switzerland’s fourth-largest city is the first step in a vast project rethinking art’s role in a fast-moving world.

Birthday greetings Postcards, now 150 years old, more colourful thanks to Swiss

It was a Zurich lithographer who created an economical and award-winning process to make them more colourful.

This content was published on October 1, 2019 10:31 AM