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In photos: Schaffhausen The woman who guards a Swiss town

The small town of Schaffhausen, on the border with Germany, is being guarded by a woman for the first time.

nouvo Flight shaming

More and more people are deciding not to fly anymore and some Swiss universities are issuing rules on business and school trips flights.

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nouvo Refugees at work

While waiting for a decision on their asylum request, refugees are placed in asylum centres throughout the country.

nouvo Here comes the algorithm

Alliance F has raised money to develop an algorithm that would be able to detect hate speech online.

nouvo What worries you?

Four languages make up one country, but are the concerns of young Swiss the same throughout the different regions?

nouvo Swiss addictions: what and how

Addiction Switzerland just published a report summarising different research on substance abuse and addiction in Switzerland between 2016-2017.

International ballet contest Supporting local dancers at Prix de Lausanne

The world-renowned international ballet competition, Prix de Lausanne, is underway in western Switzerland – with 74 young dancers from 19 countries.

nouvo A recipe for sustainability

A study published in The Lancet, a peer-reviewed general medical journal, drew up a sustainable diet that could feed 10 billion people in 2050.

Extreme conditions Swiss architect makes a mark in Antarctica

What does an Antarctic architect do? Gianluca Rendina designs “buildings” capable of withstanding extreme temperatures and icy, furious winds.  

nouvo One dress to rule them all

A young fashion designer from the Swiss city of Lucerne decided to get her full minimalist mode on and only wore one black dress for a year.

In photos Who is ‘Homo Helveticus?’

Photographer Didier Ruef's book “Homo Helveticus” captures a personal and documentary perspective of Switzerland through more than 160 images.

From Turner to Whistler Victorian-era masterpieces on display in Lausanne

For the first time in Switzerland, fans of 19th-century British painting have a chance to witness a unique collection gathered in Lausanne.