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Presidential explainer Switzerland’s 19 living ex-presidents: a political record

Nineteen former Swiss presidents are still alive. What does this record say about the country’s political stability and leadership? 

Chinese visit Why Switzerland and China are courting each other

The Swiss president is in China, where he will sign a memorandum of understanding focusing on finance and trade. What’s in it for both countries?

Design of the times Switzerland and the Bauhaus – 100 years of functional elegance

As Bauhaus, the influential German design school, turns 100, we look at some of the big Swiss names and major exhibitions this year.

Personal peeves What has disappointed you as a visitor to Switzerland?

We asked you whether there were any places or experiences in Switzerland that had left you thinking “Is that it?”.

Ammann with a plan The visionary Swiss engineer who changed the face of New York

Othmar Ammann designed and built many of New York City’s iconic bridges and redefined the art of bridge-building.

Cost of living Swiss cities rated most expensive in the world for fun

If it’s cheap recreation and entertainment you want, go to Zurich and Geneva – and keep going.

This content was published on March 19, 2019 12:01 AM

Basel Carnival Confetti king explains his ‘labour of love’

Basel’s carnival is in full swing and confetti is raining down on the city’s streets. Much of it is made by Hans Rudolf Streiff.

Fasnacht 2019 Political (in)correctness lights up Basel carnival

“To the end” is the motto of this year’s Basel carnival, which began on Monday at 4am.

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