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Tama's Tales Re-visiting a refugee centre

Tama Vakeesan visits a refugee centre for the first time since she herself was an asylum- seeker. Her Tamil parents fled the war in Sri Lanka.

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Nouvo Protecting animals

Guinea-pigs can’t be kept on their own without a friend in Switzerland – and this is just one of the country’s animal protection laws, there are ...

Nouvo Understanding Ramadan

During Ramadan, Muslims around the world and in Switzerland have to follow certain rules. This is what they do and why. 

Success story From refugee to lawyer

Seth Médiateur Tuyisabe arrived in Switzerland as a refugee at the age of nine. Now he is taking exams to become a lawyer.

Harry Borer Modest director of luxury brand Rolex dies

Harry Borer, the long-time director of the Swiss luxury watch brand Rolex, has died at the age of 89. He was a modest man who shunned the ...

People and predators Wolves: welcome or worrying?

Should an area in south-western Switzerland be a predator-free zone? A local initiative wants to eliminate protected species like wolves.

Nouvo Homeschooling

Close to 1,000 children are taught at home instead of going to regular school. Why? Find out here.