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Social inequality Is Switzerland a utopia of wealth distribution?

It's been said that Switzerland is a less socialist but more successful utopia than Scandinavia. Is there any truth in this?

Institute of geneva Women and Girls join forces in Geneva

Young activists are uniting in Geneva. The first edition of the Young Activists Summit #YAS19 is taking place on Tuesday at the Palais des Nations ...

‘My bones ache. I am sweating buckets.’ Everyday life for a drug addict in Switzerland

Heroin addicts have largely disappeared from public view in Switzerland. How do they live today? A book gives insight into the life of a drug addict.

History  Swiss launch committee on slavery reparations 

A Swiss historian backed by dozens of public figures has launched a committee that makes the case for slavery reparations in the context of ...

This content was published on December 9, 2019 12:00 PM

Tightened security Hospitals report rising number of attacks on staff

Swiss public hospitals are tightening their security in response to increasing attacks on their staff. 

This content was published on December 8, 2019 3:58 PM

Podcast Learning life skills at the circus

Swiss equilibrist Meret Ryhiner “ran away with the circus” in 1979. Now she’s a much-loved mentor New Orleans.

Smoking Swiss government rejects anti-tobacco advert initiative

The cabinet recommends rejecting a people’s initiative aimed at banning tobacco advertising targeting both minors and young adults.

This content was published on December 6, 2019 2:01 PM

Academic study Gaining Swiss citizenship shown to boost earnings

Foreigners who gain Swiss citizenship generally increase their annual earnings by CHF5,000 compared to those who don't get naturalized.

This content was published on December 6, 2019 10:24 AM

Winter tradition What Swiss Santas learn in class

Swiss-style Santas, known as "Samichlauses", go to refresher courses every year to stay at the top of their game.

Worry Barometer Swiss lose faith in politicians

Confidence in politicians to deliver the best solutions has fallen dramatically, according to a survey of nearly 2,500 voters across Switzerland. ...

This content was published on December 5, 2019 8:57 AM

Switzerland investigates Muslim preacher over welfare fraud

Switzerland-based Muslim preacher Abu Ramadan is under investigation for allegedly committing welfare fraud. He has also been investigated over ...

This content was published on December 4, 2019 9:01 AM