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Swiss energy vote Technology is there, but not yet the market

The Swiss energy strategy is the only one worldwide to have been approved by voters -  and therein lies its value, says expert Rolf Wüstenhagen.

Cost control In Switzerland, citizens have the last word on money matters

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If citizens in the Swiss town of Aarau think that their politicians plan to waste too much money, they can interfere using a special veto power.

If you go down to the woods today Bears in Arosa

As winter sports enthusiasts are no longer bringing in money for the cable cars, Arosa is increasingly targeting summer tourism. But instead of ...

Seniors with addiction A home for elderly drug addicts

What is life like for heroin addicts when they enter old age? One Swiss nursing home provides special care for them.