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Population boosters Swiss villages bribe people to come, stay and breed

Small towns often struggle to retain people, yet these schemes seem to be bearing fruit in Switzerland.

research and development Nestlé launches packaging institute to address plastic waste

Swiss consumer goods giant Nestlé has launched a new packaging institute with the specific goal to address the global problem of plastic waste.

This content was published on September 12, 2019 10:07 PM

Environment Activists dye River Limmat green in Zurich

Environmental activists poured green dye into the river flowing through Switzerland’s biggest city on Tuesday.

This content was published on September 10, 2019 3:04 PM

Opinion Switzerland: the imaginary champion

Historian Jakob Tanner writes that Switzerland must be careful not to be blinded by a glossy version of itself that it had a hand in creating.

Foreign affairs ‘You’ll never hear “Switzerland first” from me’

Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis aims to strengthen Switzerland’s sense of identity in the wider world, as he told

Swiss glaciers series: 3,000 – 4,500 metres Glaciers and the changing landscape in the Alps

The Swiss are going to enormous lengths to protect their shrinking glaciers from further erosion.