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embassies and consulates A summer stroll through Bern’s diplomatic quarters

The Swiss capital is home to nearly 100 foreign embassies and consulates. These are some of their most striking facades and interesting stories.

Mismanagement allegations Swiss UNRWA boss said to have created ‘toxic work environment’

Pierre Krähenbühl, Swiss head of Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA, is said to have created a post for his mistress which was funded by Bern.

This content was published on August 4, 2019 12:12 PM

Spat  EU-Swiss stock market dispute reaches new impasse 

Swiss stocks will be barred from trading in the European Union from Monday after the two sides failed to reach a political framework deal. 

This content was published on June 28, 2019 9:17 AM

Swiss aid for rohingya Life in the world’s biggest refugee camp

Alexa Mekonen works in a camp in Bangladesh housing one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. What is it like?

Swiss-EU relations  Brussels sees ‘lack of progress’ in Swiss-EU talks

The European Commission has noted a “lack of progress” in talks with Switzerland over a new institutional framework deal.

This content was published on June 18, 2019 3:20 PM