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Basel Zoo Cheetah cubs spotted in Basel

Two cheetah cubs, not quite three months old, have taken their first hesitant steps in public, with mother Novi, at Bazel Zoo. Onysha and her ...

Digging up the past Prehistoric rhino on display in Bern

Over 150 years ago, roadworks in Bern unearthed a treasure trove of important fossil discoveries – including the skull of an ancient rhinoceros.

#WeAreSwissAbroad: Raphael Knopf From Switzerland to a hut in New Zealand

Having left his native Broye in canton Fribourg 15 years ago, Raphael Knopf now cultivates organic honey in the wilds of New Zealand’s North Island.

Swiss study Survey reveals high levels of parental violence

One in five children in Switzerland suffers severe corporal punishment at the hands of their parents, a study has shown.

Microscope imaging technique Swiss wins 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry

Jacques Dubochet of Lausanne University has been awarded the 2017 Nobel prize in chemistry together with two other scientists from Britain and the US.

Cultural difference? Children more likely to walk to school in Switzerland

In Switzerland 75% of children walk to school – that’s twice as high as countries like the United Kingdom and the United States.

International coffee day Most cups of coffee contain a drop of Switzerland

It's a little known fact - the Swiss export more coffee than chocolate and cheese.

Wealth report Swiss are no longer the richest in the world

Switzerland has been knocked off its throne as the world’s richest country by the United States, according to the Global Wealth Report 2016.