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20,000 downloads ‘Together’ quiz app answers newcomers’ Swiss questions

An app for people new to Switzerland answers questions on more than 20 topics, many submitted by its 20,000 users.

And the winner is… Federer named Swiss Sportsman of the Year (again)

Roger Federer has been chosen as Swiss Sportsman of the Year for the ninth time (including twice as a member of the Team of the Year).

Snapshot What a typical Swiss student is like

There are almost 200,000 university students in Switzerland. What do we know about their backgrounds and how do they get by financially?

Attracting new residents Albinen cash incentive given green light

The residents of the Alpine village of Albinen have approved plans to attract newcomers by offering them CHF25,000 ($25,400) under certain conditions.

Problem pelts Fur shops fail to meet legal labelling requirements

Despite being legally required to provide information on the origin of fur products, around 90% of shops assessed fail to do so, a survey found.  ...