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Demographic trends Swiss population projected to top 10 million by 2050

Those 65 and older will see their ranks swell, while the working-age population will grow more slowly, according to the Federal Statistical Office. 

This content was published on May 28, 2020 6:07 PM

Opinion The future of handshaking

Coronavirus can transform our habits and our ideas of "living together" in Europe, write law researchers Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Liav Orgad.

Easing the lockdown Why the Swiss are reluctant to wear face masks

As Switzerland eases up on the lockdown, more people are out and about but few are wearing masks. Why is that?

Rhinoceros birth It’s a girl! First white rhino born in Zurich Zoo

A white rhinoceros has been born for the first time in Zurich Zoo. Visitors can see the baby girl from June 8, when zoos re-open.

This content was published on May 8, 2020 11:12 AM

Home tweet home Swiss encouraged to do some balcony birdwatching 

If you are looking for a rewarding and relaxing hobby while confined at home, why not try a spot of housebound ornithology?

This content was published on May 6, 2020 4:17 PM

Loosening lockdown  Swiss must leave telephone numbers in bars and restaurants 

People in Switzerland will be able to go to bars and restaurants again from May 11, but only if they leave their phone numbers.

This content was published on May 6, 2020 12:27 PM

Education trends Why more women than ever are doing PhDs in Switzerland

Women are catching up to men when it comes to pursuing doctoral degrees.