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Climate change Torrid time predicted for Switzerland by 2060

What effects will global warming have on society, tourism in the Alps, and the environment in Switzerland?

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#WeAreSwissAbroad ‘Our traditions keep us united and define us’

Twenty-seven-year-old Heidi Amstalden Albertin lives in Helvetia, Brazil – a Swiss colony that her ancestors helped to found.

Breaking News Fire in Solothurn kills six people, including children

Six people, including children, lost their lives overnight in an apartment fire in the northwestern Swiss city of Solothurn, Swiss public ...

Valuable objects The family heirlooms becoming worthless

In Switzerland, whether it’s for stamps or walnut cabinets, demand for thrift shops seems to be decreasing. Only extremely rare pieces still get ...

Dog popularity Canine cuddlability trumps pet patriotism

What is the most popular dog breed in Switzerland? Not the big hairy Swiss natives like the Bernese Mountain Dog or the St Bernard.

Cabinet race Official candidates for cabinet election named

Three women and one man have been put forward to fill the two Swiss cabinet posts that will become vacant at the end of the year.

This content was published on November 16, 2018 5:57 PM

Insect Day The endangered insects that we never see

Can the decline of insects in Switzerland be halted? The first national day of the insect is calling on politicians and public to act.

Vote November 25 Support for ‘Swiss law first’ initiative remains limited

A rightwing proposal to put Swiss law above international law has failed to win more support. It looks set for rejection by voters on November 25.

Literature Peter Stamm wins 2018 Swiss Book Prize

Swiss author Peter Stamm has won the 2018 Swiss Book Prize for his latest novel "Die sanfte Gleichgültigkeit der Welt".

This content was published on November 11, 2018 3:01 PM

Accident statistics Distracted drivers named top cause of accidents

Most road traffic accidents in Switzerland last year were caused by distracted drivers who were texting or phoning at the wheel.