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With or without you What would a no-deal Brexit mean for Brits in Switzerland?

If the UK drops out of the EU without a deal – what will happen to UK citizens in Switzerland? The clock is ticking.

Devastation When Spanish flu hit Switzerland

The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-1919 killed 25,000 Swiss people and infected half of the population.

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Sabrina Maniscalco ‘If you are open to change, everything becomes simpler’

Far from Switzerland, 31-year-old photographer Sabrina Maniscalco has discovered that, despite cultural differences "we are all alike".

Rare breeds and plants How to farm unconventionally, with rare indigenous breeds

​​​​​​​Woolly Mangalica pig, Rhaetian Grey cattle, honey apple  – these are names you rarely hear these days.

Doris Leuthard Swiss minister to step down

Doris Leuthard has announced her decision to resign at the end of this year.

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Florian Lüthi ‘Everything is a little bit more relaxed’

Florian Lüthi only became an expatriate this year after moving to the Netherlands where he hopes to gain new experience in his job as a nurse.

Education Listening to deaf children’s needs

In Switzerland many deaf pupils go to mainstream schools. But the Swiss Federation of the Deaf says that many pupils struggle with this approach.