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Football World Cup ‘Fans’ Embassy’ hits the road in Russia

The Swiss embassy in Russia is organising a “mobile consular service” – a minibus – to help Swiss fans. 

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Alternative championship Welcome to the World Cup of Direct Democracy

What if the World Cup were decided not by playing football but by the quality of each nation’s direct democracy?

Ueli Maurer World Cup: ‘You have to separate sport and politics’

As the football World Cup kicks off in Russia, the Swiss finance minister tells swissinfo.ch why he doesn’t support a boycott of the tournament.

Electric cars Motor racing returns to Switzerland via Formula E

Zurich is hosting its first Formula E electric championship race on Sunday, in the nation's first motor race since the sport was banned 60 years ago.

Football stats The Swiss World Cup squad – everything you need to know

Swiss coach Vladimir Petkovic has opted for continuity in his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup. But who's the only one to play for a Swiss team?

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Stephanie Züger-Legler ‘British food is much better than its reputation’

Stephanie Züger-Legler loves her life in northeast England, even though the region faces problems such as homelessness and drug abuse.

Sion 2026 Should Switzerland bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics?

On June 10, voters in the Swiss canton of Valais will decide on a CHF100 million credit needed to stage the 2026 Winter Olympics.