Watching the ‘most beautiful ten miles in the world’


The Grand Prix of Bern weaves through the Swiss capital’s old town and goes past attractions such as the Bear Pits, parliament and ...

SolarStratos Stratospheric plane begins test flights

An experimental stratospheric solar plane has begun its first test flights in Payerne in western Switzerland.

Editorial: Ueli Steck Remembering a great Swiss

With records as a solo and speed climber, the Swiss top alpinist made himself immortal. But that’s not only what drove Ueli Steck.

Ueli Steck tribute ‘Climbing in the here and now’

In the following article, journalist and climber, Billi Bierling, pays tribute to friend, Ueli Steck, the Swiss elite climber who died on Sunday.