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#WeAreSwissAbroad – Evelina Stampa “Never a stranger in Los Angeles”

Swiss citizen Evelina Stampa refelects on life in Los Angeles as part of our #weareswissabroad series.

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Dimitri Rougy The crowd, the digital motivator, and his mobile phone

Dimitri Rougy is a fresh face among the political activists on the national scene. He helped organise Switzerland's first referendum via social media.

Vote September 23, 2018 Radical change for Swiss agricultural policy goes to vote

A leftwing initiative wants farmers to provide food produced in a sustainable way: The radical proposals will come to a vote on September 23.

Vote September 23, 2018 Initiative aims to tighten food checks and balances

A 'fair food' initiative calling for the production of more ethical food comes to a nationwide vote on September 23.

Nuclear ban Government’s stance on nuclear ban under scrutiny

Disarmament expert Marc Finaud has questioned Switzerland's decision not to sign a treaty banning nuclear weapons.

The changing face of adoption ‘My parents loved me as if I were their own child’

With photographs and audio recordings, the photographer Carmela Harshani Odoni shows how adoption can be a stroke of good luck or bad luck.

Cash culture Why Swiss people use CHF200 banknotes

The Swiss National Bank is rolling out its newest banknote – and it’s one that people will actually use in the high street despite its high value.

Back to the books When school holidays might be too long

Children in Switzerland are returning to school after the long summer break. But do they have summer learning loss?