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Cost of living Swiss cities rated most expensive in the world for fun

If it’s cheap recreation and entertainment you want, go to Zurich and Geneva – and keep going.

This content was published on March 19, 2019 12:01 AM

Indian student blog Eating for optimum student performance

How many times have you missed your breakfast running late for class or skipped lunch? It happens more often than you think. 

#LivinginSwitzerland How young Swiss differ from older generations

We’ve come up with ten major differences between the generations in Switzerland.

International Geneva Red Cross develops war video games – with rules

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is developing video games as a training tool to teach the rules of war.

pleasant living Swiss cities retain top quality of life status

Three Swiss cities feature in the top 10 of the latest Mercer quality of living ranking, which once again is top-heavy with European metropolises.

This content was published on March 13, 2019 1:28 PM

Asylum Eritreans stuck in Switzerland lose faith in a better future

Thousands of failed asylum seekers cannot be sent back and refuse to return home voluntarily. Young Eritreans share their stories.

Naturalisation Third-generation immigrants in no rush to take up Swiss citizenship

Around 1,000 young people have applied for Swiss citizenship since the law changed one year ago to ease rules for third-generation immigrants. 

This content was published on March 12, 2019 3:40 PM

Basel Carnival Confetti king explains his ‘labour of love’

Basel’s carnival is in full swing and confetti is raining down on the city’s streets. Much of it is made by Hans Rudolf Streiff.

Fasnacht 2019 Political (in)correctness lights up Basel carnival

“To the end” is the motto of this year’s Basel carnival, which began on Monday at 4am.

Week in Numbers Big money, big vehicles

Here’s a round-up of some of the most interesting statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.

Women and science Scientific research remains male-dominated

Women remain underrepresented in science in Switzerland despite making inroads, an international comparison has shown.

This content was published on March 8, 2019 5:39 PM