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Insect Day The endangered insects that we never see

Can the decline of insects in Switzerland be halted? The first national day of the insect is calling on politicians and public to act.

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Death by choice The global fight for assisted suicide

Swiss right-to-die organisations are politically and legally active abroad in a drive to legalise assisted suicide worldwide.

Vote November 25 Support for ‘Swiss law first’ initiative remains limited

A rightwing proposal to put Swiss law above international law has failed to win more support. It looks set for rejection by voters on November 25.

Fact check True or false: ‘Cows need horns to communicate’

The farmer behind the nationwide vote on November 25 to save Swiss cow horns has often claimed that cows need horns to communicate. Is he right? 

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Claudio Ghizzo ‘Switzerland is the model I always refer to’

Claudio Ghizzo was born in Italy to a Swiss mother. The 32-year-old nurse believes his Swiss origins have influenced his civic spirit.

Farming life ‘Worrying’ suicide rates found among Swiss farmers

The suicide rate among Swiss farmers is almost 40% higher than the average for men in rural areas, a study has found.

Accident statistics Distracted drivers named top cause of accidents

Most road traffic accidents in Switzerland last year were caused by distracted drivers who were texting or phoning at the wheel.