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Violence Football hooligan sent to jail in landmark trial

A man has received a three-year prison sentence after a court found him guilty of throwing fireworks and smoke bombs in a Swiss stadium.

Voting rights Suffrage film ‘The Divine Order’ is Swiss Oscars candidate

A comedy that captures Switzerland’s belated and reluctant recognition of women’s right to vote has been chosen as the country’s official entry in ...

Security survey How safe is the Swiss capital?

International polls rank Bern as one of the safest capital cities to live in on the planet. swissinfo.ch found out what it means to feel secure there.

Abusive behaviour Domestic violence: more people seek help

Last year, victim support centres in Switzerland responded to over 35,000 calls from people living in fear of domestic violence, more than double ...