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Class of 2009 Where are they now? Switzerland’s teenage football world champions

When Switzerland won the under-17 World Cup exactly ten years ago, fans and the media feted the multicultural team. What happened next?

Future Day Welcoming the future generation

National Future Day is a chance for children to visit their parents’ places of work and explore potential careers. On Thursday, around 25 young ...

culture trip Museum visitor figures remain healthy in Switzerland

History and archaeology museums top the visitor lists among Swiss museums, which continue to attract millions each year.

This content was published on November 12, 2019 3:30 PM

Customs check They do what? Five frankly bizarre Swiss traditions

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting decapitated. Brace yourself for five of the weirder Swiss customs. 

Culinary Arts A Zurich restaurant serves its main dish on the wall

In an age of star chefs and gourmet world rankings, the Kronenhalle restaurant in Zurich stands out: nowhere in the world is the art of gastronomy ...

Shnit festival Global short film festival hailed big hit

Some 35,000 people attended the Shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival, including 20,000 movie-goers in Bern who enjoyed the 11-day programme of ...

This content was published on October 27, 2019 5:15 PM

Culture, heritage Swiss eye place on UNESCO executive board

Home Affairs Minister Alain Berset, on a visit to Paris, has been lobbying for Switzerland to join the executive board of UNESCO.

This content was published on October 25, 2019 6:35 PM

Generation global Scuol’s out: opening a nightclub in an isolated Swiss town

Before Juliane and Nici opened Cult, young people in the eastern town of Scuol had to drive for miles – even across the border – for a bit of fun. 

Cute cubs? Bern makes more room to breed bears 

The Swiss capital’s iconic Bernese bears will soon have more room for romance and – if all goes well – cubs.

This content was published on October 17, 2019 3:54 PM

following william england What iconic Swiss spots looked like 150 years ago

William England's Alpine pictures, made using an innovative photographic technique, were a resounding success. Today, they're being re-created.