Julia Feliz of Solidarity for Humanity appeals to Americans in Switzerland to support efforts to fight racism, anti-Islam sentiment, and homophobia.
Women's Rights Swiss women take to the streets of Zurich
In Switzerland, women expressed their discontent at the current state of affairs by demonstrating in their hundreds in rallies on International ...
Sunday press Pensions, spies and animal rights make headlines
The future of the old age pension scheme, alleged Turkish spying activities and a growing awareness of animal rights issues are some ...
Meat makes the meal, according to a new Swiss survey that shows men eat four times the recommended amount and women consume more than double.
Salaries What do people earn in Switzerland?
From baker to banker, Swiss workers earn salaries that must be put into perspective.
Biodiversity conservation ‘I hope we’ll find ways to coexist with bears’
In terms of biodiversity, Switzerland is doing very badly, finds the head of conservation biology at the University of Bern.
Protected species Beavers should landscape, government should pay
The Swiss parliament has agreed that the federal government should pick up the tab for infrastructure damaged by beavers.
Motor culture Are Geneva youngsters steering clear of cars?
For generations of youngsters, getting your driving licence and owing a car or visiting the Geneva Motor Show have been rites of passage in ...
Late bloomers Swiss first time mothers among the oldest
Women in Switzerland are on average the third oldest in Europe - at age 30.6 - when they give birth to their first child.
Lack of drive Why young people are falling out of love with cars
Geneva attracts global attention for its motor show, but fewer young adults in Geneva itself are showing an interest in cars.
Swiss artist Franz Gertsch's Luciano II painting has sold for CHF3.4 million ($3.4 million) in London – a record sum for the artist.
Humanitarian work Switzerland supports ICRC with CHF80 million
The cabinet has pledged a further annual contribution of CHF80 million ($70 million) to the Geneva headquarters of the ICRC.
Aarau Museum of Fine Arts Say It With Flowers!
Expert florists in Switzerland stepped out of their ordinary work environment to demonstrate their profession can be about more than making bouquets.
Readers react The Swiss women who inspire
On International Women’s Day, we asked our readers which Swiss women – past or present – they find most inspiring. Here are the results.
The place to be Switzerland rated world's best country in US poll
Switzerland is the best country in the world based on its attitude towards education, democracy, business and quality of life, according to a poll.
Pachydermocracy Public names Zurich elephant ‘Ruwani'
The female elephant born in Zurich Zoo on February 25 will be called Ruwani. The name received 8,263 votes in an online poll, Zurich Zoo revealed ...
Wolf snack How to best protect Swiss forests
Wild animals are causing extensive damage to forests. As hunters are not managing to shoot the required numbers, hopes are being pinned on the ...
A home not just a house Rise in families taking in asylum seekers
A project to house asylum seekers and refugees with Swiss families has been deemed a success.
Shepherd's delight Jura man spends four months with flock
A shepherd from the Jura is taking part in the 4 month transhumance - moving flocks between different grazing grounds.
Swiss Press Photo 2017 Pink Panic
Anthony Anex (Keystone) has won the 2017 Swiss Press Photo in the news category for this image of pink flamingos being protected from bird flu.
The Swiss government has banned imports of most seal products from April 1.