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Physicist dies at 76 Watch Stephen Hawking's Swiss visit in 1987

Physicist Stephen Hawking, who died on Wednesday, gave a speech at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in 1987. Here is an excerpt.

Wealthy nation Sharp rise in number of Swiss multimillionaires

The number of Swiss multimillionaires – people with net assets of over $5 million – rose by 13% in 2017 compared to the previous year.

#WeAreSwissAbroad Robert Woodrich: ‘Switzerland still appears a political oasis of sorts’

Raised in Canada, Robert Woodrich now lives in Thailand. But because of his Swiss ancestry, he sees Switzerland as a third “home away from home”.

Time for a clean As time takes its toll, the Zytglogge gets a facelift

The intricate moving parts of the Swiss capital's ornate astronomical clock have been taken away for repairs.

Swiss education Younger children are also skipping school

Most people think school truants are older children, but experts say that cutting school is a growing problem in Switzerland among younger pupils too.