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Institute of geneva Women and Girls join forces in Geneva

Young activists are uniting in Geneva. The first edition of the Young Activists Summit #YAS19 is taking place on Tuesday at the Palais des Nations ...

Tightened security Hospitals report rising number of attacks on staff

Swiss public hospitals are tightening their security in response to increasing attacks on their staff. 

This content was published on December 8, 2019 3:58 PM

Education PISA study finds Swiss students ‘still behind’ on reading

Swiss 15-year-olds are below average internationally when it comes to reading, the latest PISA education survey reveals.

This content was published on December 3, 2019 10:32 AM

Births, deaths, foreigners  Swiss population stats reveal strong changes in society 

​​​​​​​The percentage of foreigners in Switzerland is higher than in its neighbours, and much higher than it was almost 50 years ago.

This content was published on November 29, 2019 4:24 PM

Judicial verdict KKK carnival costumes ‘not racism’

Those who dressed in Ku Klux Klan costumes during carnival celebrations in canton Schwyz not guilty of racism, local justice officials say.

This content was published on November 29, 2019 11:55 AM

Wealth 300 richest in Switzerland just got richer

The 300 richest people in Switzerland saw their fortunes increase by 4% overall in 2019, to reach CHF702 billion ($703 billion).

This content was published on November 29, 2019 10:08 AM

Education   Why some Swiss parents are choosing to homeschool 

Amid debate over allowing homeschooling in Switzerland, what are the reasons why parents choose to educate their kids at home? 

This content was published on November 28, 2019 11:00 AM

Knie centenary The circus: once an exotic distraction, now a mirror of Swiss society

First, you see the red and white Big Top. Then the blue and white caravans. Most Swiss will know a national institution is in town: Circus Knie. 

Global health report WHO: Swiss teens are too sedentary

Teenagers worldwide - including the Swiss - are jeopardising their health by failing to get enough exercise, says a WHO-led study.

This content was published on November 22, 2019 11:15 AM

Crime Most multiple murders are in the family, says study

Most mass murders in Switzerland are carried out within families, for the most party by married Swiss men without criminal records, a study has found.

This content was published on November 15, 2019 4:20 PM

Outstanding research  Migration policy expert wins Latsis prize

Dominik Hangartner of ETH Zurich has been awarded the 2019 Latsis Prize for recognition of his work on migration policies and how to improve them.  

This content was published on November 6, 2019 12:00 PM