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Läderach SWISS drops chocolate maker accused of homophobia

Swiss International Air Lines has severed links with Läderach after negative headlines about the CEO’s opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion. 

This content was published on January 30, 2020 11:48 AM

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Portrait A Nigerian with a dream becomes a priest in Switzerland

As a child in rural Nigeria, Gerald Chukwudi Ani struggled to realise his dream, but now he is a priest in Switzerland.

Five years after terror attack ‘The Charlie Hebdo spirit has completely disappeared’

The magazine survived, but neither it nor its medium are the same.

Religious diversity Is Switzerland a Christian nation?

Although Christianity dominates the Swiss religious landscape, the Alpine country is home to a variety of other religions and sects.  

Sounds of Christmas A Christmas market in a place of pilgrimage

The Christmas Market in Einsiedeln, central Switzerland, is one of the most beautiful in the country.

Winter tradition What Swiss Santas learn in class

Swiss-style Santas, known as "Samichlauses", go to refresher courses every year to stay at the top of their game.

Switzerland investigates Muslim preacher over welfare fraud

Switzerland-based Muslim preacher Abu Ramadan is under investigation for allegedly committing welfare fraud. He has also been investigated over ...

This content was published on December 4, 2019 9:01 AM

political history Switzerland's controversial minaret ban, ten years on

A decade ago, a majority of Swiss voters backed a people’s initiative banning the building of minarets in the country. What has changed since?

Church and state Geneva ban on religious symbols lifted for elected politicians

A Geneva court has amended a controversial local secularism law, reversing a ban on religious symbols for elected politicians.

This content was published on November 26, 2019 2:11 PM