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Spreitenbach ‘Shoppi’ The first Swiss shopping mall

The “Shoppi” in a Zurich-area suburb changed the Swiss shopping style.  Prosperity in Switzerland rose massively after the Second World War.

Bouncing back from a coronavirus infection, a Swiss testimony

With the number of fatalities caused by the coronavirus rising exponentially, it is easy to overlook the number of people who have recovered.

Covid-19 lockdown A postcard from Geneva’s vibrant Pâquis district under coronavirus

A snapshot of the partial lockdown in Geneva’s Pâquis district, one of the most cosmopolitan and liveliest in the city in western Switzerland.

Alpine skiing Ski resorts closed but skiing nostalgia alive and well

Before the coronavirus crisis hit, an exhibition opened at the Swiss Alpine Museum showcasing old ski gear and historic ski memorabilia.

covid-19 Clapping for solidarity

People shared their videos from all over Switzerland through social media.

Free go Swiss public fridges cut waste and help the poor

In Switzerland, almost one in ten people suffer from or are at risk of poverty. More and more citizen initiatives are being created to help them.