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European stand-off ‘The EU will not renegotiate the framework treaty with Switzerland’

As signs increasingly suggest that a framework agreement with the EU is heading for failure, a political analyst warns that Brussels will not budge.

High IQ Why gifted pupils need more support

Not all gifted children are receiving the support they need in Swiss schools. Time to take more action, the Federation of Swiss Teachers (LCH) says.

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Design anniversary Time flies: iconic Swiss railway clock turns 75

The clocks in Switzerland's railway stations with their particular modern look have become an icon of Swiss design.

Ski nation? Getting the Swiss back on skis

How can the Swiss be persuaded to hit the slopes again?

Keep calm and leave the EU Brits in Switzerland wonder about their rights amid Brexit countdown

Can British citizens in Switzerland feel reassured about their post-Brexit situation following a complicated deal between Switzerland and the UK?

Found in Space Is there life elsewhere?

What have we learned since two Swiss astronomers made the first discovery of an extrasolar planet 25 years ago?

Overdue Why debt collection is booming in Switzerland

The number of debt collections has doubled over the past 20 years. Fewer Swiss are paying their taxes or health bills on time.

Week in Numbers Snow dumps and ice-skating injuries

Almost every article published by swissinfo.ch contains a percentage, an age, an amount of money or some other figure. 

Take a look Picture of the week

In this series, swissinfo.ch picture editors choose an image highlighting a news event of the past seven days.

Croce Verde Switzerland's sole volunteer paramedic service

Croce Verde (Green Cross) Lugano is a non-profit that runs an ambulance service, a low-cost dental practice and first aid training courses.

Safe in the mountains What’s the real risk from avalanches?

After an avalanche entered a hotel, what are the risks in Switzerland and how are such hazards monitored?