Turkey has called on Switzerland to arrest, and sentence if necessary, critics suspected of defaming President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
“My Life as a Courgette” Behind the scenes of an Oscar-nominated film
The Swiss stop motion animation that’s taking the film world by storm, “My Life as a Courgette” involved months of work and attention to detail.
'Together' Quiz app decodes daily life in Switzerland
Why are rubbish bags in Switzerland different colours? What do you need to know when looking for a job? Answers in a new app.
Negative interest Swiss budget surplus masks deeper concerns
Solar discovery TRAPPIST-1: a ‘paradigm shift’ in search for ET life
Prosthetic breakthrough Neuronal stimulation allows brain to ‘sense’ artificial limbs
Dakota Access Banks urged to bail out of controversial oil pipeline
Sweet 16,000 The weird and wonderful of the Lucerne carnival
The narrow cobbled alleys of Lucerne burst into life at 5am on Dirty Thursday.
Migration policy Are the Swiss too strict about the Dublin accords?
Our data shows Switzerland’s strict application of the Dublin accords means migrants are sent to a country where they weren't officially registered.
Revolution reflections Switzerland and Russia go back a long way
The two nations share a surprisingly rich history. Here are five little-known ties that link them.
Migrant information ‘Don’t come to Switzerland’ – the anti-tourism campaign
A Swiss-funded television series set in Nigeria paints a very different picture of Switzerland from the usual tourism campaigns.
Gender Pension Gap Pensions – what women need to know
Many women in Switzerland work part time or not at all, often resulting in a small pension that is not enough to live on.
Genetic analysis Hunting wolves in the laboratory
While debating what to do with wolves is relatively is easy, it’s much harder working out their movements and exact numbers. Enter the geneticists.
When Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski held a call with US President Donald Trump last week, one of his tasks was to ask whether his former ...
Swiss Academy of Sciences How to solve the crisis of science
A leading public health expert tells swissinfo.ch how modern science can be put back on track for the greater good of society.
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.
Exposition The universe of cows
Deity, icon or just cattle? Cows are seen differently across cultures. An exhibition in Zurich examines the role of cows in art and society.
Father, I forgive you Paedophile priest and his victim talk openly
Daniel Pittet was sexually abused by a Catholic priest when he was a child. A book now tells his story, and the preface was written by Pope Francis.
Digital democracy The Swiss politicians who have mastered Twitter
As Donald Trump takes the political use of Twitter to a new dimension, we wondered which Swiss politicians are making the most use of social media.
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The hundreds of thousands of Swiss citizens living abroad have voting rights, but should they?
Each week cartoonist Marina Lutz takes a look at a big issue in the news in Switzerland.
Help for victims What is being done about forced marriages?
When Jasmin D, a young woman of Tamil origin faced a forced marriage, she found support from the Bern city authorities.
Disability insurance Helping the disabled find employment
After finishing school, handicapped youngsters should get help with finding a way into the job market instead of having to live on social benefits ...
Data analysis Six things to know about Switzerland's middle class
Nearly two-thirds of Swiss society is defined as middle class, but what does the term really mean today?
Poverty in Switzerland Shops for the poor, a 25-year ‘scandal’
How did a charitable one-stop-shop become indispensable for thousands of poor people in rich Switzerland?
Swiss banking Higher rates remove need for cash comfort blanket
The propensity of many wealthy private investors to hold cash in bank accounts rather than in riskier assets might be about to change.