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Digital Pioneers: Peter Gloor The Swiss inventor whose story is the internet

Peter Gloor had a front-row seat to the early days of the World Wide Web. Today, he is driven by the desire to connect and improve the world. 

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Switzerland – EU Face-off continues between Brussels and Bern

A colder wind will soon blow from Brussels towards Switzerland, the European Union’s (EU) top civil servant has said.

beetles, squirrels and palms How Switzerland is battling invasive species

Switzerland has waged war on invasive species. The fight is starting to bear fruit, but private citizens have to lend a hand.

#swisshistorypics American aerial photos show Switzerland in 1946

After the Second World War, American bombers took to the skies over Switzerland on a peaceful mission to capture photos from the air.

Worst-case scenarios What a Swiss nuclear disaster could do to Europe

If there were a serious accident at one of Switzerland’s nuclear reactors, many of the radiation victims would be residents of other countries.

Commuter life How to behave on a Swiss train

Jump on, ride to your stop, hop off — without offending anybody. Sounds easy, but it’s not, warns a guru of Swiss transport etiquette.

World Health Assembly Push for drug pricing transparency strikes a nerve with industry

The 72nd World Health Assembly opens on Monday, but a draft resolution to end secrecy around drug pricing has already struck a nerve.

Week in Numbers E-bikes and C-sections

A round-up of some of the most eye-catching statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.

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.