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Human Rights Council Switzerland regrets US move to quit human rights body

The Swiss government has defended the Geneva-based UN human rights forum’s “essential role” and “tangible impact”.

Turned off Driving licence loses attraction for young Swiss

The number of people who applied for a Swiss driving licence dropped by 2% last year, with applications from 18- to 24-year-olds down 3%. 

statistics spat Christian Democrats demand re-run of marriage vote

The party has announced it is seeking a re-run of a 2016 national vote that narrowly rejected the idea of a tax break for married couples.

Public health Self-testing HIV kit goes on sale in Switzerland

The first officially approved HIV home tests will go on sale on Tuesday, the Federal Office of Public Health announced on Monday.