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Swiss-US relations US state secretary Mike Pompeo to visit Switzerland

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Switzerland as part of a trip to Europe next week, US and Swiss officials say.

This content was published on May 24, 2019 10:20 PM

Environmental action  Climate rallies take place across Switzerland 

Rallies demanding climate action have again been taking place across Switzerland as part of a worldwide “climate strike” led by young people.  

This content was published on May 24, 2019 7:15 PM

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Test result Over a third of Swiss pupils behind on maths

More than one in three schoolchildren in Switzerland have not have not reached the required maths standards, according to a study published on Friday.

This content was published on May 24, 2019 6:08 PM

Swiss Economic Forum Johnson confirms leadership bid at event in Switzerland 

Leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson, currently in Switzerland, said “of course” he would stand to be the next prime minister.

This content was published on May 24, 2019 4:13 PM

Chinese businessman  Convicted ex-Swissmetal chief banned from Switzerland 

Former chairman of the management board of Baoshida Swissmetal has been given a 24-month suspended prison sentence for unlawful business practices.

This content was published on May 24, 2019 3:09 PM

Collapsing demand Swiss Alpine holiday home market fragments under pressure

The market for holiday homes in the Swiss Alps has divided into the haves and have nots with only the most expensive regions recording growth, ...

This content was published on May 23, 2019 2:53 PM

High price island Swiss pay more for magazines and clothes than other countries

Swiss consumers pay a “high price island” premium of up to 245% for magazines and clothing compared to prices being charged for the same goods in ...

This content was published on May 23, 2019 12:01 PM

Alarming survey Many Swiss schoolchildren exposed to online hazards

Swiss schoolchildren are exposed to worryingly high levels of cyber-bullying, internet grooming, privacy violations, pornography and other ...

This content was published on May 23, 2019 10:58 AM

Good marks Image of Swiss banks improves among public

The image of Swiss banks has returned for the first time to pre-crisis levels, according to a survey. Cybercrime remains a concern, however. 

This content was published on May 22, 2019 3:01 PM

Cyber risks  Switzerland joins cyber defence unit in Estonia

Switzerland is becoming a member of the Cyber Attack Defense Centre (CCDCOE) in Tallinn, Estonia.

This content was published on May 22, 2019 11:18 AM

Fertility Sperm quality of Swiss youth in ‘critical’ condition

The first ever national testing of young Swiss men has found that over 60% have below average sperm count, mobility or morphology. 

This content was published on May 22, 2019 6:00 AM