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Child marriages When children forced to marry stay married

Marriages involving minors must be annulled, according to Swiss law. Exceptions are permitted if it seems to be in the child’s best interests.

Code of conduct E-cigarette industry agrees to voluntary sales ban for minors

Swiss producers of electronic cigarettes, and several retail outlets that sell such products, have agreed to a voluntary ban on the sale to minors ...

Melting ice Parts of US plane wreck pulled from glacier 70 years on

Parts of a wrecked US military plane have been recovered from melting glacier ice 70 years after it made an emergency landing in the Alps. 

A Swiss first Pupils must remain in education until 18 in Geneva

Young people in Geneva will have to stay in education until they are 18, so it's back to school or into an apprenticeship for some.

#WeAreSwissAbroad – Florian Lüthi ‘Everything is a little bit more relaxed’

Florian Lüthi only became an expatriate this year after moving to the Netherlands where he hopes to gain new experience in his job as a nurse.

Learning on the job The Swiss apprentice: biggest event of its kind shows off "Swiss Skills"

Visitors to the Swiss capital, Bern, have been finding out for themselves what it’s like to work as an apprentice.