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UNESCO nominated Thousands watch historic Easter Mendrisio processions

Crowds have been watching the Easter processions in Mendrisio, a practice nominated for inclusion on UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list.

This content was published on April 19, 2019 11:47 AM

Small States Games Swiss Guard runs for the Vatican

Thierry Roch puts down his halberd and pulls on his running shoes as he prepares to win medals for the Vatican.

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Exhibition: Switzerland Elsewhere Whatever happened to all those Swiss expats?

Meet “Müller, the Turk”. As a young man, railway worker Jakob Müller travelled from Lucerne to Istanbul – where he embarked on a storybook career.

Overheating danger Swiss mortgage rates at all-time low

The construction boom goes on and on in Switzerland and the property market is overheating, especially when it comes to apartment blocks. The ...

Soft detention Switzerland is Europe leader in prison escapees

Switzerland has the highest rate in Europe of prisoners who manage to flee detention centres, according to a new study.  

This content was published on April 3, 2019 2:30 PM

2019 photo award The best Swiss press photography

From politics to football and art, these are the winners of this year's Swiss Press Photo Award.

Sugar highs and lows Swiss chocolate: decline at home, growth abroad

The Swiss are not eating as much chocolate as they used to. But it’s a different story abroad.

This content was published on March 26, 2019 3:28 PM

Newsweek CHUV ranked among ten best hospitals worldwide

The Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) says it is proud to have been placed ninth in a global ranking of hospitals by the American magazine Newsweek.

This content was published on March 22, 2019 11:08 AM

#LivinginSwitzerland How young Swiss differ from older generations

We’ve come up with ten major differences between the generations in Switzerland.