‘Deviance and morality’: The history of the same-sex marriage movement in Switzerland

‘Deviance and morality’: The history of the same-sex marriage movement in Switzerland

While apartment-hunting with his partner 30 years ago, Thierry Delessert was repeatedly asked whether they were cousins, or gay. He knew the latter answer would automatically see their application thrown out.

Reader question: Can I convert my foreign vaccination pass into a Swiss Covid certificate?
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Reader question: Can I convert my foreign vaccination pass into a Swiss Covid certificate?

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday
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Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Thursday

EXPLAINED: Who can enter Switzerland right now and what are the rules?
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EXPLAINED: Who can enter Switzerland right now and what are the rules?

Golden visas: Everything you need to know about ‘buying’ Swiss residency
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Golden visas: Everything you need to know about ‘buying’ Swiss residency

UPDATE: Switzerland confirms only vaccinated Americans and Brits can enter
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UPDATE: Switzerland confirms only vaccinated Americans and Brits can enter

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

From the pandemic to political shocks, we've come to expect the unexpected. But what are the big trends that will shape your quality of life and your career in Europe this decade? We take a look with some help from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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Switzerland: Why Europe’s mountain crossroads leads the world in innovation

Switzerland: Why Europe’s mountain crossroads leads the world in innovation

There are those that say that it is the landscape that shapes and forges a people. Harsh environments require courage, skill and determination to survive in.

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International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

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EXPLAINED: How to get vaccinated in your Swiss canton
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EXPLAINED: How to get vaccinated in your Swiss canton

Whether or not you are a member of a coronavirus ‘risk group’, here’s how you ensure access to the coronavirus vaccine in Switzerland.

Swiss hospitals: Sharp increase in the number of Covid patients in intensive care

Swiss hospitals: Sharp increase in the number of Covid patients in intensive care

From ‘natel’ to ‘ça joue’: The Swiss French words which help you sound like a local
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From ‘natel’ to ‘ça joue’: The Swiss French words which help you sound like a local

From “schmolitz” to “panosse”, some words and phrases common in the French-speaking part of Switzerland are different from their equivalents used in France. Here is the vernacular you should master if you live in Suisse Romandie.

Have your say: What are the most important Swiss French words to know?
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Have your say: What are the most important Swiss French words to know?

From Les Arses to Poo-ee: 11 weird and wonderful Swiss place names
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From Les Arses to Poo-ee: 11 weird and wonderful Swiss place names

To anglophones, these may not sound like the most attractive places in Switzerland. But delve beyond the name and you’ll discover there are plenty of reasons to visit.

Life on the Röstigraben: Five reasons to visit Biel/Bienne this summer

Life on the Röstigraben: Five reasons to visit Biel/Bienne this summer