Skiing: Relaxed Swiss Covid rules attracting ‘record numbers of foreigners’
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Skiing: Relaxed Swiss Covid rules attracting ‘record numbers of foreigners’

Switzerland is attracting record numbers of foreign tourists thanks to its comparatively relaxed Covid measures, with up to five times as many foreigners on the Swiss slopes as before the pandemic.

Tobacco, tax and animal testing: What’s at stake in Switzerland’s February referendum?
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Tobacco, tax and animal testing: What’s at stake in Switzerland’s February referendum?

EXPLAINED: The everyday items getting more expensive in Switzerland
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EXPLAINED: The everyday items getting more expensive in Switzerland

What are The Local Switzerland’s reader questions?
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What are The Local Switzerland’s reader questions?

Do Swiss soldiers really use the army knife?
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Do Swiss soldiers really use the army knife?

Swiss banking boss resigns over Covid breach

Swiss banking boss resigns over Covid breach

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

For the international citizens of the world, we live in strange times. Borders have been closed, populist politics is resurgent in Europe and elsewhere, and the spectre of global climate change looms over the coming decades. So, how can you have a positive impact on the world in 2022 and beyond? From rigorous thinking to a commitment to lifelong learning, here are some ideas.

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

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Eight reasons Swiss-French is better than French-French
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Eight reasons Swiss-French is better than French-French

Swiss-German may be the dominant language in Switzerland, but nearly a quarter of the population say French is their main language.

Everything you need to know about Swiss Italian, Switzerland’s third language

Everything you need to know about Swiss Italian, Switzerland’s third language

What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?
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What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?

The winter spike in Covid infections across Europe means another ski season will take place under health restrictions and recommendations. Here's what you need to know about the rules in different countries.

Train travel: How you can save on first class upgrades in Switzerland
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Train travel: How you can save on first class upgrades in Switzerland