Johann Schneider-Ammann of the centre-right Liberals (FDP) will step down by the end of the year.
Moving is never easy. Even a move across town requires significant planning, preparation and, of course, packing! Here are our tips for how to make your international relocation as smooth and stress-free as possible.
We asked our readers for advice on meeting new people in Switzerland. This is what you said.
Malta's up-and-coming capital took centre stage when it was crowned 2018's Capital of Culture, but there's much more to the enigmatic island than Valletta. The Local's Commercial Editor took a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean's best-kept secret.
Can you tell Lucerne from Lausanne? Do you know Zug and Zurich inside out? Take our tricky test to find out how well you know Switzerland's cities and towns.
An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.
Do you consider yourself a geography buff when it comes to Switzerland? Take the quiz to find out just how well you know the (mostly) Alpine country.
Two recent graduates of EMLYON in Lyon explain why both the business school and the city are perfect for ambitious students seeking international careers.
“I can laugh about it now, but I was scared for my life,” said Benjamin Kololli after the incident, which has gone global.
A new academy is shaking up traditional distance learning with a combined approach that strikes the perfect balance for expat families.
Thinking of creating a startup? Here's what it's like.
From 'shitstorms' to 'wellness' weekends, here are seven ways Swiss German speakers make English their own.
We want our readers to help us get to know Switzerland better and would like to get your help for a new series of articles highlighting the benefits of life in different parts of the country.
Switzerland's largest meat producer Bell Food Group has invested €7.5 million into the Dutch company that produced the first hamburger produced through cell tissue rather than slaughter.
The cable car service which takes visitors up to the Piz Gloria restaurant that starred in the 1969 Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service is set for a makeover.
The confusion between Switzerland and Sweden is an ongoing headache (and source of humour) for people around the world. But do you know the difference? Take our quiz to find out.
Last year, Geneva politician Pierre Maudet was nearly voted in as one of Switzerland's seven presidents. Now his days in politics look numbered. So what happened?
Researchers believe the dark streaks seen in a September 2nd image of the surface of Mars may be dust devil tracks.
The Swiss NGO Public Eye called on Tuesday for an export ban on the pesticide Polo, produced by agriculture giant Syngenta, implicating it in the death of 20 Indian farmers last year.
Austria's far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, was under fire Tuesday over newspaper reports that his ministry instructed police to limit their cooperation with media that were deemed too critical.
Moscow on Tuesday summoned the ambassadors of Switzerland and the Netherlands over what it called "unsubstantiated accusations" that Russian spies had attempted to hack Swiss targets.
A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal on Thursday at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarter-finals.