As the weather improves and hiking season begins, it’s time to get out there and make the most of all the wonderful places to stay in the mountains.
A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.
Doris Leuthard has expressed her “heartfelt condolences” after the attack on a concert in Manchester that killed at least 22.
You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.
Author of a new book and former Swiss resident Chantal Panozzo reveals her tips for experiencing Switzerland like the locals do.
Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.
The French commune of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois has started a new campaign to encourage unregistered cross-border workers – or frontaliers – to declare their status.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
In ‘open cellars’ season, The Local raises a glass to the Swiss wine industry.
Want to become a programmer and always be in demand? The industry is growing but there's still a massive shortage. Here's how to do it.
From Büezer to Bünzli, here are nine Swiss German words that speak volumes about a truly unique part of the world.
No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?
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On June 18th the people of Moutier will vote on whether to remain in the canton of Bern or leave it to join the canton of Jura instead. Here's why.
A new high speed, large capacity electric train that will carry passengers through the new Gotthard Base Tunnel from 2019 was unveiled by manufacturer Stadler Rail on Thursday.
A coral reef in the Red Sea that can resist rising water temperatures could be the key to saving dying reefs in others parts of the world.
How has global demand for the most sought-after designers changed in last decade? A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends.
Going shopping in the Valais? From now on you can pay for purchases not only in Swiss francs but in farinets, the new ‘local currency’ of the canton.
Italian businessman Adriano Riva, whose family owned the bankrupt Ilva steel firm, was handed a two-and-half-year term on Wednesday after transferring 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) siphoned off from the company.
The Swiss government invokes its 'safeguard' clause with the EU to limit work permits issued to Romanian and Bulgarian citizens.
The Swiss champ also pulled out of Roland Garros last year.