Switzerland's JU-Air plans to resume flights involving its vintage Junkers Ju-52 planes on Friday, two weeks after one of its aircraft crashed killing all 20 people on board.
Investigators have identified three of the men suspected of carrying out a brutal attack in Geneva recently which saw two women seriously injured.
Whether you’re flying for business or pleasure, you don’t need to break the bank when booking your next transatlantic flight. As one travel blogger explains, there are ways to fly in style without forking out for a first-class ticket.
Areas where formal language tests have been introduced for the first time are seeing lower numbers of citizenship applications
With many young idealists considering their gap year options, sustainable development charity Raleigh International is encouraging young people and their parents to ditch the usual ‘backpacker’ trips in favour of an adventure that matters.
On Swiss National Day, guest contributor Nina Green looks at the Swiss community that has established itself more than 18,000 kilometres from its origins – in New Zealand.
The flag had been deployed on the Säntis mountain in the Alpstein massif in northeastern Switzerland as part of the Swiss National Day celebrations. But the weather hadn't read the script.
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.
A child born in Switzerland today will likely live to see the turn of the 22nd century. If scientists are right, the views they’ll see will have changed remarkably.
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 Swiss hotel industry recorded 18.4 million overnight stays in Switzerland in the first half of 2018.
The 71st edition of the Locarno Festival, Switzerland's major film gala, kicks off today. The Local spoke to the organisers to find out about the program's highlights and how Swiss cinema features.
The Tamedia AG media house, which owns more than 50 media outlets in Switzerland, is being investigated by COMCO after the media conglomerate's purchase of the Basel-based Basler Zeitung.
Baloise is running a pilot project aimed at stopping hail at the source.
Switzerland's low jobless rate has been something for the authorities to crow about in recent times but new figures suggest the real story may be a fair bit gloomier.
A Swedish social entrepreneur will this Saturday launch a new rival to Sweden’s giant political festival Almedalen in Rosengård, a district of Malmö known for segregation, unemployment, shootings and riots.
Reports in the French, Spanish, German and Swiss media allege that former Spanish king, King Juan Carlos I, stashed illegitimately acquired funds in Swiss bank accounts.
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.