From this Sunday on, travellers catching an early flight from Geneva will be able to take advantage of free bus services that will arrive at the airport before 4am.
There are many benefits of bilingualism for children, from having a longer attention span to being better at multitasking than monolinguals.
But is the role a poisoned chalice for new federal councillor Viola Amherd?
Together is a powerful word. It’s one that - no matter what - evokes feelings of love and joy. Geneva, a Swiss gem at the gateway to the Alps, is the ideal place to get together in 2019, and this is why.
From Christmas theatre shows to networking lunches and sake tasting, here are some of the English-speaking events on in Switzerland this month.
Valletta, Malta’s small but mighty capital, still feels like one of the Med’s undiscovered gems. But it won’t stay that way for long. The Local’s commercial editor, Sophie Miskiw, explored 2018's Capital of Culture and can’t wait to go back.
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Our geographically-savvy readers are probably already aware that Estonia is not part of the Nordics (yet). It is, however, very close to its Nordic neighbours, both physically and culturally.
Switzerland faces a high-stakes decision on its future ties with the European Union.
Iceland may have a population of just over 330,000 people (all with equally unpronounceable names) but that doesn't stop it churning out a stream of globally-renowned people. Take our quiz to discover your Icelandic spirit animal.
Swiss companies are in desperate need of highly-skilled workers across a range of sectors.
The verdict is in: here are the top Swiss words of the year from the German, French and Italian-speaking parts of the country. Read on to find out more.
Zurich-based chef Heiko Nieder has been named Gault & Millau’s male ‘Chef of the Year'.
Nobody does Christmas markets quite like the Swiss.
Tired of seeing their holy texts used to justify the subjugation of women, a group of feminist theologians from across the Protestant-Catholic divide have joined forces to draft "A Women's Bible".
Switzerland on Friday shrugged off a deadline set by the European Union to agree on future ties, despite Brussels taking a hard line on economic links unless Bern agrees to key demands.
If you are going to get arrested, it may as well be in style.
The drone deliveries will be twice as fast as road transportation, cutting waiting times for patients and doctors alike.
A vote taken by the European Union’s parliament on Tuesday may have consequences for Denmark’s social welfare model.
The UN labour organisation indicated it would not renew controversial funding from tobacco companies for expiring charitable programmes, but refrained cutting ties to the tobacco industry altogether.