North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month's Winter Games in the South, the International Olympic Committee said in Lausanne, Switzerland on Saturday. The IOC also confirmed that the two nations will march together at the opening ceremony.
Integrating in Switzerland is about more than appreciating a bar of Lindt chocolate and carrying a Swiss army knife.
Failing to tie up your paper and cardboard recycling properly can result in a hefty fine if you happen to live in the city of Zurich.
Switzerland is one of the world’s best expat countries, with some of the highest living standards and a sophisticated, multilingual population. Yet moving to Switzerland can still be stressful and difficult if you don't do it right.
The grandchildren of immigrants to Switzerland will be able to access the facilitated naturalization process from February 15th, the Swiss government has said.
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Arguments over cowbells, record-breaking engineering projects and one small village’s repopulation plan were among the many Swiss stories that made international headlines this year.
Learn more about the gap year opportunity attracting volunteers from across the globe to a unique community nestled in 600 acres of wood and farmland in upstate New York.
Fewer people migrated to Switzerland last year than at any point in the past 10 years.
Just arrived in Switzerland? Here’s what’s great – and not so great – about being an employee here.
To celebrate International Migrants Day, the team at Beyond Borders hit the streets to chat with Stockholmers about where they come from.
Those wishing to take out citizenship in Switzerland will face tougher requirements from January 2018.
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.
The Swiss government on Wednesday ordered an end to the common culinary practice of throwing flailing lobsters into boiling water, ruling that they must be knocked out before they are killed.
Switzerland's new low-cost season passes have already begun working their magic to woo back an ever dwindling number of skiers to the Swiss Alps, helped in part by great early season snow.
Switzerland’s biggest annual carnival, the Fasnacht in Basel, was on Thursday inscribed onto Unesco’s list of intangible heritage.
Switzerland may not be in the European Union but it could nevertheless face its own ‘Brexit’ if the Swiss people were to vote against the free movement of people.
An innovative street lighting project that saves energy by only casting as much light as is needed has been awarded the Swiss energy prize for 2018.
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will see the rich and famous flying in on private jets to Davos-Klosters from January 23rd-26th. The Local takes a closer look.
Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont, who was sacked by Madrid over his attempt to break from Spain, said on Friday he can govern the region from Belgium where he is in self-exile as he eyes a comeback after scoring big in elections.
The United States embassy in Bern has issued a warning to its citizens in Switzerland to stay away from demonstrations ahead of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.
Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, the source of revelations about state-sponsored doping in Russia, is expected to testify next week at a Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing involving the appeals of 39 Russians banned for doping.