A viral video of Swiss soldiers being ordered by a superior to throw 'stones' and 'nuts' at a soldier from Ticino is causing a stir.
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.
A new report shows the increase in the cost of buying apartments in Switzerland over the last 11 years, with the country’s largest city affected by the largest increases.
Master’s students at world-leading Linköping University (LiU) aren’t there simply to study. They solve real-world problems alongside experts in fields that can create a better tomorrow. Do you have what it takes to join them?
The man from Biel/Bienne did not count on the city’s hardworking rubbish detectives.
Moving is never easy but upping sticks for a new life abroad is even tougher. The Local caught up with two expats to find out about what they wish they’d known before the big move.
Swiss public broadcaster SRF has denied an advertising slot to a company selling an advent calendar with sex toys.
An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.
Two thirds of cyclists feel motorists do not give them enough space when passing.
An American expat talks to The Local about the challenges and rewards of being an entrepreneur in Switzerland.
From strange French borrowings to missing tenses and pronunciation oddities, we give you the lowdown on how Swiss German is different from the Standard German you learn in the classroom.
Switzerland’s economy is predicted to grow by 3% by the end of 2018 - despite a falling global average.
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.
Switzerland's main carrier has been criticised for displaying an-inflight map to passengers on a flight to Israel that omitted Tel Aviv but included the Palestinian village of Al-Shaykh Muwannis, which was destroyed and abandoned in 1948.
The commission found that Tamedia's takeover of the local daily will not impede effective competition in the regional media landscape.
Marina Carobbio, vice president of the National Council, had to seek medical attention for injuries after the battery in her HP government-supplied laptop exploded due to a technical failure.
The Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest particle accelerator, has led to key breakthroughs in science, including the discovery of Higgs boson, writes Todd Adams, professor of physics at Florida State University.
The Swiss banking giant UBS goes on trial in Paris on Monday October 8th to face accusations it orchestrated a huge tax fraud scheme for wealthy French clients, with potential fines of billions of euros.
Just days after the post-dating of the eruption of Pompeii, another academic study has thrown the life story of infamous poet Dante Alighieri into question.
The economic cost of climate-related disasters hit $2.25 trillion over the last two decades, an increase of more than 150 percent compared to the previous 20 years, the UN said Wednesday October 10th in Geneva.
Roger Federer admitted that he was lacking "punch" after he was turfed out of the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Saturday by 13th-seeded Borna Coric.