Concerns have been raised over the English capabilities of Federal Council member Guy Parmelin.
There are many benefits of bilingualism for children, from having a longer attention span to being better at multitasking than monolinguals.
The town on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) is hosting its once-in-a-generation wine festival next year.
Looking for a few winter options that don't involve skiing or snowboarding?
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.
Instead, smokers will have to use dedicated smoking areas.
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.
Three people are killed or seriously injured on Swiss roads every day with inattentive drivers the leading cause.
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.
Swiss companies are in desperate need of highly-skilled workers across a range of sectors.
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.
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'.
The 100-million Swiss franc project on the Klein Titlis in central Switzerland is the work of renowned Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron.
The French fashion label Carven, which is being acquired by a Chinese group after falling on hard times, said Monday that its Swiss designer Serge Ruffieux is leaving after less than two years as artistic director.
A top management official in the Swiss canton of Aargau has been suspended from duty after he posted abusive messages targeting refugees and immigrants on Facebook.
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 Swedish archeologist has discovered a 3,000-year-old mass grave at the Gebel el-Silsila site in southern Egypt.
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.