Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt.
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Coffee lovers, we have you covered! Here's where to find the cheapest cup of coffee in Switzerland.
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The Swiss city also has the world's most expensive taxi rides, cinema tickets and pub meals according to a new survey.
Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.
Four mothers from different parts of the world give The Local their view on what they like about raising children in Switzerland.
But only eight percent of cases are reported to police, a new survey shows.
Hopefully you'll find yourself using this word as frequently as Italian speakers do.
Eating is serious business in Switzerland and there is plenty of variety across the different regions. But how well do you know your Swiss food? Take our tasty quiz here to find out.
This is the second travel gong for the elegant town on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in recent times.
Here are nine ways to help you improve your Swiss German, with tips from those who have already mastered the language.
The complex plan involves fewer tax benefits for multinationals and more money for the state pension fund.
Nearly two thirds of Swiss men aged 18 to 22 have poor sperm quality according to a new study of potential army recruits.
Opponents of the current laws say they have collected enough signatures to trigger a referendum.
On Sunday the eastern city of Görlitz will vote in a new mayor. Green party candidate Franziska Schubert told The Local how she strives to make her city - where there's been a spike to the right - more open, friendly and innovative.
The Local spoke to the British Residents Association (BRA) to get their view on the citizens rights agreement between Switzerland and the UK.