Switzerland has just got one step closer to having a special green tax levied on flights.
The Local spoke to the co-founders of Monito, a money transfer comparison site that helps you find the best exchange rate on international money transfers.
With a UK general election looking increasingly likely, Brits in the EU are being urged to register to vote. Here are your options for voting from overseas.
Switzerland is a unique country and has some one-of-a-kind road signs to match. Here we take a look at some of the more unusual examples.
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A recent article about the possibility of more Sunday shopping in Zurich sparked plenty of debate among readers of The Local. Here’s what you had to say.
The recent publication of a new report on how children in Switzerland travel to school has seen the topic of 'parent taxis' reemerge. Here’s what you need to know.
What do you do if you move abroad and can’t find your favourite beers in your local supermarket? Brew some yourself, of course. And that’s how British entrepreneur Tim Sutton found himself bringing a little taste of England to the Swiss.
From a yoga festival in Geneva to a chance to ride up a Swiss mountain pass which has been closed to traffic, here are some great ideas for how to make the most of a late summer weekend in Switzerland.
Robert Frank, a trailblazing documentary photographer whose raw, piercing aesthetic placed him among the 20th century's greats, has died, according to his gallery. He was 94 years old.
Swiss MPs on Monday debated a popular initiative to scrap the Swiss-EU freedom of movement treaty, with opponents arguing the plans would lead to Switzerland's own version of Brexit.
While Swiss drinking water is generally of high quality, supply to around 2.7 percent of the population does not meet current environmental standards, a new study has found.
Zurich's tourism director has called for the city’s shops to be allowed to open on Sunday but one union boss says the idea is a "declaration of war".
As Rome's residents return to the city after the summer holidays, so too has the city's chronic problem with rubbish.
In a rare show of support for Switzerland, regional leaders in Austria, France, Germany and Italy have called on Brussels to give the Swiss government time to drum up support for a draft deal on the future of Swiss–EU bilateral relations.