Some German words can only mean nothing good is coming. Here's The Local's list of terms that cause foreigners in Switzerland to break out in a cold sweat.
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.
Swiss authorities said on Tuesday they have agreed to extradite a Chinese national to the United States where he is wanted on charges of corporate espionage in the pharmaceutical industry.
For many newcomers to Switzerland, there's no better way to feel like a local than to ride a bike. Cycling is not just one of the best ways to get around the city, it's also an ideal way to explore the unspoilt Swiss scenery on the weekend.
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Yes, it's regarded as one of the best in the world, but that doesn't mean that Switzerland's public transport system is perfect. We asked our readers how they would like to see the service improved.
Malta may be a small island but size can be deceiving. From an entire ‘village' full of cats to a neolithic necropolis, there's much more to Malta than meets the eye.
A park of more than eight hectares will be constructed in Bernex on the outskirts of Geneva, by 2021.
Forget flying! The best way to see Europe is via bus and rail. Oh, and it's usually cheaper and often faster than taking to the skies. The Local rounds up some top tips for planning your next European adventure.
A study of family-friendly policies in OECD and EU countries released by the United Nations Children's fund (UNICEF) has ranked Switzerland lowest among European countries.
Will the English language suffer a blow to its global dominance once Britain exits the EU? Here's what the future might hold for the language of Shakespeare after Brexit.
With the Fête des Vignerons around the corner, here's a look at how to sip wine like a sommelier – according to a selection of French experts.
This is the second travel gong for the elegant town on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in recent times.
With summer well and truly making its presence felt in Switzerland, here are some sun-filled French expressions to celebrate the season.
Switzerland has signed a fall-back agreement on admission to the labour market which aims to secure existing mutual rights and obligations for UK and Swiss workers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
When it comes to being green, the US could learn a great deal from Switzerland, former Bill Clinton and George W. Bush White House spokesman Robert Weiner and policy analyst Kimberly Bartenfelder argue.
Finding the right mobile phone deal in Switzerland is no easy task. We recently asked our readers for their advice. Here's what they had to say.
As Angela Merkel celebrates her 65th birthday, we look back at some of the key moments and photos that have shaped her remarkable life in Germany.
The diplomatic dance between Switzerland and the European Union continues.