Residents of Switzerland remain on average the richest in the world, a new study has shown. Here's why.
Moving to a new country can be challenging, even for seasoned expats. Throw relocating with a family and Switzerland’s notorious health insurance jungle into the mix and even thinking about the move can leave you feeling exhausted.
Marked by the unprecedented win for the Green Party, Sunday’s election was also historic for women candidates.
Has this university in southern Sweden found the recipe for innovation?
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Whether you're "settled down" or still figuring out what you want to do with your life, these distinctly German words shed some light on life in your 30s.
The Berner Zungenwurst - or ‘blood tongue sausage’ - a traditional delicacy from Bern, is the latest Swiss dish to achieve EU protected status.
Moving overseas changes you in many ways but perhaps most surprising is the way it affects your relationship with your home country.
Councillors from the city of Basel, as well as representatives from the National Council, have spoken out against the Federal Council for its refusal to put in place laws that would restrict ‘gay conversion therapy’.
Many of Europe’s 33 million international residents have hit something of a jackpot - at least if recent research is anything to go by.
From Büezer to Bünzli, here are nine Swiss German words that speak volumes about a truly unique part of the world.
Switzerland’s’s largest supermarket chain, Migros, has withdrawn its “Gorgonzola e Mascarpone” cheese mix from sale because it was found to be contaminated and unsafe for consumption.
Basel EuroAirport is a constant topic of discussion, with many wondering why the airport has been evacuated several times in the past months.
The Swiss federal elections are set to take place on October 20th. We've highlighted the policies and positions of the main political parties on areas that matter to foreign citizens living in Switzerland.
As the country of 8.5 million people holds national elections on Sunday, here is an overview of how governance works in the wealthy Alpine nation.
This year's Nobel Prize for Physics honoured Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, Swiss astronomers who proved the existence of a planet orbiting a star far beyond the Earth's solar system.
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".
A new global wealth report has highlighted stark inequalities in Germany – and revealed the number of millionaires.
A cross-party group of Swiss politicians is calling for Switzerland to open its doors to asylum seekers who have been rescued while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.