Christmas is just around the corner, which means its just about time to don a winter hat and get a hot cup of Glühwein. Here are the ten best Christmas markets in Switzerland.
Here in the waning weeks of 2019, it’s natural to look back at the decade that’s drawing to an end. But the close of a decade is not just about looking backward - it’s also a good time to consider what the next ten years have in store.
Immigrants to Switzerland who became naturalized citizens saw their earnings rise significantly compared to those who did not obtain the passport, a study showed Wednesday.
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After Switzerland delayed a decision on the future of the country's strategic coffee reserves to January, here's what you need to know about the country's much-talked about stockpiling.
International students from around the world often jump at the chance to study in the US. So why is that some American students are defecting to study in Sweden instead?
The Berner Zungenwurst - or ‘blood tongue sausage’ - a traditional delicacy from Bern, is the latest Swiss dish to achieve EU protected status.
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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’.
Swiss command of the English language is continuing to decline, according to a worldwide report that ranks the ability of different nationalities to speak the language of Shakespeare.
Switzerland’s’s largest supermarket chain, Migros, has withdrawn its “Gorgonzola e Mascarpone” cheese mix from sale because it was found to be contaminated and unsafe for consumption.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.
From marriage equality to new charges on airline tickets, the historic 2019 Swiss election looks likely to bring about a raft of significant changes.
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.
Switzerland has just got one step closer to having a special green tax levied on airline flights.
Each day of December up until Christmas Eve, The Local is sharing the story behind a surprising Swedish fact as part of our own Advent calendar.
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.