The Local's guide to the best Christmas markets to visit this year.
It's not just one of the world’s leading business schools. It’s also a chance for students to have a truly international undergraduate experience.
Residents of Albinen, a small Swiss village near Leukerbad in the canton of Valais, will on November 30th vote on a new policy which would offer money to outsiders who are willing to come and live in the village for at least a decade.
If you want a holiday that has it all, this small European archipelago is just the spot.
Passengers on an EasyJet flight from London to Geneva on Sunday night were left in shock after they realized a stowaway had managed to board the plane and shut himself in the toilet.
Recently engaged and considering getting married in Switzerland? Tying the knot away from your home country may seem a minefield. Here, The Local takes you through the legalities and offers some tips for staging a wonderful Swiss wedding from someone who’s done it.
Its graduates are also among the first in Sweden to gain employment once they've completed their studies.
Switzerland may offer among the highest quality of life in the world, but a fifth of people here would struggle to pay for an unexpected expense, with foreigners particularly affected, according to new figures.
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While many people are sad to see summer go, food writer Franziska Wick from Little Zurich Kitchen couldn't be more excited about the arrival of her favourite season.
The city's transport authorities want Geneva residents to adopt British politeness when using public transport.
The city of Zurich has misplaced more than 900 works of art from its public collection over the years, Swiss media reported on Tuesday.
City councillors press the wrong button and cut the budget by half.
It's the third biggest loss in any one year since the beginning of records a century ago.
The "Raj Pink", the largest Fancy Intense Pink diamond in the world, failed to sell at auction, despite being the highlight of a Sotheby's sale of precious jewels.
The Vatican is to swap art works with China's Forbidden City in a bid to improve strained relations.
Sudanese security forces have freed a Swiss aid worker who was kidnapped in Darfur last month in an overnight operation in the war-torn region, a Sudanese official said on Wednesday.
Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday that secured a 1-0 aggregate play-off victory.