From strange French borrowings to missing tenses and pronunciation oddities, we give you the lowdown on how Swiss German is different from the Standard German you learn in the classroom.
An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.
The August attack which saw five women injured, two of them seriously, stirred up heated debate about violence against women in Switzerland.
Malta’s up-and-coming capital took centre stage when it was crowned 2018’s Capital of Culture, but there’s much more to the enigmatic island than Valletta. The Local’s Commercial Editor took a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret.
The cable car service which takes visitors up to the Piz Gloria restaurant that starred in the 1969 Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service is set for a makeover.
Moving is never easy. Even a move across town requires significant planning, preparation and, of course, packing! Here are our tips for how to make your international relocation as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Do you consider yourself a geography buff when it comes to Switzerland? Take the quiz to find out just how well you know the (mostly) Alpine country.
Two recent graduates of EMLYON in Lyon explain why both the business school and the city are perfect for ambitious students seeking international careers.
From the age of first sexual contact to the rise of online dating, the study provides plenty of detail about life between the sheets.
A new academy is shaking up traditional distance learning with a combined approach that strikes the perfect balance for expat families.
Thinking of creating a startup? Here’s what it’s like.
Anyone who says learning a foreign language is easy is pulling your leg. But if you commit to learning every day, find the right combination of teachers (and technology), you can speak a new tongue in just three months.
Heading to Ticino this summer? Brush up on your Swiss Italian with our guide.
We want our readers to help us get to know Switzerland better and would like to get your help for a new series of articles highlighting the benefits of life in different parts of the country.
Switzerland's largest meat producer Bell Food Group has invested €7.5 million into the Dutch company that produced the first hamburger produced through cell tissue rather than slaughter.
The Swiss hotel industry recorded 18.4 million overnight stays in Switzerland in the first half of 2018.
Director Markus Imhoof's refugee drama will compete with other films for a place on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' shortlist for the coveted prize.
Last year, Geneva politician Pierre Maudet was nearly voted in as one of Switzerland’s seven presidents. Now his days in politics look numbered. So what happened?
One 'good winter' doesn't mean Switzerland is in the clear: a new study into snow cover in Switzerland has worrying results.
The media report comes as Switzerland finds itself in the middle of a heated debate over arms exports to countries in the grip of civil war.
Two shooting incidents occurred in Copenhagen on Tuesday evening, resulting in a 34-year-old man receiving non-life-threatening injuries.
The two agents were planning "illegal action" against critical Swiss infrastructure, according to Switzerland’s Federal Intelligence Service.
England bounced back from three consecutive defeats for the first time in 30 years as a much-changed side edged past Switzerland for a 1-0 friendly win in Leicester thanks to Marcus Rashford's winner.