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Kids finding it harder to buy booze

Sales of alcohol to underage drinkers are falling, especially in shops, according to numbers released on Monday. Kids wanting booze have the best chance of getting it in cafés or restaurants.

Sex ed ‘toys’ raise eyebrows in Basel

Sex ed ‘toys’ raise eyebrows in Basel

A new sex education program being introduced in Basel this year includes a "sex box" with wooden penises and fabric vaginas. The curriculum goes too far for some parents and politicians.

 

Army support strongest since Cold War

Army support strongest since Cold War

The popularity of Switzerland's army is at its highest level among young people than since the Cold War, according to a new survey. Analysts say in the era of globalization, traditional institutions are gaining support.

 

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Thousands protest against nuclear plants

About 20,000 people took part in an anti-nuclear demonstration in north Switzerland on Sunday ahead of a government decision on the future of atomic energy in the country.