Goings-on in the Swiss parliament are usually pretty sedate. Not this morning.
The Local spoke to the co-founders of Monito, a money transfer comparison site that helps you find the best exchange rate on international money transfers.
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.
Switzerland is a unique country and has some one-of-a-kind road signs to match. Here we take a look at some of the more unusual examples.
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A recent article about the possibility of more Sunday shopping in Zurich sparked plenty of debate among readers of The Local. Here’s what you had to say.
The recent publication of a new report on how children in Switzerland travel to school has seen the topic of 'parent taxis' reemerge. Here’s what you need to know.
Whether you have just graduated, just been dumped or just now trying to figure yourself out, sometimes you're just at a loss for words in your twenties. But German is here to help.
What do you do if you move abroad and can’t find your favourite beers in your local supermarket? Brew some yourself, of course. And that’s how British entrepreneur Tim Sutton found himself bringing a little taste of England to the Swiss.
From a yoga festival in Geneva to a chance to ride up a Swiss mountain pass which has been closed to traffic, here are some great ideas for how to make the most of a late summer weekend in Switzerland.
Robert Frank, a trailblazing documentary photographer whose raw, piercing aesthetic placed him among the 20th century's greats, has died, according to his gallery. He was 94 years old.
A popular initiative calling for Switzerland to go carbon neutral by 2050 has collected enough signatures for the issue to go before Swiss voters in a referendum.
While Swiss drinking water is generally of high quality, supply to around 2.7 percent of the population does not meet current environmental standards, a new study has found.
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".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government plans to commit at least €100 billion on climate protection by 2030, according to a draft policy paper being discussed on Thursday.
In a rare show of support for Switzerland, regional leaders in Austria, France, Germany and Italy have called on Brussels to give the Swiss government time to drum up support for a draft deal on the future of Swiss–EU bilateral relations.