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Monday 18th November

'Fondue is Swiss... the French just don't know how to make it'

'Fondue is Swiss... the French just don't know how to make it'

Can real fondue only be made with gruyere cheese, as the Swiss insist?

Sunday 17th November

Climate protesters block Geneva's private jet terminal

Climate protesters block Geneva's private jet terminal

Dozens of climate activists blocked access to the private jet terminal at Geneva airport Saturday, demanding a halt to the "absurd" mode of luxury transportation.

Saturday 16th November

Damning report takes aim at lax Swiss tobacco rules

Damning report takes aim at lax Swiss tobacco rules

Switzerland is doing far too little to rein in tobacco and nicotine use, and is especially lax on vaping rules, according to a commission report, which blamed hefty industry lobbying.

Friday 15th November

Why salaries in Switzerland need to rise (according to unions)

Why salaries in Switzerland need to rise (according to unions)

The Swiss Trade Union (USS) is demanding higher wages for Switzerland's workers to offset the high cost of living and decreasing purchasing power. Do they have a point?

Thursday 14th November

How the new Léman Express train link will ease Geneva’s traffic woes
FOR MEMBERS

How the new Léman Express train link will ease Geneva's traffic woes

Opening in mid-December, the Léman Express is set to be Europe's largest cross-border train network. Here's how it will reduce journey times and cut traffic in and around Geneva.

Wednesday 13th November

Where in Switzerland do all the international residents live?
FOR MEMBERS

Where in Switzerland do all the international residents live?

Almost one third of adult residents of Switzerland are born outside the country - but where in Switzerland do they all live? We take a closer look.

Tuesday 12th November

In Numbers: What we know about Switzerland's foreign residents
FOR MEMBERS

In Numbers: What we know about Switzerland's foreign residents

Almost one in four Swiss residents are foreign born. From why they decided to move to Switzerland to how many learn the languages, we breakdown what you need to know about Switzerland's foreign population.