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Swiss postal service shows off delivery drone

Swiss postal service shows off delivery drone

Wondering where your package is? Look up!

Geneva smashes records with temps nudging 40C

Geneva smashes records with temps nudging 40C

The mercury rose to almost 40C in Geneva on Tuesday, smashing weather records, as other cities in western Switzerland also recorded historic highs on the seventh day of a sizzling heatwave set to give way to thunderstorms and cooler conditions on Wednesday.

Ten tips for finding true love in Switzerland

Ten tips for finding true love in Switzerland

Looking for love in a foreign country can be daunting but with the help of Geneva-based psychologist and writer Lesley Lawson-Botez, The Local has come up with ten tips for finding love Swiss-style.

Federer looks 'invincible' from performance so far

Federer looks 'invincible' from performance so far

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer is looking increasingly untouchable at the All England Club after making the quarterfinals without being broken and boasting a remarkable serving sequence.

Ten tips for Swiss business etiquette

Ten tips for Swiss business etiquette

Congratulations, you've just landed yourself a job in Switzerland. Now for the hard part: learning a new business etiquette. To help you find your feet quickly, we've asked Swiss business image consultant Monika Seeger for some tips.

Swiss artist held for nude Eiffel Tower selfies

Swiss artist held for nude Eiffel Tower selfies

The Eiffel Tower may be the world's most popular spot to take a selfie but there are limits, even in the art world, as a Swiss artist known for her nude performances found out.

Swiss job market defies strong franc worries

Swiss job market defies strong franc worries

The official Swiss unemployment rate fell for the fourth consecutive month in June as Switzerland's job market continued to defy concerns about the impact of the strong franc on the economy.

Heatwave forces Geneva to close public libraries

Heatwave forces Geneva to close public libraries

The ongoing heatwave in the city of Geneva has forced authorities to close seven municipal libraries on Tuesday because they lack air conditioning.