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Switzerland's reputation slips: survey

Switzerland's reputation slips: survey

Canada has overtaken Switzerland to take the top spot in the world's largest survey of country reputations.

Health premiums set to rise steeply next year

Health premiums set to rise steeply next year

Despite negative inflation in Switzerland, householders will have to pay substantially more for heath care next year, the health insurance association Sant├ęsuisse has warned.

Hygiene rules being flouted in outdoor pools

Hygiene rules being flouted in outdoor pools

Swiss pool attendants are warning that water quality is suffering as swimmers flout the rules regarding showering and enter the pool with their underwear on.

Foreign workers struggle to find the right job

Foreign workers struggle to find the right job

Immigrant workers are often overqualified for the job they do in Switzerland, and are less likely to occupy a management position, new government statistics show.