Swiss Village Bans Photography As It’s Too Beautiful And Those Who Can’t Visit Will Be Sad! (Report)

Swiss Village Bans Photography As It’s Too Beautiful And Those Who Can’t Visit Will...

A Swiss village has banned tourists from taking pictures as they say the scenery is too beautiful for social media. Social media users have snapped back, with some saying the village should be relocated to...
Many sex workers in Switzerland still go unprotected

Many sex workers in Switzerland still go unprotected

Sex workers in Switzerland know about safe sex, yet many skip condoms for the sake of business. This is according to a new study by the University of Lausanne that surveyed nearly 600 sex...
Angry viewer threatens to bomb Swiss TV station

Angry viewer threatens to bomb Swiss TV station

A man has been fined for threatening to blow up Swiss broadcaster SRF after the television programme he intended to watch didn’t air on time. The incident dates from last February when the 54-year-old from...
It’s nearly all about work

It’s nearly all about work

Until mid-September Zurich is playing host to the European Biennial of contemporary art, Manifesta. The more than 30 venues and collaborations in and around Switzerland’s largest city focus on the value of work with...
Switzerland: US shooting itself in the foot on climate deal

Switzerland: US shooting itself in the foot on climate deal

Swiss politicians and scientific leaders are disappointed and baffled at US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate deal but agree that in doing so, the world’s...
The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths

The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths

On a recent hike in the Swiss Alps, this journalist was caught in a snowstorm. Inadequately dressed, the cold was beginning to bite. Then, through the clouds, I saw a mountain railway built in...
Swiss nationality request rejected for not repaying welfare

Swiss nationality request rejected for not repaying welfare

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a family of Iraqi and Pakistani origin whose Swiss nationality application was rejected due to non-repayment of social welfare benefits. The family - a 50-year...
Same-sex marriage delayed in Switzerland

Same-sex marriage delayed in Switzerland

The Swiss parliament has extended by two years its deadline for deciding on allowing gay marriage. It has given a parliamentary legal affairs committee until summer 2019 to draw up a bill on implementing the...
Swiss aviation pioneer brings electric flights into present

Swiss aviation pioneer brings electric flights into present

Tiny all-electric planes that can take off and land vertically - this sci-fi future is not that far away, and Solar Impulse pilot and co-founder André Borschberg wants a slice of the action. His...
The Swiss postman may not always ring twice

The Swiss postman may not always ring twice

The Swiss Post should act in a socially responsible way when it comes to future closures of post offices, according to public oversight body PostCom which argues that profitability should not trump regional needs. The...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...