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Swiss government sanctions u-turn
Neutral Switzerland followed the European Union (EU) on Monday in sanctioning Russia.
ESG bonds and their use cases explained
Interest in ESG bonds has been steadily growing but what exactly are they and why are they being bought and sold?
Empowering linguistic diversity in newsrooms
Take a look behind the scenes of SWI swissinfo.ch.
How to multiply the number of solar energy sites in Switzerland
Switzerland is experimenting with solar energy solutions to help meet its ambitious 2050 CO2 goal.
Geneva Internationals: Improving storytelling in international development
Meet Joan Okitoi-Heisig, a communications specialist who helps international development actors better communicate about their work.
Geneva Internationals: Using AI to solve real-world problems
Meet Mohanty Sharada, an AI specialist. Many of his friends moved to Silicon Valley, but he stayed to create a start-up in Geneva.
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Geneva Internationals: When people collide at CERN, not particles
Meet Oday Darwich, a computer scientist who brings together researchers, industry and society to work on quantum computers.
In Kari Voutilainen's watch workshop
SWI swissinfo.ch meets star watchmaker Kari Voutilainen at his workshop in canton Neuchâtel.
Hollywood gives Swiss bankers a bad rap
The director of the Swiss national film archives explains how Hollywood is helping to keep clichés about dishonest Swiss bankers alive.
Swiss multinationals in brief
What is a multinational and which criteria makes it Swiss? Why are there so many in Switzerland, what's their economic impact on the job market?
Are electric planes about to conquer the skies?
This summer the world's first electric-powered aircraft was certified and flew its maiden flight in Switzerland.
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The Alpine rail link project, explained
The inauguration of the Ceneri base tunnel in southern Switzerland marks the symbolic completion of the Alptransit project.
Why is Switzerland so expensive?
Switzerland is eye-wateringly pricey. But do the people earning a Swiss wage see these sky-high costs the same way?
How I built my own Swiss watch – in a day
A start-up lets you make a Swiss mechanical watch and take it home with you at the end of the day.
Baking the Swiss way in Boston
Swiss couple Helene and Thomas Stohr run their own bakery in Massachusetts. Every day, they produce an array of Swiss and European treats.
Volunteers sought to help alpine farmers
Switzerland’s Alpine farmers are suffering from a lack of volunteers from the EU due to closed borders.
Swiss get ready to holiday at home - safely
Swiss people are being discouraged from travelling abroad, even after the borders open, because of the continuing danger of catching Covid-19.
Mask production stepped up in Switzerland
Swiss companies overcome supply bottlenecks and ramp up mask production.
Helping people to breathe
Production has been stepped up at a company in eastern Switzerland that makes breathing machines.
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