Sci & Tech
Surviving as a UN intern in Geneva
The UN attracts workers from all over the world to Geneva, including thousands of interns.
A suicide assistant at work
Jürg Billwiller, a suicide assistant with Exit, takes the train to Bern to oversee the last moments of one patient's life.
Crematoriums reaching their limit
The numbers of Covid-19 infections and hospitalisations in Switzerland are high but stabilising. While there's hardly any corona related deaths...
The Swiss teachers who give lessons outdoors
As the pandemic continues, should children be taught outside to minimise risk of infection? The Danes think it’s a good idea. 20% of their schools...
Zurich by Koyo
Koyo Kouoh speaks about Switzerland and her upbringing in the Zurich of the 1980s and 1990s.
Why a pandemic is the ideal breeding ground for fake news
As Covid-19 spreads among the world's population, so too does disinformation about the virus.
Heard the one about the Swiss sense of humour?
The Swiss have a reputation for being rather humourless. But are they just misunderstood?
Women’s football showcased in Zurich
The 50th anniversary of the women’s football league in Switzerland is being marked with a special exhibition in Zurich.
SwissCovid tracing app launched
A new contact tracing app is now available for newer smartphones. If a user tests positive for coronavirus, everyone with whom that person was in...
Speaking out over racism in Switzerland
Swiss public Television, SRF, spoke to five young people about their experiences with racism in Switzerland.
Fighting for free sanitary products in schools
After Bern's cantonal government refused to provide schools with free sanitary products, one town is going its own way.
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.
Living with danger
Life is slowly returning to normal in Switzerland: there are very few new Covid-19 infections and people are no longer being fined for ignoring...
When zoo animals come into your front room.
Zoos are closed in Switzerland for the time being due to coronavirus, but that doesn’t stop children at home from learning about them.
Following Swiss footsteps in New Orleans
Thanks to a shipwreck, this man was born in Louisiana rather than Switzerland.
Summer holidays will be sourced locally this year
With many travel restrictions and planes stuck on the ground, summer 2020 is the time to rediscover your own country.
Helping people to breathe
Production has been stepped up at a company in eastern Switzerland that makes breathing machines.
Journalists take on social media 'stay home' challenge
People who can work from home have shared videos on social media to show how they are coping with doing their job from inside their own four walls.
Swiss public fridges cut waste and help the poor
In Switzerland, almost one in ten people suffer from or are at risk of poverty. More and more citizen initiatives are being created to help them.
Shopping for the elderly in a time of pandemic
Local aid groups are popping up in Switzerland to help those most vulnerable to the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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