Sci & Tech
How the Swiss Abroad celebrate their national day
The Swiss are celebrating their National Day, not only here but in every country where Swiss people are now living and working.
Diplomatic back channels: Switzerland helps end the Algerian War
Switzerland offered its good offices to arrange negotiations between Algerian and French delegations, which led to the end of the Algerian War.
The Swiss restaurant that serves up leftovers
Would you eat warmed up leftovers? You can get them at a new pop-up restaurant in eastern Switzerland that is fighting food waste.
Diplomatic back channels: years of USA-Syria talks in Geneva
Stretching over several decades, meetings in Geneva between American presidents and Syrian president Hafez al-Assad, raised hopes of peace in the...
Diplomatic back channels: Castro stretches out a hand to Clinton in Geneva
Castro flew to Geneva in 1998. His hopes to initiate ties with Clinton were dashed, but he left a lasting impression on the international community.
Diplomatic back channels: when Reagan and Gorbachev met in Geneva
When Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, it won’t be the first time the leaders of two superpowers hold a summit in the Swiss city.
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.
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