Since the emergence of civil aviation, Switzerland has been documented comprehensively using aerial photographs. The images from a bird’s eye perspective have not simply been...

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The watch industry has rediscovered its lustre after major crises. It has been one of Switzerland’s most successful sectors for years. A chronicle of folklore and marketing in the...

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An immigration initiative will be put to the vote for the second time this year on 30 November. It is not just more radical than the initiative against mass immigration adopted in...

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The Muggio Valley in the south of Ticino was voted “landscape of the year 2014”. The region’s museum of ethnography has been endeavouring to restore and preserve this cultural and...

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Thanks to their victories in ocean racing and the America’s Cup, the Swiss have established themselves at the top of international sailing. Love of the sea is alive and well in...

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The issue of taxes, fairness and wealthy foreigners will be decided on 30 November. There will be a vote in Switzerland on the future of flat-rate...

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Politics
10/02/2014

Gold as a nest egg?

“Gold remains the foundation of a stable Swiss franc,” contends SVP National Councillor Luzi Stamm, one of the figures behind the gold initiative....

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Organisation of the swiss abroad

The varied offering at the Congress of the Swiss Abroad attracted around 320 Swiss Abroad this year as well as several visitors from Switzerland.

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10/02/2014

OSA advice

I am Swiss and live abroad. I have a close relationship with Switzerland and would like my estate to be administered through Switzerland. Is this...

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New Year ski camp in Sedrun (Grisons), 27 December 2014 to 5 January 2015
The popular ski resort in the Grisons mountains is a hit with young Swiss...

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