Swiss Info

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:45:00 GMT
Swiss minister talks finance and free trade in India
Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer has held talks in New Delhi with India’s finance and foreign ministers. On the agenda were bilateral trade issues and India’s upcoming G20 presidency. With his Indian counterparts Nirmala Sitharaman and Subrahm...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:28:00 GMT
Swiss railways celebrate anniversary with historic trains
Celebrations have been launched to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the first time-tabled railway route in Switzerland. Transport Minister Simonetta Sommaruga and a delegation of dignitaries travelled the 23km stretch of railway line from the to...

Tue, 9 Aug 2022 16:38:00 GMT
Prehistoric graves give insights into burial practices
A burial site from the Bronze Age has been discovered in a mountain village near the town of Sion in south-western Switzerland. At least 18 graves, containing human bones and burial objects in stone-built coffin-like boxes from 2000 BC were unearthe...

Tue, 9 Aug 2022 12:32:00 GMT
Wolf population thrives in Swiss Alps
The number of wolves in the Swiss Alps will continue to grow even if hunting regulations were to be eased, according to experts. The Wolf Switzerland group said more than 250 wolf packs were living in Europe’s Alpine environment last year, while t...

Tue, 9 Aug 2022 09:54:00 GMT
Swiss teachers concerned about education standards
The teachers’ association has warned of a decline in teaching quality at Swiss schools due to a lack of certified staff. An increasing number of primary schools have had to resort to personnel who lack a professional qualification as a teacher, as...