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29/08/2014 Wingsuit daredevils risking their lives on the Swiss Alps

Playing Icarus as they leap off sheer cliffs and fly at eye-watering speeds along mountainsides, thrill-seekers dressed like flamboyant bats have...

26/08/2014 Swiss private banks to release first-ever results

The elite of Swiss private banks will Tuesday begin lifting the veil on their books after a radical shift in their business model, amid tougher...

18/08/2014 WHO tackles Ebola through global airline and travel sector

The World Health Organization said that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread...

26/08/2014 WHO calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

The World Health Organization called Tuesday on governments should ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, warning that they pose a "serious...

26/08/2014 Swiss satisfied by first sex drive-in

Swiss authorities are basking in the afterglow of a decision to create a 'sex drive-in' in Zurich, with social services hailing it a...

29/07/2014 Administration overload impedes HR professionals

The Global Mobility Survey 2014 found that immigration, tax and administration compliance are three main factors that hinder expat professionals...

13/08/2014 Landslide causes Swiss train carriage to derail

A landslide derailed a passenger train in the Swiss mountains, sending one carriage plunging into a ravine but it appeared that miraculously there...

 
 
 
 
 
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Residence and work permits in Switzerland

Residence and work permits in Switzerland

How to apply for a residency or work permit in Switzerland for you and your family.

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

Information about renting property and obtaining a mortgage in Switzerland.

Switzerland's healthcare system

Switzerland's healthcare system

Information about the Swiss healthcare system, health insurance, pharmacies and emergency numbers.

Banking in Switzerland

Banking in Switzerland

Explaining Swiss currency, banknotes, credit cards and bureaux de change.