"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Sam is the University of Zurich’s latest robot. Sam – short for Sweating Agile Mannequin – is helping researchers develop new fibres to make clothes
The free circulation of people but not necessarily of goods will now be the norm in Switzerland. The Alpine nation has always had strict limits on
The border patrol in Switzerland is still hard at work but it is no longer business as usual with major changes in force from today. Routine passport
The Swiss National Bank has slashed interest rates by a further half a percent. This is its fourth cut in two months, dropping the cost of borrowing
The Swiss People’s Party, the SVP, is very clear about its likes and dislikes: tightening up on immigration – for; abortion – against; closer ties
The Swiss right-wing is back in the government tonight. But it is not party leader Christoph Blocher who has been re-elected to the cabinet, but the
The right-wing Swiss Peoples Party has its foot back in the door of power thanks to Ueli Maurer, an anti-European xenophobe who is now the new Swiss
Swiss banking’s number two, Credit Suisse, has announced it is to cut 5,300 jobs. That means around 11 percent of the group’s global workforce will
If confirmation were needed about the severity of the world credit crisis, the fallout has now hit one of Switzerland’s major financial names. Credit
Celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration next month have been launched with a major work of art.
The dome of the
Switzerland’s top two banks have taken emergency measures to shore up their finances. Credit Suisse is raising new funds from private investors while
French engineering company Alstom is again in the legal firing line following a raid on several of its Swiss branches and an arrest. Some 50 Swiss
Switzerland’s biggest open-air music event, the Paleo Festival, sold out this year, with some 225,000 music lovers making the trip to Nyon by Lake
Switzerland has reacted cautiously to reports that Libya is to cut off oil sales to the country following the arrest of Colonel Gadaffi’s youngest
A diplomatic crisis is brewing between Libya and Switzerland following the arrest of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s youngest son. Demonstrators in Tripoli
At The Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival, organisers are busy behind the scenes on the 8th edition of the annual sci-fi
Reclusive Argentine pianist Martha Argerich takes to the stage at the annual Lugano festival in Switzerland.