Switzerland

Grand Hotel Kronenhof: leaf-peeping in Switzerland
Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina, Switzerland
In Review

Grand Hotel Kronenhof: leaf-peeping in Switzerland

You needn’t cross the Atlantic to revel in an autumnal forest-scape of colour
17 Aug 2020
Search for owner of £150,000 haul of gold left on train
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Search for owner of £150,000 haul of gold left on train

Swiss authorities say the owner has five years to reclaim the haul
17 Jun 2020
Mürren: the great ski resort in the sky
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In Depth

Mürren: the great ski resort in the sky

Catch the world’s most adorable train into the farthest reaches of the Swiss Alps for some spectacular, secluded powder
30 Oct 2019
Jonathan Goldstein and family die in Swiss Alps
In Depth

Jonathan Goldstein and family die in Swiss Alps

Award-winning composer was piloting plane that came down near Italian border
28 Aug 2019
Geneva: so much more than just fondue and chocolate
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Geneva: so much more than just fondue and chocolate

13 Aug 2019
Why Swiss women are on strike
Women strike in Bern on 14 June 2019
In Depth

Why Swiss women are on strike

Thousands take to the streets to call for quicker progress towards wage equality
14 Jun 2019
The world's five most unusual referendums
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The world's five most unusual referendums

Not all countries allow for direct democracy and this might be why
29 Mar 2019

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Lausanne: the new Swiss wine capital
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Lausanne: the new Swiss wine capital

25 Feb 2019
Chedi Andermatt review: East meets West in the Swiss Alps
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Chedi Andermatt review: East meets West in the Swiss Alps

Eastern design and Alpine tradition await guests at this glamorous hotel
19 Feb 2019
Swiss Muslim fined £178 for saying ‘Allahu akbar’
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Swiss Muslim fined £178 for saying ‘Allahu akbar’

Man says he was manhandled by armed police after using the phrase
10 Jan 2019
Mark Acklom: who is UK’s most wanted conman?
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Mark Acklom: who is UK’s most wanted conman?

Fugitive in custody in Switzerland following police swoop
3 Jul 2018
World Cup group E: Brazil and Switzerland qualify
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World Cup group E: Brazil and Switzerland qualify

Group E final standings and results
27 Jun 2018
Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa: ageing gracefully
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In Review

Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa: ageing gracefully

4 Jun 2018
Europe at a crossroads: will the EU survive 2018?
Emmanuel Macron lays out his European vision
In Depth

Europe at a crossroads: will the EU survive 2018?

In Depth: as euroscepticism gathers pace and Merkel struggles to form a government, Macron is seeking to take the lead
5 Jan 2018
Swatch Vintage 84: a proper mechanical watch for £120
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In Review

Swatch Vintage 84: a proper mechanical watch for £120

A collaboration between the Swiss brand and one of the world's most respected watch websites
18 Dec 2017
Mountaintop grandeur: Bürgenstock Hotel review
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In Review

Mountaintop grandeur: Bürgenstock Hotel review

Vast and opulent, it’s not hard to feel as though you’ve been catapulted into a James Bond film
8 Dec 2017
‘Disgraceful’ penalty dents Northern Ireland’s cup dreams
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‘Disgraceful’ penalty dents Northern Ireland’s cup dreams

Renewed calls for more technology after referee’s blunder at Windsor Park
10 Nov 2017
World Cup dream burns bright for Northern Ireland
Michael O'Neill
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World Cup dream burns bright for Northern Ireland

Swiss stand in the way of ending a 31-year wait
9 Nov 2017
Germany accuses Switzerland of espionage
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In Brief

Germany accuses Switzerland of espionage

The investigation adds fire to a long-running tax dispute between the two countries
15 Aug 2017
Beyond ski: Old-world luxury at the Gstaad Palace
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In Review

Beyond ski: Old-world luxury at the Gstaad Palace

Fondue, Swiss chocolate and a 10,000sq-ft spa spell the last word in indulgence
27 Mar 2017
Baur au Lac: Effortless luxury on the edge of Lake Zurich
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In Review

Baur au Lac: Effortless luxury on the edge of Lake Zurich

The Baur au Lac was the hotel of choice for Marc Chagall, Richard Wagner and Alfred Nobel – and it's easy to see why
17 Feb 2017
'Annoying vegan' denied passport in Switzerland
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'Annoying vegan' denied passport in Switzerland

Local residents block application of outspoken animal rights activist - and other tall tales
12 Jan 2017
Sarah Ferguson applies for Swiss permanent residency
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Sarah Ferguson applies for Swiss permanent residency

Duchess of York plans to live in £13m ski chalet she bought with ex-husband, Prince Andrew
12 Feb 2016
HSBC REVERSAL: Bank closes Brits' Jersey accounts
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HSBC REVERSAL: Bank closes Brits' Jersey accounts

Move comes as HSBC battles tax allegations in Switzerland and a perception that offshore accounts are being abused
17 Mar 2015
Messi is Argentina's only hope as they stumble past Swiss
Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi
In Review

Messi is Argentina's only hope as they stumble past Swiss

Many people's tip for the tournament look ordinary against well-organised Switzerland
2 Jul 2014
Switzerland out in the cold after EU immigration vote
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Switzerland out in the cold after EU immigration vote

'All eyes will be on the reaction from Brussels' as Switzerland votes to limit immigration from the EU
10 Feb 2014
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