The United Nations has a long history of urging corporations to respect human rights. What methods have they used and to what degree was it successful?
GALLERY: it's 50 years since the first women's football team was officially recognised in Switzerland.
Have you heard of the Swiss film “The Divine Order”? It's about how women in Switzerland got the right to vote, and it's become a box office hit here. The film's director Petra Volpe has travelled to Hollywood, where she's meeting big-name producers and looking for her next project.
From our business coverage: Swiss watch exports are enjoying a rise this year, thanks in large part to more Asian clients and a later Chinese New Year.
Swiss voters will have their say on whether their country should get a new joint national park with Italy.
What do Céline Dion, Romansh and Swiss television all have in common?
Why are fewer children being adopted in Switzerland? Find out in our article.
Did you know that Swiss who live near the border sometimes go to a different country to do their shopping? That's because there's a big difference in the price of food! 👀
This is what happens when the long-term unemployed and refugees get a chance to lend a hand to someone who needs it. 👐
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Schweizer Fernsehen SRF und die internationale Medienlandschaft
Sichtweisen und Beobachtungen eines 55-jährigen Schweizers, der die Hälfte seines Lebens in der Schweiz und die andere in Südkalifornien verbracht hat.
Many refugees rely on social assistance
Social welfare cases in Switzerland are on the rise, and the numbers are quite high among refugees. (SRF/swissinfo.ch) In 2016, the number of people in Switzerland claiming welfare increased...
People with mental illness help each other
How can mentally ill people find work more easily or find the courage to take another step on the road to recovery? One answer is if they have the support of people who have been through something...
'Swissmade' label: the pros and cons
In recent years, the Swiss watch-making industry has suffered from the strong Swiss franc and export-related difficulties. The figures are gradually improving. But for some companies the “Swissne...
Famous castle faces funding shortfall
Chillon Castle on Lake Geneva is one of the most impressive and most visited medieval castles in Europe, but its managers are now worried about its upkeep. (SRF/swissinfo.ch) --- swissinfo.ch...
Boris Johnson's "mummy"
This is thought to be UK Foreign Minister, Boris Johnson's great-great-great-great-great-grandmother. The best-known mummy in Switzerland was for decades a riddle to scientists. After 40 years,...
Swiss medical students follow their dream in Romania
It's notoriously difficult to gain university places in medicine and veterinary science in Switzerland, so a growing number of Swiss are going to Romania to study instead. (RTS/swissinfo.ch)...
Working the land like our ancestors did
Can agroforestry fight soil and air pollution? Nouvo brings you short videos about Switzerland, Swiss current affairs and the wider world. Keep up to date and watch the videos wherever you...
Hale-and-hearty pensioners help their elders
When “young” pensioners invest time in helping those more senior than themselves: a St. Gallen-based model is breaking new ground in Switzerland. The first-ever scientific report on the...
Forget fish and chips, this is raclette, London-style
Switzerland's famous cheese dish is going down a treat in London, whether in “revisited” form on the Camden Market or in a more classic style on the Borough Market. Valais' “national...
A Swiss director in Hollywood
The film “The Divine Order” directed by Petra Volpe was a hit at the box office in Switzerland and also attracted considerable attention abroad. Swiss public television, SRF, visited Petra...