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Obituary Popular Swiss homeless pastor dies

Ernst Sieber, arguably Switzerland’s best-known pastor and champion of the homeless has died at the age of 91.

Society taboo Young carers face many obstacles

Switzerland’s first ever figures show that almost 8% of children aged 10-15 are young carers – far more than previously thought.

Unroyal How to marry like a Swiss commoner

How does a typical Swiss couple get married? We’ve created a handy guide on how to tie the knot in Switzerland.

Democracy players Anja Wyden Guelpa: taking democracy to today’s youth

Anja Wyden Guelpa, chief of staff of Geneva's government, is considered one of the most active promoters of democracy in Switzerland. 

Gaétan Girardin, former young carer

Gaétan Girardin, on what support would be needed for young carers. Video courtesy: Careum/Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences 

Giulia, young carer

Giulia talks about her experiences looking after her mother. Video courtesy: Careum/Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences 

Ecumenical pilgrimage Why is the pope visiting the Geneva-based World Council of Churches?

Next month’s visit to Geneva by Pope Francis goes under the motto ‘Walking, praying and working together’.

HIGH education = high price? Do Swiss universities offer the best value for money?

Here is a meta-analysis by that combines the most popular university rankings to find out which ones are the best bargains.