September 26, 2023

Swiss health insurance rates to rise by 8.7 percent in 2024

At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Switzerland’s Health Minister announced “the highest increase since 2018". How much more will you have to pay for obligatory health insurance premiums next year?
September 26, 2023

How do you know you've been living in Geneva too long?

When you first arrive in Switzerland’s second-largest city, you may feel overwhelmed. But with time, you become so assimilated, you feel you've been there too long.
September 26, 2023

Everything that changes in Switzerland in October 2023

Higher rents, higher health insurance premiums — and other changes you can expect in Switzerland in the month of October.
September 26, 2023

Today in Switzerland: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

MPs push for joint custody of children after parents' divorce; assisted suicide referendum is in the making in Geneva, and other Swiss news in our Tuesday roundup.
September 25, 2023

What are rights to time off in Switzerland if you child is ill?

Certain countries are more generous than others when it comes to allowing workers to take time off if their child is ill. What does Switzerland allow?
September 25, 2023

10 unmissable events in Switzerland this October

From celebrity spotting at Zurich’s film festival to cheese tasting and embracing Irish culture in Fribourg, here are the top events you shouldn’t miss out on this October in Switzerland.
September 25, 2023

What is Switzerland's ‘rent calculator’ and how can it help you?

With higher rents throughout Switzerland on the horizon, this online tool can help tenants determine whether their landlord is overcharging them.
September 25, 2023

British hiker found dead in Switzerland three months after going missing

Aidan Roche, 29, from Middlesbrough was last heard from in June while walking Eiger trail in Swiss AlpsPolice in Switzerland have found the body of a British hiker who was missing for three months, his family have confirmed.Aidan Roche, 29, an offshore chemical engineer from Middlesbrough, was last heard from on 22 June while hiking on the Eiger trail in the Grindelwald area of the Swiss Alps, about 50 miles (80km) from Berne. Continue reading...
September 25, 2023

Where in Switzerland are property prices falling?

Housing is expensive in Switzerland, but the declining real estate prices are making home ownership just a tad more affordable.
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