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Elderly prisoners Dying in dignity behind bars

Swiss prisons were designed for?young offenders?released after serving their sentences. However, the number of older inmates is steadily increasing.

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Over-60s inmates Nursing home behind prison bars

Inside a '60-plus' prison in Switzerland - a 'laboratory' for the humane incarceration of older inmates.

Vocational training competition Swiss put their professional skills to the test

How do you?prepare?for an international vocational skills competition?

Political campaign Right-wing apple opens can of worms

A?campaign poster for the conservative right Swiss People's Party is dividing opinion even within the party.

72nd Locarno Film Festival The Grand Hotel Locarno – where it all began

Asleep for 15 years, the majestic Grande Albergo Locarno has briefly opened its doors to offer a glimpse of Festival history.

Inside ‘On’ shoes The making of a Swiss footwear multinational

Swiss footwear company On is making a name for itself in an industry that has been dominated by big players like Nike. What makes it different?

Fran?ois Bonivard In the footsteps of the real prisoner of Chillon

Chateau de Chillon is the most-visited monument in Switzerland. Its reputation is due in large part to Lord Byron’s poem, The Prisoner of Chillon.