Sergei Lavrov arrives to meet his Swiss counterpart

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is welcomed by his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis in Geneva. IMAGES

Swiss farmer’s quest to save cow horns goes to vote

Concern over the cruelty of removing a cow’s horns had not been one of Switzerland’s most pressing political issues. So when livestock farmer Armin Capaul — inspired by conversations with his cattle — managed to force a national vote on the question following an upstart campaign that began with few resources and no political support, he became a media celebrity.

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Gigantic postcard on Swiss glacier asking to stop climate change

A massive collage of 125,000 drawings and messages from children around the world about climate change is rolled out on a shrinking Swiss glacier, smashing the world record for giant postcards.

Cheesy music: Swiss experiment with sound to make cheese tastier

When searching a fromagerie for the perfect chunk of cheddar or parmesan, cheese aficionados have probably never grilled vendors over what kind of music was played to their cheeses. But a Swiss cheesemaker has embarked on an experiment to test the impact of music on Emmental, one of the most famous cheeses in Switzerland, even if it prompts pundits to write such grating remarks as: you gouda brie kidding!

Swiss glaciers affected by months of warm weather

Despite an exceptionally snow-filled winter, Swiss glaciers have lost 2.5 percent of their volume this year, a report which dubs 2018 “a year of extremes,” says.

ICEsat-2: measuring changes to Earth’s ice

Videographic illustrating NASA’s ICEsat2 mission under way to measure changes in ice elevation on Earth. Swiss glaciers have lost 2.5 percent of their volume this year, according to a new report.VIDEOGRAPHICS

A Swiss exhibition celebrates LSD’s 75th anniversary

Lysergic acid diethylamide was labelled a “problem child” by the man who discovered its hallucinogenic properties in 1943: as it turns 75, the drug known as LSD may now be changing its image.