Why do some people greet each other with a kiss? Will the tradition last? This article is excerpted from the forthcoming "Atlas of Regional Expressions".
There's an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
The future of chocolate is in question as producers face challenges to keep up with new threats as well as rising demand from new consumer markets.
The world's largest financial scandal has toppled a government, threatened a currency, and revealed deeply problematic failings at a buccaneering Swiss bank.
How to move beyond the warm words about tackling urban heat islands to doing something about them.
The Victorian assisted dying laws are based on those in Oregon, which are quite conservative. Laws in the Netherlands, Belgium and Canada are more relaxed.
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
The Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Ireland are among the rich countries that funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.
Scotland is the latest place to look at piloting the concept.
In Switzerland, specific and often costly environmental policies are put to test through direct democracy.
Euroscepticism, referenda and debates about national identity: the similarities betwen Switzerland and the UK are striking.
Radical right populists are on the brink of power in Austria and making gains across the region. And the European leaders who once were willing to publicly condemn them are silent now.
Thanks to Brexit the NHS will be under-funded and short-staffed. Also, you might not receive free emergency healthcare if you travel to Europe.
Austria and the almost victory of the far right is a canary in a coal mine. A new political divide is emerging on both sides of the Atlantic.
The bilateral deals struck over the years between Switzerland and the EU have been suggested as alternatives for the UK if it votes to leave in the referendum.
The UK may have signed the UN drugs convention – with its emphasis on prohibition – but that doesn't mean it can't legalise the drug.
The reality is that intergovernmental relations are not the strong point of federal systems generally. But some do it better than others.
There have been squabbles of course, but the science project in Geneva is an example of putting differences aside to pursue common goals.
New report says households will be £4,300 worse off if we leave the EU. Here's the verdict.
Big data is about processing large amounts of data. It is often associated with multiplicities of data. But the ability to generate data outpaces the ability to store it.