Booming Geneva, beaming Locarno and rocky Nyon

Here are the top stories we’re following in the week of August 3: Monday: What’s behind Geneva’s immigration influx, the largest since the 1960s? We analyse the data and hear the stories of some of the new arrivals. Tuesday: Lights, cameras, azione! The curtain goes up at the Locarno International Film Festival this week. In an interview, festival president Marco Solari stresses the importance of artistic independence and multiculturalism in Switzerland. Wednesday: Rural sporting camps for young people are institutions in cantons Vaud and Fribourg, but they have had to adapt to maintain their appeal. Friday: To mark the 200th birthday of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, we look at the institution’s legacy – both in Switzerland and the scientific world – and the significance of the “feline rock” near Nyon!                                      What you may have missed:
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