Switzerland's news in English
Updated: 1 week 5 days ago
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) plans to cut 200 jobs, rather than the 250 previously announced.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast Switzerland’s economy will grow by 3% by the end of 2018.
Switzerland’s first carpool lane, and the first international carpool lane in Europe, has been opened along the Thônex-Vallard border crossing near Geneva.
Zurich chef Heiko Nieder has been named Gault & Millau’s male ‘Chef of the Year 2019’.
Some machines at rural stations print less than 10 tickets per day. It costs 30,000 Swiss francs to replace them and the SBB, the national rail authority, is taking the decisions to replace them on a case-by-case basis as digital ticket sales boom.
The Swiss banking giant UBS goes on trial in Paris on Monday October 8th to face accusations it orchestrated a huge tax fraud scheme for wealthy French clients, with potential fines of billions of euros.
A fire on the night of Sunday October 7th burned a restaurant to the ground in the canton of St Gallen. Two people lost their lives and at least two more were injured.
As part of a new international initiative, Switzerland's tax authority is sharing information on its notoriously secret banking system with foreign partner agencies.
The US actor is in the city as a guest of honour during the final weekend of this year's film gala, which features more than 150 movies and half a dozen new sections and awards.
The Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest particle accelerator, has led to key breakthroughs in science, including the discovery of Higgs boson, writes Todd Adams, professor of physics at Florida State University.
Passengers simply need to log into their app, which will then automatically calculate the lowest fare as you travel.
The initiative calls for the Swiss government to subsidise farmers who don't burn off their goats and cows' horns.
The Russian billionaire owner of AS Monaco football club has sued Sotheby's in New York for $380 million (€329 million), accusing the auction house of helping a Swiss art dealer defraud him.
The city council is apparently in negotiations with the US accommodation bookings site to have overnight tourism taxes applied directly to the booking price.
A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday October 1st, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
Several experiments conducted by Swiss scientists and pioneers have shown that the colour pink can reduce aggressive behaviour in psychiatric patients and inmates, writes Julie Irish from Iowa State University.