Switzerland's news in English
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Taiwan launched a global appeal on Monday May 21st to be granted access to the World Health Organization's main annual meeting, after tensions with China led to its exclusion for a second straight year.
Glencore may face a British fraud probe into alleged corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bloomberg reported Friday May 18th, sending the Swiss miner's share price tumbling.
Sweden retained their world championship
title with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over plucky Switzerland in
Copenhagen on Sunday.
The Greek parliament Saturday ended a probe into alleged kickbacks paid by Swiss pharma giant Novartis to senior politicians, saying it did not have the jurisdiction to investigate bribery and money laundering claims.
It's one of the great pleasures of life in Switzerland – sitting with a glass of (overpriced) wine in the restaurant car of a train and watching the spectacular scenery roll by.
Over a thousand Eritreans protested outside the Swiss national parliament on Friday against tough new rules that could see as many as 3,200 people returned to the autocratic African country.
Eastern Switzerland has a new tourist attraction in the form of a beautiful treetop walkway that rises up to 50 metres off the forest floor and allows people to experience the flora and fauna in a whole new way.
Just a week after 104-year-old Australian scientist David Goodall made international headlines by choosing to end his life in Switzerland using Swiss group Eternal Spirit, the founder of the assisted dying association Dignitas is appearing in a Zurich district court.
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees is fuelling "unrealistic" hopes of return after 70 years of exodus and is therefore helping keep the Mideast conflict alive, Switzerland's foreign minister has said.
Researchers at Zurich's ETH university have developed a tiny device for detecting people by smell which could provide essential assistance in the search for people buried by avalanches and earthquakes.
The machines have become a feature of Swiss gardens in recent years but they are not without their dangers.
When a man in the Swiss city of Lugano dressed up as the comic character Deadpool to attend a sneak preview of the new Deadpool 2 film on Monday evening he got far more than he bargained for.
Three members of the Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (ISSC) facing trial on charges of having produced illegal propaganda for the terrorist organisation Al-Qaeda refused to answer questions in the Federal Criminal Court on Wednesday.
When I moved to Switzerland in January 2011 and lived in French-speaking Nyon, near Geneva, I would not have imagined myself saying that Zug is now becoming the best place to live in Switzerland.
A four-legged animal, captured in a photo by a member of the public in the canton of Zurich on Monday, is a wolf, experts have confirmed.
Felix R. Ehrat is to resign from the Basel-based pharma after revelations the firm paid $1.2 million to a company controlled by the US president’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen.
A fire that caused the death of a German Tesla driver in the Swiss canton of Ticino on May 10th may have been caused by the battery, firefighters in the city of Bellinzona have suggested.
Switzerland may have some of the most beautiful banknotes in the world but a new bakery in Zurich doesn’t want a bar of them.
Russian anti-virus software firm Kaspersky Lab, which is suspected by US authorities of helping the Kremlin's espionage efforts, said Tuesday it was moving its core infrastructure and operations to
The median Swiss wage before taxes was 6,502 francs (€5,450, $6,497) in 2016, with workers in the insurance, IT and finance sectors among the top earners, new statistics show.