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Struggling Swiss former winner Stan Wawrinka's Australian Open campaign is over after a convincing second round defeat by American Tennys Sandgren on Thursday, while compatriot Roger Federer advanced smoothly to the third round.
The amount of wood derived from trees uprooted by storm Eleanor in the first week of January is 1.3 million cubic metres, the Swiss federal environment office (BAFU) announced on Wednesday.
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will see the rich and famous flying in on private jets to Davos-Klosters from January 23rd-26th. The Local takes a closer look.
The grandchildren of immigrants to Switzerland will be able to access the facilitated naturalization process from February 15th, the Swiss government has said.
Two men were thankful to be alive after spending six hours stuck on a ledge in the mountains on Sunday in -10C temperatures.
Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, the source of revelations about state-sponsored doping in Russia, is expected to testify next week at a Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing involving the appeals of 39 Russians banned for doping.
A group of Americans in Switzerland is staging a public event in Zurich on Saturday to apologize for the “damage that the current US administration is trying to cause around the world”.
Switzerland may not be in the European Union but it could nevertheless face its own ‘Brexit’ if the Swiss people were to vote against the free movement of people.
The 2017 hunting season was one of the biggest ever in the canton of Graubünden, with a total of 6,507 wild deer killed in an extended season, according to the authorities.
Nestlé said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its US candy business to Italy's Ferrero for CHF 2.7 billion ($2.8 billion/2.3 billion euros) in cash as the Swiss food giant shakes up its product portfolio.
US President Donald Trump's planned visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos next week will likely eclipse the long list of other movers and shakers set to attend.
Defending champion Roger Federer dazzled under the Australian Open lights to waltz through to the second round with a
straight sets win over Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday.
The right-wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) on Tuesday launched a new popular initiative aiming to end Switzerland’s free movement agreement with the EU and give Switzerland full control over immigration.
More than two years after a woman from the Lucerne region was raped in a horrific attack which left her paralyzed, the public prosecutor on Monday said it was closing the case, even though the perpetrator still hasn’t been caught.
Former champion Stan Wawrinka was taken to four sets before winning his first match since knee surgery in July at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
A 64-year-old woman died in the Swiss Alps on Monday after her sled veered off course and plunged off a cliff onto train tracks below, police said.
More than half of Swiss questioned say they are dissatisfied with the work being done by the Federal Council.
The United States embassy in Bern has issued a warning to its citizens in Switzerland to stay away from demonstrations ahead of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.
Fewer people migrated to Switzerland last year than at any point in the past 10 years.
Three people died in two separate accidents in the central and eastern Swiss mountains on Saturday.