Swiss farmers: dog poo is poisoning our cows

Swiss farmers: dog poo is poisoning our cows

Some farmers northern Switzerland are concerned that dog poo left on grass is dangerous for their cows as it can transmit deadly parasites.

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel

Excavation work on the Gotthard Base Tunnel has been completed, bringing Switzerland one step closer to the realization of the world’s longest rail link in the heart of the Alps. 

Watchmakers upbeat at Basel luxury fair

Watchmakers upbeat at Basel luxury fair

Watchmakers gave upbeat forecasts for 2011 at the industry's largest fair on Wednesday, although the Japan earthquake and instability in the Middle East cast a shadow.