Fancy phones force watchmakers to innovate

Fancy phones force watchmakers to innovate

With the younger generation opting to use their smartphones to tell time, the watch-making industry is being forced to get smart and high-tech to recapture consumers, AFP's Hui Min Neo discovers at the Baselworld watch and jewellery fair.

Police: Zurich is getting even safer

Police: Zurich is getting even safer

Picturesque Zurich is generally associated with a safe and crime-free quality of life. Now official figures show that life in Switzerland's largest city is getting even safer.

Swiss Defence Minister slams “Atomic Hysteria”

Swiss Defence Minister slams “Atomic Hysteria”

Swiss defence minister Ueli Maurer has said he sees no reason to reassess Switzerland's attitude to nuclear power following the Fukushima crisis.