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Priest cancels biker blessing after bread theft

A traditional Catholic Mass to bless a rally for motorcyclists has been cancelled due to bad behaviour at last year's event.

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Money laundering cases up by a third

More than 1,000 suspected money laundering cases were reported in 2010, up 29 percent from the figure a year ago, federal police said on Thursday.

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Swiss researchers link armadillos to leprosy

Swiss and US researchers have identified a strain of leprosy found in armadillos in dozens of people in the southern United States, indicating the skin disease can be transmitted directly from animals to humans.

Swiss wine lovers drink more

Swiss wine lovers drink more

Wine drinkers in Switzerland consumed 1.7 percent more in 2010 than the year before.