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Seven hit in lightning strike on soccer field

Seven people were hit in a lightning strike during a soccer game on Sunday, as heavy rain over the weekend broke Switzerland's recent dry spell. 

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Zurich voters reject suicide clinic curbs

 

Voters in the Swiss region of Zurich, which has become known as a hub for "death tourism", voted on Sunday against plans to restrict assisted suicide to local residents.

 

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Plans for second Gotthard tunnel rejected

Voters in Canton Uri have rejected the planned construction of a second road tunnel under the Gotthard massif, a non-governmental group said.

Beavers buzzing in Bernese waters

Beavers buzzing in Bernese waters

An influx of beavers is causing trouble in the Bern area, with their constant digging posing a threat to buildings and trees.