Whether it’s reading in the light of the Eiffel tower or discovering lavender fields in Croatia, taking the train gives you the opportunity to explore Europe at your own speed - and make friends along the way.
Train operator SBB had announced it would no longer allow ticket sales on board its long-distance trains after a journey had started, but after vocal criticism, it appears to have changed its mind.
Women in Switzerland earn 41 percent less than men, according to the Swiss Federation of Trade Unions (SGB). Wage discrimination has even increased over the past few years, the group said on Friday.
Switzerland's second-largest supermarket chain, Coop, has pulled Spanish cucumbers off its shelves after authorities in Germany found the produce partly responsible for a deadly food-poisoning outbreak there.