Police in North Ossetia were hunting Monday for a Swiss national who fled prison days before his sentence expired.
The number of overnight stays last year at Swiss B&Bs increased by 9.3 per cent compared to 2009, exceeding expectations, said the Bed and Breakfast Switzerland association.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested in Schaffhausen, northern Switzerland, after he fired several gun shots at furniture in his house, police said.
A new summer holiday programme for burned-out managers in the UK is taking participants to a secret military facility in Switzerland where they learn to shoot and handle dangerous weapons.
Rich Indians and companies hold about $2.5 billion in Swiss accounts, according to a report quoting the Swiss central bank, amid anger in India about the stashing of illicit funds abroad.