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Czech millionaire can be extradited: Swiss court

Switzerland's highest criminal court on Wednesday approved the extradition of multi-millionaire Czech businessman Tomas Pitr who is wanted by his home country over fraud and tax offences.

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Liechtenstein to vote on legalising abortion

Switzerland's Alpine neighbour Liechtenstein will vote on Sunday whether to legalise abortion, in the face of opposition from the principality's hereditary ruler Alois von und zu Liechtenstein.

Women’s group: vote for female candidates

Women’s group: vote for female candidates

A number of Swiss women's organisations have joined forces in an attempt to convince voters to elect more women to the country's heavily male-dominated parliament.

Swiss to make TV licence fee compulsory

Swiss to make TV licence fee compulsory

All Swiss households bar the very poorest must soon pay for a TV and radio license even if they claim not to own a television or radio, the country's parliament decided on Tuesday.