Swiss warn of glacier shedding massive chunk

Swiss warn of glacier shedding massive chunk

A massive part of a glacier the size of 12 football fields in the Swiss Alps could break off, local authorities warned, after the discovery of an enormous crevasse in the glacier.

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Pro-immigration mayor resigns over threats

The mayor of a small town in northern Switzerland has left office after positive comments he made about immigrants were met with insults and threats directed at his family.

Eggshells on the menu in Swiss army ritual row

Eggshells on the menu in Swiss army ritual row

Switzerland's military has pledged to investigate a hazing ritual in Bure in the north west of the country after a rookie soldier alerted the media to his humiliating treatment at the hands of his peers. 

Foreign firms clash with Socialists in Geneva

Foreign firms clash with Socialists in Geneva

Global corporations have entered the political fray in Geneva as they launch a counter-attack againt the Socialist Party’s plans to jettison tax breaks for the canton's 931 foreign firms.

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FC Sion drop dispute against Swiss league

Swiss side Sion announced on Monday they have withdrawn their appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the Swiss Football League in a dispute over the eligibity of new players.

UBS to post ‘modest’ profit despite rogue trade

UBS to post ‘modest’ profit despite rogue trade

Swiss banking giant UBS said Tuesday that it expected to post a slight profit for the third quarter, despite rogue trading which lost the bank $2.3 billion.