How a far-right party came to dominate Swiss politics

How a far-right party came to dominate Swiss politics

It has become the biggest party in Swiss politics and one of the most talked-about far-right parties in Europe. Meritxell Mir looks at how the SVP became so successful.

Red-faced Flyer scores own-goal for ex-team

Red-faced Flyer scores own-goal for ex-team

Swiss hockey player Sven Berger has become a European sensation for all the wrong reasons after the Kloten Flyers blueliner scored an embarrassing own-goal in a game against his former team.

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Swiss hockey legend found dead in Italy

The body of former Swiss national team player Peter Jaks was found on railway tracks near Santo Spirito on the southwest cost of Italy early on Wednesday morning.

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Geneva speed demon clocks 325 km/h

A 28-year-old driver is facing a hefty fine after speeding at 325 km/h in his Bentley Continental on a highway in southern Switzerland while recording his high-octane exploits on his mobile phone.

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Two injured in Swiss passenger train collision

A Swiss train collided into another Thursday in the country's north with two people injured and many carriages derailed, police said.