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Brutal killing sparks army gun debate

Politicians, criminologists and police have called for army-issue weapons to be kept out of the hands of lawbreakers after a young man with a criminal record shot and killed his girlfriend last Friday.

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Man critically injured in shopping centre shooting

An argument at a shopping centre on the outskirts of Geneva ended in gunfire on Tuesday, with one man taken to hospital with injuries to the head and arm.

Who will buy $15 million ‘Sun-Drop’ diamond?

Who will buy $15 million ‘Sun-Drop’ diamond?

For anyone with $15 million to spare, a dazzling 110-carat pear-shaped jewel known as the Sun-Drop Diamond will go to auction in Switzerland next week.

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Swiss doc boycotts Novartis over job cuts

A Geneva-based rheumatologist has said he will no longer prescribe Novartis medicines to patients in protest at job losses at the pharmaceutical company, which plans to shutter its production operations in the south-west of the country.