FIFA wins appeal against FC Sion

FIFA wins appeal against FC Sion

FIFA said on Friday it had won a case against FC Sion after a Swiss cantonal court upheld a decision by football's world ruling body to impose a transfer ban on six of the club's players.

Fiery sauce sends Swiss snackers to hospital

Fiery sauce sends Swiss snackers to hospital

A snack bar in Zurich is serving sausages with a sauce so strong that ambulances have shown up on several occasions to rescue fearless eaters.

Parents to share child custody in Switzerland

Parents to share child custody in Switzerland

The Swiss government has decided separated parents should automatically have joint custody of their children except in cases involving the specific protection of the child.

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EU aiding Greece to dig out unpaid taxes in Swiss banks

The European Union said on Thursday it is helping Greece negotiate with Switzerland in a bid to claw back some the €60 billion in unpaid taxes believed to be hidden in Swiss banks.

UBS shrinks investment bank, halves risky assets

UBS shrinks investment bank, halves risky assets

Swiss banking giant UBS said on Thursday it was to dramatically cut back its investment bank arm, reducing its risky assets by half, or 145 billion francs ($159 billion).

Particles still faster than light in experiment re-run

Particles still faster than light in experiment re-run

A fiercely contested experiment that appears to show the accepted speed limit of the Universe can be broken has yielded the same results in a re-run, European physicists said on Friday.