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Chechen boss appears before Swiss prosecutors

The Chechen boss of Swiss football club Neuchatel Xamax, Bulat Chagaev, appeared before prosecutors in Geneva on Thursday amid forgery and attempted fraud allegations.

Lack of rain hurts cargo firms on Rhine

Lack of rain hurts cargo firms on Rhine

Ships plying the Rhine in Switzerland have had to ditch much of their cargo as a a prolonged absence of rain causes water levels to dip way below normal.

Swiss nuclear shutdown to cost €16.8 billion

Swiss nuclear shutdown to cost €16.8 billion

Shutting down Switzerland's five nuclear power stations will cost about 20.7 billion Swiss francs ($22.5 billion) and take about 20 years, Swiss authorities said on Thursday.

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Language to play key role in new immigration law

Non-EU workers and their relatives will have to prove knowledge of one of Switzerland's national languages if they want to stay in the country.