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Federer plans renewed title challenge after London win

Roger Federer believes his record sixth title at the ATP World Tour Finals will be the ideal springboard to end his Grand Slam drought in 2012.

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow

If the strong Swiss franc fails to keep holidaymakers away from Switzerland's luxury resorts, then the current lack of snow certainly will.

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Lucerne denies foreigners right to vote

Foreigners living in Switzerland had reasons to be cheerful and discontented after two separate votes on Sunday.

Ricola chief found dead

Ricola chief found dead

The head of Swiss herbal sweet company Ricola, Adrian Kohler, sent a letter to company leaders admitting responsibility for accounting irregularities before killing himself on Thursday.

Cuche claims season’s first downhill

Cuche claims season’s first downhill

Swiss racer Didier Cuche got the defence of his alpine World Cup downhill title off to a successful start by clinching the first downhill of the season on Saturday.

Chinese demand fuels Swiss watch success

Chinese demand fuels Swiss watch success

The Swiss watch industry is in rude health, the latest figures show, with exports leaping once again last month and watchmakers set to notch up a record year thanks to hungry Chinese consumers.

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Swiss vote confirms setback for far-right

The second round of Swiss legislative elections Sunday dealt another blow to the far-right SVP, results showed, with smaller and moderate parties like the Green Liberals once again the
beneficiaries.