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Porn director: I’ve made filthy flicks on Swiss trains

For seven years, Swiss actor and producer Michael Ryan has been making 30-minute X-rated films in the first class carriages of Swiss trains.

Three Swiss cities ranked in global top ten

Three Swiss cities ranked in global top ten

Three Swiss cities have scored top ten placings in the 2011 Worldwide Quality of Living Survey, with financial centre Zurich claiming second spot. 

Switzerland to consider humanitarian corridors in Syria

Switzerland to consider humanitarian corridors in Syria

Switzerland will examine the idea of creating humanitarian corridors to help civilians in Syria, President Micheline Calmy-Rey was quoted as saying on Monday.

Hodler painting fetches $7.64 million in Zurich

Hodler painting fetches $7.64 million in Zurich

A painting by Swiss artist Ferdinand Hodler of a view of Lake Geneva sold at auction in Switzerland on Monday for 7.13 million francs ($7.64 million), auction house Sotheby's announced.

Tobacco workers top Swiss wage poll

Tobacco workers top Swiss wage poll

The average Swiss earned a gross monthly wage of 5,979 francs ($6,490) last year, official figures published on Monday showed.