Switzerland probes fighter jet leak

Switzerland probes fighter jet leak

Swiss prosecutors have launched a probe into a violation of official secrecy after reports related to the purchase of new fighter jets were leaked to the media, a judicial source said on Friday.

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Council of Europe urges Swiss to fight corruption

A European anti-corruption body on Friday urged Switzerland to better fight private-sector graft and bribery of foreign officials and to ensure transparency in political funding.

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Swiss want to reward ‘green’ behaviour

The Federal Council is working on a fiscal reform that will encourage taxpayers to pay more attention to the environment.

Zurich statisticians do it by numbers

Zurich statisticians do it by numbers

The Zurich Statistics Office is keeping residents amused and entertained by revealing fresh nuggets of information about the city each week.

Ikea founder Kamprad tops Swiss rich list

Ikea founder Kamprad tops Swiss rich list

Sweden's Ingvar Kamprad, founder of furniture chain Ikea, remains Switzerland richest resident for the tenth year running, according to an annual ranking by business magazine Bilanz.  

Swiss-Italian shipping giant to partner with rival

Swiss-Italian shipping giant to partner with rival

The world's second and third largest container shipping companies, Swiss-Italian MSC and France's CMA CGM, announced a partnership Thursday to share their fleets.