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Neighbours’ dispute ends in tragedy

A 47-year-old Swiss man shot and killed his 69-year-old neighbour with his hunting rifle on Saturday in Neirivue in central Switzerland.

Swiss designer wants $11 million for red-and-gold ‘dream’ car

Swiss designer wants $11 million for red-and-gold ‘dream’ car

A gold and ruby-encrusted Mercedes SLR McLaren, the pride and joy of Swiss entrepreneur Ueli Anliker, is soon to be up for grabs for anyone willing to meet the sizzling sale price of 10 million francs ($11 million).

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First snow fails to secure Swiss ski season

The Swiss Alps were dusted with some long-awaited snow overnight on Friday, forecasters said, but it is unlikely to be enough to kick-start the struggling ski season.

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Swiss prisoner caught after leap to freedom

A prisoner at a Swiss jail had a brief taste of freedom on Saturday after hoisting himself on to the prison roof and leaping on to a surrounding wall several metres away.

Swiss socialists want vote on fighter jet deal

Swiss socialists want vote on fighter jet deal

Swiss socialists want to hold a referendum on the government's 3.1 billion franc ($3.4 billion) purchase of a new fighter jet fleet if the deal affects spending elsewhere, it was reported on Saturday.