Swiss set to shop abroad for Christmas gifts

Swiss set to shop abroad for Christmas gifts

The average person in Switzerland is expected to spend 612 francs ($661) on gifts this holiday season, only six francs less than last year.

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Young boy dies in Swiss avalanche

A six-year-old Spanish boy has died after being buried in an avalanche in south-eastern Switzerland on Wednesday.

 

US threatens Swiss with return to visas: report

US threatens Swiss with return to visas: report

Washington is putting pressure on Bern to allow it direct access to certain police records where fingerprints and DNA profiles are stored, according to a Swiss media report. 

Where’s the best place to ski in Switzerland?

Where’s the best place to ski in Switzerland?

Switzerland's ski resorts finally got a coating of snow this week, to the huge relief of the country's tourist trade. But where's your favourite Swiss ski getaway?

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China approves Nestlé sweetmaker bid

Swiss food giant Nestlé said on Thursday it has received the green light to buy Chinese sweetmaker Hsu Fu Chi International, in one of the biggest ever foreign takeovers of a local company.

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Fury for Ferguson as Basel goes bananas

Joyous scenes erupted in the normally tranquil city of Basel on Wednesday night as veteran strikers Marco Streller and Alexander Frei scored the goals that dumped Manchester United out of the Champions Leaugue.