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Art prize scrapped after Lacoste vetoes Palestinian winner

The organisers of a €25,000 ($32,000) art prize said on Wednesday they have cancelled this year's competition after sponsors Lacoste objected to an entry by a Palestinian photographer.

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Swiss banker ‘kills wife and buries her in garden’

A 49-year-old Swiss banker has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and burying her corpse in the garden, days after he reported her missing.

Austrian ski resorts trump Swiss in new rankings

Austrian ski resorts trump Swiss in new rankings

Austrian ski resorts have stolen a march on their Swiss competitors, dominating an annual ranking of Alpine destinations.

Online speed camera warnings to be banned

Online speed camera warnings to be banned

People who reveal the location of Swiss speed cameras on the internet face fines of up to 10,000 francs ($10,700), under new laws.