The first opponents of the World Economic Forum (WEF) have arrived at Davos to build igloos they will use as their protest base during the international conference.
Credit ratings agency Standard and Poor's on Tuesday downgraded its rating for Swiss-based oil refiner Petroplus by three notches due to the increased risk of a default on its short-term debt.
People who suffer a broken arm display changes to the anatomy and activity of their brains after just 16 days, Zurich scientists have discovered.
Geneva once condemned Jean-Jacques Rousseau and burned his books, but is now preparing to celebrate his birth 300 years ago with pomp.
Athens has asked Switzerland to return a 480 BC silver coin sold in a Zurich auction for €80,000 ($102,000), a newspaper reported on Monday.