Switzerland to get 100 low-cost childcare centres

Switzerland to get 100 low-cost childcare centres

Swiss national councillor Otto Ineichen is planning to build 100 affordable daycare centres that he hopes will enable more mothers to rejoin the labour market.

Swiss veteran Cuche to retire at season’s end

Swiss veteran Cuche to retire at season’s end

Veteran Swiss alpine ski racer Didier Cuche, the reigning World Cup downhill and Super-G champion, announced on Thursday that he will retire at the end of the season.

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Hamas chief meets Swiss envoy in Cairo

Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal met the Swiss Middle East envoy in Cairo late on Wednesday as part of efforts to normalise relations with European governments, sources in the Islamist movement told AFP.

Swiss housing market in ‘dangerous trend’: UBS

Swiss housing market in ‘dangerous trend’: UBS

The price of housing has increased by an average of 35 percent in the last five years, a UBS annual report says.

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Pakistan’s president ‘immune’ to Swiss probe

Pakistan's prime minister on Thursday told the country's top court that the president enjoys immunity, defending himself against contempt charges for refusing to ask the Swiss to re-open graft cases.