Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland

Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland

A storm nicknamed “Gisela” gave rise to gale force winds of up to 145 km/hour on the Pilatus and Säntis mountains on Sunday night.

Radical Muslim group to launch TV station

Radical Muslim group to launch TV station

The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (ICCS) has announced plans to set up an internet TV channel, while it is also in talks with various companies to provide its members with a Swiss-Muslim discount card.

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Axpo to axe 140 staff as profits slump

Top Swiss energy company Axpo Group has reported a significant decline in profits in the last financial year, resulting in a dramatic need to restructure.

Davos elites want reform of ‘outdated’ capitalism

Davos elites want reform of ‘outdated’ capitalism

Economic and political elites meeting this week at the Swiss resort of Davos will be asked to urgently find ways to reform a capitalist system that has been described as "outdated and crumbling."