Switzerland's largest bank UBS has suspended several traders in connection with an international inquiry into the suspected manipulation of interbank borrowing rates, a report said on Thursday.
A mystery person has been urinating in the holy water at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Davos.
A landmark ruling determined on Wednesday that the unmarried partner of a dead person may be entitled to damages for pain and suffering, even where the deceased was already married to somebody else.
Counterfeit versions of the cancer-fighting drug Avastin have been discovered in circulation in the United States, public health officials and the Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche warned
Swiss engineering giant ABB on Thursday reported a 24 percent rise in net profit for 2011 to $3.2 billion while forecasting a tough start to 2012.
Switzerland on Wednesday said it was closing its embassy in Damascus and urged its nationals to leave Syria "as quickly as possible".
The world's biggest food company Nestle on Thursday posted forecast-beating 2011 net profit of 9.5 billion francs ($10.26 billion), but warned that 2012 would be tough.