Swiss railways declare war on littering

Swiss railways declare war on littering

Swiss trains are not as squeaky clean as their image.

Swiss pilot in 3-day solar flight simulation

Swiss pilot in 3-day solar flight simulation

Swiss pilot André Borschberg will undergo a three-day simulated flight for a new Solar Impulse aircraft that can travel around the world powered only by solar energy, organizers said on Monday.

Einstein’s Swiss-friendly letter for sale

Einstein’s Swiss-friendly letter for sale

A letter written by celebrated physicist Albert Einstein extolling the virtues of Switzerland is expected to fetch thousands of francs when it goes under the hammer there in June.

Murder of Lucie Trezzini: trial next week

Murder of Lucie Trezzini: trial next week

A 28-year-old man, known only as Daniel H, goes on trial next week for the murder in 2009 of the 16-year-old au-pair, Lucie Trezzini.

Force banks to make tax checks: finance minister

Force banks to make tax checks: finance minister

Swiss banks could be forced to carry out checks on the tax status of foreign assets they hold under a new "clean money" strategy being proposed by the finance minister, it was reported on Sunday.

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More assisted suicides in 2011: report

The number of assisted deaths carried out by the Swiss association Dignitas rose by 35 percent last year, it was reported on Sunday.