Swiss pilot André Borschberg completed a 72-hour non-stop flight Friday -- but in a simulator for the new Solar Impulse aircraft planned for a 2014 world tour using only solar energy.
Swiss police say they have identified the man who organized a spectacular 8 million franc ($8.9 million) diamond robbery last year from the world's biggest watch and jewellery event in Basel.
Didier Cuche of Switzerland won the men's alpine skiing World cCp super-G race on homer snow at Crans-Montana on Friday ahead of Jan Hudec of Canada and Benjamin Raich of Austria.
Switzerland's Beznau nuclear plant will soon boast the "dubious record" of being the oldest nuclear plant in the world and should be shut down, a group of environmental organisations said on Thursday.
Switzerland's competition watchdog said on Thursday it has launched an investigation into the Swiss news agency, SDA-ATS, due to evidence of illegal competition restrictions.
The Federal Council is seeking to put tax evasion on a par with tax fraud so that both offences become criminal in Switzerland.
Hotels in Fribourg, western Switzerland, are offering customers the chance to determine the prices they want to pay for their rooms.
Heerbrugg station in canton St. Gallen has tried to put off groups of young people from hanging out on its premises by playing classical music.
A light earthquake shook Switzerland's central Zug region early on Friday, the Swiss Seismological Service in Zurich said.