A recent study has shown that while sexual assaults on younger children are most often committed by family members, adolescents are more often abused by their peers.
A roof avalanche in Davos ripped through the ceiling of an apartment building almost killing one tenant.
Cannabis smokers caught with less than 10 grams of the drug will now only be subject to a 200 franc ($219) fine.
Women already have representatives championing their cause, but now the Swiss canton of Zurich wants to balance it out by appointing someone to deal specifically with male affairs.
The world's biggest watch fair is set to open in an optimistic mood, with Swiss watchmakers -- the industry's barometer -- expecting 2012 demand to beat 2011's, when exports hit a record.