Swiss circus forces chubby elephants to diet

Swiss circus forces chubby elephants to diet

Three overweight elephants at a Swiss circus will have to diet and work out in order to shed between 50 and 300 kilograms, Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger reported Wednesday.

Ex-Swiss central bank head joins Oxford Uni

Ex-Swiss central bank head joins Oxford Uni

Philipp Hildebrand, who quit as head of the Swiss central bank amid a scandal, is to become a senior visiting fellow at Britain's prestigious Oxford University, his school said on Wednesday.

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Pig heads fly in grisly Swiss choc attack

A 41-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday evening on suspicion of having thrown bloodied pig heads onto chocolate displays at a famous confectioner’s in Luzern.

Police raid Blocher’s house and office

Police raid Blocher’s house and office

Criminal proceedings have been instigated against Christoph Blocher, the controversial ex-leader of the Swiss People’s Party.

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Swiss move closer to US crime data deal

The National Council’s Foreign Affairs Committee has voted by 15 votes to eight to continue negotiating with the United States over the release of Swiss police data requested by the US as aprt of a clampdown on serious crime and terrorism.

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Three bus crash survivors ‘out of danger’

Three girls who survived a Swiss bus crash that killed 22 children and six adults have woken from an induced coma and are no longer in danger, the hospital where they are being treated said Tuesday.