How foodies felt their way to Swiss blind dining

How foodies felt their way to Swiss blind dining

Total darkness can serve to enhance a top-notch gourmet experience, as Catherine McLean discovered on a recent visit to a trailblazing restaurant where the lights are off and the food's out of sight. 

Swiss solar plane will try 48-hour flight to Morocco

Swiss solar plane will try 48-hour flight to Morocco

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse will attempt to fly from Switzerland to Morocco in coming weeks, in its longest flight to date, organisers said on Wednesday.

Catastrophes cost $370 billion in 2011: Swiss Re

Catastrophes cost $370 billion in 2011: Swiss Re

Catastrophes and man-made disasters cost the world economy a record $370 billion in 2011, reinsurer giant Swiss Re said on Wednesday, raising an estimate it issued in December.

Sex abuse dentist jailed for 15 months

Sex abuse dentist jailed for 15 months

A dentist accused of indecent exposure and performing sexual acts on patients has been sentenced to 15 months in prison with no parole and a hefty fine.

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Most young sex criminals don’t re-offend: study

The majority of young sex offenders do not go on to re-offend after sentencing, according to a study published in the Swiss Journal of Criminology.

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300 Swiss died by assisted suicide in 2009

Three hundred Swiss residents died in 2009 by assisted suicide, according to the first such official data published by the Swiss Federal Statistics Office on Tuesday.