Swiss cake plot squashes Joschka Fischer speech

Swiss cake plot squashes Joschka Fischer speech

Former German foreign minister and one-time street fighter Joschka Fischer has cancelled a speech about improving the world after Swiss left wingers threatened to show up and throw shoes and cake at him. 

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Key German-Swiss tax deal falters in Germany

A double-taxation deal aiming to end a long-standing dispute between Germany and Switzerland has been rejected in its current form by several German states, the German finance ministry said on
Friday.

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Bus and car buried in Swiss landslide

One person was killed when a bus and a car were buried by a landslide in eastern Switzerland's Graubünden, at a location close to the Austrian and Italian border, police said on Friday.

Moving made easy: Top tips for your international move

Moving made easy: Top tips for your international move

Moving from one country to another is hard work and stressful. Hiring a good removal company is your first step. Here are a few more tips for making the move as easy as possible.

Models don choc frocks for tasty Zurich fashion show

Models don choc frocks for tasty Zurich fashion show

For the opening soirée of the first Salon du Chocolat in Zurich, renowned chocolatiers and pastry chefs applied their skills to fabric in a new twist on haute couture, writes Meritxell Mir.

Dolphins form groups like humans: Swiss study

Dolphins form groups like humans: Swiss study

A study carried out by the University of Zurich in Shark Bay, Australia found that male dolphins bond with one another in ways that are almost as complex as humans.

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Swiss police snare chat room paedophile

Posing as a 13-year-old girl, Zug police have caught a paedophile at work in an internet chat room.

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Fury as Swiss website targets foreign criminals

Lawyers in Zurich are filing a complaint against the owner of a Swiss website for public incitement to crime and violence against suspected criminals of foreign origin.

Switzerland’s six-legged calf goes global

Switzerland’s six-legged calf goes global

Lilli the six-legged calf has become a global sensation since her first major photo shoot in a Swiss newspaper this week.