Particle collider cranks up to new world record

Particle collider cranks up to new world record

The world's largest particle collider notched up a new record on Thursday as it escalated its quest to find fundamental matter and explore the origins of the Universe, CERN said.

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Euro drops below 1.20 Swiss franc floor

The euro on Thursday dipped briefly below the 1.20 Swiss franc floor imposed by Switzerland's central bank to curb the soaring local currency.

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Burglar swoops on Swiss funeral-goers’ homes

A 50-year-old man from Neuchatel has been arrested for a spate of burglaries committed while the victims attended the funerals of loved ones.

 

Catholic priest gives Swiss sex lessons

Catholic priest gives Swiss sex lessons

A Jesuit priest and a Catholic theologian are urging couples to expand their sexual horizons "beyond the usual quarter of an hour" at a series of sex courses in rural Switzerland.

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Bern and Berlin clamp down on tax cheats

Switzerland and Germany on Thursday signed a revised tax accord toughening up penalties on tax cheats after several German states rejected the original deal.

Let judges expel foreign criminals: Sommaruga

Let judges expel foreign criminals: Sommaruga

Justice Minister Simonetta Sommargua has proposed tough amendments to the penal code in an effort to deter criminals.

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One hurt as Swiss bus bursts into flames

One person was injured when a coach carrying 73 passengers burst into flames Wednesday close to southern Switzerland's Gotthard tunnel, the tour bus firm said.