2012 is gearing up to be a fantastic year to travel. With all the exciting festivals, and celebrations planned, what better reason to cross another wish off your 'must visit' list?
Switzerland said on Wednesday it will grant just 2,180 long-term work permits this year to citizens of eight Eastern European countries under a reinstated quota system.
A woman living in the east of Switzerland who believed she could survive on light alone was found starved to death, it has emerged.
A Federal Court in Lausanne ruled on Tuesday that people with computers will be liable to pay radio licence fees.
A professor at a Swiss university on Tuesday unveiled a robot that can be controlled by the brainwaves of a paraplegic person wearing an electrode-fitted cap, news agency ATS reported.
Paul Cezanne's "The Boy in the Red Vest" is back in Switzerland after being stolen four years ago in Zurich, ATS news agency reported on Tuesday.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse said on Wednesday its first quarter profits plunged to just 44 million francs ($48.3 million) from 1.1 billion francs a year ago amid debt losses.
Swedish-Swiss engineering group ABB said Wednesday its first quarter net profits were up five percent at $685 million, with North America leading growth in revenues and orders for the period.
Special forces from Burkina Faso swept into rebel-held northern Mali on Tuesday aboard a helicopter and whisked a Swiss hostage to safety in a pre-arranged handover by Islamist rebels.