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Trio in court over gruesome triple murder

Two men and a woman go on trial on Monday for the gruesome killing of an older couple and their 35-year-old daughter.

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Swiss hold Canadian linked to ‘Qaddhafi plot’

A former executive at a Canadian engineering firm who has been linked to a plot to smuggle Muammar Qaddhafi's son into Mexico has been arrested in Switzerland, officials said.

Swiss teen is Germany’s new superstar

Swiss teen is Germany’s new superstar

Germany’s new superstar is 17-year-old Swiss singer Luca Hänni, who beat out the competition on Saturday evening in the popular Deutschland Sucht den Superstar ("Germany Seeks a Superstar") television show.

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Zurich bars flout city’s smoking ban

The application of Zurich's smoking ban has weakened progressively since its implementation exactly two years ago, according to media reports.

 

French workers targeted in Swiss hate campaign

French workers targeted in Swiss hate campaign

Residents of France who work across the border in Geneva have become the targets of a virulent anti-migrant campaign calling for their houses and cars to be burned.

Germans cancel Swiss trips after MP’s outburst

Germans cancel Swiss trips after MP’s outburst

Many Germans are cancelling their holidays in Switzerland after a far-right politician said too many people from the neighbouring country were taking Swiss jobs.

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Rampant Basel seal Swiss title

FC Basel were crowned champions of Switzerland for the 15th time on Sunday after a 3-1 defeat of Lausanne which left the club with an 18-point lead over nearest rival Lucerne with five matches to go.