Introducing… Michelle Hunziker

Introducing… Michelle Hunziker

Introducing... is The Local's new column giving the lowdown on a top Swiss personality. This week Lyssandra Sears looks at the woman whose bottom was once voted best in Italy and whose bosoms feature regularly in the Swiss media.

Historic ‘Beau Sancy’ gem for sale in Geneva

Historic ‘Beau Sancy’ gem for sale in Geneva

Glittering atop a succession of royal crowns, the 35-carat "Beau Sancy" diamond has been witness to 400 years of European history.

Ex-White House hopeful in Swiss passport U-turn

Ex-White House hopeful in Swiss passport U-turn

Former White House hopeful Michele Bachmann said on Thursday she has decided to withdraw from having Swiss nationality as well as a US passport, because, she proclaimed: "I am a proud American citizen."