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Swiss solar plane takes off for Morocco

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse on Thursday took off for Morocco on its first intercontinental flight attempt without using a drop of fuel.

BMW ‘stopped Swiss buying cars abroad’

BMW ‘stopped Swiss buying cars abroad’

German automaker BMW said on Thursday it would appeal a Swiss fine of 156 million francs ($163 million) imposed after competition authorities said the company prevented the Swiss from buying its cars abroad.

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Wife wakes after husband shoots her in head

A 27-year-old shop manager, Margita P, who was shot in the back of her head and stomach by her 33-year-old Kosovar husband, has survived.

 

‘Blessing’ not to be in EU: Swiss poll

‘Blessing’ not to be in EU: Swiss poll

A survey has found that the Swiss are even less in favour of joining the EU than they were last year.

 

Drinkers forget what they’ve drunk – study

Drinkers forget what they’ve drunk – study

Young people's impressions of the amount of alcohol they have drunk are significantly lower the morning after compared to during the evening of a drinking session, a new Swiss study shows - casting doubt on the accuracy of alcohol consumption figures.