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