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Worker missing after Swiss rail line landslide

One construction worker remains missing while two others were injured in a landslide on the Gotthard rail line on Tuesday morning.

‘Sex box’ initiative fails after paedophile scandal

‘Sex box’ initiative fails after paedophile scandal

A popular initiative seeking to shield children from “sexualization in pre-schools and primary schools” has failed to obtain sufficient signatures.

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Swiss benefitting from euro crisis: economists

The Swiss economy is benefitting more than first thought from the euro crisis, economists believe.

Anti-racism chief slams SVP asylum seeker plan

Anti-racism chief slams SVP asylum seeker plan

The Swiss People’s Party’s idea to intern asylum seekers who break the law has found no favour with the Commission against Racism.

Take-off for sun-fuelled intercontinental flight

Take-off for sun-fuelled intercontinental flight

A Swiss adventurer took off on Tuesday into the night skies above Madrid and headed for Rabat on the world's first intercontinental flight in a solar-powered plane.