Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail unveiled on Wednesday a train 50 percent more powerful than its competitors, earning it a multi-million franc deal with a Brazilian buyer.
For Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard, adventure really is in the blood. By flying between continents in a solar-powered plane, the explorer has propelled himself again into the record books where two
generations of his family have also secured a place.
A Kenyan court on Wednesday charged a Swiss man with being a member of Somalia's Al-Qaeda allied Shebab, the latest in a string of foreign nationals accused of links to the Islamist insurgents.
A 59-year-old man has been given a record fine of 23,200 francs for repeatedly driving under the influence of alcohol.
Swiss research into a little-known "hidden vitamin" thought to be present in milk has yielded astonishing results.
A major landslide on the Gotthard railway line has buried one man and significantly disrupted rail travel.
A solar plane made history on Tuesday by landing in the Moroccan capital after flying across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain on the world's first intercontinental flight in a plane powered by the sun.