Twenty-five years ago this year Manfred Weis travelled 36,030 kilometres by train in the space of just one month. This gave him a place in the Guinness Book of Records and a whole new perspective on the world.
French authorities have charged a manager with the local affiliate of Swiss bank UBS in connection with a probe into alleged tax evasion, a judicial source told AFP on Friday.
Swiss private bank Julius Bär handed over to US authorities information on 2,500 of its employees as part of Washington's efforts to clamp down on tax evasion, a newspaper reported on Friday.
Sweden could loan a fleet of Gripen fighter jets to Switzerland as it awaits delivery of the craft's next generation model, Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer said on Friday.
Authorities have confirmed that former Swiss alpine ski star Paul Accola was behind the wheel of a tractor that struck and killed an eight-year-old boy earlier this week.
Hollywood superstar George Clooney is returning to Geneva this summer to raise money from wealthy American expats for Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign.
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, SRG SSR, plans to sell World Radio Switzerland, the country’s only national English-language radio station.