A spokesman for Germany's finance minister on Monday criticized the reported purchase of a disc by a German region containing the names of supposed tax evaders with Swiss bank accounts.
Tunisia's former president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, toppled by a popular revolt in 2011, is ready to hand over his Swiss-held financial "assets" to the Tunisian state, his Lebanese lawyer said on Monday.
A Swiss organization for men and fathers is pressing for teachers to be given the freedom to show pornographic materials to children in class.
A young man celebrating his birthday was fatally stabbed while his brother was seriously injured after the pair were attacked outside a nightclub in Zurich on Saturday night.
Swiss universities are receiving significantly fewer applications from abroad due to the strength of the franc, according to reports.
Roger Federer, already the holder of a record 17 Grand Slam titles, reached another landmark on Monday when he celebrated an unprecedented 287th week as world number one.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has defended his stance on bribery after Swiss court documents accused his predecessor Joao Havelange of taking bribes.
Authorities in the west German region of North Rhine-Westphalia have bought data on German clients of a Swiss bank suspected of tax evasion, a report said on Saturday.