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US-Swiss tax deal ‘may never happen’

Top Swiss bankers have voiced doubts that the tax deal with the USA will be completed before the end of the year, with some saying agreement may never be reached.

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Swiss fears over new Down syndrome test

A controversial new test to detect Down syndrome in unborn babies will come onto the Swiss market in August, something campaigners fear will lead to further stigmatization of sufferers.

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Girl escapes with bullet in head

An 18-year-old girl has survived after being shot in the head in an apparently unprovoked attack in a Swiss village late on Saturday night.