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Swiss banker’s children quizzed by US officials over tax

US attempts to clean up on tax evasion took a new twist when a Geneva banker's two teenage children were detained when they arrived on US soil, it was reported Monday.

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Swiss con insurance firms to pay for boob jobs

An increasing number of Swiss people are faking cancer or serious injuries in order to con insurance companies into coughing up for foreign cosmetic operations.

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Top Swiss police officer: let Syrian refugees in

Switzerland's top police officer, usually thought of as an immigration hard-liner, says the country should open its doors to refugees from Syria.

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City of Bern the Swiss favourite

A recent survey has found Bern to be the most popular city in Switzerland, followed by Lucerne and then Zurich.