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Swiss drop ban on German ex-terrorist

A member of the former German Red Army Faction terror group convicted for his part in nine murders has had a ban on entering Switzerland overturned by the country's highest court.

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Noah crosses boundaries as favourite Swiss name

Noah was the most popular name for Swiss boys in 2011, crossing language barriers to come second among both German and French speaking parents. Mia was the most favoured girls' name thanks to its popularity among German speakers.

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France puts tax pressure on Switzerland

France is putting Switzerland under pressure to help it recover inheritance tax from its citizens resident in Switzerland.

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Street Parade in financial straits

Zurich’s biggest street party will take place on Saturday with the tightest budget yet, with the future of the event in doubt.