Swiss Life posts fall in first-half profits

Swiss Life posts fall in first-half profits

Insurance giant Swiss Life on Friday posted a first-half drop in net profit to 361 million francs ($371 million) that nonetheless beat market forecasts.

Store manager smashes window to save baby

Store manager smashes window to save baby

A quick-thinking Valais supermarket manager is being credited with saving the life of a one-month-old baby boy locked in a car directly exposed to the sun.

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Rampaging bull kills Swiss farmer

A 71-year-old farmer was attacked and killed by a bull on Thursday night in the canton of Saint Gallen.

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Police find explosives in Emmental village

Police are continuing an investigation after discovering a cache of firearms, munitions and explosives in a small village in the Emmental region of the canton of Bern.