Wintry weekend warning for Swiss Alps

Wintry weekend warning for Swiss Alps

After a warmer than usual August and a heatwave that ended last week, Switzerland is suddenly bracing for a hint of winter.

Geneva ‘bird’s nest’ bridge named after Rolex founder

Geneva ‘bird’s nest’ bridge named after Rolex founder

A new Geneva bridge with an unusual design was officially inaugurated on Thursday after being entirely financed by the foundation that owns the Rolex watch company.

Cause of fatal Swiss bus crash still unclear

Cause of fatal Swiss bus crash still unclear

The driver of a Belgian bus that crashed in a Swiss alpine tunnel in March killing 22 children and six adults had heart problems but it was impossible to say if they caused the accident, investigators said in a report on Thursday.

Aman eclipses Rudisha as Bolt and Blake coast

Aman eclipses Rudisha as Bolt and Blake coast

Jamaican sprint duo Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake dominated the 100 and 200m at the Diamond League meet in Zurich on Thursday, but Kenyan 800m star David Rudisha was upstaged by Ethiopian novice Mohammed Aman.

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Gruyère cheese cellar blast kills worker

One man is dead and four others were injured on Thursday following an explosion at a brand new building for curing Gruyère cheeses in the canton of Fribourg.