Tourism drop hits Swiss rail passenger count

Tourism drop hits Swiss rail passenger count

For the first time in years, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has recorded a drop in passengers.

Fight forces China-bound plane back to Zurich

Fight forces China-bound plane back to Zurich

A brawl between two Chinese passengers forced a Swiss International Air Lines plane carrying around 200 people to Beijing to return to Zurich on Sunday night.

Richie Ramsay on a high after Swiss Alps win

Richie Ramsay on a high after Swiss Alps win

Scotland's Richie Ramsay claimed the biggest win of his career on Sunday at the European Masters in the Swiss Alps, a final-round 66 handing him victory by a four-shot margin.

German minister wants to ban sale of Swiss data

German minister wants to ban sale of Swiss data

The sale and purchase of CDs listing the details of Germans suspected of stashing assets in Swiss banks to avoid taxes should be made illegal, Germany's justice minister told a newspaper on Saturday.

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Rhine boat crash claims two lives

An investigation is under way into the collision of two boats on the Rhine River in Basel that left two men dead.

Embattled Blatter vows to see out FIFA term

Embattled Blatter vows to see out FIFA term

FIFA's Swiss chief Sepp Blatter is adamant he will complete his fourth term as head of world football's governing body despite growing disquiet in some quarters over his stewardship.