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Bern violated Youssef Nada’s rights: court

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Wednesday that Switzerland violated an elderly Italian-Egyptian man's rights in its application of UN counter-terrorism resolutions.

Lausanne in city shuffle to calm police storm

Lausanne in city shuffle to calm police storm

The city of Lausanne has named a new politician to oversee the police department in a bid to calm a tempest that has shaken the city.

Swiss view Birkenfeld reward as ‘provocation’

Swiss view Birkenfeld reward as ‘provocation’

News of the $104 million reward handed to UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld by American authorities was greeted in Switzerland with a mixture of shock, surprise, indignation and resignation.

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Swiss top group after win over Albania

Xherdan Shaqiri and Gökhan Inler were both on target as Switzerland beat Albania 2-0 to move to the top of World Cup qualifying Group E.

UBS whistleblower gets $104 million from US

UBS whistleblower gets $104 million from US

US authorities have awarded former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld a $104 million reward for blowing the whistle on the Swiss bank's tax fraud, a whistleblowers group said Tuesday.

ETH Zurich ranked best uni on continent

ETH Zurich ranked best uni on continent

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich was named among the world’s top universities in an annual report released on Tuesday.