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The Swiss postal service is to pilot a drone delivery service to shuttle laboratory samples between two hospitals in the canton of Ticino.
Over 70 percent of Norwegians took some form of medication in 2016, according to statistics – a higher proportion than ever before.
The world's biggest watch fair will open in Switzerland this week.
Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, intends to cut more than 5,500 jobs during 2017.
Oskar Freysinger, the vice-president of the Swiss People’s Party (SVP), who was elected to the Valais government four years ago on a wave of support, lost his seat on Sunday.
Roger Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Sunday.
Young people in Switzerland are increasingly rejecting smoking and drugs, but still enjoy drinking alcohol, according to a new survey.
The mountain guide who was leading a group of Swiss ski tourers hit by an avalanche in the Austrian Tyrol last week is being investigated for homicide through negligence.