A doctor in Geneva is on trial accused of causing serious bodily harm through negligence after he severed a four-year-old boy's penis during a circumcision operation.
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Construction workers restoring walls at Ouchy found a glass bottle containing 117-year old documents hidden in the concrete.
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Architect Santiago Calatrava presented his ideas to a Geneva committee this month.
Lucerne cantonal bank is the first in Switzerland to launch new high-tech cash dispensers that will eventually enable customers to withdraw money using a smartphone.
Police have arrested dozens of people, mostly between the ages of 16-20, in a series of raids on schools and homes near Oslo.
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.
Three claims of fraud relate to the election that saw right-winger Oskar Freysinger sensationally ejected from his seat.
Roger Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Sunday.
Swiss trainee vets are to be taught how to treat cows with acupuncture in a first for Switzerland's agriculture industry.
Swiss and Turkish authorities have opened separate probes into protesters in Bern who called for the assassination of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.