The Swiss parliament began Wednesday to examine a government proposal to phase out the country's nuclear plants by 2034.
Switzerland's anti-trust commission said Wednesday it had opened a probe into Swatch for suspected abuse of its dominant position, after the group decided to stop supplying components to other watch-makers.
Switzerland said on Wednesday it had recovered a $1.8 million compensation payment that it transferred last year to the Libyan regime after a bitter standoff involving one of Muammar Qaddafi's sons.
The Council of States has approved a new law allowing Swiss couples to have a free choice as to which of their surnames to adopt as a family name.
A Swiss minister has declined to take a firm position in a recent row over a new sex education program in Basel's schools that uses wooden penises and fabric vaginas.