Five German climbers plunged to their deaths on Tuesday while hiking in the Swiss Alps, police said.
Human remains found at the foot of a Swiss glacier could belong to three members of a climbing party who disappeared in 1926, a report said on Tuesday.
Switzerland was on Tuesday named the world leader in innovation by a UN agency report that also warned of a two-speed Europe linked to the global economic crisis.
A record amount of rain fell on Zurich on Monday night, causing major disruption to the transport system.
Switzerland and Germany have finally reached an agreement aimed at restricting noise pollution from flights to Zurich airport.
Swiss People’s Party politician Barbara Steinemann has shot back at critics of her plan to launch an initiative calling for social welfare statistics to reflect whether a Swiss is native or naturalized.
An experimental solar-powered aircraft that had been scheduled to depart Morocco for Spain on Tuesday for its return journey to Switzerland has been grounded by strong winds, organizers said.