West Ham United have signed teenage goalkeeper Raphael Spiegel from Swiss side Grasshopper Zurich for an undisclosed fee, the newly-promoted Premier League side announced on Monday.
Stanislas Wawrinka will carry the Swiss flag at Friday's Olympic Games opening ceremony, taking over from 2008 gold medal winning teammate Roger Federer who performed the duty in Athens and Beijing.
Switzerland has been implicated among an array of tax havens harbouring a staggering $21 trillion of offshore assets stashed by the super-rich worldwide, a new report charges.
Lausanne's Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) has become the first Swiss university to offer courses on an online learning platform that promises to revolutionize higher education.
Five people were injured from the shooting flames of a gas bottle that set afire a food stall at the Blue Balls music festival in Lucerne on Sunday night.
Retail bank Raiffeisen is Switzerland's latest institution to part with its US clients because of increasing red tape and amid an ongoing tax row with the United States, media reports said on Saturday.
Switzerland's second bank Credit Suisse said it has not found any "significant problem", after cooperating with a Swiss investigation into the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal.