A plan by Swiss right-wing populists to reimpose immigration quotas for citizens from the European Union has won increased support ahead of a referendum, raising the prospect of a clash with Brussels, a new poll shows.
Syria's opposition said peace talks with President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Geneva took a step forward on Wednesday with discussions on a transitional government after four days of deadlock.
What does the world wonder about Switzerland? You would need extensive polling to find out. But Google's autocomplete search function gives us a rough idea. Here, we list ten things that the search engine has to say about Switzerland.
The value of the international player transfer market jumped by 41 percent to $3.7 billion (2.7bn euros) last year, with British clubs driving a quarter of business, Zurich-based FIFA said on Wednesday.
Swiss police suspended the driver's licence of the catholic bishop of Lugano after he was caught speeding at 160 kilometres an hour, the Italian-language state TV broadcaster RSI reported.
Basel-based pharmaceuticals giant Novartis on Wednesday announced that its net profit fell one percent in 2013 to $9.2 billion from the previous year, blaming the impact of unfavourable exchange rates.
If you felt chillier than usual in Switzerland last night you weren't imagining it — Tuesday night was in fact the coldest night so far this year with temperatures sinking as low as minus 31 degrees in parts of the country.
The Neuchâtel government after lengthy deliberations said on Wednesday it has lifted the suspension of an expat Canadian university professor accused of plagiarism while issuing a reprimand against him.