Ukraine's post office has asked its foreign counterparts to stop sending it mail destined for breakaway Crimea because it can no longer deliver it, the Swiss-based Universal Postal Union said on Friday.
Leading Indian drug company Biocon on Friday rejected allegations by Novartis that it infringed on the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's patent for its blockbuster diabetes drug Galvus.
Britain's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland revealed on Friday that it has poached Credit Suisse banker Ewen Stevenson, a key advisor in the group's vast bailout, to be chief financial officer.
A 15-year-old boy from the canton of Zurich has sent a Swiss army knife into the stratosphere, using a high altitude weather balloon equipped with a camera to record the flight, it was revealed on Friday.
Geneva-based photographer Anja Niedringhaus was shot dead on Friday by a policeman in Eastern Afghanistan, the German DPA news agency reports.
Switzerland ranks second in the world for social progress, according to a new report from a US non-profit group that underlines the performance is not just linked to the country's strong economy.