Lausanne voters have rejected plans for an 85-metre-high hotel, office and apartment tower near the city's Beaulieu convention and exposition centre.
A 50-year-old man lost his life on the weekend after falling into a crevasse while crossing a glacier in Fieschertal in the canton of Valais.
Zurich's Kreis 5 may be the antithesis of the idyllic Switzerland shown in tourist brochures, but that uniqueness is proving a draw for tourists and residents alike.
Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara failed to claim a record-equalling fourth victory in the Paris-Roubaix cycling race on Sunday as Niki Terpstra from the Netherlands grabbed the top spot in a surprise finish.
Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara on Sunday sought a record-equalling fourth win in the gruelling Paris-Roubaix cycling classic across the cobbles of northern France.