After more than 14 years of discussions and stumbling blocks, work to turn screen legend Charlie Chaplin's Swiss home into a museum has finally begun, with the opening planned in early 2016.
Switzerland needs to change its agreement with Italy over the taxation of cross-border workers to make it less appealing for them to work in the canton of Ticino, Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf says.
A Zurich district court on Wednesday sentenced a 22-year-old man from the canton of Basel Country to four and half years in jail in Switzerland’s first major “sexting” case.
A vast Nazi-era art collection belonging to Cornelius Gurlitt is being donated to the Bern Museum of Fine Arts (Kunstmuseum) following the death of the German recluse on Tuesday.
Zurich-based FIFA, the planet's governing body for football, have "been through hell" over this summer's World Cup in Brazil, according to general secretary Jérôme Valcke.
The canton of Geneva must fork over more than three million francs ($3.4 million) to cover legal fees for the former head of the cantonal bank (BCGE) after he was acquitted of wrongdoing over massive losses suffered by the bank in the 1990s, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.
The jobless rate in Switzerland fell for a second consecutive month in April to 3.2 percent from 3.3 percent in March, according to government figures released on Wednesday.