A 54-year-old motorcyclist died on Sunday following a head-on collision with a car in the Gotthard road tunnel, Uri cantonal police said.
Ageing Hollywood stars Michael Caine, Jane Fonda and Harvey Keitel are in the Swiss Alps for the shooting of a feature film called Youth, according to a news media report.
The Red Cross Saturday called on all sides in the Ukraine crisis to respect the neutrality of its members after nine aid workers were held for hours in the eastern city of Donetsk.
Everyone with half a heart knows that Eurovision is one of the best nights of the year. The music may be fairly mediocre, but it's not about that. It's about the gloriously camp costumes, the ridiculously sumptuous set design, the silly dancing – and the props, of course.
Sebalter, Switzerland's entry in the Eurovision contest, finished 13th in the finals in Copenhagen won early Sunday morning by Austria's Conchita Wurst.
Swisspartners says it will pay a $4.4-million fine to avoid prosecution over its past assistance to US tax dodgers, with Washington hailing the asset manager for its "extraordinary cooperation."