Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the Geneva-based World Health Organization said Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise.
The Swiss public health office on Monday launched a “love life” campaign aimed at combatting the spread of AIDS, backed by a website with a racy video and messages encouraging safe sex.
A passenger threatened to blow up a plane carrying 150 people from Zurich to Pristina on Sunday, according to a report from Kosovo cited by the Swiss press.
A Swiss-based global sports arbitration panel on Monday upheld a ten-match ban against Croatia defender Josip Simunic for chanting pro-Nazi slogans that eliminates him from his country's World Cup campaign.
German football team Bayer Leverkusen on Monday confirmed the signing of Swiss international striker Josip Drmic from relegated Nuremberg on a five-year deal.
Feisty competitors kept spectators waiting until nightfall Sunday before a new “queen of queens” was crowned in the annual national cow-fighting championship in the canton of Valais.