The Cannes Film Festival launched on Wednesday with hopes riding high on Swiss chances of cinema glory, including an entry from veteran cineaste Jean-Luc Godard.
Frenchman Jérémy Chardy caught new father Roger Federer on the hop at a wind-blown Rome Masters tennis tournament on Wednesday, winning the second round match 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6).
More than one in four Swiss residents are anti-Semitic, making Switzerland's population one of the most anti-Jewish in Western Europe, according to an online report released this week by the Anti-Defamation League.
Switzerland's stock exchange regulator said on Wednesday that it had opened a probe into possible rule breaches by banking giant Credit Suisse.
Motorists beware: publicly informing others about the location of speed cameras on Swiss roads can be a costly affair.