Ottmar Hitzfeld, the German coach of the Swiss national football team, is the fifth highest paid manager among the 32 teams competing in the Fifa World Cup 2014 which starts in Brazil today.
A construction worker died after the crane he was working in toppled over late Wednesday in Saint-Sulpice, near Lausanne.
A neo-Nazi who shot a man after a dispute in a Zurich bar has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to undergo therapy.
A distinctive new floating swimming pool opened in Geneva on Wednesday night — at an opportune time, given the city's ongoing heatwave.
The animal that inspired Brazil's 2014 World Cup mascot, the Three-banded Armadillo, is facing extinction as its natural habitat is destroyed, a Swiss-based international nature watchdog warned on Thursday.