Update: The head of the Belgium office of Swiss banking giant UBS, struggling to restore its reputation after a series of scandals, was charged on Thursday in Belgium for tax fraud and money laundering.
A guinea pig who has taken on the mantle of deceased football oracle Paul the octopus has tipped her home team Switzerland to beat France in their looming World Cup clash.
A man who had an affair with his under-age step-daughter and went on to marry her will undergo two years of therapy instead of prison, following a trial in Brugg in the canton of Aargau.
A 17-year-old French resident who stole a car in Geneva and caused multiple accidents was apprehended on Wednesday near Morges in the canton of Vaud after a high-speed police chase.
A secondary school teacher who intends to take his 15-year-old pupils on an 80-kilometre walk through the night has been warned against the idea by the Swiss army.