UPDATE: One person was killed Friday in a shooting in the prayer hall of a mosque in the Swiss city of Saint Gallen, police said. Media reports said the victim was 18 and was killed as a result of a row between Albanian families.
A Swiss policemen who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust and ended up being punished for forging their entry documents was honoured by his former force on Friday.
A man who claimed to have been attacked and stabbed by muggers in Balsthal, in the canton of Solothurn, has confessed to police that he made the incident up and actually stabbed himself.
An 85-year-old man injured in the Rhaetian Railway train derailment in the canton of Graubünden on August 13th has died in hospital.
Foreigners may be allowed to become local councillors in the canton of Jura if the population votes in favour of an extension of political rights for expat residents in a referendum on September 28th.
More than half of employed people in Switzerland are exposed to physical risks in the workplace, ten percent more than five years previously, according to figures released by the Federal Statistics Office this week.