Swiss President Didier Burkhalter on Monday thanked the country's citizens who mobilized 75 years earlier to defend the mountain country when the Second World War broke out.
Switzerland said on Monday that it had completed a programme to pay Britain and Austria hundreds of millions of euros in settlements for past tax-dodging by their citizens.
The Japanese unit of Swiss pharma giant Novartis has admitted it did not report more than 2,500 cases of serious side effects in patients using its leukaemia and other cancer drugs, reportedly including some fatalities.
Swiss health insurance premiums are set to rise steeply overall next year, according to figures revealed by a Sunday newspaper.
Seventeen-year-old Belinda Bencic on Sunday became the youngest women's quarterfinalist at the US Open since 1997, giving Switzerland a double boost after Roger Federer moved into the last 16.