Sam Branson, the 29-year-old son of British business tycoon Richard Branson, was airlifted from the summit of the Matterhorn on Wednesday after being struck by altitude sickness during a charity challenge.
A photo showing Swiss President Didier Burkhalter waiting for a train at Neuchâtel station, alone and without bodyguards, made waves on Twitter on Thursday, receiving 800 retweets around the world.
Californian company Uber launched its app-based private taxi service in Geneva at a press conference on Thursday, despite questions from the cantonal authorities about its legality.
England captain Wayne Rooney admits his team will have to improve on their lacklustre performance against Norway if they are to avoid a dispiriting start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign in Switzerland next week.
The main steel cables for a daring new suspension bridge at Glacier 3000, near Les Diablerets in the canton of Vaud, arrived at the summit by helicopter on Wednesday.
Officers arrested three teenagers in Zurich after an undercover operation exposed a gang terrorizing pizza delivery men, Zurich police said on Wednesday.
Marking the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, the Geneva-based International Committee of the Red Cross has digitized its files documenting the fate of two million prisoners during the 1914-1918 war.
Japanese tenth seed Kei Nishikori dumped Swiss number three seed Stan Wawrinka out of the US Open on Wednesday in an epic five-set quarterfinal battle lasting more than four hours.