Switzerland lost its first qualification match for the 2016 European football championships in Basel on Monday night against England, who won 2-0.
Two accidents in the Swiss Alps over the weekend serve as a reminder to be careful when hiking through fields with cows — particularly when they're with their calves.
A shaky ceasefire in Ukraine alone is not enough to end the conflict, Swiss President Didier Burkhalter, the head of the OSCE, said on Monday, calling for a political process and urging dialogue over sanctions.
Hunting for mushrooms is a popular pastime in Switzerland but finding ones that are edible — rather than those liable to send you to hospital — can be challenging, as The Local's Catherine McLean discovers.
The jihadist militants who have seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria are intent upon creating "a house of blood", the UN's new human rights chief said in Geneva on Monday.
Switzerland's unemployment rate rose for the first time in nine months in August, according to government figures issued on Monday.
American David Lipsky opened his European Tour account with a play-off victory over overnight leader Graeme Storm at the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana on Sunday.
The bodies of two climbers from the Netherlands were discovered over the weekend after they fell while climbing the Combin de Valsorey in the canton of Valais, cantonal police said on Sunday.