Seventh-seeded Lucie Safarova battled back to beat wild card Belinda Bencic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday and reach the Pan Pacific tennis tournament quarterfinals, spoiling the Swiss teenager's upward momentum this year.
Shares in Geneva-based Richemont, number two in the luxury products world after LVMH, fell on Wednesday after the group reported falling sales in Asia.
As veganism gains popularity in Switzerland, federal authorities are warning that a diet without animal products carries health risks for young children.
Nearly one billion dollars is needed to fight the Ebola outbreak raging in west Africa, the United Nations said in Geneva on Tuesday, while Washington pledged 3,000 troops to try to "turn the tide" of the epidemic.
Investigators in Liechtenstein are probing the theft of 1.3 tonnes of cheese that was set to be destroyed because it contained dangerous bacteria, according to a report from the Swiss news agency ATS.
FC Basel's hopes of toppling Real Madrid were dashed on Tuesday night when the Spanish team thrashed the Swiss football club 5-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.