Living conditions for residents in Switzerland remain among the most favourable in Europe but 13 percent of the population is threatened by poverty, a new report says.
Weather experts have sent out flood warnings for parts of Ticino following continued heavy rain in the southern part of Switzerland.
A gold watch billed as the most expensive —and most complicated — in the world fetched a record US$21.3 million when it went under the hammer in Geneva on Tuesday, the Sotheby's auction house involved said.
Switzerland's Roger Federer is on the verge of qualifying for the semifinals of the ATP Tour Finals after cruising to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori at London's O2 Arena.
An outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Portugal that has killed five people in less than a week constitutes a "major public health emergency", the World Health Organization warned on Tuesday.
A 24-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman died and five people were injured on Tuesday when a truck collided with a Swiss Post bus and a car in the canton of Aargau, police said.
A brooch commissioned by a French empress, or perhaps an iconic watch considered the most complicated ever made entirely by hand?
Owners of multiple properties in the Geneva area — in one case as many as 120 apartments — are renting them on a permanent basis to visitors through the Airbnb website, according to a report.