Swiss Post, the national post office, offered a steal of a Christmas deal on a wide-screen 3D TV, promoted online at just 259 francs, more than 2,700 francs less than the regular price — thanks to a clerical error.
McDonald's is normally considered a safe place to bring children, so customers at one of the hamburger chain's outlets in Switzerland were surprised over the weekend to see a porn film shown to diners on a large video screen.
(UPDATE) A plan by French building materials giant Saint-Gobain to take over Swiss rival Sika on the cheap caused shares in both companies to plunge on Monday.
A bitter row over a plan by French building materials giant Saint-Gobain to take over Sika of Switzerland, which produces chemicals used in construction, caused shares in both groups to plunge on Monday.
A Zurich man is credited with setting a world record for tearing in two the Munich phone book — a 1,551-page directory — in 9.3 seconds.
With hotels and chalets fully booked you will be hard pressed to secure a reservation at top ski resorts in Switzerland for the Christmas holidays. But there's one thing missing that could lead to cancellations — snow.