Singletons are becoming more commonplace in Switzerland, according to new figures showing that households with just one person are growing faster than any other kind.
The World Health Organization on Thursday downplayed the suspension of trials in Geneva of an experimental Ebola vaccine over unexpected side-effects.
Apart from its world famous cheese, the Gruyère district can also boast of being home to a village voted this year the most beautiful in French-speaking Switzerland. The Local's Morven McLean pays a visit to the village of Gruyères to find out what makes it so special.
Motorists who haven't checked their eyesight recently or who have forgotten their specs better watch out if they are driving in Basel, where police are conducting random vision tests.