A tram derailed and smashed into a shopping centre in Zurich on Tuesday morning amid snowy conditions in the city.
Swiss post office Die Post has come under fire for failing to recognize the success of Switzerland's Davis Cup-winning team with a commemorative stamp.
Greek media has named the first fatality of the ferry disaster in Greece as Giorgos Doulis, a Greek man who had lived in Switzerland for 40 years.
Swiss and Belgian researchers say they have devised the first tiny motion detector that could help find microscopic life forms on distant planets.
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has entered a second year battling back from a horrific ski accident that has left him a recluse in his Swiss home, his condition a closely guarded secret.
Shareholder of US pharmacy chain Walgreens has approved a $16 billion takeover of Swiss-based rival Alliance Boots that creates a global leader in the drug store business.