The Swiss justice authorities say they are investigating Brazilian firm BTP Odebrecht in connection with the massive corruption probe targeting Brazil's state oil company Petrobras.
The five-year-old girl left in a boiling car in the canton of Ticino died from overheating, an autopsy has confirmed.
Summer romances are often hot yet burn out quickly. But one Swiss tourist is determined to be reunited with the Swedish flame she encountered on a recent trip to Stockholm.
Wasps are a bigger nuisance than ever this summer as the hot, dry weather continues and more people are eating outdoors.
Plans by the canton of Aargau to start putting asylum seekers up in army tents from next week amid a shortage of suitable accommodation have met with mixed reactions.
Police in the French Alps have been forced to hand out notices to tourists wearing the full face veil, many on a day trip from Switzerland, to remind them that France has a total burqa ban in public.