Richemont, the world's second-biggest luxury goods company, on Friday reported strong profits but acknowledged that a currency windfall caused most of the rise.
A Swiss International Air Lines plane flying from New York to Geneva was forced on Thursday to abandon a landing at the Swiss city's airport at the last minute because of a problem with its autopilot landing system, the carrier said.
The number of serious bicycle accidents in Switzerland last year rose 14 percent from 2013, while the total of deadly or injury-causing mishaps involving e-bikes set a new record, the accident prevention bureau (BFU) said in its annual report.
Six out of 16 secondary border crossings on the Swiss-Italian border could be closed at night to allow border guards to spend more time chasing criminals, under a proposal made by the federal government.
Countries are nearing agreement in Geneva on using satellites to track flights, as they strive to prevent a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370 in March 2014, a high-level US official says.