Suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been hospitalized after being placed under medical observation for stress, but he is expecting to leave the facility early next week, his spokesman said on Wednesday.
UPDATED: A record temperature high announced for the towering Jungfrau mountain in the Bernese Alps on Tuesday turned out to be a mistake, the national weather office said on Wednesday.
The 18-year-old son of Defence Minister Ueli Maurer has embarrassed his father again by crashing the family car into a house after reportedly drinking.
Disgraced former IAAF president Lamine Diack on Tuesday resigned as president of the International Athletics Foundation in the wake of damaging corruption charges that have rocked track and field.
A spectacular pink diamond, the largest of its kind to ever appear at auction, sold for $28.5 million on Tuesday, narrowly beating auction house Christie's estimate.
Striking civil servants in the canton of Geneva vowed another day of protest on Wednesday after walking out en masse on Tuesday to voice their discontent with government plans to cut staff and lengthen working hours.