Four Swiss medical researchers and one from Spain received grants totalling $1.5-million for clinical cancer research on Thursday in Zurich.
French authorities have searched the homes of two imams from Geneva's main mosque, the largest in Switzerland, the mosque said on Thursday.
Reflecting continuing strong demand for English-language schooling in the Lake Geneva region, the Geneva English School has announced plans to launch a new secondary school next year.
Swiss citizen Sepp Blatter claims he is the target of "an inquisition" by Fifa's ethics committee, which has suspended him for 90 days and called for further sanctions over corruption charges.
Swiss farmers unable to make ends meet are resorting to suicide, according to a media report on Thursday, a day ahead of a planned demonstration of farming groups in front of the federal parliament in Bern.