Voters in a suburb of Bern have voted in favour of the capital region's first skyscraper.
The wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi expressed renewed hope Saturday that her husband might soon be pardoned after a senior Swiss official said such a move was in the pipeline.
Luc Bondy, an influential Swiss director who produced dozens of theatre and operatic works in Europe over four decades, died on Saturday aged 67, Paris' prestigious Théâtre de l'Odéon, where he was director, announced.
Swiss Lara Gut has captured her 13th career Alpine Skiing Women's World Cup victory in a giant slalom race in Aspen, Colorado after a late fall by American Mikaela Shiffrin.
Hervé Falciani, the former HSBC employee whose disclosures uncorked the "Swissleaks" scandal on bank-supported tax evasion, has been sentenced in absentia in Switzerland to five years in prison.