Retirement assets totalling close to three billion francs ($3 billion) are lying dormant in Swiss occupational pension funds because their beneficiaries cannot be traced, according to a report.
The UN expert on the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territories resigned on Monday, complaining that Israel had never granted him access to the areas he is meant to monitor.
Swiss multi-billionaire businesswoman Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, whose partner is the former head of the Swiss National Bank, is pregnant with twins, due in the spring.
Snow has finally arrived in the Swiss Alps after a month of warmer than usual weather, although the white stuff came too late for many Christmas season holidaymakers packing their bags on Sunday.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka is looking to give himself the best possible preparation for the first Grand Slam of 2016 in Melbourne later this month by winning the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament, which starts on Monday.
Bad weather has forced a sailboat crew headed by Swiss billionaire Dona Bertarelli and her partner to abandon a bid to claim the Jules Verne trophy for the fastest yacht voyage around the world.