Federal authorities have backed down from a decision ordering Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to remove some of the tactile floor lines installed to guide the blind in Zurich's underground train station.
US vice-president Joe Biden arrived in Zurich on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum, which kicks off in Davos on Tuesday.
China National Chemical Corp. on Monday said it had bought a 12 percent stake in Swiss energy and commodities trader Mercuria, the second overseas investment by the Chinese state giant in a week.
Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer gave himself a confidence boost in taking just 72 minutes to win his opening match at the Australian Open tennis tournament, breezing past Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets on Monday.
Advocates for the blind are crying foul after federal officials ordered the removal of certain tactile floor guides in Zurich's new underground train station.
The richest one percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam said Monday, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.