Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio slammed the "corporate greed" of the fossil-fuel industry after receiving a Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum for “working for a better world” at a ceremony on Tuesday in Davos.
Plastic rubbish will outweigh fish in the oceans by 2050 unless the world takes drastic action to recycle the material, a report warned Tuesday on the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The Euro 2016 football tournament provides "a good opportunity" for Swiss-based Uefa to introduce goal-line technology (GLT), the European federation's chief referee Pierluigi Collina said on Tuesday, with a final decision expected this week.
A 49-year-old former Geneva bank executive who strangled and suffocated his seven-year-old daughter and later pretended it happened while the pair was playing a game of “who is the boss” was jailed on Tuesday for 16 years.
France's state of emergency and new electronic surveillance laws imposed following the November attacks in Paris impose "excessive and disproportionate" restrictions on key rights, UN experts said in Geneva on Tuesday.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka advanced to the second round of the Australian Open tennis tournament after his Russian opponent Dmitry Tursunov retired with an injury on Tuesday.
Yogurt empire founder Hamdi Ulukaya rallied the corporate world to aid refugees on Tuesday, as the world's rich and powerful gathered in Davos to discuss how to resolve some of the world's greatest challenges.
A stunningly detailed scale model of the city of Geneva is going on public display, more than 30 years after work started on the intricately crafted project.
When Geneva-based jeweller Ronny Totah received an offer last November to view a rare Kashmir sapphire set for auction with an asking price of up to $12 million, his jaw dropped.
Switzerland rolled out its answer to Silicon Valley on Monday: a network of five technology parks designed to boost industry, science and technology across the country.