Holders of half-fare travel cards for Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) are set to receive a modest gift in the mail.
Two cases of the tropical virus Zika hitting Brazil and other South American countries have surfaced in Switzerland, federal health authorities say.
Swiss exports dropped last year following several years of consecutive growth but Switzerland still managed to post a record trade surplus — thanks to the strong franc.
The five candidates to take over the presidency of Zurich-based Fifa from the banned Sepp Blatter are stepping up their campaigns a month ahead of the vote to decide world football's future boss.
A tanking market in HongKong hit Swiss watch exports for 2015, which fell for the first time in six years.
Swiss entrepreneurs envision underground tunnels for the transport of goods by automated vehicles to relieve traffic congestion above ground and to improve logistics for retailers, suppliers and delivery firms.
Questions have been raised after a vegan man who refused to wear leather combat boots was declared unfit for Swiss military service.