Pipe dream or practical plan? Swiss voters will soon be voting on a proposal to give every resident — whether they work or not — a guaranteed payment of 2,500 francs a month.
A US-based human rights watchdog has branded as "despicable" Switzerland's policy of seizing valuables of refugees when they enter the country, a policy copied this week by Denmark.
Switzerland ranks seventh in a global ranking of perceived public sector corruption, behind Scandinavian countries, New Zealand and the Netherlands.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis notched higher profits in 2015 thanks to asset sales but otherwise saw profits dented by a stronger dollar.
Does ageing Swiss tennis star Roger Federer have it in him to master Serbian rival Novak Djokovic?
A news agency says it has received a video purportedly from an Al-Qaeda-linked group claiming responsibility for this month's kidnapping of Swiss woman Beatrice Stockly in northern Mali.