Net immigration of foreigners to Switzerland dropped in 2015 from the previous year thanks largely to an exodus of non-Swiss, government figures show.
The UN says there is no postponement of Syria peace talks due to start on Friday in Geneva, despite uncertainty around whether the main opposition umbrella group will attend.
The Zika virus is "spreading explosively" in the Americas and the region may see up to four million cases of the disease strongly suspected of causing birth defects, the Geneva-based World Health Organization said on Monday.
With startups in the Swiss news on an almost daily basis, launching your own business has never been trendier. But exactly how easy does Switzerland make it? The Local's Caroline Bishop finds out.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche says its net profits in 2015 fell by five percent as a strong Swiss franc ate into the company's robust sales of diagnostics and cancer medications.
Five-time winner Novak Djokovic won a thrilling semifinal battle with Switzerland's Roger Federer to reach his sixth Australian Open final on Thursday.
The canton of Valais is set to pay hommage on Friday to two prominent Swiss men who were killed in a terrorist attack this month in Burkina Faso's capital that claimed the lives of 30 people.
The canton of Ticino's main airport will be forced to close for nine days this autumn for the repaving of its runway.
Three Algerians were handed jail sentences of up to 14 years on Wednesday for stealing jewellery worth €500,000 from Swiss luxury jeweller Chopard during the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.