Police Investigate 8-Year-Old Boy Over Toy Banknotes
Swiss police confirmed Wednesday they have investigated an eight-year-old boy after he allegedly asked whether he could use a toy banknote in a village shop. Newspapers suggested the shop and the police were overzealous in a case where the boy's name will be on police records until May 2032. The unnamed boy was not charged…
Crisis costing Swiss economy $11-17 bn per month
Switzerland's central bank chief said in an interview published by Swiss media Sunday that the coronavirus crisis was costing the Swiss economy up to $17 billion each month.
Swiss doc convicted for helping fit woman commit suicide
The vice-president of a Swiss assisted suicide association said Friday he had been convicted for helping a healthy woman take her life alongside her sick husband, and said he would appeal.
Cushy quarantine: Swiss firm offers luxury isolation stays
The hotel and tourism industries have been all but flattened by the coronavirus pandemic, but one Swiss firm has found a way to stay afloat offering a luxury COVID-19 isolation service.
Coronavirus: Main measures taken in Europe
Quarantine, schools, shops and borders closed, gatherings banned, here are the main measures being taken in Europe to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. - Confinement - Italy's population of 60 million has to stay at home until April 3, but can go out to work, for health reasons or to buy food. In…
WTO suspends all meetings after staff member contracts virus
The World Trade Organization said Tuesday it would suspend all meetings until March 20 after one of its staff members contracted the new coronavirus.
Innovation: Key to great leadership
The 2015/2016 World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report ranked Switzerland, Finland, Israel, USA, Japan, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark as the 10 most innovative countries in the world.
Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt
Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health fears over radiation from the antennas that carry the next-generation mobile technology have sparked a nationwide revolt.
Switzerland boss denies bust-up with Shaqiri
Switzerland boss Vladimir Petkovic insists he did not have a bust-up with Xherdan Shaqiri - but admits their relationship could be better.