Sweden appoints new Swiss ambassador amid fighter jet scandal

Sweden appointed a new ambassador to Switzerland today, a day after a media report that the current envoy lobbied Swiss parliamentarians to promote the sale of Swedish fighter jets.

Swiss parliament approves nuclear plant phase out

The association of Swiss electricity companies applauded the decision for a progressive end to nuclear energy.

Swiss parliament split on referendum for UBS deal

Swiss lawmakers failed to resolve a
split on Wednesday on whether to allow a referendum on a treaty with
the United States that will hand Washington thousands of files
on suspected tax cheats.