Chris Froome chases three in a row at Tour de Romandie
Chris Froome chases three in a row at Tour de Romandie

Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana will be looking to prevent Britain`s Chris Froome from making it three wins in a row at the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland, which begins on Tuesday.

Fugitive Italian financier arrested in Switzerland

Swiss police have arrested fugitive Italian financier Marco Marenco, wanted for fraud and tax evasion in his country, in Lugano, police and media reports said Friday.

Swiss ski resort bans selfies with iconic Saint Bernards

If there is one photo to take home from Switzerland, it is probably a selfie featuring iconic Saint Bernard dogs against the snow-covered backdrop of the Matterhorn peak.

'Switzerland is the world's happiest country'
'Switzerland is the world's happiest country'

Switzerland has the world`s happiest people, according to researchers in a study released on Thursday.

Iran, world powers seek to finalise nuclear deal

Iran and major powers held a second day of talks Thursday seeking to finalise a historic deal that would make any attempt by Tehran to make a nuclear weapon extremely difficult and easily detectable.

Timing of sanctions relief a crucial issue as Iran talks resume

The timing and scope of sanctions relief are among crucial sticking points as Iran and the six major world powers resume talks in Vienna on Wednesday to discuss a nuclear agreement aimed at curbing Tehran`s nuclear activities by June 30. 

Final Iran nuclear deal: Tough issues still to crack

 Negotiators working to a June 30 deadline were on Wednesday set to begin finalising a historic nuclear deal curtailing Iran`s nuclear activities in exchange for lifting painful international sanctions.

Hollande heads to Switzerland to mend ties after tax squabbles

 French President Francois Hollande will arrive in Switzerland on Wednesday for a state visit aimed at mending ties with Bern, clouded by squabbles over tax evasion claims.

Geneva bans Uber in latest setback for US firm

Authorities in Geneva have banned Uber for breaching local taxi laws but the beleaguered US-based company said on Tuesday it was appealing the order and denied any wrongdoing.

French CERN employee killed in Swiss avalanche

A Frenchman working at Europe`s particle accelerator lab CERN has died after being hit by an Alpine avalanche at the weekend, and a Swiss colleague remains in critical condition, police said.

Martina Hingis returns to Swiss Fed Cup team after 17 years
Martina Hingis returns to Swiss Fed Cup team after 17 years

Tennis legend Martina Hingis Switzerland's Fed Cup team after a 17-year in a hope to play in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Iran talks stretch into another day; deal seen close but elusive

Major powers and Iran stretched marathon talks on Tehran`s nuclear programme into a second day past their deadline, with diplomats saying prospects for a preliminary agreement were finely balanced between success and collapse in the coming hours.

China urges both sides to compromise in Iran nuclear talks

China`s foreign minister on Wednesday urged both sides to make compromises as nuclear talks between Iran and world powers entered a seventh day in Switzerland after missing a midnight deadline for a framework deal.

A day after missing deal deadline, Iran nuclear talks resume

Iran nuclear negotiators resumed talks here today, just hours after abandoning a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreeing to press on.

China tells both sides to compromise in Iran nuclear talks

China's foreign minister today urged both sides to make compromises as nuclear talks between Iran and world powers entered a seventh day in Switzerland after missing a midnight deadline for a framework deal.

10-man USA hold Swiss to a draw
10-man USA hold Swiss to a draw

Valentin Stocker`s goal 10 minutes from time secured Switzerland a 1-1 draw with the United States in Zurich on Tuesday although the hosts will be kicking themselves at not having won as their opponents played the last 22 minutes with just 10 men.

Russia`s Lavrov has left Iran nuclear talks: Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has left marathon talks over Iran`s nuclear programme in Switzerland, the foreign ministry told AFP Wednesday.

'Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis dangerous, emerging nuclear deal worse than feared'
'Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis dangerous, emerging nuclear deal worse than feared'

After five days of marathon discussions led by US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian foreign minister on Monday began negotiations with the ministers from six world powers (p5+1) to stitch up a framework agreement over the country's controversial nuclear programme ahead of the March 31 deadline.

Kerry cancels trip in honour of Ted Kennedy as Iran talks intensify

US Secretary of State John Kerry cancelled plans to fly to Boston for a ceremony in honour of his late friend Edward Kennedy as talks on Iran`s nuclear programme intensified in Switzerland, with two days left to a deadline.

Kerry cancels plans to attend Monday event back in US

In a sign that keenly watched Iran nuclear talks will go down to the wire, top US diplomat John Kerry has cancelled plans to attend a key event in Boston on Monday to remain at the negotiations in Switzerland.