Light aircrafts collide in Switzerland, 6 injured: Reports

Two light aircrafts collided mid-air on Sunday leaving six people with serious injuries, reports said.

Lost passenger sparks security scare Geneva airport

A lost passenger sparked a security alert at Geneva airport on Thursday that forced staff to halt boarding and caused disruption to several flights, a spokesman said.

Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in 4 years

The number of foreigners travelling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday.

Swiss Parliament employee uncovered tweeting nude workplace selfies

A secretary who posted nude pictures of herself in the Swiss Parliament to more than 11,000 followers on Twitter told a newspaper on Wednesday she did not believe she had broken any rules.

Swiss expand blacklist over Ukraine crisis

Switzerland said Tuesday it had added 26 more Russian officials and pro-Moscow separatists as well as 18 entities to a blacklist of those considered the main movers in the Ukraine crisis.

Swiss national held for Maoist link remanded to police custody

Swiss national Jonathan Baud, who was arrested on July 28 from nearby Triprayar for attending a meeting organized by a group of Maoist sympathisers, was today remanded to police custody by a local court.

Switzerland in talks over international Gaza conference

The Swiss foreign ministry said on Wednesday it is in talks about holding an international conference sought by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas focusing on protecting civilians in Gaza.

UK recoups 135 million Pound in tax from Swiss bank list

Britain has recovered USD 231 million from clients named on a leaked list of HSBC`s private banking operation in Switzerland, the tax authority has said.

India writes to Switzerland seeking info on secret accounts

India has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking bank details and names of Indians having unaccounted money in Swiss banks, as the government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money.

Switzerland to work with new Indian government on tax evasion

As the debate on alleged black money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks continues, Switzerland today said it is looking forward to working together with the new government of India in its fight against tax evasion.

French press hail 5-2 victory over Switzerland

The French press hailed their football team`s remarkable show in the 5-2 win over Switzerland in the FIFA World Cup Friday.

Two big banks have 2/3rd of all Swiss money of Indians

It is just two big banks -- UBS and Credit Suisse -- which appear to be accounting for almost two-third of the total money held by Indians in Swiss banking system, known for their famed secrecy walls.

Envoys from Canada, Switzerland meet Gujarat CM Anandi Patel

Ahead of `Vibrant Gujarat Summit-2015`, Canadian High Commissioner Stewert Beck and Ambassador of Switzerland in India Linus Von Castelmur held seperate meetings with Gujarat CM Anandi Patel.

Nestle ordered to pay damages to Swiss generic coffee firm ECC

The Ethical Coffee Company today said that a French court had ordered Swiss food giant Nestle to pay it USD 680,000 in damages for criticising their coffee capsules.

Mick Jagger dating again?

Singer Mick Jagger has sparked rumours that he`s dating a mystery brunette after being spotted flirting with her on a hotel room balcony in Switzerland.

Solar plane makes inaugural flight

A revolutionary solar-powered plane, that will try to fly around the world next year, has successfully made its inaugural test flight in Switzerland.

Highly radioactive substance found in Swiss dump: Report

A highly radioactive substance, emitting in some places radiation 100 times the permitted amount, has been discovered in Switzerland, local media reported, adding that authorities had covered it up for 18 months.

Swiss voters reject world``s highest minimum wage, block fighter jets

Swiss voters on Sunday rejected proposals to introduce the world`s highest minimum wage and spend $3.5 billion buying new Gripen fighter jets from Saab.

Switzerland, India, 45 others agree on tax info exchange

In another step towards shedding banking secrecy practices, 47 nations including Switzerland and India, have agreed upon automatic exchange of information on tax matters.

Switzerland adds 15 names to Ukraine crisis blacklist

Switzerland announced Friday that it had added the names of 15 top Russian officials and pro-Moscow separatists to a blacklist of individuals seen as prime movers in the Ukraine crisis.