Switzerland

The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Switzerland

For a relatively small, landlocked country, Switzerland contains an exceptional amount of natural beauty and cultural diversity—with four official …

European Travel

Swiss folklore fans gather for world's biggest alpine horn festival

NENDAZ, Switzerland (Reuters) - The soft sounds of hundreds of wooden Swiss alpine horns filled the valley below Switzerland's Mount Tracouet on Sunday, as the world's largest festival of its kind concluded after three days.<p>The traditional instruments, alphorn in German or cor des Alpes in French, …

Festivals

Fiat Chrysler's Marchionne being treated in Zurich's University Hospital

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne jokes with a tie next to chairman John Elkann during media conference in …

Stock Markets

Swiss taxpayers are coming out of the woodwork to admit their hidden assets

$1.3 billion<p>Starting this year, Switzerland is joining a global program meant to fight tax evasion, is sharing information on hidden wealth with other 100 countries. And the Swiss are worried.<p>Published January 04, 2018 | Photo by Reuters/Ruben Sprich<p>$1.3 billion<p>The number of people in Zürich …

Switzerland

Top-seeded Cornet beats Minella in Gstaad clay-court final | FOX Sports

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) Too-seeded Alize Cornet of France won her sixth career title by beating Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the …

Swiss Alps

Big banks and their supervisors take risk data management seriously | Financial Times

Charles Taylor is wrong (“ Banks’ approach to risk data is deeply inadequate”, July 16). Banks and their supervisors take managing their data on risk …

Federal Reserve

Ein Swiss Business Sale ab Paris

Mit der Swiss Business ab Paris in die Welt ...

Nairobi

Banking for Swiss abroad, apprenticeships, and a quiz

Here are some of the stories we'll be following the week of July 23, 2018:<p>Monday<p>In Rüschlikon, on the outskirts of Zurich, researchers at an IBM …

Quizzes

Sleeping with Coco Chanel: Luxury Living at Lausanne Palace - MyLausanne

Since first opening its doors in 1915, the Lausanne Palace has been one of the beloved Swiss city’s social hubs, providing a meeting place for …

Coco Chanel

If...Then

Oxford University Press

Valencia tops Galatasaray 2-1 in pre-season friendly

Fribourg (Switzerland), July 22 (IANS) Valencia kicked off its pre-season schedule with a 2-1 friendly win over Turkey's Galatasaray, a match in …

Soccer

Beautiful Macro Photos of Flowers and Butterflies by Monique Felber

Astonishing macro photos by Monique Felber, a talented fine-art photographer, retoucher, and nature lover from Lucerne, Switzerland. Monique focuses …

Photography

Rothschild bank broke money laundering rules: Swiss watchdog

Swiss market regulators FINMA also said it had now completed all seven probes into the sprawling scandal that allegedly saw Malaysia's multi-billion …

Corruption

‘Greetings from our wedding!’ Hingis gets hitched in Switzerland

Hingis retired from the game last year at the WTA Finals, going out at the top of the game ranked World No.1 in doubles after an incredibly …

Tennis

Best Things to Do in Switzerland in the Summer

As Roslyn Jolly discovers, the winter wonderland of Switzerland is just as beautiful in summer<p>Switzerland is renowned as a winter-sport playground, …

Travel (Australia)

How Queen Victoria transformed the Swiss tourism industry

Exactly 150 years, Queen Victoria and a small entourage headed to central Switzerland for a five-week getaway. It was the first visit to the Alpine …

Family

Toblerone bars to revert back to original design

Toblerone will reinstate its original shape two years after its decision to widen the gaps between triangles caused a public outcry.<p>Back in 2016 the 170g bar was reduced to 150g in a "shrinkflation" effect, as the price remained at around £1 a bar despite its smaller size.<p>At the time consumers …

Northern Europe

IOC wants to cut dead wood from 2026 Games bids

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Friday it wants to further streamline the bidding procedure for Summer and Winter Games, ensuring only the most viable cities - ideally two - reach the final voting stage.<p>Following a two-day meeting of the Executive …

Sport (UK)

The ancient 'megaphone' of the Alps returns for its annual Swiss gala

Its deep, echoing call has reverberated throughout the peaks of the Alps for centuries. A sort of ancient megaphone – or community radio – the …

Switzerland

The 10 Best Things to Do in Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne may be small and compact, but it has a lot to offer when it comes to attractions and things to do. This gem is one of the most happening …

European Travel

Roche gets breakthrough status for Alzheimer's test Elecsys

ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Roche an accelerated review for its Elecsys product used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday.<p>The FDA gave breakthrough device designation to Elecsys, which examines the cerebrospinal fluid in adult …

Alzheimer's Disease

Olympic Committee head 'happy' with narrowing list for 2026 Winter Games

LAUSANNE<p>IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with the 2026 Winter Games hosting race, despite two bids dropping out in recent …

Turkey

Baseline: Bouchard and Stosur enjoy the beautifuul Swiss Alps in Gstaad

There hasn’t been a shortage of sights and Swiss flavors this week for WTA players in Gstaad, with many of the top stars taking advantage of the …

Tennis

'Unsafe India' forces Switzerland player to miss World Junior Squash Championships

Hack:<p>A Switzerland player has decided to not join her rest of the teammates for the upcoming World Junior Squash Championships which will be held in …

Tamil Nadu

McCartney finishes seventh in Monaco

Eliza McCartney has had a tough night at the Herculis Diamond League meeting in the Principality of Monaco, finishing seventh the women's pole vault, …

IAAF Diamond League

Office Building Jolimont / 2b architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Office building in Jolimont, Mont-sur-Rolle<p>Located on a very narrow leftover plot lying between the A1 …

Architecture

Eugenie Bouchard Reaches Ladies Championship Gstaad Semifinals

Eugenie Bouchard enters the Ladies Championship Gstaad semifinals this weekend. She squares off against the tournament’s top seed.<p>Eugenie Bouchard …

Tennis

Police: Geneva man crossed line with harassing letters

It started as a seemingly innocuous social media post voicing support for bringing more food trucks to the Geneva area after a similar event in …

Social Media

Fidato Wealth moves to Middleburg Heights

Financial planner Fidato Wealth has announced the moving of its offices from Strongsville to a larger location in Middleburg Heights at 7530 Lucerne …

Cleveland

20 Unmissable Attractions in Geneva, Switzerland

CERN<p>You don’t have to have a degree in particle physics to enjoy CERN. Its Microcosm and the CERN Laboratory are open with guided tours, so all that …

Red Cross