Swiss President Ueli Maurer says he sees "no need to change strategy" after fellow financial centre Luxembourg eased its bank secrecy practices.
A 47-year-old Swiss man on Sunday became the third victim to die from an avalanche in the Valais Alps in as many days.
The Lega dei Ticinesi (League of Ticino) emerged triumphant from municipal elections in Lugano on Sunday with three of its candidates winning election to the seven-person administrative council, including the party’s dead founder and former president.
Venice on Sunday enjoyed the sounds of silence as authorities imposed a five-hour ban on motorboats plying the Renaissance city's main waterway to raise awareness about noise pollution and architectural damage caused by waves.
A German entrepreneur has come up with a new business models for drivers on-the-go – Tank & Cut – mobile hairdressers at petrol stations. He said over the weekend that he planned on opening ten this year.
The statistical probability was one in 59 million, but a German man from the Rhine Main area beat the odds and won the €46 million Euro Lottery jackpot – the largest amount ever won by an individual in Germany.
Despite the introduction of a new law strengthening the powers of customs officials, the number of seizures of alcohol ordered online has declined dramatically in 2013.
A Polish doctor and two nurses have been charged in connection with a breast augmentation operation in 2010 which left a Swedish woman in a coma and suffering from serious brain damage.
China has now become the focus of the automobile world and the country's car preferences are affecting what models key German carmakers offer, Stern magazine reported on Sunday.
Around 40 protesters took to the streets of New York on Saturday to demonstrate against a US ban on mimolette that has angered lovers of the distinctive French cheese.
The number of young French adults going abroad has swelled 14 percent in the past four years, many of them seeking better opportunities as economic malaise grips their nation, according to government figures.
French police were on a manhunt Sunday for a notorious armed robber who staged a dramatic prison break in northern France after briefly taking several guards hostage.
The opposition Social Democrats, Left Party and Green Party would claim 50.3 percent of the vote if an election were to be held today, according to a new voter poll.
Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, a group of volunteers working in eastern Germany near the Polish border is trying to uncover the remains of fallen soldiers.
A group of children playing in a snow drift in Umeå in northern Sweden on Saturday came across what they thought was a toy gun only to find out that it was a real weapon when one of them pulled the trigger.
As 12th grade students approach their Abitur final examinations, schools are taking special precautions to make sure kids don’t cheat - especially since high tech advances have created other ways to do so.
Omar Mustafa's forced resignation from the Social Democrats' governing board has prompted criticism from faith groups within the party.
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura has said he is hopeful Lionel Messi will be fully fit for the first-leg of his side's Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich in 10 days time.
French police are collecting DNA samples of detectives and medical staff who worked on the Alp murder of a British-Iraqi family to exclude their DNA from the case after an expert accidentally contaminated crime-scene material, a prosecutor said Saturday.
Burdened by dismal poll ratings and a gaffe-prone candidate, Germany's centre-left Social Democrats will try to re-energise their campaign against popular Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday.