Lloyds Banking Group is laying off more than half of its employees in the Lake Geneva region, according to a news media report.
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer is set to fall out of the top five rankings for the first time in over a decade after being knocked out of the Cincinnati Masters in the US.
Certain Swiss cantons are demanding systematic DNA tests on asylum seekers — specifically Eritreans — who say they are coming to the country to join family members, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
Boy meets girl, boy likes girl, boy kisses girl. Well, that ain't the fairy tale in feminist Sweden, argues love columnist Emilia Millicent who has found out that equality also has benefits in the romance department.
Five Picasso murals that survived Anders Behring Breivik's bombing of an Oslo government block in 2011 are now at the heart of a divisive debate in Norway on the buildings' fate.
A technical fault left thousands of travellers suffering delays at Stockholm Arlanda Airport on Saturday, a situation described by the airport operator as "unacceptable".
Situated in sight of unstable north Africa and on the shipping route to the Middle East, Gibraltar has military and intelligence facilities that still make it a strategic asset for Britain, analysts say.
International Airlines Group (IAG) is betting on its budget carrier Vueling instead of struggling national carrier Iberia to recapture the Spanish market as indicated by a giant order of new aircraft.
Germany's foreign minister and his Qatari counterpart on Saturday condemned the spiralling violence in Egypt, urging political dialogue to avoid further bloodshed.
German power company RWE is shutting six domestic plants and rival E.ON is threatening to relocate to Turkey as the sector tots up the cost of the government's energy policy turnaround.
A gondola and a vaporetto waterbus collided Saturday on Venice's Grand Canal, killing a 50-year-old German tourist and badly injuring his young daughter, local media reported.
Marseille and Saint-Etienne joined Lyon at the top of Ligue 1 with respective victories over Evian and Guingamp in France on Saturday.
A police officer who was present when a colleague shot dead a 69-year-old man in Husby in Stockholm in May, sparking days of riots, has stated that the incident "contradicted everything the police stand for".
Swedish high jumper Emma Green Tregaro has repainted her nails after being warned by the IAAF that the rainbow colours she sported in qualification in support of gay rights were a breach of regulations.