Regional rail traffic was expected to remain disrupted until Monday noon on the Gotthard railway following a rockslide on the trans-Alpine line linking northern Switzerland to the southern canton of Ticino.
Voters in the canton of Zurich on Sunday gave the green light for a 13.4-kilometre light rail line serving the Limmat valley and linking with communities in the neighbouring canton of Aargau.
Serb Novak Djokovic finished the best season of his life in fitting style as the world number one defeated Switzerland's Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the London ATP Tour Finals title for a record fourth successive year.
Switzerland has active criminal proceedings against 33 individuals over suspected ties to extremist Islamist groups, but only three people are currently in custody, the attorney general's office said on Sunday.
The Fifa ethics committee probing allegations of corruption against suspended president Sepp Blatter and his would-be successor, Michel Platini, has requested that sanctions be levelled against both men.
A man from Hong Kong was so jubilant after he was named the best Santa Claus in the world at an annual event in Sweden that he proposed to his partner live on TV .
Berlin has opened a shelter at the former headquarters of communist East Germany's feared Stasi secret police to help house a record influx of asylum seekers, weekend media reports said.
Veteran French rock star Johnny Hallyday said on Sunday he would have gladly taken up a weapon to fight jihadists, had he not been a singer, in the wake of the Paris attacks.
The brother of wanted Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam said on Sunday he believed his brother decided at the very last moment not to go through with an attack.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday that a chemical or biological attack "was among the risks" in the wake of the Paris attacks but that all possible precautions to avoid such a scenario had been taken.
Sweden’s security service had some explaining to do on Sunday after police released a 22-year-old 'suspected terrorist' seized on Thursday night following a national security alert.
French jets will be able to launch air strikes on Islamic State targets from an aircraft carrier in the eastern Mediterranean from Monday, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said.
US President Barack Obama insisted on Sunday he would go ahead with a visit to Paris for world climate talks despite the deadly attacks there, urging other leaders to attend and show "we are not afraid" of extremists.
Southern Sweden was braced for yet more snow on Sunday, after substantial falls on Saturday afternoon and evening, delighting children but causing traffic chaos.
Pope Francis heads to Africa this week for the riskiest trip of his papacy, defying danger with an open-topped popemobile and visits to a slum, refugee camp and mosque despite security fears following jihadist attacks.
Hundreds of Muslims rallied in Rome and Milan on Saturday to show solidarity with the victims of jihadist attacks, condemning violence in the name of religion and chanting "we are not the enemy".
The head of Bavaria's conservative party was re-elected on Saturday with his weakest score to date, seen as punishment after he berated ally German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her welcoming refugee policy.
Locking in an action plan to cap global warming at two degrees Celsius will be the ultimate yardstick for success or failure at the Paris climate summit that opens in a week.