Forbidden love, wrongdoings and despair: Zurich Opera House ventures into late 19th-century French romanticism with Werther, by Jules Massenet.
Tenor Juan Diego Flórez and mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany discuss what their opera roles in Werther mean to them in this euronews Web Bonus.
Swiss police confirmed that the 24-year-old gunman was found dead near the scene of Monday's shooting. Three people were injured in the attack.
Several people have been hurt in a shooting incident near Zurich which local media said was a shooting.
The EU says it is pondering a pilot scheme for a bloc-wide basic income for all, and this weekend the Swiss actually get to decide on the idea in one of their referendum votes, the first country to vo
The suspended president of European football’s governing body (UEFA) Michel Platini arrived at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday
Transforming teenage screams into critical acclaim, Australian heartthrob and actor Liam Hemsworth has been awarded the coveted Golden Eye Award at
Zurich tops a new list of the world’s most expensive cities. According to a report by Swiss bank UBS, monthly living costs for a family of three go
Swiss bank UBS announced a larger than expected increase in its second quarter profits on Monday, up by 25 percent. Net profits rose 53 percent on
Higher-than expected quarterly earnings leading to a jump in share price by more than one percent to a 14 month high and a new strategy shake
The Palestinians have complained for years that Israel discriminates against its players and officials, but the PFA president has been persuaded to back down on FIFA vote.
Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter appeared unfazed as the 65th Congress of football’s world governing body opened in Zurich. His speech to the
Protesters in Zurich demand the resignation of FIFA President Sepp Blatter. International civil rights organisation Avaaz organised the protest
Sepp Blatter appears relaxed about his reelection as FIFA president, even as world soccer’s governing body is engulfed in corruption charges. Blatter
Fifa has responded to the arrest of six of its senior executives at the request of US authorities on corruption charges. The organisation’s head of
FIFA is reeling after Swiss police arrested seven senior executives, including two vice presidents, at the luxury Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich in a
Swiss police have arrested a number of Fifa executives following a morning raid on a five-star hotel in Zurich. The arrests were made at the request
For many people, it has become second nature: typing text messages, scrolling web pages, and checking email on a smartphone. It could actually be
FIFA president Sepp Blatter endured heavy criticism of his leadership when he attended the Uefa Congress in Vienna on Tuesday. The 79-year-old, who
Prodigious technique, wildly imaginative and breath-taking stage presence…. just some of the glowing descriptions which follow Chinese pianist Yuja
Singapore has retained its position as the most expensive city in the world to live, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit that compares 133
It’s what dreams are made of for any avid gamer – controlling an avatar with your body in real time. Project Anywhere is the brainchild of
Dozens of masked extremists have clashed with riot police in Zurich, Switzerland, one of Europe’s wealthiest cities. Police fired rubber bullets
A false alarm briefly spread panic at Zurich University on Thursday when reports of a gunman shooting on the campus led to 5,000 students and
Credit Suisse Group has recorded its biggest quarterly loss since the peak of the financial crisis in 2008 because of a 1.3 billion euro fine it paid
The artistic dialogue between Persia and Europe is at the heart of a new exhibition in the Swiss city of Zurich. It explores the way Europe and
Josef Ackermann has resigned as chairman of Zurich Insurance over the apparent suicide of its chief financial officer, Pierre Wauthier. Ackermann –
The discovery of mysterious powder forced Swiss police to evacuate a post office near Zurich on Tuesday night. Dozens of people complained of