The European nation prides itself on being one of the world's oldest democracies and yet only allowed women to vote as late as 1971.
Swiss and Irish police have boogied their way to viral fame with the #JerusalemaChallenge, hoping to give people a good laugh during COVID-19 restrictions.
The traditional craftsmanship has been recognised as being among the world's cultural heritage after mechanical watchmaking and art mechanics were jointly inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Pilots in Switzerland are switching the cockpit for the cab as they redeploy as train drivers to keep working in the pandemic.
It's all part of efforts to get children accustomed to Switzerland's famed direct democracy and frequent referendums.
The agency's emergency committee said there were still "too many fundamental unknowns" about the effectiveness of vaccines.
This high-altitude solar power plant sits in a stunning location, floating on a lake in between the Swiss Alps.
The tourists were told to isolate as a result of the new COVID-19 variant being spread around the world - but half decided to leave "under the cover of darkness".
Blatter committed FIFA to a rental contract with the building’s owner, insurance firm Swiss Life, that requires paying €295 million through 2045 at above-market rates, the football organisation said.
Polish captain Robert Lewandowski was voted the Best Men's Player while England's Lucy Bronze took the prize for Best Women's Player at a virtual ceremony in Zurich.
A risk assessment of the underground depot carried out over the previous two years said it presents "unacceptable" risks based on current safety regulations.
The Swiss Society for Intensive Care Medicine has warned that units across the country are at capacity, which may compromise the healthcare available to those seriously ill with COVID-19