Swiss banking’s number two, Credit Suisse, has announced it is to cut 5,300 jobs. That means around 11 percent of the group’s global workforce will
If confirmation were needed about the severity of the world credit crisis, the fallout has now hit one of Switzerland’s major financial names. Credit
Celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration next month have been launched with a major work of art.
The dome of the
Switzerland’s top two banks have taken emergency measures to shore up their finances. Credit Suisse is raising new funds from private investors while
French engineering company Alstom is again in the legal firing line following a raid on several of its Swiss branches and an arrest. Some 50 Swiss
Switzerland’s biggest open-air music event, the Paleo Festival, sold out this year, with some 225,000 music lovers making the trip to Nyon by Lake
Switzerland has reacted cautiously to reports that Libya is to cut off oil sales to the country following the arrest of Colonel Gadaffi’s youngest
A diplomatic crisis is brewing between Libya and Switzerland following the arrest of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s youngest son. Demonstrators in Tripoli
At The Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival, organisers are busy behind the scenes on the 8th edition of the annual sci-fi
Reclusive Argentine pianist Martha Argerich takes to the stage at the annual Lugano festival in Switzerland.
The world’s biggest contemporary art fair, in Basel, Switzerland, is showcasing more than 2000 international artists this year.
300 of the world’s
Swiss voters have rejected a proposal by the rightwing Swiss Peoples’s Party that would have made it more difficult for foreigners to become
People are voting in Switzerland this weekend on whether the public should decide if immigrants get passports or not.
That is what will happen if
After six years of planning, Swiss inventor and aviation enthusiast Yves Rossy thrilled crowds earlier this month with a flight over the Alps in his
The British documentary-maker Molly Dineen has won the top prize at the Nyon Visions du Reel festival in Switzerland. Her film, “The Lie of the Land”
Richard Wagner’s epic romantic opera “Lohengrin” is the latest production on the stage of Le Grand Théatre in Geneva. It’s the story of Elsa, the
Volker Koepp has been given a lifetime achievement award at the “Visions du Reel” film festival in Nyon, Switzerland, after 40 years making