The country held one of its regular referendums on whether to outlaw both the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women in the country and the ski masks and bandannas used by protesters.
With four tables made of ice and snow, the space can accommodate 16 people at one time.
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.
Temperatures plummeted to -28°C in some places.
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".
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
As a climate crisis looms, the watchmaking industry is embracing sustainability in a bid to help reduce its carbon footprint and manage diminishing natural resources more responsibly.
Taking place against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the winners of the 2020 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève awards gathered in Switzerland on Thursday to celebrate the art of watchmaking.
Created in 2001, the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims to reward the most remarkable watch creations and promote watchmaking throughout the world.