Tourist revenue trumped public health in this alpine playground that helped spread coronavirus to several European nations.
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of thousands of protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business leaders to combat the climate crisis.
Thanks to a popular Turkish television series beamed around the world, this once-forgotten town is experiencing a tourism boom.
The Swiss national team might not be the favourites to win the World Cup in Russia – even if they did hold Brazil to a draw. That said, one Swiss team is physically up there.
President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland on Thursday, ready to play salesman during his debut appearance at an annual economic summit in the Swiss Alps and argue that his "America First" agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation.
The World Economic Forum begins in an environment of robust global growth but facing warnings that the world's have-nots are missing out more than ever.
The international entertainers receive the Crystal Award, which is given by the World Economic Forum to artists who make a positive change in society.
Visitors have been stuck in the mountain resort of Zermatt for two days after snow blocked road and rail links.
Left-wing lawmaker Peter Pilz, 63, who made name for himself railing against arms deals with countries accused of human rights abuses, allegedly groped a woman repeatedly at a conference four years ago.
It was the deadliest climbing accident so far this season in the Austrian Alps, where several dozen mountaineering deaths are reported each summer.
It could take weeks before residents can return to their homes following a landslide from a collapsing mountain that is believed to have been caused by melting permafrost.
Twice Tour de France champion Alberto Contador is one of six riders to have won all three Grand Tours in a 14-year professional career marred by a doping ban.
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