Napoleon’s admirers will be able to carry his DNA on their wrists after a Swiss company announced on Wednesday its plans to sell watches containing a fragment of the emperor’s hair.
The Swiss will once again head to the polls this weekend to decide whether to dramatically slash immigration numbers, this time in the name of saving the environment in a proposal opponents have label
Russia and Qatar were cleared on Thursday by a Fifa judge of corruption in their winning bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
A Patek Philippe gold watch billed as the most expensive and most complicated in the world fetched a record $21.3 million on Wednesday when it went under the hammer in Switzerland.
About 13.6 million people, equivalent to the population of London, have been displaced by conflicts in Syria and Iraq, many without food or shelter as winter starts, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said o
Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae was banned from competitive skiing for four years on Tuesday for taking part in races that were fixed to allow her to qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The UN rights chief accused Sri Lanka Friday of sabotaging a UN-mandated war crimes probe into the country’s brutal separatist war by creating a climate of fear and repression.
Ten million people worldwide have no nationality, leaving them in a devastating legal limbo, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday, launching a campaign to eradicate statelessness within a decade.
The bodies of three people were discovered near a train station in the Swiss Alps town of Wilderswill on Monday, the police said, amid reports of a murder-suicide.
If you’re waiting for gender equality in the workplace, be prepared to wait a long time.