Swiss Info

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 13:24:51 GMT
Swiss resort of Zermatt off-limits due to flooding risk
Since midday on Friday, it has been impossible to reach Zermatt by either train or by road. Trains are no longer running between Visp and Zermatt, the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn said in a press release. Trains on the R40, RE41 and RE42 lines have been ...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 13:10:09 GMT
More Swiss railway stations to be made accessible for disabled travellers
The adaptation of Swiss railway stations and stops for disabled persons is continuing, with 42 more to be completed by the end of the year. By that time, 1,131 of the approximately 1,800 stations will have been adapted. By the end of 2027, 87% of tra...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:28:50 GMT
Nestlé remains the most valuable Swiss brand
Nestlé has a brand value of just over CHF18.5 billion ($20.7 billion), the London-based brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance reported in its latest ranking on Thursday. This means that the company remains at the top of the 50 most valuable Swis...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 08:49:36 GMT
Exiled Belarusian author receives Swiss literary prize
Sasha Filipenko will receive the 2024 Pro Litteris main prize worth CHF40,000 ($44,900). The Swiss copyright society prize is awarded annually in recognition of outstanding achievements in literature and art. Filipenko, who was born in Belarus and li...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 08:00:53 GMT
Actress Zendaya plays tennis with Federer in Zurich
US actress and singer Zendaya met up with former professional tennis player Roger Federer for an unusual game of tennis: The two were spotted playing ball and filming in front of the headquarters of Swiss sports shoe brand On, media reported. Around ...