The longest railway tunnel in the world was completed on Friday in Switzerland when the last two meters of rock were drilled through.
A giant drill smashes through a rock wall, making the connection between two ends of the world's longest tunnel. (No audio)
A massive drilling machine broke through rock beneath the Swiss Alps on Friday, creating what is being touted as the world's longest railroad tunnel.
Four people died and another three were missing Monday after two avalanches in the Swiss Alps, Bern police said.
Despite the fact that some of the effects of climate change are still imperceptible to all but the most highly trained eyes, there can be no doubting the alarming picture painted by glacier melt.
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With the right attitude, rain in the Swiss Alps can be a blessing. When it rains, you set your sights not on the glistening summits and scenic trails but on the people who call the high country home.
The British media continued Monday to pick at the bones of Prince William's broken romance, eager for anything fit to print, everyone claiming to know "what really happened."
Just as they have done for centuries, the bells in the tiny town of Disentis, nestled in a valley beneath the Swiss Alps, call out to monks.
A century-old painting by John Sargent sold for $23.5 million Wednesday, the second highest price ever paid for an American painting and a record for the artist's work.
At Therme Vals, a bath spa high in the Swiss Alps, wet Europeans frolic among the eight pools, the steam bath, and the "musical rock" (a smooth stone bed in a room that resonates with a meditative ...
Hamburgers may be in the smokestack sector of the food business these days, but in Switzerland they are starting to roll -- on the railroad, that is. Two specially commissioned McDonald's dining ca...
Do you imagine the man in the corner office vacationing only in the Swiss Alps or swank resorts on the French Riviera? In many cases you'd be wrong. Many CEOs prefer to stay on the North American m...
Meticulously precise, lantern-jawed, and ramrod straight, Wolfgang Hilger, 57, is the Hollywood image of the white-coated German scientist. He seems miscast for the part he has decided to play: Hoe...