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News: Switzerland

We have started to collect the most important news related to Switzerland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Switzerland: news

HSBC bosses 'sorry' for tax dealings

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 17:01
related countries: Panama Panama, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The two top HSBC bosses have apologised for "unacceptable" practices at its Swiss private bank helping clients to avoid tax.
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Swiss deal over Italian tax evasion

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 19:49
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy and Switzerland have signed a deal to work together on tackling tax evasion.
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HSBC chief holds Swiss bank account

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 2:24
related countries: Panama Panama

HSBC confirms that the bank's chief executive Stuart Gulliver has a Swiss bank account for his bonus payments.
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HSBC 'open to criminal charges'

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 11:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

HSBC left itself open to criminal charges in the UK over its Swiss tax-dodging scandal, says former director of public prosecutions Lord Ken Macdonald.
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Several hurt as Swiss trains collide

Friday, February 20th 2015, 9:25
related places: Rafz, Zurich

A rush-hour intercity train collides with a suburban train in the Swiss town of Rafz, near Zurich, leaving at least five people injured, police say.
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Swiss raid HSBC's Geneva office

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 17:17
related places: Geneva

Swiss prosecutors search offices of the Geneva subsidiary of HSBC bank in an inquiry into alleged money-laundering.
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Nestle shakes up US chocolate recipe

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 4:31
related countries: United States United States

Swiss food giant Nestle says it will be removing all artificial flavours and colours from its chocolate products in the US.
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FCA joins HSBC tax-dodging inquiry

Monday, February 16th 2015, 15:52

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says it is "looking into" the HSBC bank over its Swiss tax-dodging scandal.
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Wawrinka beats Berdych in final

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 17:51

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka beats last year's winner Tomas Berdych in the ABN Amro final in Rotterdam.
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HSBC publishes newspaper apology

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 5:58

HSBC has published an apology in several Sunday newspapers following allegations that its Swiss private bank helped clients evade tax.
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HSBC whistleblower's email surfaces

Friday, February 13th 2015, 15:25

Whistleblower Herve Falciani says he feels vindicated after his email to HMRC offering details of bank account holders in Switzerland is uncovered by Le Monde newspaper.
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HMRC to expand probe into HSBC

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 1:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The tax authority will expand the scope of its investigation into Swiss tax accounts held at HSBC, the BBC has learned.
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Miliband slams 'dodgy' PM in tax row

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 18:26

Ed Miliband brands David Cameron a "dodgy PM" in angry Commons exchanges over political donors who had HSBC Swiss bank accounts.
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Dalian Wanda buys Swiss sports firm

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 7:58
related countries: China China

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda will buy Swiss sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media with a group of investors for $1.19bn (£780m).
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Dennis breaks hour world record

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 14:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Granges

Australian Rohan Dennis breaks the hour record, completing 52,491km on the track in Granges, Switzerland.
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US skier trapped for days in Alps

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 15:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alps

An American skier is rescued after spending more than 48 hours trapped in waist-deep snow in the Swiss Alps.
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Conductor dies after stage collapse

Friday, January 30th 2015, 12:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Renowned conductor Israel Yinon dies, aged 59, after collapsing during a concert performance in Switzerland.
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Saxo Bank faces £70m Swiss losses

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 21:29
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Danish currency trading specialist said it could afford to absorb losses if customers failed to meet their obligations
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Swiss fear hangover as ECB injects cash

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 20:17

Swiss fear long hangover as ECB injects cash
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Italy police recover 5,000 artefacts

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 12:50
related countries: Italy Italy

A record haul of rare antiquities is revealed by Italian police after a lengthy inquiry into a Swiss-based trafficking ring.
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Anger over Pakistan fuel shortages

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 12:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's leader Nawaz Sharif pulls out of the World Economic Forum meeting in Switzerland amid growing anger over nationwide fuel shortages.
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Europe's homeowners hit by Swiss franc move

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 16:51

Many people with Swiss franc mortgages are seeing their mortgage payments soar after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its currency cap against the euro.
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Denmark acts over currency fallout

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 0:04
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark cuts interest rates to prevent the krone from strengthening in the wake of the turmoil caused by Switzerland's decision to scrap the franc's peg to the euro.
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US shares rebound with strong gains

Friday, January 16th 2015, 22:04
related countries: United States United States

US shares recover after the turmoil prompted by the Swiss move to end its franc-euro cap but forex broker FXCM falls sharply as it rejoins the market after a $300m loan.
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Alpari UK closes over currency crisis

Friday, January 16th 2015, 16:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: West Ham

Currency broker and West Ham sponsor Alpari UK files for insolvency following the Swiss National Bank's decision to end the link between the Swiss franc and the euro.
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Swiss franc soars as euro cap ends

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 17:56

The Swiss franc soars and sends markets into turmoil as Switzerland abandons the cap on the currency's value against the euro.
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Kuoni puts tours business on sale

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 12:30

Swiss-based travel operator Kuoni is selling its tour operating business to concentrate on supplying others in the travel industry,
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Swiss monastery opens doors to asylum seekers

Thursday, December 25th 2014, 1:11

Swiss monastery opens doors to asylum seekers
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