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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

Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title

Sunday, April 20th 2014, 15:48

Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.
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Credit Suisse rebuffs forex probe

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 7:51

Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.
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VIDEO: The films making science captivating

Friday, April 11th 2014, 13:20
related places: Cern

David Reid travels to the Cern institute in Switzerland to find out how film-makers are helping to make science stories more accessible to the public.
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'Liechtenstein bank chief shot dead'

Monday, April 7th 2014, 20:37
related countries: Liechtenstein Liechtenstein

The head of a private bank in Liechtenstein has been shot dead, Swiss media say, with police hunting a man over an apparent financial feud.
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Cement firms agree mega-merger

Monday, April 7th 2014, 7:07
related countries: France France
related places: Lafarge

Swiss cement firm Holcim says it will merge with French rival Lafarge in a deal that will create the world's largest cement maker.
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Swiss probe foreign exchange market

Monday, March 31st 2014, 7:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

British, US and Swiss banks are being investigated in Switzerland for potential collusion over the manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
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Bionic Olympics to be hosted in 2016

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 12:24

An Olympic games for "augmented humans" will kick off in Switzerland in October 2016 featuring exoskeleton races among others.
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UBS traders tried to rig key rate

Friday, March 14th 2014, 11:35
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Traders at Swiss bank UBS made around 100 attempts to rig Hong Kong's interbank lending market, financial regulators have said.
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Swiss probe Uzbek leader's daughter

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 13:32
related countries: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

Prosecutors in Switzerland open a money laundering investigation into Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the president of Uzbekistan.
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Should Italy's Sardinia become Swiss?

Friday, February 28th 2014, 12:17
related countries: Italy Italy

Thousands join a Facebook group proposing the Italian island of Sardinia becomes part of Switzerland.
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Swiss bank boss 'regrets' tax ploy

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 18:07
related countries: United States United States

The boss of Swiss bank Credit Suisse, Brady Dougan, tells a US Senate Committee that he "deeply regrets" that some of its bankers violated US tax laws.
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Credit Suisse 'aided' US tax evaders

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 1:56
related countries: United States United States

Credit Suisse "helped its US customers conceal their Swiss accounts" and avoid American taxes, a US report alleges.
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Britain's women win curling bronze

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 11:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's women win curling bronze to ensure Team GB will equal their best medal haul at a Winter Olympics.
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Swiss vote prompts EU to halt talks

Monday, February 17th 2014, 10:24

The EU freezes talks with Switzerland over its participation in EU research and education programmes amid tensions over immigration.
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Switzerland declines Croatia deal

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 2:21
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Switzerland refuses to sign a deal granting Croatians free access to the Swiss work market, after voters backed a proposal to curb immigration.
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'Surge' in Syria fighting death toll

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 4:33
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Geneva

Activists in Syria report a surge in fighting across the country, amid attempts to broker a peace deal in the Swiss city of Geneva.
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VIDEO: Swiss reaction to immigration vote

Monday, February 10th 2014, 18:15

Imogen Foulkes reports on the Swiss reaction to the vote to reintroduce immigration quotas and abandon free movement of people in Switzerland.
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Dismay in Europe at Swiss quota vote

Monday, February 10th 2014, 13:08
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France
related places: Brussels

A Swiss vote to bring back strict immigration quotas for Europeans draws criticism from France, Germany and Brussels.
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Swiss nervous after vote to limit EU migrants

Monday, February 10th 2014, 12:43

Can Swiss patch up new rift with EU over immigration?
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VIDEO: Swiss vote impacts on EU ties

Monday, February 10th 2014, 4:37

Swiss voters have narrowly backed a referendum proposal to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries.
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Swiss narrowly back migration curbs

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 20:04

Swiss voters narrowly back a referendum proposal to bring back strict immigration quotas, with 50.3% giving their support.
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VIDEO: Europe watches Swiss immigration vote

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 8:47

Swiss voters are going to the polls on Sunday in a nationwide referendum on immigration which is being watched closely right across Europe.
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Europe watches Swiss immigration vote

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 2:59

Swiss vote on halting freedom of movement
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Swatch sees profits rise 20% in 2013

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 10:37

The Swiss watch maker says it grew profits and its workforce last year, and says sales in 2014 have got off to a good start.
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Syria talks due to end in Geneva

Friday, January 31st 2014, 9:46
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Geneva

The current round of peace talks on Syria is due to end in Switzerland later on Friday with little or no progress expected on core issues.
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Chelsea complete £11m Salah signing

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 18:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Basel

Chelsea sign Egypt midfielder Mohamed Salah from Swiss side Basel for a fee in the region of £11m.
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