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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

Federer seals Davis Cup for Swiss

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 16:37
related countries: France France

Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicates the victory to his team.
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France level with Swiss in Davis Cup

Friday, November 21st 2014, 18:41
related countries: France France

Gael Monfils beats Roger Federer to draw France level at 1-1 with Switzerland after day one of the Davis Cup final in Lille.
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Federer fit for Davis Cup final

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 13:15

Roger Federer will play in the Davis Cup final, which starts on Friday, for Switzerland after recovering from his back problem.
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Federer plays down Wawrinka row

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 17:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Roger Federer plays down his row with Swiss team-mate Stan Wawrinka ahead of the Davis Cup final.
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HSBC accused of tax fraud by Belgium

Monday, November 17th 2014, 13:37
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Authorities in Brussels have charged HSBC's private banking arm, which is based in Switzerland, with assisting wealthy Belgians - including diamond dealers - in avoiding taxes.
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Mudslides hit Switzerland and Italy

Monday, November 17th 2014, 4:42
related countries: Italy Italy

At least four people are killed when landslides engulf homes in southern Switzerland and northern Italy following days of torrential rain.
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VIDEO: Fatal landslides as storms hit Europe

Monday, November 17th 2014, 3:38
related countries: Italy Italy

Storms and heavy rains batter parts of Italy and Switzerland, causing a number of fatalities.
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Federer to play Djokovic in final

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 11:55

Six-time winner Roger Federer beats fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka to set up ATP World Tour Finals decider with Novak Djokovic.
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VIDEO: World's most expensive watch sold

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 2:50
related places: Geneva

The world's most expensive watch has sold at auction in Geneva for 20.6m Swiss francs (£13.4m).
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Federer outclasses Nishikori

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 16:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Swiss world number two Roger Federer overcame Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-2 at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Player gets 50-year ban after attack

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 15:03

A Switzerland-based footballer is banned for 50 years for kicking a ball in the referee's face.
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Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 8:11

Switzerland's biggest bank, UBS, misses profit estimates after it sets aside $1.9bn in legal provisions over alleged currency-rigging.
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Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies

Monday, October 20th 2014, 22:09

Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.
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Photoshopping Federer

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 12:57
related countries: India India

Images of the Swiss tennis star in India, created by his fans
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Switzerland take 2-0 Davis Cup lead

Friday, September 12th 2014, 17:34
related countries: Italy Italy

Switzerland take a 2-0 lead over Italy in the semi-finals of the Davis Cup after wins for Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka.
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Schumacher leaves hospital for home

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 14:48

Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher leaves a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home, his manager says.
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Bold approach paid off - Hodgson

Monday, September 8th 2014, 23:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson says England showed they can play a more attacking style in their 2-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Switzerland.
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Switzerland 0-2 England

Monday, September 8th 2014, 21:33
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England begin their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with a win in Switzerland thanks to two goals from Danny Welbeck.
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Sturridge out of Euro 2016 qualifier

Friday, September 5th 2014, 18:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Daniel Sturridge is 'heartbroken' after being ruled out of England's Euro 2016 qualifier with a thigh injury.
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Swiss economy stalls as EU slows

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 10:35

Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
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'Forgotten' Swiss baby dies in car

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 13:39

A 16-month-old baby in Switzerland dies after one of its parents went to work forgetting that the child had been left in the car.
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Roche buys US biotech firm for £5bn

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 19:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Roche

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche says it will buy maker of lung disease therapies InterMune for $8.3bn.
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The Swiss selfie scandal

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 23:30

The graphic photos from inside the Swiss parliament
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VIDEO: One Briton a fortnight helped to die

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 9:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Zurich

A study in Switzerland says that on average, one British person a fortnight travels to the city of Zurich for help to end their lives.
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One Briton a fortnight helped to die

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 6:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An average of around one person per fortnight travels from the UK to Switzerland to receive help to take their own life, a new study suggests.
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VIDEO: Cheesed-off Russia turns to Switzerland

Monday, August 18th 2014, 11:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Non EU member Switzerland has not imposed sanctions on Russia - a situation that does not please its biggest trading partner, the European Union.
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Chugai hits record on takeover talk

Monday, August 18th 2014, 2:42
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Roche

Shares of Japan's Chugai Pharmaceutical rise to a record on reports Swiss drug giant Roche is looking to take control of the company.
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