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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

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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Swiss train derailed in landslide

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 19:40

A landslide in Switzerland derails a train at the top of a ravine, injuring several passengers and leaving one carriage hanging over the precipice.
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Schumacher theft suspect found dead

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 15:23

A man arrested on suspicion of stealing and leaking Michael Schumacher's medical files has been found hanged in his cell, Swiss police say.
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Switzerland adopts Russia blacklist

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 13:06
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Switzerland is blacklisting dozens of influential Russians and pro-Russian separatists in line with EU sanctions over Ukraine.
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Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 6:12
related countries: United States United States

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.
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Lindt to buy US rival Russell Stover

Monday, July 14th 2014, 6:40
related countries: United States United States

Swiss chocolate firm Lindt & Sprungli agrees a deal to buy US rival Russell Stover, making it the third-largest chocolate manufacturer in North America.
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VIDEO: Contest to find new Swiss anthem

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 20:34

A contest is under way to compose a new national anthem for Switzerland, but what makes an ideal anthem?
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Swiss firm wants Schumacher inquiry

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 17:20

Swiss air rescue service Rega lodges a legal complaint after its computer is linked to attempts to sell ex-F1 driver Michael Schumacher's medical file.
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Monday, July 7th 2014, 15:17

A Swiss helicopter firm is at the centre of an inquiry into attempts to sell F1 ex-champion Michael Schumacher's medical file, reports say.
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Caterham sold to Kolles-led consortium

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 14:15

The Caterham F1 team has been sold to a Swiss and Middle Eastern consortium, to be advised by former team principal Colin Kolles.
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Argentina 1-0 Switzerland (aet)

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 19:23
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Angel Di Maria's extra-time winner carries Argentina into the World Cup quarter-finals after an unconvincing display.
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Unlikely heroes of Switzerland

Monday, June 30th 2014, 23:36

Swiss World Cup team sends multicultural message
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World Cup: Honduras 0-3 Switzerland

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 22:15
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Xherdan Shaqiri's hat-trick sees Switzerland beat Honduras to set up a tie with Argentina in the last 16 of the World Cup.
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India to seek 'black money' details

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 12:46
related countries: India India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says he is writing to Switzerland, seeking details of Indians who have parked untaxed wealth in Swiss banks.
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