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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

Swiss interest rate to turn negative

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 13:57

Switzerland's National Bank will bring in a negative interest rate cutting the value of any money left on deposit in the country.
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Lastminute.com sold in £76m deal

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 18:10

Lastminute.com, the firm which came to fame at the height of the dot.com boom, has been sold to Swiss travel firm Bravofly Rumbo for $120m (£76m).
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Fifa set to face new finance checks

Friday, December 12th 2014, 14:47

Swiss politicians pass a law that aims to strengthen the oversight of some 60 sports bodies based there, including Fifa and the International Olympic Committee.
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Ebola vaccine trial 'interrupted'

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 14:36

The clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine in Switzerland has been interrupted after some patients complained of joint pains in their hands and feet.
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Cuban Ebola doctor returns home

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 5:18
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

A Cuban doctor who recovered from Ebola after receiving experimental treatment in Switzerland is welcomed back to Havana.
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Swiss hostage flees in Philippines

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 17:21
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Swiss hostage Lorenzo Vinciguerra escapes from Abu Sayyaf militants who have held him for nearly three years in the Philippines, officials say.
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Pope dismisses Swiss Guard chief

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 20:14

Pope Francis removes the commander of the Swiss Guard, apparently because of his authoritarian style, the Vatican's daily newspaper reports.
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'No evidence' flu drug caused deaths

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 18:37
related countries: Italy Italy

A flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis has been ruled safe, after it was suspended by Italy over safety concerns.
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Swiss reject immigration curbs

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 18:20

Swiss voters decisively reject a referendum proposal to cut net immigration to no more than 0.2% of the population.
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Swiss vote on slashing immigration

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 11:42

The Swiss are voting in a referendum on whether to cut net immigration to just 0.2% of the population.
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Swiss 'Ecopop' vote calls for big immigration cut

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 1:48

The European country voting to limit immigration
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Italy suspends flu drug over deaths

Friday, November 28th 2014, 10:41
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy suspends the use of two batches of a flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis after four people died within 48 hours of receiving the drug.
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Stop eating cats says Swiss campaign

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 10:03

Hundreds of thousands of Swiss people secretly eat cat or dog say activists, who want it to be made illegal.
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Swiss museum to accept 'Nazi art'

Monday, November 24th 2014, 15:21
related countries: Germany Germany

Switzerland's Bern Art Museum says it will accept hundreds of works of art bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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VIDEO: Looted 'Nazi art' to be returned

Monday, November 24th 2014, 13:58
related countries: Germany Germany

Switzerland's Bern Art Museum has agreed to accept hundreds of artworks bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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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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