Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

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.

World news related to Switzerland – overview

Switzerland: news

VIDEO: Switzerland to phase out nuclear power

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 6:21
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Switzerland has become the first European country to announce plans to phase out nuclear power, in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss to phase out nuclear power

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 15:00

The Swiss government decides not to replace its five ageing nuclear power plants, amid growing public hostility to the industry.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Plant clinics boost food security

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 3:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A "plant clinic" scheme to improve food security in developing nations receives a £6.8m boost from the UK and Swiss governments.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss vote backs assisted suicide

Sunday, May 15th 2011, 18:34
related places: Zurich

Voters in Zurich, Switzerland, overwhelmingly reject proposed bans on assisted suicide and "suicide tourism" in a local referendum.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss vote on 'suicide tourism'

Sunday, May 15th 2011, 8:47
related places: Zurich

The Zurich area of Switzerland is voting on whether to change laws to bar foreigners from seeking assisted suicide there.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

End of 'suicide tourism'?

Friday, May 13th 2011, 8:20

Swiss mull law change that would stop foreigners coming to die
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Jetman soars over Grand Canyon

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 1:52

The Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy - also known as Jetman - has completed a flight over the Grand Canyon in his custom-built jet suit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Millions in Gbagbo assets frozen

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 17:19

Switzerland says it has frozen assets worth $80m linked to Ivory Coast's ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, while the constitutional court ratifies his rival's victory.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss freeze $1bn from N Africa

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 9:53
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Libya Libya, Tunisia Tunisia

Switzerland reveals details of almost $1bn of frozen assets linked to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi and the deposed leaders of Egypt and Tunisia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Famed Swiss climber dies in fall

Friday, April 29th 2011, 8:34

Swiss climber Erhard Loretan, who reached the summits of all 14 mountain peaks above 8,000m (26,247ft), dies in a fall in the Swiss Alps.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Murder at French air control tower

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 17:52
related countries: France France
related places: Mulhouse

A French air traffic controller is found stabbed to death inside a secure unit at Mulhouse airport near the Swiss border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

J&J to buy Synthes in $21bn deal

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 11:09
related countries: United States United States

US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson agrees to buy Swiss medical devices company Synthes in a deal worth $21bn.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UBS up as rich clients flock back

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 9:30

Swiss bank UBS sees its share price jump 6% after reporting a turnaround at its key wealth management unit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'World's smelliest flower' attracts huge crowds

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 14:26
related places: Basel

Thousands of plant enthusiasts flock to the city of Basel to see a giant, stinky flower bloom for the first time in Switzerland in 75 years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss launch new search for twins

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 15:40

Police in Switzerland say they have launched a fresh search for twin girls missing since the end of January after information from a new witness.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sweet victory for Lindt's Easter bunny

Monday, April 4th 2011, 15:12
related countries: Austria Austria

The Swiss chocolate firm Lindt and Spruengli wins a court battle to protect its golden Easter bunnies from an Austrian rival.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss nuclear group hit by blast

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 9:38
related places: Olten

Two women have been hurt in an explosion at offices belonging to lobby group Swissnuclear in the northern Swiss city of Olten.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss avalanche leaves four dead

Saturday, March 26th 2011, 19:53

Four people have been killed, one is missing and five are injured as an avalanche strikes a French group in southern Switzerland.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Concerns for Swiss nuclear reactors

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 9:56

Switzerland gets almost half its energy from nuclear power, but, critics say the Swiss reactors are ageing and may not be safe.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nuclear shift

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 9:25
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan crisis prompts Swiss rethink on nuclear power
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Swiss Re Japan bill put at $1.2bn

Monday, March 21st 2011, 9:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Insurer Swiss Re estimates that it faces claims from the Japan earthquake and tsunami of about $1.2bn.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India's Nehwal wins Swiss Open

Monday, March 21st 2011, 4:31
related countries: India India, North Korea North Korea

Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal wins the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title with a victory over the Korean Ji Hyun Sung in Switzerland.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UBS investigated by US regulators

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 7:42
related countries: United States United States

Swiss banking giant UBS says it is being investigated by US regulators for allegedly manipulating the interbank lending rate Libor.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Arsenal dispute Djourou recovery

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 14:41

Arsenal reiterate their belief that Johan Djourou will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury, despite the Swiss FA saying he could return this month.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India arrest over 'illicit money'

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 5:37
related countries: India India

Authorities in India arrest a stud farm owner accused of tax evasion and laundering billions of dollars in Swiss bank accounts.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nestle confident amid costs rise

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 13:08

Swiss food giant Nestle says it is well-placed to cope with rising raw material prices as it reports sharply higher profits.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Credit Suisse bonds raise $6.2bn

Monday, February 14th 2011, 9:43

Swiss bank Credit Suisse says it is to raise 6bn Swiss francs ($6.2bn) from Middle Eastern investors to boost its capital reserves.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 15/29

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS