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14/09/2014 Swiss watchmakers not watching out for Apple Watch

Apple may be known for revolutionising the world of music and mobile phones, but Switzerland's centuries-old luxury watchmakers are...

13/09/2014 Swiss performers detained in Croatia over naked walk

Police detained three Swiss performers who were walking naked in downtown Zagreb as part of their show at an alternative art festival in the...

12/09/2014 International diamond thief detained in Switzerland: Interpol

A suspected Chinese jewellery thief accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of diamonds across the world has been arrested in Switzerland...

12/09/2014 Ebola taking 'heartbreaking' toll on Liberian kids: UNICEF

The murderous Ebola outbreak ripping through west Africa is taking a devastating toll on children, with some 2,000 orphaned in worst-hit Liberia...

12/09/2014 Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

The worst-ever outbreak of Ebola fever has now killed more than 2,400 people, the UN said on Friday, as Cuba pledged the largest foreign medical...

12/09/2014 Ebola death toll hits 2,400: WHO

The worst-ever outbreak of Ebola fever has now killed more than 2,400 people and infected twice that number, according to a new toll released on...

12/09/2014 UN begins food aid to Ukraine's war-torn east

The UN's World Food Programme announced Friday the launch of its first food aid operation in Ukraine, saying it had begun distributing...

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Residence and work permits in Switzerland

Residence and work permits in Switzerland

How to apply for a residency or work permit in Switzerland for you and your family.

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

Information about renting property and obtaining a mortgage in Switzerland.

Switzerland's healthcare system

Switzerland's healthcare system

Information about the Swiss healthcare system, health insurance, pharmacies and emergency numbers.

Banking in Switzerland

Banking in Switzerland

Explaining Swiss currency, banknotes, credit cards and bureaux de change.