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Swiss campsites are the most expensive in Europe

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Switzerland is the dearest country in Europe for camping, according to a study by the German automobile club ADAC.“The mountains in Germany are just as beautiful as in Switzerland but a lot cheaper,” was...

US, Russian nuclear shift as dangerous as NKorean threat: campaigners

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

A recent shift in nuclear weapons policies in the United States and Russia, involving upgrades, modernisation and growing arsenals is as dangerous as North Korea's nuclear threat, campaigners warned Thursday.Beatrice...

Russia launches WTO challenge against US steel, aluminium tariffs

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Russia on Thursday became the third powerful member of the World Trade Organization to challenge US tariffs on steel and aluminium, following China and the European Union. Russia adhered to the same tactic...

Cannabis products sold in Lidl Switzerland

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Hemp containing active ingredient cannabidiol (CBD) can now be bought in Swiss branches of German discount supermarket chain Lidl.Start-up company The Botanicals, from Thurgau in northeastern Switzerland,...

Nazi art theft exhibition puts stolen masterpieces on display

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

The second part of an extraordinary exhibition showing off art stolen under the Nazi regime, has opened in Bern. The show is made up of works from a mass collection of masterpiecesdiscovered after a chance...

Trump's dealmaking key to N. Korea talks: US envoy

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Taks between the US and North Korean leaders will strive for "concrete" steps towards denuclearisation and President Donald Trump's dealmaking "abilities" will be crucial, Washington's disarmament ambassador...

EU gives Nestle a thumbs down in Kit Kat finger row

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

The European Union's top court should cancel Swiss food giant Nestle's trademark for the shape of the Kit Kat chocolate bar, the court's top adviser said Thursday.Nestle has been locked in a decade-long...

UN experts urge Iran to cancel Kurd's death sentence

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Three United Nations human rights experts called on Iran Thursday to annul a death sentence handed to an Iranian Kurdish prisoner, citing concerns he had been tortured in detention.The experts warned...

Weakening franc approaches symbolic mark

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

As the Swiss franc weakens towards the threshold CHF1.20 exchange rate, the likelihood remains slim that Switzerland’s central bank will alter monetary policy any time soon.On Thursday morning a euro cost...

How to do an apprenticeship when you are over 40

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

It’s still quite rare, but people can change career and start an apprenticeship in their 40s or 50s. Here’s the story of two who’ve done it, and the challenge for those who would like to.It is not common...

Rape suspect Tariq Ramadan has multiple sclerosis: doctors

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, in detention in France over rape allegations, is suffering from multiple sclerosis, but could be treated behind bars, according to judicial medical opinion.The...

15 hurt in Swiss road accident involving Sri Lanka tourists

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Fifteen people were injured Wednesday when a coach carrying tourists from Sri Lanka crashed with a two trucks on a Swiss highway, police and media said.A tourist coach carrying 40 passengers collided...

Switzerland prolongs immigration limits for Bulgarians and Romanians

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

The Federal Council decided on Wednesday to prolong the so-called safeguard clause built into the freedom of movement agreement with Bulgaria and Romania, limiting the number of workers that can immigrate...

'Artificial mole' could warn of cancer: study

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Swiss scientists have developed an experimental skin implant that darkens like a mole when it detects subtle changes in the body that may be an early warning sign of cancer, a study said Wednesday.The...

Switzerland’s largest media group strengthens dominant position

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Switzerland’s largest media group, Zurich-based Tamedia, has struck a deal with one of the country’s most controversial politicians, Christoph Blocher.In exchange for passing some of its free local gazettes...



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