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Brexit vote will hit Swiss economy: president
Schneider-Ammann has warned the Swiss economy could suffer. Photo: AFP

President Johann Schneider-Ammann has warned that Brexit will have a negative impact on the Swiss economy.

Opinion
Why we are part of the Brexit problem - and what to do
Photo: AFP

It’s been a long night, and for those of us Brits who have made our lives elsewhere in Europe, it will be a long road ahead writes The Local's managing editor James Savage.

‘Leap into the unknown’: Swiss press on Brexit
The EU flag won't be hanging from British buildings in future. Photo: AFP

Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union is a recipe for uncertainty and turbulence, Swiss papers say.

Football: Swiss prep for Poland clash
The Swiss in training ahead of Saturday's game. Photo: AFP

The Swiss 'Nati' are gearing about to face Poland in the last 16 at Euro 2016 on Saturday.

Swiss make football history at Euro16
Yann Sommer jumps for the ball during the match against France. Photo: AFP

Switzerland have qualified for the next round at the European Championships for the first time ever.

Swiss parliament pays tribute to slain British MP
Floral tributes were laid in London's Parliament Square. Photo: AFP

The Swiss parliament held a minute’s silence on Friday for Jo Cox, the murdered British Labour MP.

AQIM sends proof-of-life video of Swiss hostage
Stockly during her first period of captivity in 2012. Photo: AFP

Al-Qaeda affiliate in North Africa releases a video of Swiss hostage Beatrice Stockly.

More Swiss seeking to join jihad: report
Jihadist fighters in Syria. Photo: AFP

The number of Swiss residents attempting to join Islamist fighters has risen to 76.

 Panama Papers firm pushes for prosecution
A company worker in Geneva has been detained. Photo: AFP

Mossack Fonseca calls for the prosecution of a worker from its Geneva office detained on suspicion of stealing.

Brexit
Swiss central bank warns of Brexit 'turbulence'
Pro-Europe supporters including Bob Geldof on the Thames in London on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

The head of Switzerland's central bank warned on Thursday that the Swiss economy could face turbulence if Britain opts to exit the EU in next week's referendum, vowing to "take measures if required".

IT worker at Panama Papers firm arrested in Geneva
Some 11.5 million Mossack Fonseca documents were leaked in April giving rise to the Panama Papers scandal. Photo: AFP

It is not known whether the person held is responsible for the leak of the so-called Panama Papers.

Saudis warn tourists to respect Swiss burqa ban
A member of the Islamic Central Council of Switzerland distributes flyers in Ticino against the veil ban in 2013. Photo: AFP

The Saudi Arabian embassy in Bern has warned its citizens visiting Switzerland not to break the law.

Cycling: Sagan wins Swiss Tour 2nd stage
Peter Sagan in action at the Paris-Roubaix. File photo: AFP

World champion Peter Sagan won the second stage of the Tour of Switzerland on Sunday.

Pioneering Swiss solar pilots 'make sci-fi a reality'
Swiss pilots Andre Borschberg (R) and Bertrand Piccard. Photo: AFP

The Swiss pilot readying to cross the Atlantic in a solar-powered plane on the next leg of a record-breaking, round-the-world mission says he is making science fiction reality.

Swiss bankers expect influx of funds in case of Brexit
Opinion polls show the race for the June 23 referendum is neck and neck. Photo: AFP

Swiss wealth managers said Friday they would expect an influx of funds from skittish international investors if British voters choose to leave the European Union in a June 23 referendum.

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Murderer escapes from Swiss psych hospital
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