The Swiss: long-lived, generous and foreign

The Swiss: long-lived, generous and foreign

The Swiss are more likely to live long lives, are more generous with their time and money and are more likely to be foreign-born than people in other countries.

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Switzerland sees big rise in asylum requests

Applications for asylum in Switzerland rose 18.1 percent in the first quarter of 2011, official figures have shown.

Swiss passenger numbers soar

Swiss passenger numbers soar

Swiss International Air Lines saw passenger numbers rise nearly six percent in the first quarter of the year, the airline said on Tuesday.