Nestlé sales tumble in first quarter

Nestlé sales tumble in first quarter

 

Swiss food giant Nestle said Friday its first quarter sales fell 9.3 percent, hit by the strong Swiss franc and costs arising from its sale of eyecare group Alcon.

 

Campaign aims to reduce ball injuries

Campaign aims to reduce ball injuries

A new Swiss education campaign has been launched with the aim of reducing accidents in ball sports by 10 percent by 2014.

 

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Children of alcoholics targeted by new site

A new website for Swiss children and teenagers with alcoholic parents was launched in Bern this week in a novel attempt to deal with the problem.