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Banks face tougher bailout rules

The Swiss government on Wednesday approved a raft of tougher regulations for major banks that seek state aid.

Dry weather spell threatens Swiss veggies

Dry weather spell threatens Swiss veggies

The recent spell of dry and warm weather in Switzerland could lead to shortages of a number of crops, farmers have warned.

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Swiss spend more on their steak and fries

The Swiss spent 26 billion francs on dining out and drinking in bars last year, regaining their appetite after the financial crisis, with steak and fries the most popular dish.