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Libya bomb suspects lose detention appeal

The pre-trial detention of two Swiss engineers suspected of helping Libya build a nuclear bomb did not violate their human rights laws, a court ruled on Tuesday.

 

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Banker not guilty of running slush fund

Switzerland's highest criminal court on Thursday acquitted a private banker of charges of running slush funds allegedly used by French engineering giant Alstom to bribe foreign officials.

 

Taxes hit UBS profits

Taxes hit UBS profits

Swiss banking giant UBS said Tuesday that its net profit fell 18 percent to 1.8 billion francs ($2 billion) in the first quarter, hurt by a tax charge and higher personnel costs.

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Fire warnings issued across Switzerland

Fire warnings have been issued across Switzerland as the country's record-breaking drought has continued.

Hundreds march against nuclear power

Hundreds march against nuclear power

Protesters have taken to the streets across Switzerland to protest against nuclear power and call for greater use of renewable energy.