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Swiss tech firm in $2.5 billion Toshiba deal

Toshiba and its Japanese partners plan to buy Swiss metering technology firm Landis+Gyr for 200 billion yen ($2.5 billion), local media said on Tuesday.

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Standard German banned from Zurich preschools

Voters have decided that toddlers at Zürich kindergartens will only learn Swiss German in future, instead of the standard language spoken in Germany.

 

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Qaddafi arrest warrants gain Swiss support

 

Switzerland is backing an initiative by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest the Libyan leader on charges of crimes against humanity, according to media reports.

 

Swiss cheese gets EU protection

Swiss cheese gets EU protection

From the creamy raclette to gruyère cheeses, Switzerland is set to sign an agreement with the EU to protect the geographical origins of about 20 Swiss products.