Immigration helped economy  – experts

Immigration helped economy – experts

A new government report says Switzerland's relaxed free movement treaty with the European Union helped to cushion the effects of the 2009 recession.

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Government plans new asset-freezing law

The Swiss government said on Thursday that it would consider creating a new law to make it easier to freeze the assets of foreign dictators.

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Basel seal championship – yet again

FC Basel sealed their 14th Swiss Super League Championship on Wednesday night, with  a 3-0 home win over Lucerne. Basel have now won the title three times in the last four seasons.

 

Swiss signal end to nuclear power

Swiss signal end to nuclear power

The Swiss government on Wednesday recommended to parliament that the country's five nuclear power plants should not be replaced as they age, leaving them to be phased out by 2034.