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Swiss economy grows in first quarter

The Swiss economy expanded 0.3 percent in the first quarter of 2011, slowing from the previous quarter when growth reached 0.8 percent, the economy ministry said Tuesday.

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Swiss mayor votes twice for himself

A mayor in the Geneva area has been caught voting for himself twice during local elections, casting ballots for his absent daughter before slipping his own vote in the box.

 

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Swiss consider electronic tags for violent husbands

The Swiss parliament is considering forcing violent husbands to wear an electronic tag, allowing authorities to check they don’t go too close to their wives.