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Four climbers killed in Swiss Alps: police

Four mountain climbers were killed on Friday in two separate incidents in the Swiss Alps, falling several hundred metres to their deaths, police said.  

China to review Nestle bid for local sweetmaker

China to review Nestle bid for local sweetmaker

Beijing said on Friday it will review a plan by Swiss food giant Nestle to buy a Chinese sweetmaker, in what could be one of the biggest foreign takeovers of a Chinese company.

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Mother of missing Swiss twins speaks of ‘despair’

The mother of two girls who went missing during a trip with their father, who committed suicide and claimed to have killed them, has spoken extensively about how her life has turned into a nightmare.

 

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Neighbours upset by curb on foreign taxis at Zurich airport

Politicians and industry representatives in Germany and Austria have reacted with dismay to a new transport agreement that only allows taxis from neighbouring countries to drop off and pick up passengers at Zurich airport for 90 days in a given year. 

 

US justice opens probe against Credit Suisse

US justice opens probe against Credit Suisse

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse said Friday that it is being investigated by the US Department of Justice over private banking services provided to US taxpayers.