Snobby, hip and pretty: Swiss rate their cantons

Snobby, hip and pretty: Swiss rate their cantons

A new survey has mapped out what Swiss residents think of the country’s 26 cantons.

 

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Jail eco-terrorists for 3 years: prosecutors

Prosecutors have recommended a minimum of three years in prison for three environmental activists on trial for plotting a bomb attack against an IBM research centre.

 

 

Mountain snowfalls quell Swiss summer

Mountain snowfalls quell Swiss summer

A cold front bringing low temperatures and snowfalls in the Alps has interrupted summer in Switzerland. 

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Roche blames strong Swiss franc for profit dip

Swiss pharma giant Roche on Thursday blamed the strong Swiss currency for a 5.0-percent drop in its first half net profit to 5.259 billion francs ($6.410 billion).  

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ABB profits surge 43 percent

Swiss engineering group ABB on Thursday posted a 43 percent increase in second-quarter year-on-year net profits to $893 million (625.7 million euros), meeting investors' expectations.