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Tattooed Swiss man on the run in Russia

Police in North Ossetia were hunting Monday for a Swiss national who fled prison days before his sentence expired.  

Tourists flock to Swiss B&Bs

Tourists flock to Swiss B&Bs

The number of overnight stays last year at Swiss B&Bs increased by 9.3 per cent compared to 2009, exceeding expectations, said the Bed and Breakfast Switzerland association.

 

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Angry Swiss gunman targets furniture

A 53-year-old man has been arrested in Schaffhausen, northern Switzerland, after he fired several gun shots at furniture in his house, police said. 

 

Holidaymakers get gun training at secret Swiss military facility

Holidaymakers get gun training at secret Swiss military facility

A new summer holiday programme for burned-out managers in the UK is taking participants to a secret military facility in Switzerland where they learn to shoot and handle dangerous weapons.

 

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Indians have $2.5 billion in Swiss banks: report

Rich Indians and companies hold about $2.5 billion in Swiss accounts, according to a report quoting the Swiss central bank, amid anger in India about the stashing of illicit funds abroad.