Nestle offers ice-cream treat for lactose-intolerant dogs

Nestle offers ice-cream treat for lactose-intolerant dogs

Swiss food giant Nestle said Friday that it has a treat in store for dogs keen for an ice-cream to cool down in the summer heat.

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Swiss railway police to carry guns

All Swiss railway police will carry guns from October 1st after the Swiss Federal Railway (SBB) said it wants to take preventative action against an alleged increase in the willingness of passengers to use violence.

Coop cuts prices as supermarket war rages

Coop cuts prices as supermarket war rages

Competition among Switzerland's largest retailers is heating up, with Coop following the lead of Migros in announcing price cuts on 700 international branded products as part of its bid to pass on euro currency exchange gains to customers.

Off the road: Swiss play host to amphibious vehicles

Off the road: Swiss play host to amphibious vehicles

This week, owners of more 50 amphibious vehicles brought their World War 2-era military transporters, jeeps and vintage-style cars to Switzerlands St Blaise for their annual European gathering.

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Swiss stocks plunge over 4%

Swiss stocks accelerated their fall in morning trade, with the index plunging over four percent to below 5,000 points.