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Switzerland plots domestic aid roll-out

The Swiss government outlined on Wednesday how it will disburse the first tranche of a planned 2.0 billion francs in aid for the economy in order to offset the impact of a strong local currency.

Swiss divided over maternity leave upgrade

Swiss divided over maternity leave upgrade

Swiss political parties and labour organisations remain divided over whether or not to ratify an International Labour Organisation (ILO) convention that offers more comprehensive maternity leave protection for working mothers.

SVP under fire for anti-Kosovar campaign

SVP under fire for anti-Kosovar campaign

Switzerland's largest political party, the far-right SVP, has sparked fresh debate with a series of newspaper ads highlighting recent attacks committed by members of the country's extensive Kosovar community.

Swiss agency names ’10 safest airlines’

Swiss agency names ’10 safest airlines’

Air France-KLM, British Airways and Lufthansa are the safest airlines in Europe, according to a study ranking the "ten safest airlines" by the independent Switzerland-based Air Transport Rating Agency (ATRA).

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Swiss crime rate above European average: study

Switzerland's crime rate is rising and reaching levels above the European average, said a study released on Tuesday.