Commuters brace for train ticket price hike

Commuters brace for train ticket price hike

Swiss rail commuters can expect a price rise of around seven percent for tickets from 2013 after the government announced it is asking Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and other operators to pay more for use of the railway network.

Swiss girl in call for more naked hiking

Swiss girl in call for more naked hiking

A young Swiss woman has announced her plan to establish the first official naked hiking trail in Switzerland in the rugged hills of Zürich Oberland, but local authorities say they have not yet received a planning application.

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Thousands of asylum applications neglected

Swiss justice minister Simonetta Sommaruga opened an enquiry on Wednesday to find out why thousands of Iraqi asylum requests were ignored by the country's migration authorities.

Judge backs Swatch over Bloomberg lawsuit

Judge backs Swatch over Bloomberg lawsuit

A New York court has rejected Bloomberg's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Swatch, which accuses the news agency of publishing information which was not destined for the public, it said on
Wednesday.