Gun ownership shooting up in Switzerland: study

Gun ownership shooting up in Switzerland: study

More than a quarter of Swiss households have access to a gun, according to a study carried out by the Institute of Criminology at the University of Zurich.

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Swiss widen sanctions against Syria

Switzerland on Monday widened sanctions against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, adding 19 individuals and eight institutions to the list of key players under financial and travel embargo.

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Tax deal ‘could yield Italy a lot of money’

Italy is edging closer to a tax deal with Switzerland that would yield Rome “a lot of money quickly“, according to Alfredo Gysi, head of the Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland.

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Swiss ‘partially’ agree to US bank info request

Switzerland's government has "partially" agreed to a Washington ultimatum that information on US nationals who have money in the country be handed over, local media reported on Saturday.

Swiss bank giants torn on franc peg decision

Swiss bank giants torn on franc peg decision

Switzerland's two biggest banks on Sunday gave divergent opinions on the Swiss National Bank's decision to put a floor on the Swiss franc's exchange rate against the euro, local media reported.

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Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

Thieves in the small Swiss town of Weiningen near Zurich stole 84 carrier pigeons worth about 12,000 francs ($13,500), local police reported on Sunday.

I think we’re alone now: Swatch cuts ties with Tiffany

I think we’re alone now: Swatch cuts ties with Tiffany

The world's biggest watchmaker Swatch said on Monday that it has ended its partnership with Tiffany & Co as it accused the US luxury jeweller of blocking the development of the business.

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‘We provided customer data to US’: Credit Suisse

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse on Sunday said it had provided Washington data about its US customers, local media reported.