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UEFA reject Sion appeal

UEFA have rejected Swiss club FC Sion's appeal against their expulsion from the Europa League, allowing Celtic to remain in the competition, European football's governing body confirmed on
Tuesday.

Zurich guild votes ‘no’ to women in spring parade

Zurich guild votes ‘no’ to women in spring parade

A traditional men's guild in Zurich has rekindled a 22-year-old battle after it voted against female participation in the city's traditional spring parade.

 

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Swiss court orders UEFA to reinstate Sion

A Swiss regional court on Tuesday ordered European football governing body UEFA to reinstate FC Sion into the Europa League, the Swiss club said in a statement.

Swiss girl wins traditional boys’ shooting competition

Swiss girl wins traditional boys’ shooting competition

Fifteen-year-old Leonie Schärer has become only the third girl ever to win Knabenschiessen, a traditionally male shooting competition held annually in Zurich.

Cop orders pizza, gets cocaine

Cop orders pizza, gets cocaine

A pizzeria owner once jailed for his part in Switzerland's "heist of the century" is facing a new brush with justice after he delivered cocaine in a pizza box to an undercover policeman.

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Franc peg prompts Hungary currency action

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban proposed on Monday a plan to fix foreign exchange rates to help Hungarians with foreign-denominated loans hit by a soaring Swiss franc.

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Tiffany hits back at Swatch over lawsuit

US luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co. denied on Monday that it had violated an agreement with Swatch, and accused the Swiss watchmaker of provoking the breakdown of their partnership.

Human-Neanderthal mating was rare: study

Human-Neanderthal mating was rare: study

Scientists have shown that modern humans have some traces of genes from Neanderthals, but a study out on Monday suggests that any breeding between the two was most likely a rare event.