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Canton votes to up taxes for 5 foreign millionaires

Substantial tax breaks for super-wealthy foreigners living in the canton of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland were revoked in a popular vote on Sunday.

Swiss Post blocks ‘porn’ booklet for 4-year-olds

Swiss Post blocks ‘porn’ booklet for 4-year-olds

Switzerland's postal service has refused to distribute a petition containing extracts from a controversial "sex box" filled with learning tools after it found the explanatory pictures in the children's booklets to be pornographic.

Wald village friendliest to foreigners

Wald village friendliest to foreigners

The tiny village of Wald pulled off an upset on Friday as it was awarded first prize by pro-immigrant group Secondos Plus in the first year of a competition to find the friendliest place for foreigners living in German-speaking Switzerland.