Butcher labels woman ‘best meat in town’

Butcher labels woman ‘best meat in town’

A Zurich butcher shop has received a rap on the knuckles from a Swiss advertising standards authority that deemed as sexist a suggestive picture of a leggy woman depicted alongside the slogan: “the best meat in town”.

Volvo Diplomat Sales – more than just selling a car
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Volvo Diplomat Sales – more than just selling a car

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Security officers to patrol Swiss trains with guns

Security officers to patrol Swiss trains with guns

Security officers patrolling Swiss trains will carry firearms from the summer of 2012 in a bid to halt rising violence against ticket controllers, the rail service SBB said Thursday.

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Swiss women to get equal name rights

Swiss lawmakers on Wednesday approved a revision to the country's naming conventions that will give equal status to the surnames of male and female partners upon marriage.

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Zurich-bound jet forced to land in Frankfurt

A Zurich-bound Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 reportedly carrying Formula 1 racer Sebastien Vettel was forced to land in Frankfurt before arriving at its destination three hours late on Wednesday.

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Swiss to assist France in campaign graft probe

Switzerland will assist France in its probe into alleged kickbacks on an arms deal and illegal campaign finance contributions scandal that is threatening to derail President Nicolas Sarkozy's re-election bid.