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Swiss top cop suspended over love affair

Switzerland's top policeman was suspended from his duties this week over a love affair, as authorities found that his ex-partner, a woman of Russian origin, could have posed a risk to his work.

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Swiss target oil and bank in new Syria sanctions

Switzerland on Friday tightened sanctions against Syria, halting new investments in the oil sector and also stopping the delivery of new coins and notes to its central bank.

Nestle tempts dogs with high frequency TV ads

Nestle tempts dogs with high frequency TV ads

The world's biggest food company Nestle is seeking to conquer the dog food market with special advertising targeted at men's best friend.

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Man torches apartment over 50 franc debt

A man who burned down his friend’s apartment over a 50 franc ($55) debt was convicted of arson and sentenced to 14 months in prison by the Zurich district court on Thursday. 

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Swiss parties call for more protectionism

Swiss entrepreneurs and politicians called on Thursday for the government to implement protectionist measures favouring national companies over foreign suppliers in the awarding of public contracts.