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Swiss uncover mafia activity dating to 1994

Swiss prosecutors on Friday said that they had uncovered a mafia organisation that has been involved in drug and arms trafficking as well as money laundering dating as far back as 1994.

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Rail staff given shelter from excrement shower

Swiss Federal Railways has agree to put measures in place to protect employees working in an alley below the tracks from faeces and urine dumped by older model train carriages.

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SVP probed for anti-Kosovar campaign

Zurich prosecutors are investigating if Swiss far-right party Swiss People's Party (SVP) flouted racial discrimination rules in a campaign ad that details crimes committed by two Kosovars.

Swiss elections – a battle for the centre

Swiss elections – a battle for the centre

Ahead of the Swiss federal election on Sunday October 23rd, The Local's Meritxell Mir speaks to political expert Marc Bühlmann about the rise of the SVP, the battle for the centre ground, and the challenges facing the left. 

A Swiss international school education – wherever you are
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A Swiss international school education – wherever you are

Being educated at an international school gives students huge advantages. Now students can be educated online by the International School of Berne, Switzerland from anywhere in the world.