FC Sion take UEFA row to European Commission

FC Sion take UEFA row to European Commission

Swiss club FC Sion said on Monday they have filed a suit against UEFA at the European Commission over the disqualification of their players that led to the club's exclusion from the Europa League.

Strong franc sends Swiss tourism downhill

Strong franc sends Swiss tourism downhill

The strength of the franc and the unsettled global economy have seen economists predict a bleak 2012 for Switzerland's tourism industry.

 

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Scientology goes on the offensive in Switzerland

The Church of Scientology is planning to build a temple in Basel as part of a worldwide expansion plan, according to a Swiss newspaper report.

Credit Suisse to cut 1,000 jobs: report

Credit Suisse to cut 1,000 jobs: report

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse is expected to announce 1,000 job cuts when it publishes its third-quarter earnings results on Tuesday, newspaper Tages Anzeiger reported on Monday.

Mugabe threatens Swiss properties in Zimbabwe

Mugabe threatens Swiss properties in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has warned Switzerland he would "reciprocate" after his wife and top officials were denied visas to attend a UN meeting in the country, state media said on Monday.

Central bank posts gains on high gold prices

Central bank posts gains on high gold prices

The Swiss central bank said on Monday that high gold prices helped to lift its nine-month profits to 5.8 billion francs ($6.7 billion) despite massive losses on some of its foreign currency positions.

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UBS chief wants job confirmed: report

UBS interim chief executive Sergio Ermotti wants to know by December 15th if he will get the post on a permanent basis or will otherwise leave the company, Swiss newspaper Der Sonntag said Sunday.