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Xamax’s Chagaev an ‘illegal immigrant’

Bulat Chagaev, the controversial Chechen owner of Swiss top-flight club Neuchatel Xamax, does not have a valid residence permit to live in Switzerland, the newspaper Le Matin reported on Thursday.

No mercy for naked Swiss hiker

No mercy for naked Swiss hiker

Switzerland’s Supreme Court dealt a fierce blow to naked hikers on Thursday as it sided with an eastern canton that fined a 47-year-old man for strolling unclothed through the mountains.

Prosecutor removed from dolphin death case

Prosecutor removed from dolphin death case

A prosecutor appointed to investigate the deaths of two dolphins at a fun park in eastern Switzerland has been removed from the case due to a conflict of interest.

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German region to pay for tax dodger data in Switzerland

Tax authorities in a western region in Germany are planning to buy data on German clients suspected of tax evasion in a Swiss bank, a report by the Financial Times Deutschland to be published on Thursday said.

Swiss museum clinic tries to cure information junkies

Swiss museum clinic tries to cure information junkies

The Libyan war, the Greek debt crisis and the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal have all been rich fodder this year for news junkies -- but is today's information overload healthy?

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UBS to unveil new investment bank strategy

Switzerland's biggest bank UBS will on Thursday announce a long-awaited shake-up of its investment bank division at an investors' day event taking place in New York.