Swiss cutting back on nuclear fallout shelters

Swiss cutting back on nuclear fallout shelters

Starting in 2012, only residential buildings with more than 38 apartments will be required to have fallout shelters in their basements, the Swiss government said in a statement.

Swiss teacher fired over ‘funny’ Auschwitz pic

Swiss teacher fired over ‘funny’ Auschwitz pic

Swiss teacher Bernard Junod has been sacked from his job after posing at the gates of the Auschwitz concentration camp with a bag of ‘Nasi Goreng’ fried rice in his hand.

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Export dip prompts Swiss slowdown

Swiss economic growth slowed in the third quarter after a fall in exports due to the strong Swiss franc, official figures showed on Thursday.