Scientists step up hunt for ‘God particle’

Scientists step up hunt for ‘God particle’

Decades of work have been devoted to the quest for a sub-atomic particle called the Higgs Boson, which may at last have been detected, scientists announced on Tuesday.

Nestlé best employer in Switzerland: survey

Nestlé best employer in Switzerland: survey

Nestlé, Credit Suisse and Google are the best companies to work for in Switzerland, according to a survey by Sweden's Universum Communications.

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Anti-Islam groups fights Fribourg ban

The Swiss Movement against Islamisation (MOSC) has said it will appeal a Fribourg district court decision blocking it from setting up a stand in the western town.

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Switzerland cuts 2012 growth forecast

The Swiss government on Tuesday cut its 2012 growth forecast to 0.5 percent from 0.9 percent, as the eurozone crisis was expected to accelerate a slowdown in the country's economy.

Swiss charge three in nuclear weapons case

Swiss charge three in nuclear weapons case

Swiss prosecutors said on Tuesday they had charged a father and his two sons for helping an unknown state build up an illegal nuclear weapons programme, after they admitted the crime.