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Cattle farmer fined after buffeting Berta

A Swiss farmer has been fined after he was found guilty of driving his jeep into one his own cows.

Swiss museum cuts off rhino horns to prevent theft

Swiss museum cuts off rhino horns to prevent theft

A Swiss museum has taken the drastic step of replacing the horns of its rhinoceroses with fake ones to deter thieves fuelling a lucrative global trade, curators said Tuesday.

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New trial in police pepper spray case

Two police officers accused of pepper-spraying a 16-year-old Eritrean boy are to face a judge for the third time after the highest criminal court in canton Vaud accepted his appeal request.

Switzerland bans ads for small loans

Switzerland bans ads for small loans

Switzerland's parliament on Monday passed a new law banning adverts for small loans, which legislators said encouraged young people to become excessively indebted.

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Swiss trade surplus leaps in November

Switzerland's trade surplus leapt 69.6 percent to three billion francs ($3.2 billion) in November, largely owing to a drop in imports, customs officials said on Monday.

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Next N. Korea leader got Swiss education: reports

The man tipped to be North Korea's next leader was schooled in Switzerland where he was an ambitious pupil who enjoyed basketball and even picked up the local dialect, reports said on Monday.