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Artist using social media to help refugees

With asylum centres filling up, Swiss artist and activist Almut Rembges has started using social networking sites like Facebook to help prevent refugee families from sleeping out in the cold this Christmas.

Norway and Switzerland have priciest ski passes: study

Norway and Switzerland have priciest ski passes: study

One-day ski passes in Norway and Switzerland can be up to three times as expensive as in other European countries, a new study has shown.

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Swiss lift sanctions on two Libyan banks

The Swiss government said on Thursday it had lifted sanctions against the Central Bank of Libya and the Libyan Foreign Bank.

New variant found in hunt for ‘God particle’

New variant found in hunt for ‘God particle’

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva, famously engaged in the quest for the Higgs boson, has turned up a heavier variant of a sub-atomic particle first discovered a quarter-century ago, scientists reported on Thursday.

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Swiss giant ABB signs $900m India deal

Swiss engineering giant ABB said on Thursday it had signed a deal worth more than $900 million to
develop India's electricity supply.

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Switzerland freezes more Iran assets

 Switzerland ratcheted up sanctions against Iran on Thursday, announcing it was freezing the assets of 180 Iranian people and enterprises.