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Swiss unions step up push for minimum wage

Swiss trade unions presented 110,000 signatures to the Federal Chancery on Monday, petitioning for the introduction of a minimum wage.

OECD urges tough rules for Swiss banking giants

OECD urges tough rules for Swiss banking giants

Stricter bank rules drawn up by the Swiss government to prevent the need for costly bailouts do not go far enough, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Tuesday.

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Gay sperm donor frozen out by lesbian mums

Four years ago, Peter Conti donated sperm to lesbian friends. He was promised a role in the upbringing of the child, but those promises were never met.

Drugs caused dolphins’ deaths: prosecutor

Drugs caused dolphins’ deaths: prosecutor

The deaths of the two dolphins at the Conny-Land amusement park last year were the result of brain injuries caused by doses of antibiotics, the Thurgauer prosecutor announced on Monday.

Petroplus to file for insolvency

Petroplus to file for insolvency

Highly indebted Swiss-based oil refiner Petroplus, after weeks of talks with its creditors, said in a statement on Tuesday it would file for insolvency.