Oldest Swiss bank sold amid US tax dispute

Oldest Swiss bank sold amid US tax dispute

The oldest Swiss bank Wegelin & Co announced Friday the sale of its non-US activities to fellow Swiss bank Raiffeisen as Wegelin battles with US authorities investigating tax evasion.

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Swiss ink tax deal with Ireland

Switzerland and Ireland have signed a deal to amend the double taxation agreement between the two countries.

One year on: Still no sign of missing twins

One year on: Still no sign of missing twins

On Monday, one year will have passed since the dramatic disappearance of Alessia and Livia, two six-year-old twin girls from the canton of Vaud whose fate still remains a mystery.

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Cops foil watch heist in downtown Lausanne

Lausanne police thwarted a brazen attempted armed robbery at a jewellery and watch shop in the centre of the Vaud capital on Thursday.

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Prosecutors arrest Swiss club Xamax’s owner

Prosecutors on Thursday said they arrested the owner of Swiss football club Neuchatel Xamax, Chechen businessman Bulat Chagaev, after the team filed for bankruptcy.