Buyers back away from luxury apartments

Buyers back away from luxury apartments

Several high-end apartment projects across the Zurich region are either significantly undersubscribed, or have not had enough take-up to warrant the start of construction, real estate figures show. 

 

Christians slam ‘mystic’ supermarket campaign

Christians slam ‘mystic’ supermarket campaign

Swiss Christians have taken issue with a new campaign by supermarket giant Migros that encourages children to awaken strange powers by collecting 48 different magical stones.

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UBS trader pleads not guilty to ‘rogue trading’

A trader at Swiss bank UBS pleaded not guilty on Monday to losing $2.25 billion in fraudulent trades in London, clearing the way for a trial later this year.

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New Zurich law to make naturalization harder

A proposed amendment to the Citizenship Act will make it possible only for foreigners holding residence permit C to apply for naturalization in Zurich, immediately reducing the number of valid applications by about one fifth.

German-Swiss deal on Zurich airport noise

German-Swiss deal on Zurich airport noise

Switzerland and Germany on Saturday paved the way for an agreement on a long-standing dispute over flight noise from Zurich airport.

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French jet firm makes Swiss new offer: report

French aircraft maker Dassault has made a new offer to Switzerland for its Rafale fighter jets after the government decided in November to buy Sweden's Gripen planes instead, a report said on Sunday.

UBS ‘rogue trader’ due to enter plea

UBS ‘rogue trader’ due to enter plea

A trader accused of a $2.25 billion fraud at Swiss bank UBS is due to enter his plea in a London court on Monday.