Switzerland girds for big freeze

Switzerland girds for big freeze

After a relatively mild start to the winter, temperatures in Switzerland are set to plummet to as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius later this week.

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Opposition mounts over planned asylum centre

The mayor of Turbenthal in northern Switzerland is anticipating widespread protests after the Federal Office for Migration announced plans to convert a disused missile base into a new asylum centre.

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Credit Suisse hands US millions of emails: report

After consultation with Credit Suisse and other Swiss banks, Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf has offered the US tax authorities millions of internal client emails in an attempt to relieve pressure on banks, according to reports.