140 new models to debut at Geneva Motor Show

140 new models to debut at Geneva Motor Show

Major carmakers will roll out 140 models making their global debuts at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show, the head of the salon Andre Hefti said on Tuesday.

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Swiss swindler deceives Dragons Den

Swiss entrepreneur Jean-Claude Baumgartner, 50, was sentenced last week to two years and eight months in a UK jail for deceiving presenters on the British TV show, Dragon’s Den.

 

SVP in hot water over racist slogans

SVP in hot water over racist slogans

The local Widen branch of the far-right Swiss People's Party (SVP) has struggled to explain why it published racist slogans on its website that initially came form from a satirical anti-SVP website.

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Dead baby found at landfill site

A newborn baby girl was found dead on Sunday afternoon by a passer-by at a landfill site in Wimmis, central Switzerland. 

SVP slams asylum seeker ‘explosion’

SVP slams asylum seeker ‘explosion’

The far-right Swiss People's Party, the country's largest, on Monday accused the government of inaction and abuses in dealing with a surge of asylum seekers.

Swiss ski coach sacked for off-piste activity

Swiss ski coach sacked for off-piste activity

The Swiss women's alpine ski coach Stefan Abplanalp was sacked by the national federation on Monday because of his misbehaviour off the piste.