Swiss adventurer crosses Alps in wing-suit

Swiss adventurer crosses Alps in wing-suit

Swiss daredevil Remo Läng flew 26 kilometres over the Alps in a wing-suit on Saturday, completing his vertiginous journey in just seven minutes.

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Swatch rejects Tiffany lawsuit

Swatch, a leading watchmaker, said on Monday that a lawsuit by US jeweller Tiffany had no legal basis and that it would contest the action in a battle between the luxury product groups.

Swiss central bank in new trading controversy

Swiss central bank in new trading controversy

The Swiss central bank is in the spotlight for the second time in three months over alleged currency trading by a key official during sensitive times for policy over the Swiss franc.

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Cantons vote to hike taxes for rich foreigners

The canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden decided on Sunday to abolish lump-sum tax arrangements for wealthy foreigners.

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Swiss canton to record nationality of offenders

Voters in Solothurn, north-western Switzerland, voted on Sunday for an amendment to the law requiring police and judicial officers to record the nationalities of offenders and suspects.

Swiss to place cap on second homes

Swiss to place cap on second homes

In future, only 20 percent of residences in any one community in Switzerland can be used as second homes, voters decided on Sunday.