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Swiss customs seize Roman sarcophagus

A Roman sarcophagus, believed to have been excavated illegally from an archaeological site close to Turkey's Antalya, has been seized by authorities from a Swiss warehouse, a customs official said on Monday.

Roche extends hostile $5.7 billion Illumina bid

Roche extends hostile $5.7 billion Illumina bid

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche on Monday extended its hostile $5.7 billion bid for US gene mapper Illumina by four weeks.

‘Give prostitutes the right to sue fee dodgers’

‘Give prostitutes the right to sue fee dodgers’

Federal Councillor Andrea Caroni is calling for prostitutes to be entitled to take action for unpaid fees.

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Swiss abroad angry with ‘unfair’ Swiss banks

The Council of the Swiss Abroad has passed a unanimous resolution calling on Swiss banks not to discriminate against citizens living in foreign countries. 

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Teen girl dies in police chase car crash

A powerful Audi crammed with teenagers crashed on Sunday morning in Zurich Altstetten after escaping from police, killing one 16-year-old girl.

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Swatch plans car fuelled by hydrogen and oxygen

The world's biggest watch company Swatch is looking at building a car that runs on hydrogen and oxygen, its chief executive and chairman Nick Hayek said in an interview published on Sunday.