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Swiss extradite Czech millionaire fraud suspect

Switzerland on Wednesday extradited multi-millionaire Czech businessman Tomas Pitr to his home country, where he is wanted for fraud and tax offences.

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‘I won’t let my girls swim with boys’: Muslim dad

A Muslim father in Basel is refusing to let his daughters participate in mixed swimming lessons, despite having been taken to court and fined several times.

German tabloid sues Swiss minister in tax spat

German tabloid sues Swiss minister in tax spat

Germany's Bild daily, the most-read newspaper in Europe, said on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against a Swiss minister amid a simmering tax evasion row between the two neighbours.

IVF kids more likely to have heart trouble: study

IVF kids more likely to have heart trouble: study

Babies born using IVF treatments are more likely to develop cardiovascular problems than their naturally conceived counterparts, Swiss researchers have found.

Roche urges Illumina shareholders to revolt

Roche urges Illumina shareholders to revolt

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche appealed on Wednesday to shareholders of US gene mapper Illumina to accept its $6.55 billion takeover bid, and called on them to vote its nominees onto the US firm's board.

92% of Swiss workers ‘satisfied’: survey

92% of Swiss workers ‘satisfied’: survey

Swiss workers are among the most satisfied in the world, a survey shows.