Austria signs Swiss tax deal

Austria signs Swiss tax deal

Austria will on Friday sign a much-needed treaty with Switzerland to tax Austrian money in Swiss bank accounts, Economy Minister Maria Fekter said Thursday.

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Gadget geeks descend on Geneva

An ultra-quick sock drier and a device to repel pesky bugs are among about 1,000 inventions being showcased at the 40th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva next week.

Stolen Zurich Cezanne painting found in Serbia

Stolen Zurich Cezanne painting found in Serbia

Serbian police have uncovered a painting by French Post-Impressionist Paul Cezanne stolen from Switzerland in 2008 and arrested three suspects, local media said Thursday.

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Police draw guns on playing boys

Three boys narrowly avoided being fired on by police on Easter Sunday after messing around with air rifles.

 

Give everyone a state income: proposal

Give everyone a state income: proposal

A philanthropic movement wants to create a Swiss Utopia by ensuring that every citizen receives an “unconditional base income” of 2,500 francs ($2,729).