Swiss must stop helping tax cheats: top banker

Swiss must stop helping tax cheats: top banker

Switzerland must shed its role as a bank haven for tax cheats and end disputes with foreign tax authorities, the chairman of the country's biggest bank UBS said on Thursday.

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Nespresso to open new Swiss factory

Coffee capsule company Nespresso said on Thursday it intends to open a new factory in western Switzerland costing 300 million francs ($329 million) to meet growing global demand.

Swiss air rescue flying injured US soldiers

Swiss air rescue flying injured US soldiers

Swiss air ambulance service Rega has been transporting injured US soldiers from Afghanistan and Iraq to the US base in Germany, it has emerged.

 

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Missing hiker found alive after three days

A 33-year-old German woman who was injured while hiking in eastern Switzerland has been found alive after three days in the wilderness.

 

‘Employ women instead of immigrants’: minister

‘Employ women instead of immigrants’: minister

Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga wants Swiss employers to take on more Swiss women rather than bringing in workers from abroad.