Former Swiss MP calls asylum seekers ‘scum’

Former Swiss MP calls asylum seekers ‘scum’

Zurich prosecutors are set to investigate former Swiss People’s Party parliamentarian Ulrich Schlüer over claims he breached anti-racism laws in a searing article in which he likened Palestinian asylum seekers to animals.

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Official slams transfer of Swiss bank worker data

A top Swiss government official has condemned a move by several Swiss banks to hand over the names of banking employees to American authorities probing tax evasion cases.

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Youths admit beating pensioner to death

Residents in a small village in the canton of Zurich are reeling as more details emerge over the savage beating to death of an 85-year-old man.