Basel tram project slows to snail’s pace

Basel tram project slows to snail’s pace

Endangered snails are bringing progress on a tram project in Basel to a standstill.

Mystery fire razes industrial buildings

Mystery fire razes industrial buildings

A fire on Sunday destroyed historic industrial buildings and left four people injured in Arbon, a town near Lake Constance in the canton of Thurgau.

Seven drown as Swiss heatwave continues

Seven drown as Swiss heatwave continues

At least seven people have drowned in Switzerland since Thursday as residents thronged to beaches and swimming pools to cool off from a heatwave.

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German region to buy more Swiss tax data

The German region of North Rhine-Westphalia will continue to buy data on people suspected of stashing assets in Swiss banks to avoid taxes, the state premier was quoted as saying on Sunday.