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UBS trader ‘gambled away’ $2.3 billion

A trader "gambled away" $2.3 of leading Swiss bank UBS's money, causing "chaos and disaster", his trial in London heard on Friday.

More bears, wolves on the prowl in Switzerland

More bears, wolves on the prowl in Switzerland

Wild animals including bears, wolves and jackals are on the increase in Switzerland, a government agency said Friday, as it reported a spike in the figures across the country.

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Swiss paedophile, 81, jailed in Cambodia

A Cambodian court on Friday jailed an 81-year-old Swiss man after he had paid sex with a 13-year-old boy, his lawyer and a child rights group said.

Zurich has world’s highest wages: study

Zurich has world’s highest wages: study

Oslo, Zurich and Tokyo are the world's most expensive cities, but it is in the Swiss financial capital that residents enjoy the strongest purchasing power, according to a study published Friday.

New sex trade union targets price cutting

New sex trade union targets price cutting

Switzerland’s first union for male and female prostitutes launched on Thursday following a founding meeting in Geneva’s red light district.