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Archive for Fri, 03 Jun 2011

Third Swiss EHEC case diagnosed

Switzerland has identified a third person infected with a rare strain of the E. coli bacteria that has killed 18 people in Europe, authorities said Friday.

Tax evasion failings 'will be tackled'

The Swiss authorities said on Thursday they will look at ways of fulfilling tax recommendations from the OECD which has complained that the country is still not doing enough to combat tax evasion.

Swiss Alps welcome summer - with snow


Some snow, heavy rain and cold temperatures have been registered in Switzerland on June 1st, the first day of meteorological summer.


Swiss skateboarder in crazy Aussie tunnel ride

Swiss skateboarder in crazy Aussie tunnel ride

A 21-year-old Swiss backpacker rode his skateboard through a busy highway tunnel near Melbourne during rush hour, startling drivers, disrupting traffic and ending up in police custody.