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Mafia makes inroads in Switzerland

Mafia makes inroads in Switzerland

The Italian Mafia is becoming more and more active in Switzerland, according to an annual police report published Thursday. The country is mainly being used for money-laundering operations, the report says.

 

Cell phones disturb bees' buzz - study

Cell phones disturb bees' buzz - study

New research carried out at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has found that bees buzz differently near mobile phone signals – causing behaviour that endangers colonies.

Minority quotas to be set in public service

Quotas for women, disabled people and French speakers are to be introduced into Swiss public service, the government decided on Wednesday.