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Kill stray cats: Swiss environment official

Kill stray cats: Swiss environment official

Animal lovers have expressed outrage after an official at the Swiss environment ministry said all stray cats should be killed.

Swiss officials sidestep procurement law: report

The Swiss federal administration awarded 361 contracts last year without first putting the requests out to tender, a newspaper report says.

Penguins get stressed by humans: Swiss study

Penguins get stressed by humans: Swiss study

Humans make king penguins stressed, but the regal birds chill out over time as they get more used to people's presence, a Swiss study shows.

German raids on homes of Credit Suisse clients

German authorities investigating suspected tax fraud have started nationwide raids of many Credit Suisse bank clients, the Handelsblatt financial daily reported Wednesday.