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Sexy, violent 'Swiss Miss' flick spoofs horror genre

Sexy, violent 'Swiss Miss' flick spoofs horror genre

With its graphic mix of sex and violence, the new Swiss movie Das Missen Massaker is one of the most eagerly awaited flicks to premiere at the Locarno Film Festival, launching next week.

ABB blames strong dollar for dip in profits

ABB blames strong dollar for dip in profits

Swiss engineering group ABB on Thursday reported a 26 percent drop in second quarter net profit to $656 million, blaming a stronger dollar for lower earnings.

Roche profits tumble in first six months of 2012

Roche profits tumble in first six months of 2012

Swiss pharma giant Roche on Thursday said it was on course to meet its objectives despite a 17-percent drop in first half profits to 4.4 billion francs ($4.5 billion).

Swiss tackle first Olympic football game since 1928

Swiss tackle first Olympic football game since 1928

It's been a long wait: Switzerland's first Olympic football match in 84 years kicks off on Thursday as men's soccer gets under way at the 2012 London Summer Games.

New Geneva fire truck burns in hay field blaze

City of Geneva fire and rescue department officials are fending off embarrassment after one of its flagship water pumping trucks went up in flames.