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Switzerland and EU kick off tax evasion talks

Switzerland and EU kick off tax evasion talks

Bern and Brussels began talks on Friday to update a deal under which taxes on savings banked in Switzerland by EU citizens are paid back anonymously to their homelands.

Ligety claims third World Cup win at Wengen

Ligety claims third World Cup win at Wengen

All-rounder Ted Ligety put in a decisive downhill performance to clinch victory in the men's super-combined ski competition at Swiss resort Wengen on Friday, the American's third World Cup win of the season.

UN calls on Vatican to account for child abuse

UN calls on Vatican to account for child abuse

The Vatican was on Thursday pushed for the first time to provide answers to the United Nations in Geneva over its commitment to stamp out child sex abuse by priests.

Aargau man suspected of killing his grandmother

Aargau man suspected of killing his grandmother

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in the canton of Aargau on suspicion of having murdered his 81-year-old grandmother in her home.