Switzerland's news in English

Editions:  Europe · Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

You are here: Home > Archive > 2014 > Mar > 12

Archive for Wed, 12 Mar 2014

Chain pulls horsemeat after new cruelty charges

Chain pulls horsemeat after new cruelty charges

Denner, the Swiss discount supermarket chain, is pulling the sale of horsemeat from its shelves again in the wake of concerns repeatedly raised by a Zurich-based animal rights group about the provenance of such meat.

Ex-Swiss banker admits guilt in US tax case

Ex-Swiss banker admits guilt in US tax case

A former banker of Credit Suisse on Wednesday pleaded guilty to assisting US customers avoid taxes by hiding assets in secret Swiss bank accounts.

Adecco profit jumps as Euro market rebounds

Adecco profit jumps as Euro market rebounds

Swiss-based Adecco, the world's biggest temporary staffing group, on Wednesday posted a 48-percent jump in its 2013 net profit as the long-depressed European market began bouncing back.

Gut wins Lenzerheide World Cup downhill

Gut wins Lenzerheide World Cup downhill

Swiss skier Lara Gut came first in the World Cup women's alpine skiing downhill race on Wednesday before a home crowd at Lenzerheide in the canton of Graub√ľnden.

Uzbek leader's daughter faces criminal probe

Uzbek leader's daughter faces criminal probe

Swiss prosecutors have been investigating Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov's eldest daughter on suspicion of money laundering since late last year, a statement issued in Bern on Wednesday says.

Berners-Lee calls for internet 'bill of rights'

Berners-Lee calls for internet 'bill of rights'

The man who invented the worldwide web in Geneva 25 years ago is calling for a bill of rights to protect its users.