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Reports highlight French PM’s Swiss origins

Reports highlight French PM's Swiss origins

France's new prime minister has family roots in Switzerland — although he remains discreet about them, Swiss media reports.

Caterpillar 'dodged taxes through Swiss plan'

Caterpillar 'dodged taxes through Swiss plan'

American Senate investigators have accused heavy equipment giant Caterpillar of hiding $8 billion in profits offshore in Switzerland to avoid US taxes.

Elton John heads lineup for 39th Paléo Festival

Elton John heads lineup for 39th Paléo Festival

British pop legend Elton John is set to perform at the Paléo music festival in Switzerland for the first time this year, organizers announced on Tuesday.

Mountain guide dies from fall in Alpine crevasse

Mountain guide dies from fall in Alpine crevasse

A 48-year-old Swiss mountain guide died on Monday after falling into a crevasse on the Corbassière glacier in the canton of Valais.