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Slowdown seen in Swiss housing price hikes

Slowdown seen in Swiss housing price hikes

Increases in the price of Swiss housing are expected to slow down this year, with condominium prices actually falling in markets such as Geneva, Neuchâtel and the Jura, according to a new property report.

UEFA plans 1914 'truce match' centennial

UEFA plans 1914 'truce match' centennial

European football's Swiss-based governing body UEFA on Tuesday announced that it is planning a high-level ceremony to mark the 1914 Christmas truce match played by Allied and German soldiers in the First World War.

Man held for lobbing hand grenade at wife

Man held for lobbing hand grenade at wife

A 55-year-old Bosnian man has been detained for throwing a hand grenade at his wife on a street in the town of Buchs in the canton of Aargau, cantonal police said on Tuesday.

Jobless rate falls for first time in nine months

Jobless rate falls for first time in nine months

Switzerland's unemployment rate dropped in March for the first time in nine months to 3.3 percent from 3.5 percent the previous month as more foreigners found jobs, government figures released on Tuesday show.