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AWOL Geneva prostitute murderer back in prison

AWOL Geneva prostitute murderer back in prison

A French murderer who escaped from a Swiss prison this week, leaving a letter vowing to turn himself back in after taking a few days off, has kept his promise, authorities said on Friday.

Customs fine man €15,000 for car mistake

Customs fine man €15,000 for car mistake

A German pensioner was fined €15,000 for driving a Swiss car across the border into Austria, breaking a little-known EU law. An Austrian court has now ruled he cannot get his money back.

Army cannot refuse men with fascist ideas: court

Army cannot refuse men with fascist ideas: court

The Swiss army was wrong to reject a recruit because of his extreme right-wing ideology, a court has ruled in a judgment that has caught many observers by surprise.