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Bird strike aborts Swiss flight from Zurich to US

Bird strike aborts Swiss flight from Zurich to US

An Airbus 330-300 plane carrying 180 people to New York from Zurich was forced to return to the Swiss city on Tuesday after a bird got sucked into one of the aircraft's engines.

Woman suspect arrested in killing of boyfriend

Woman suspect arrested in killing of boyfriend

Lausanne police on Tuesday arrested a 54-year-old Swiss woman suspected of stabbing her boyfriend to death in an apartment in the Vaud capital.

Schumacher to continue treatment at Swiss home

Schumacher to continue treatment at Swiss home

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has been transferred to his home in Switzerland from hospital more than eight months after suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident.

CO2 emissions rise to new record: WMO

CO2 emissions rise to new record: WMO

Surging levels of carbon dioxide sent greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to a new record in 2013, while oceans, which absorb the emissions, have become more acidic than ever, the UN's Geneva-based weather agency said on Tuesday.

Planning expert calls for nine Swiss cantons

Planning expert calls for nine Swiss cantons

While voters in Basel-City and Basel-Country are set to vote later this month on a proposal to merge the two cantons, a former federal administration official is calling for more drastic measures to reduce the number of Swiss cantons.

Siemens delists from Swiss stock exchange

Siemens delists from Swiss stock exchange

German engineering giant Siemens said on Tuesday that it will delist its shares from the Zurich and London stock exchanges given low trading volumes.

Transport scofflaws face being listed on registry

Transport scofflaws face being listed on registry

Bus or train passengers in Switzerland caught without a valid ticket face being listed on a national register of transport fraudsters, under a bill approved by the senate in Bern on Monday.