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Adecco shares drop on European jobs warning

Adecco shares drop on European jobs warning

The world's largest temporary work agency, Zurich-based Adecco, on Wednesday warned that economic uncertainty in Europe meant companies were hiring fewer employees.

Fifa official: corruption probe 'must be public'

Fifa official: corruption probe 'must be public'

The results of a corruption probe over bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup must be made public, a senior official with Zurich-based Fifa who represents the game in Asia said on Wednesday.

Iraqis in Switzerland suspected of 'attack plan'

Iraqis in Switzerland suspected of 'attack plan'

Three Iraqis arrested in Switzerland in March are suspected of having planned an attack in the name of the Isis group, Swiss media reported on Wednesday.

Russian wingsuit flyer plunges to death in Alps

Russian wingsuit flyer plunges to death in Alps

A 26-year-old Russian is the latest wingsuit flyer to die in the Swiss Alps, Valais cantonal police said on Wednesday.

Lake Lucerne victim identified as sex worker

Lake Lucerne victim identified as sex worker

Authorities are looking for the killer of a woman found in Lake Lucerne and identified on Tuesday as a 36-year-old Bulgarian prostitute working in Lucerne.