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Archive for Mon, 22 Dec 2014

Swiss head to shops rather than slopes

Swiss head to shops rather than slopes

The lack of snow in many Swiss ski resorts has had a beneficial effect on the shops, with many people shopping rather than skiing on the Sundays leading up to Christmas.

Uber drivers in Geneva allege intimidation

Uber drivers in Geneva allege intimidation

Tensions are growing among cabbies in Geneva where drivers working for newcomer Uber have filed complaints of threats and abuse by drivers with rival taxi firms.

SVP loses ground but remains strongest party

SVP loses ground but remains strongest party

Support for the rightwing Swiss People's Party (SVP) has fallen while centre-left parties are gaining in popularity, according to a voter survey.