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Roche gets go ahead for Ebola detection test

Roche gets go ahead for Ebola detection test

US authorities have given emergency authorization to Swiss pharmaceutical firm Roche for an Ebola test that can take as little as three hours, the company said on Monday.

Nude 'selfie' mayor tops Swiss scandal list

Nude 'selfie' mayor tops Swiss scandal list

Nudity, sex, money and high-profile break-ups made the headlines in Switzerland this year according to internet search engine Google, which has named the country's top ten scandals for 2014.

Swiss dies in Slovenia motorway pile-up

Swiss dies in Slovenia motorway pile-up

A Swiss national died and 30 people were injured, two of them seriously, in a highway pile-up on Sunday after heavy snow in central Slovenia, police said.

Winter’s arrival brings Swiss travel chaos

Winter's arrival brings Swiss travel chaos

After unseasonably mild weather in the run-up to Christmas, frigid temperatures and heavy snow hit Switzerland over the weekend causing chaos on the roads, rails and at airports.