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Protester showers Blatter with fake bank notes

Protester showers Blatter with fake bank notes

A British comedian on Monday interrupted a press conference by Fifa president Sepp Blatter throwing paper money in front of Blatter just as he was about to speak.

Switzerland sees big jump in asylum seekers

Switzerland sees big jump in asylum seekers

Almost 12,000 applications for asylum were lodged in Switzerland in the first six months of 2015 with Eritreans accounting for more than half.

Crisis-hit FIFA sets election for February

Crisis-hit FIFA sets election for February

FIFA said on Monday that a special election will be held on February 26th to replace president Sepp Blatter.

Coop tests controversial pricing policy

Coop tests controversial pricing policy

Switzerland's biggest retailer, Coop, is testing out personalized pricing in its online store, offering some customers higher reductions than others on the same products.

Sun brings Montreux festivalgoers out in force

Sun brings Montreux festivalgoers out in force

There were no dark clouds over Montreux's annual Jazz Festival this year, which was played out under sunny skies in front of appreciative lakeside audiences.