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Calm Paléo festival sees decrease in crime

Calm Paléo festival sees decrease in crime

The 40th edition of Nyon's Paléo festival came to an end on Sunday on a positive note, with no major incidents and an overall reduction in crime, according to figures released on Monday by Vaud cantonal police.

'Resilient' UBS bounces back with big profits

'Resilient' UBS bounces back with big profits

UBS, Switzerland's largest bank, on Monday posted second quarter profits of 1.2 billion Swiss francs ($1.25 billion, 1.1 billion euros), a 53 percent rise over the same period last year, which beat expectations.

Swiss army nabs French water to give to cows

Swiss army nabs French water to give to cows

The Swiss army is in trouble with French authorities after it used water from a French lake to help hydrate thirsty Swiss cows.

Two men arrested over Yverdon hitchhiker death

Two men arrested over Yverdon hitchhiker death

Two suspects are being held in custody after the battered body of a 53-year-old man was found near the port of Yverdon-les-Bains in the early hours of Friday, Vaud cantonal police announced on Sunday.