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Swiss watches stolen in second museum break-in

Swiss watches stolen in second museum break-in

Burglars have stolen a number of valuable items from the watch museum in Le Locle, in the canton of Neuch√Ętel, just two months after a similar incident in nearby La Chaux-de-Fonds.

Drunk Swiss man tied up on flight to Bangkok

Drunk Swiss man tied up on flight to Bangkok

Passengers on a flight from Zurich to Bangkok were forced to tie up a drunk Swiss man who caused a fracas during the journey.

Italy angered by Swiss stance on Italian workers

Italy angered by Swiss stance on Italian workers

The Swiss ambassador to Rome has been hauled in front of Italy's foreign affairs minister to explain Switzerland's frosty stance towards Italian nationals working over the border, Swiss and Italian media reported on Tuesday.

Millions needed by Solar Impulse after grounding

Millions needed by Solar Impulse after grounding

The team behind the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 plane, piloted by two Swiss men, said on Tuesday that it needed an additional 20 million euros ($22 million) to complete a historic round-the-world flight after battery damage grounded it for months.