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Cop cleared after driving over and killing man

Cop cleared after driving over and killing man

A court on Friday acquitted a policewoman of wrongdoing for having driven a patrol car last year over 22-year-old Stéphane Chenaux who was lying on the A1 motorway in the canton of Fribourg, killing him.

Five reasons to visit Montreux —  jazz aside

Five reasons to visit Montreux — jazz aside

Montreux is famed for its summer jazz festival but expat resident Marianne Burkhardt says there are five great reasons to visit this Swiss town with its spectacular lake-meets-mountain scenery — in the winter.

Franc still too high: new SNB board member

Franc still too high: new SNB board member

Despite the introduction of negative interest rates and willingness by Switzerland's central bank to intervene in the foreign exchange market, the Swiss franc remains “significantly overvalued”, Andréa Maechler, new member of the bank's governing board, said in Geneva on Thursday night.