Swiss ex-FIFA boss Blatter ‘not afraid’ of going to trial

Swiss ex-FIFA boss Blatter ‘not afraid’ of going to trial

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he will continue fighting fraud allegations, and does not fear his case possibly going to trial, he told a Swiss weekly in an interview published on Sunday.

Cannabis: What are the rules in Switzerland?
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Cannabis: What are the rules in Switzerland?

‘It only lasted 11 minutes’: Why this rape sentence has caused an outcry in Switzerland
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‘It only lasted 11 minutes’: Why this rape sentence has caused an outcry in Switzerland

Former FIFA chief Blatter faces final hearing in Switzerland in payment probe

Former FIFA chief Blatter faces final hearing in Switzerland in payment probe

Employment, wages and housing: How immigrants trail the Swiss in these crucial categories
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Employment, wages and housing: How immigrants trail the Swiss in these crucial categories

Switzerland’s Credit Suisse settles with star banker over spying scandal

Switzerland’s Credit Suisse settles with star banker over spying scandal

IN NUMBERS: Which Swiss cities have the highest crime rates?

IN NUMBERS: Which Swiss cities have the highest crime rates?

EXPLAINED: Understanding Switzerland’s obsession with guns
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EXPLAINED: Understanding Switzerland’s obsession with guns

French girl, 8, rescued in Switzerland after being victim of ‘military style’ kidnap

French girl, 8, rescued in Switzerland after being victim of ‘military style’ kidnap

Are Switzerland’s strict noise restrictions to blame for the surge in cash truck robberies?
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Are Switzerland’s strict noise restrictions to blame for the surge in cash truck robberies?

Elderly woman sentenced for stabbing death of boy, 7, in Basel

Elderly woman sentenced for stabbing death of boy, 7, in Basel

Switzerland: 140 kilograms of cocaine found in Coop banana boxes

Switzerland: 140 kilograms of cocaine found in Coop banana boxes

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Geneva shopping centre shooting victim dies

4.5 million francs stolen from armoured car in Bern

4.5 million francs stolen from armoured car in Bern

Geneva rejects motion to stop publishing nationality of crime suspects

Geneva rejects motion to stop publishing nationality of crime suspects

Leading Swiss academic accused of gang rape of journalist in France

Leading Swiss academic accused of gang rape of journalist in France

Suspect accused of pushing boy under German train was on run from Swiss police

Suspect accused of pushing boy under German train was on run from Swiss police

Calls for Switzerland to bring in sexual consent law

Calls for Switzerland to bring in sexual consent law

Fake police steal 3.6 million francs from Swiss woman

Fake police steal 3.6 million francs from Swiss woman

Seven out of ten foreign criminals deported from Switzerland

Seven out of ten foreign criminals deported from Switzerland

Death of Belgian family in Switzerland: ‘Father left farewell note’

Death of Belgian family in Switzerland: ‘Father left farewell note’

Belgium family found dead in Swiss canton of Vaud

Belgium family found dead in Swiss canton of Vaud

Swiss law: What you need to know about cyberbullying

Swiss law: What you need to know about cyberbullying

Three dead in Zurich hostage crisis

Three dead in Zurich hostage crisis

Cybercrime in Switzerland : an ultimate survival guide
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Cybercrime in Switzerland : an ultimate survival guide

Swiss village bordering France subsidises alarms for burglary-prone residents

Swiss village bordering France subsidises alarms for burglary-prone residents

Swiss coach made covert videos of 80 primary school children in changing rooms

Swiss coach made covert videos of 80 primary school children in changing rooms

Ticino authorities open murder inquiry after 22-year-old British woman found dead in hotel room

Ticino authorities open murder inquiry after 22-year-old British woman found dead in hotel room

Why Switzerland’s extremely high prisoner escape rate is ‘good news’
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Why Switzerland’s extremely high prisoner escape rate is ‘good news’

Crime in Switzerland: what the latest figures reveal

Crime in Switzerland: what the latest figures reveal

75-year-old woman who killed seven-year-old boy in Basel did not know victim

75-year-old woman who killed seven-year-old boy in Basel did not know victim

Brit who posed as spy and Swiss banker to swindle lover deported to UK

Brit who posed as spy and Swiss banker to swindle lover deported to UK

Police appeal for witnesses after 66-year-old Swiss man attacked by dogs in Bern

Police appeal for witnesses after 66-year-old Swiss man attacked by dogs in Bern

Number of inmates in Swiss prisons has risen 50 per cent in 30 years

Number of inmates in Swiss prisons has risen 50 per cent in 30 years

Spanish-Swiss suspect pleads innocence in Morocco killings

Spanish-Swiss suspect pleads innocence in Morocco killings

Revealed: the surprising extent of petty theft in Switzerland

Revealed: the surprising extent of petty theft in Switzerland

Monaco football club owner sues Sotheby’s for $380 million and accuses Swiss art dealer of ‘tricking’ him

Monaco football club owner sues Sotheby’s for $380 million and accuses Swiss art dealer of ‘tricking’ him

‘Rubbish criminal’ sentenced to two days in Swiss prison

‘Rubbish criminal’ sentenced to two days in Swiss prison

How ‘stealing’ a packet of grated cheese ended up costing a Swiss pensioner thousands of francs

How ‘stealing’ a packet of grated cheese ended up costing a Swiss pensioner thousands of francs

Switzerland’s attorney general files charges against assailants of Swiss cyclists in Tajikistan

Switzerland’s attorney general files charges against assailants of Swiss cyclists in Tajikistan

Swiss Federal Criminal Court orders Geneva warehouse firm to return statue to Egypt

Swiss Federal Criminal Court orders Geneva warehouse firm to return statue to Egypt

Austrian family steal Swiss taxi and crash into parked boat

Austrian family steal Swiss taxi and crash into parked boat

UK conman who posed as MI6 agent arrested in Zurich

UK conman who posed as MI6 agent arrested in Zurich

Answer to Sotheby’s and Greek dispute over an ancient artifact could lie in Basel

Answer to Sotheby’s and Greek dispute over an ancient artifact could lie in Basel

Couple and four-year-old boy found dead in Aargau apartment

Couple and four-year-old boy found dead in Aargau apartment

Father and daughter arrested over French cash van kidnap ‘heist’

Father and daughter arrested over French cash van kidnap ‘heist’

Woman admits inventing bomb threat to cover up theft

Woman admits inventing bomb threat to cover up theft

Woman shot dead in Geneva street

Woman shot dead in Geneva street

Swiss-US family of four dead in apparent murder-suicide: police

Swiss-US family of four dead in apparent murder-suicide: police

Zurich police will no longer automatically name nationality of crime suspects

Zurich police will no longer automatically name nationality of crime suspects

Teenage axe attacker admits he wanted to kill his victims

Teenage axe attacker admits he wanted to kill his victims

Father of three gets 18 years in jail for stabbing wife to death

Father of three gets 18 years in jail for stabbing wife to death

Teenage axe attacker expressed violent fantasies

Teenage axe attacker expressed violent fantasies

Teenager injures seven in axe attack in Flums

Teenager injures seven in axe attack in Flums

Updated: Swiss cash delivery driver pays ‘millions’ to free daughter kidnapped in France

Updated: Swiss cash delivery driver pays ‘millions’ to free daughter kidnapped in France

Man stabbed at St Gallen restaurant

Man stabbed at St Gallen restaurant

Banker gets 17 years in prison for murdering prostitute in Swiss luxury hotel

Banker gets 17 years in prison for murdering prostitute in Swiss luxury hotel

Walker discovers charred body in woods

Walker discovers charred body in woods

The changing face of jihadism in Switzerland

The changing face of jihadism in Switzerland

Geneva residents report feeling much safer as crime levels fall dramatically

Geneva residents report feeling much safer as crime levels fall dramatically

Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws

Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws

Spaniard born and raised in Switzerland faces deportation

Spaniard born and raised in Switzerland faces deportation

Drunk Swiss holidaymaker takes Austrian couple on drive from hell

Drunk Swiss holidaymaker takes Austrian couple on drive from hell

Police report weirdest cases of 2016

Police report weirdest cases of 2016

Basel woman tied up and robbed in own home

Basel woman tied up and robbed in own home

Boules habit blows cover of Swiss fugitive in France

Boules habit blows cover of Swiss fugitive in France

Crime rate highest in Geneva: report

Crime rate highest in Geneva: report

Mafia suspects refuse to leave Switzerland

Mafia suspects refuse to leave Switzerland

Swiss swoop on fifteen alleged Italian mobsters

Swiss swoop on fifteen alleged Italian mobsters

Nudist couple in court for sex in front of their children

Nudist couple in court for sex in front of their children

Asylum seeker ‘was attacked by Swiss policeman’

Asylum seeker ‘was attacked by Swiss policeman’

Zurich cops won’t report on criminals’ ethnicity

Zurich cops won’t report on criminals’ ethnicity

Report: Switzerland is world’s safest country

Report: Switzerland is world’s safest country

A portrait of modern Switzerland in ten stats

A portrait of modern Switzerland in ten stats

Weapons stockpile found in home near Interlaken

Weapons stockpile found in home near Interlaken

Voodoo chicken killing ruffles Geneva feathers

Voodoo chicken killing ruffles Geneva feathers

Bored Zurich teens go on costly vandalism spree

Bored Zurich teens go on costly vandalism spree

Undercover police catch Zurich pizza gang

Undercover police catch Zurich pizza gang

Violent fare-dodger jailed by Zurich court

Violent fare-dodger jailed by Zurich court

Prisoner accused of coke trafficking from cell

Prisoner accused of coke trafficking from cell

Jewellery thief caught after four-year con

Jewellery thief caught after four-year con

Geneva phone thief caught by selfies

Geneva phone thief caught by selfies

Geneva men arrested after drugs blunder

Geneva men arrested after drugs blunder

Crime proves a cash cow for Swiss authorities

Crime proves a cash cow for Swiss authorities

Lausanne remains Swiss crime capital: report

Lausanne remains Swiss crime capital: report

Supreme court orders release of violent youth

Supreme court orders release of violent youth

‘Burglar scoured death notices for victims’

‘Burglar scoured death notices for victims’

Swiss prisons bursting as convict numbers soar

Swiss prisons bursting as convict numbers soar

Fugitive Swiss woman ‘kills’ sick baby with knife

Fugitive Swiss woman ‘kills’ sick baby with knife

Egypt: slain Swiss couple found buried in garden

Egypt: slain Swiss couple found buried in garden

Police employee ‘secretly filmed women in shower’

Police employee ‘secretly filmed women in shower’

Police hunt killer following double murder

Police hunt killer following double murder

Ex-banker convicted on sex charge in Singapore

Ex-banker convicted on sex charge in Singapore

Thailand to extradite Swiss child molester

Thailand to extradite Swiss child molester

Family doubts Menznau gunman killed himself

Family doubts Menznau gunman killed himself

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SVP piles on pressure over foreign criminals

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Girl escapes with bullet in head

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Swiss banker in US tax probe

Images of Basel diamond thieves captured

Images of Basel diamond thieves captured

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Swiss weatherman not guilty of rape

Hundreds of Chihuahua pups smuggled into Switzerland

Hundreds of Chihuahua pups smuggled into Switzerland

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Frenchmen’s stun guns and masks fall foul of Swiss

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Police find GPS microchip of missing twins’ father

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Missing twins ‘spotted in Geneva’

Police: Zurich is getting even safer

Police: Zurich is getting even safer

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Swiss Casinos hit by Russian Scammers

Diamonds swiped in daring Basel raid

Diamonds swiped in daring Basel raid

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Force prostitute clients to wear condoms – Greens

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Swiss police arrest couple for duping restaurants

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Police in Zurich plan ‘fine strike’

New search for missing Swiss twins after tip-off

New search for missing Swiss twins after tip-off

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Missing twins: police search draws blank

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Thieves steal 230 Zurich pigeons

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Kosovo war crimes suspect arrested

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Money laundering cases up by a third

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Cannibal shot after ‘dinner’ pulls out

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Cat dies after kids put it in washing machine

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Policeman shot dead during eviction

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Swiss consider electronic tags for violent husbands

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Suspected ‘Pink Panther’ diamond thief arrested

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Footballers fear losing luxury cars

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Swiss ‘forgers’ face landmark trial

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Police recapture escaped rapist-murderer

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Prisoners escape after locking in jailer

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Actor Delon’s son indicted after girl shot

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Mother of newborn baby found in waste identified

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Justice minister wants more internet monitoring

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Saudi man kills snake, thrown in jail

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Russians hunt Swiss ex-politico after jailbreak

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Thieves return stash of stolen watches

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Money ‘stolen’ at Zürich airport security

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Swiss crime rate above European average: study

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Swiss move to toughen up penalty regime

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Swiss uncover mafia activity dating to 1994

Bern top Swiss city for bike theft

Bern top Swiss city for bike theft

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$6 trillion in fake bonds seized in Switzerland

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Fury as Swiss website targets foreign criminals

Stolen Zurich Cezanne painting found in Serbia

Stolen Zurich Cezanne painting found in Serbia

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Psychiatrist jailed for Romanian baby kidnap

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No US visas required for Swiss travellers

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Scot jailed for theft of Basel diamond

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Chat-room rapist gets ten years

Doctor acquitted of murder in assisted suicide case

Doctor acquitted of murder in assisted suicide case

Woman, 75, held in Basel over fatal stabbing of seven-year-old boy

Woman, 75, held in Basel over fatal stabbing of seven-year-old boy

Spanish-Swiss suspect due in court over ties to killers of Scandinavian hikers

Spanish-Swiss suspect due in court over ties to killers of Scandinavian hikers

Second Swiss citizen arrested in connection with Scandinavian hiker murders

Second Swiss citizen arrested in connection with Scandinavian hiker murders

Swiss-Spanish man among new suspects brought before Morocco judge in slain hikers case

Swiss-Spanish man among new suspects brought before Morocco judge in slain hikers case

Suspect admits killing couple in Suberg home

Suspect admits killing couple in Suberg home

Couple found dead in suspected double murder near Bern

Couple found dead in suspected double murder near Bern

Man sentenced to 16 years for St Gallen mosque killing

Man sentenced to 16 years for St Gallen mosque killing

Body found in rubbish bin in Valais village

Body found in rubbish bin in Valais village

Neuchâtel woman stabbed to death, son arrested

Neuchâtel woman stabbed to death, son arrested

Trial of Swiss mass murderer to begin in March 2018

Trial of Swiss mass murderer to begin in March 2018

Swiss art dealer jailed for murdering friend he ‘thought was an alien’

Swiss art dealer jailed for murdering friend he ‘thought was an alien’

Catching quadruple murderer leaves Swiss canton with huge bill

Catching quadruple murderer leaves Swiss canton with huge bill

DNA links two Swiss killings exactly five years apart

DNA links two Swiss killings exactly five years apart

Escaped convict and suspected murderer finally apprehended

Escaped convict and suspected murderer finally apprehended

Swiss children’s home killer gets life

Swiss children’s home killer gets life

Police offer 10,000 francs reward to catch a killer

Police offer 10,000 francs reward to catch a killer

Spiez double murder accused to appear in court

Spiez double murder accused to appear in court

Brother-in-law arrested over murder of Swiss teacher

Brother-in-law arrested over murder of Swiss teacher

Murder victim’s family angry as trial suspended

Murder victim’s family angry as trial suspended

Man stands trial over brutal murder of therapist

Man stands trial over brutal murder of therapist

Man arrested in forest murder case

Man arrested in forest murder case

Faithful dog guards murder victim’s body

Faithful dog guards murder victim’s body

10,000 franc reward to catch suspect on the run

10,000 franc reward to catch suspect on the run

Prisoner on the run is suspect in Zurich murder

Prisoner on the run is suspect in Zurich murder

Austrian man gets 15 years for ex-wife’s murder in Geneva

Austrian man gets 15 years for ex-wife’s murder in Geneva

Switzerland’s escaped killer arrested in Germany

Switzerland’s escaped killer arrested in Germany

Thai police arrest Dutch suspect in Swiss murder case

Thai police arrest Dutch suspect in Swiss murder case

Murderer escapes from Swiss psych hospital

Murderer escapes from Swiss psych hospital

Suspect in Swiss murder arrested in Spain

Suspect in Swiss murder arrested in Spain

Savage crimes raise questions over Swiss DNA testing laws

Savage crimes raise questions over Swiss DNA testing laws

Reward money for Swiss murders goes to investigators

Reward money for Swiss murders goes to investigators

‘Beast of Rupperswil’ was local football coach

‘Beast of Rupperswil’ was local football coach

Dog walker finds suspected murder victim in river Rhine

Dog walker finds suspected murder victim in river Rhine

Man arrested in Aargau quadruple murder case

Man arrested in Aargau quadruple murder case

Police hunt killer of man shot dead in St Gallen street

Police hunt killer of man shot dead in St Gallen street

Italian research student slain in Geneva street

Italian research student slain in Geneva street

Lausanne illegal found guilty of attempted murder

Lausanne illegal found guilty of attempted murder

Woman jailed for spiking love rival’s whisky with acid

Woman jailed for spiking love rival’s whisky with acid

Extradition of Gambian murder suspect takes place

Extradition of Gambian murder suspect takes place

Swiss say suspect in au-pair murder case can be deported

Swiss say suspect in au-pair murder case can be deported

Swiss vote on expelling foreign criminals

Swiss vote on expelling foreign criminals

Police post $100,000 reward in murder case

Police post $100,000 reward in murder case

Two people dead and one officer wounded in Geneva

Two people dead and one officer wounded in Geneva

Ex-banker jailed for ‘revenge killing’ of child

Ex-banker jailed for ‘revenge killing’ of child

Montreux murder-suicide probed after deaths

Montreux murder-suicide probed after deaths

Murder investigators seek help from Interpol

Murder investigators seek help from Interpol

Father-and-son murder suspects held by Italians

Father-and-son murder suspects held by Italians

Murderer caught by Swiss border guards

Murderer caught by Swiss border guards

French bodies found in Swiss nature reserve

French bodies found in Swiss nature reserve

Parents arrested after daughter found dead

Parents arrested after daughter found dead

Woman’s scoop for news site: ‘I killed my husband’

Woman’s scoop for news site: ‘I killed my husband’

Woman kills pensioner in Geneva village drama

Woman kills pensioner in Geneva village drama

Swiss police track 2,000 ‘potentially violent’ cases

Swiss police track 2,000 ‘potentially violent’ cases

Teen admits to killing father in canton of Zurich

Teen admits to killing father in canton of Zurich

Irishman confesses to stabbing wife 50 times

Irishman confesses to stabbing wife 50 times

Lausanne man gets 14 years for strangling wife

Lausanne man gets 14 years for strangling wife

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‘Help: my husband has killed our daughter’

Jealous husband jailed for strangling wife

Jealous husband jailed for strangling wife

Mother arrested over deaths of two tots

Mother arrested over deaths of two tots

Austrian prostitute’s killer jailed for 18 years

Austrian prostitute’s killer jailed for 18 years

Stabbing murder of Pole declared ‘cold case’

Stabbing murder of Pole declared ‘cold case’

Swiss dies in second Philippines incident

Swiss dies in second Philippines incident

Woman stabbed to death in Aargau village drama

Woman stabbed to death in Aargau village drama

Swiss killer hides body of victim in Zurich home

Swiss killer hides body of victim in Zurich home

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Woman suspect arrested in killing of boyfriend

Police seek witnesses in Vevey stabbing death

Police seek witnesses in Vevey stabbing death

Lawyer arrested over Geneva murder of ex-wife

Lawyer arrested over Geneva murder of ex-wife

Swiss father of New York murder victim ‘stuck’

Swiss father of New York murder victim ‘stuck’

Guatemalan police chief in Geneva murder trial

Guatemalan police chief in Geneva murder trial

Man sentenced to life for grisly wife murder

Man sentenced to life for grisly wife murder

Swiss artist’s daughter charged in mum’s death

Swiss artist’s daughter charged in mum’s death

DNA-traced Frenchman jailed for Geneva murder

DNA-traced Frenchman jailed for Geneva murder

Aargau man suspected of killing his grandmother

Aargau man suspected of killing his grandmother

Cleaning lady murder shakes Geneva suburb

Cleaning lady murder shakes Geneva suburb

Court pins bog death on ‘greedy husband’

Court pins bog death on ‘greedy husband’

Two dead after Lucerne farm family shooting

Two dead after Lucerne farm family shooting

Woman’s mystery death probed in Bern village

Woman’s mystery death probed in Bern village

Poles start extradition of Geneva murder suspect

Poles start extradition of Geneva murder suspect

Woman found stabbed to death in domestic feud

Woman found stabbed to death in domestic feud

Swiss man shoots brother over inheritance

Swiss man shoots brother over inheritance

Murder probed amidst deadly falls in Swiss Alps

Murder probed amidst deadly falls in Swiss Alps

Partner suspected in woman’s stabbing death

Partner suspected in woman’s stabbing death

Suspect detained over Geneva stabbing murder

Suspect detained over Geneva stabbing murder

Man ‘stabbed to death’ near Geneva tram stop

Man ‘stabbed to death’ near Geneva tram stop

Murderer jailed for life 15 years after stabbing man

Murderer jailed for life 15 years after stabbing man

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Jealous family murderer jailed for 17 years

Police probe ‘stabbing death’ in Valais village

Police probe ‘stabbing death’ in Valais village

Mourners bid farewell to murdered Vaud woman

Mourners bid farewell to murdered Vaud woman

Geneva police probe second murder of 2013

Geneva police probe second murder of 2013

Zurich victim in Spiez orphanage murders

Zurich victim in Spiez orphanage murders

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Tenant gets 12 years in prison for killing landlord

Man arrested after retired couple shot dead

Man arrested after retired couple shot dead

‘Devil’s couple’ escape life term for murder

‘Devil’s couple’ escape life term for murder

Sentence reviewed for pregnant woman murder

Sentence reviewed for pregnant woman murder

Wife killer denied jail release for sex change

Wife killer denied jail release for sex change

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One dead, two injured in Basel shooting

French geneticist to appeal murder conviction

French geneticist to appeal murder conviction

French geneticist jailed for murdering step-mum

French geneticist jailed for murdering step-mum

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Woman held for shooting Brazilian bouncer

Man and wife strangled in Geneva murder

Man and wife strangled in Geneva murder

Mother cleared of killing tot with hard drugs

Mother cleared of killing tot with hard drugs

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Kosovar admits shooting brother-in-law

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Police probe Lausanne shooting death

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Butcher found dead in Bad Ragaz zoo

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Youths admit beating pensioner to death

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Jealous lover to stand trial for woman’s murder

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Vigan murder suspect arrested in Norway

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Murder suspect pledged to kill wife on Facebook

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Wife wakes after husband shoots her in head

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Lucerne double shooter killed himself: police

Fire-starter bear leads police to murder victim

Fire-starter bear leads police to murder victim

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Father gets 17 years for killing daughter with axe

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Trial begins for ‘honour killing’ of teen daughter

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Austrian chef Claudia, 44, brutally murdered

Lucie’s parents vow fight after murderer’s jail term

Lucie’s parents vow fight after murderer’s jail term

Life sentence sought for ‘Lucie’ murder

Life sentence sought for ‘Lucie’ murder

Murder of Lucie Trezzini: trial next week

Murder of Lucie Trezzini: trial next week

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Murderer jailed for strangling girlfriend

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Dad killed daughter in brutal axe murder

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Swiss banker ‘kills wife and buries her in garden’

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Woman gets 10 years in Swiss child torture case

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Police step up surveillance at socialist youth camp

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Daughter admits to planning father’s killing

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Father stabbed to death by daughter

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Police: cannibal killed two women