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Qatar stun Switzerland 1-0 in friendly

Akram Afif scored the goal that gave Qatar the upset victory.

US sues UBS, alleging fraud in financial crisis

The Swiss bank allegedly misled investors about the quality of billions of dollars in low-quality mortgages that were the basis of 40 derivatives deals.

Struggling Federer squeezes into Basel semi-finals

Federer has not hit top form all week in Basel.

Swiss keep Nations League hopes alive and send Iceland down

Belgium host Iceland on Nov 15. before visiting Switzerland in what will be the group's decisive game three days later.

Ex-UEFA chief Platini hunts those behind his ban

Michel Platini has filed a complaint seeking to find out how Swiss judicial authorities learned of a two million-Swiss franc payment from FIFA.

Lukaku strikes twice as Belgium battle past Switzerland

In a busy final period that saw the hosts turn the throttle, Lukaku had his second six minutes from time.

From ‘problem child’ to ‘prodigy’ – LSD turns 75

The late Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann famously learned of LSD's psychedelic effects when he inadvertently took a small dose while doing lab work for pharmaceutical company Sandoz.

Era of bank secrecy ends as Swiss start sharing account data

Gone are the days when well-paid European professionals could stash wealth across the border and beyond the prying eyes of their tax man.

Lanun Nigeria culik 12 anak kapal kargo Switzerland

Mangsa penculikan terdiri daripada 7 warga Filipina serta masing-masing seorang dari Slovenia, Ukraine, Romania, Croatia dan Bosnia.

Swiss vote on regional ‘burqa ban’, GMOs

St. Gallen is expected to follow the example of Ticino, where a law was introduced two years ago that appeared to be aimed at burqas and other Muslim veils.

20,000 march for wage equality in Switzerland

Over 20,000 people demand that lawmakers do more to shrink the persistent gap in salaries between men and women who do the same work.

Regional ‘burqa ban’ up for vote in Switzerland

Switzerland's government last year opposed an initiative aimed at creating a nationwide burqa ban, saying it should be up to the regions to determine if such measures are appropriate.

Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland

South Korea's Hyundai and Japan's Toyota are among a handful of car makers doubling down on hydrogen vehicles amid an intensifying global race to develop greener technologies to replace combustion engines.

Swiss open rape case against Tariq Ramadan

Geneva's prosecutor's office spokesman Henri Della Casa as saying that authorities had decided to open a formal criminal inquiry into allegations that Ramadan raped a woman in a Geneva hotel in 2008.

England end losing run with 1-0 friendly win over Swiss

The World Cup semi-finalists provided few thrills in a 1st half controlled by the more flowing Swiss.

Leicester duo to join England squad for Switzerland friendly

Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray will replace Luke Shaw and Marcus Rashford respectively.

Switzerland put six past Iceland in Nations League

Switzerland got their Nations League campaign off to an excellent start by beating Iceland 6-0.

Novartis to streamline production as US prices decline

While drug prices in Europe are rising marginally if at all, those in the US have been declining for a year - Basel-based Novartis makes a range of pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products.

Nestle seals deal to market Starbucks coffee

Since the CEO took over in January 2017, the group has bought a majority stake in California-based high-end brand Blue Bottle Coffee and acquired Texan brand Chameleon Cold Brew.

Credit Suisse freezes US$5 billion of Russian money due to US...

For Russia's elite, such steps could close off an important avenue for finance as well as a safe haven for billions of roubles of their wealth.

Pasangan Islam mohon kerakyatan Swiss ditolak kerana enggan jabat tangan

Bandar Lausanne enggan meluluskan permohonan pasangan itu kerana tidak menghormati kesamaan gender.

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

The municipality said it refused to grant the couple's citizenship application over their lack of respect for gender equality.

French doctor offering ‘homosexuality’ cure faces Swiss probe

Henry, a licenced general practitioner in Geneva describes a range of homoeopathic therapies that can be used to remedy this "symptom", with different methods recommended for boys and girls.

Negative-priced power as green energy floods the grid

Prices are below zero most often in Germany as it phases out nuclear reactors and coal power, leading to more frequent swings in the electricity market.