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Anni Lanz Activist sentenced for helping rejected asylum seeker

Swiss activist Anni Lanz has lost an appeal against a fine given her for helping a rejected Afghan asylum seeker return from Italy to Switzerland.

This content was published on August 21, 2019 9:12 PM

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gender equality Big firms required to publish gender pay gap in 2021

Large companies in Switzerland will have to analyse wages of men and women starting in 2020 and make the audited results available to staff in 2021.

This content was published on August 21, 2019 12:03 PM

Get off my land Federer gets caught up in lake access debate

Although Swiss law says waterways belong to the public, Roger Federer won't be losing sleep about a footpath being built through his land.

Money  Swiss court rules prison earnings cannot be seized 

Switzerland’s top court has ruled that money earned in prison cannot be confiscated to cover legal costs.   The Federal Court made the decision ...

This content was published on August 13, 2019 2:45 PM

first job ‘Alarming’ rates of sexual harassment and stress among Swiss apprentices

Some two-thirds of apprentices in Switzerland have experienced sexual harassment – one-third of whom say that it occurred on the job.

This content was published on August 12, 2019 11:09 AM

separatist struggle Spain keeps close eye on Catalan activities in Switzerland

Spanish diplomats are following closely the activities of Catalan separatists and sympathisers in Switzerland, a media report has revealed.

This content was published on August 11, 2019 6:39 PM

migration Authorities combed phones of asylum seekers to confirm identities

A pilot project run in 2017-2018 analysed mobile phones and computers to confirm asylum seekers' identity, Swiss media has reported.

This content was published on August 10, 2019 5:16 PM

Football corruption Swiss prosecutor indicts German officials over 2006 World Cup fraud

Swiss prosecutors have officially accused three former German football officials and a Swiss ex-secretary general of FIFA of corruption in ...

This content was published on August 6, 2019 12:11 PM