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A worker stands along the stretch of track that needs to be repaired following Wednesday's train derailment near Lucerne
Visitors to the Baselworld watch fair, which runs through March 30, take in the latest models
Getting their feet wet: the alpine ecosystem of Leysin in French-speaking Switzerland is a fertile environment for budding scientists.
Jorge Paulo Lemann, a Brazilian billionaire stakeholder in Anheuser-Busch InBev, lives in Switzerland with his wife
Zug's professional hockey team in action. The hockey academy trains top talent for the team's future while training the athletes in office-based apprenticeships
When sharing an office does not mean working together
Lafarge had paid intermediaries to gurantee the security of its plant in Jalabiyeh, 160km north-east of Aleppo