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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

opioid case Drug addicts entitled to disability insurance, says court

Switzerland’s highest court has decided to extend in principle the right to disability insurance benefits to people with drug addiction.

This content was published on August 5, 2019 3:00 PM

E-Voting These are the arguments that sank e-voting in Switzerland

The idea of e-voting in Switzerland has been shelved for the moment. So what are the arguments against it?