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Sunday papers Russian opposition leader criticises Swiss attorney general

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has criticised Swiss Attorney General’s Office for having ‘too close contact’ with its Russian counterpart.

This content was published on May 31, 2020 1:29 PM

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Covid-19 How Swiss police approach coronavirus crowd control

As people fail – or forget – to comply with social distancing rules, some wonder why the police aren’t cracking down harder.

Swiss prosecutor faces impeachment proceedings over FIFA probe

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces impeachment proceedings over his handling of a FIFA corruption probe. This is a first in the history ...

This content was published on May 20, 2020 6:58 PM

Fruitless investigations  Suspect in Egyptian diplomat murder case released 

Switzerland’s highest tribunal has released a man suspected of the murder of an Egyptian diplomat in Geneva in 1995.,

This content was published on May 20, 2020 2:54 PM

COVID-19 Pandemic should not mean impunity for rights offenders, UN says

As Covid-19 prompts prisons to take sanitary measures, the United Nations maintains that those convicted of rights abuses must serve their sentences.

Weekend protests Police expect more anti-lockdown demonstrations

Swiss police say they are prepared for more demonstrations at the weekend that breach current rules on social distancing during the coronavirus ...

This content was published on May 15, 2020 11:46 AM

French deal Cross-border worker tax unaffected by Covid-19

Switzerland has agreed with France that cross-border workers should be taxed as normal despite being unable to physically go to work. Similar ...

This content was published on May 15, 2020 11:01 AM

Explainer Swiss attorney faces possible impeachment over FIFA probe

Michael Lauber could become the first high-ranking national official to be impeached over his handling of a FIFA corruption probe.

Opinion The future of handshaking

Coronavirus can transform our habits and our ideas of "living together" in Europe, write law researchers Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Liav Orgad.

Talks with rival Falcon exits Swiss private banking after 1MDB scandal

The Abu Dhabi-owned Falcon private bank says it is winding down activities in Switzerland and is in talks with a Swiss rival to take on its ...

This content was published on May 12, 2020 1:04 PM