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Switzerland Has Key Players Primed to Peak at World Cup

GENEVA - Switzerland can look forward to the World Cup with a mostly settled team at a prime age. Minutes after earning qualification in November, Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic was talking up his team's chances in Russia. "We don't really set limits for us," Petkovic said after a playoff victo

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-22 16:36:22

UPDATE 1-Swiss National Bank's forex interventions fall as franc weakens

(Adds background, detail) ZURICH, March 22 (Reuters) - Switzerland's central bank bought nearly 30 percent less foreign currency during 2017 as its effort to fight the appreciation of the safe-haven franc started to pay off. The Swiss National Bank purchased 48.2 billion Swiss francs ($50.80 billion

CNBC - 2018-03-22 07:57:00

Kari Voutilainen and Watchmaking by Hand

"There are two approaches to watchmaking," Kari Voutilainen said. "To do it the industrial way, or to do it the way things were done in the past."Credit Reto Albertalli for The New York Times MTIERS, Switzerland - Forty granite steps and two wooden staircases connect the basement to the attic of th

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-22 05:30:17

EU migration boost public coffers in most of Europe: study

LONDON (Reuters) - Migrant European Union workers have boosted the public finances in most countries in Europe, chief among them Switzerland, Cyprus, Norway and Belgium, according to an academic study published on Thursday. Those four countries experienced the biggest benefit as they received propo

REUTERS - 2018-03-22 01:06:24

Baselworld: The watchmakers keeping Switzerland's traditions alive

There's a separate area inside the world's biggest watch fair where the showbusiness and champagne is less conspicuous. The huge Baselworld arena, in the Swiss city of Basel, is this week hosting a catalogue of 'A' list celebrities to add glitter to the latest product launches from the big luxury br

BBC - 2018-03-21 23:02:48

DIARY-Top Economic Events to April 27

------------------------------ This Diary is filed daily. ------------------------------ THURSDAY, MARCH 22 LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden gives speech at HM Treasury annual fintech conference - 1700 GMT. BRUSSELS - Participation by the ECB President Mario Draghi in the Europ

REUTERS - 2018-03-22 00:01:00

What is ProtonMail, the service used by Cambridge Analytica to cover its tracks?

If you've been out of the loop of the Facebook/privacy/Cambridge Analytica scandal that has ruled headlines over the past week, there's a small yet incredibly important detail you may have missed. Cambridge Analytica - the data analytics firm that came under fire this weekend for maliciously collec

MASHABLE - 2018-03-21 20:41:08

Russia stuck in stalemate with WADA after doping scandal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Russia seems to be stuck in stalemate that is blocking its full re-entry to international sports after a state-backed doping scandal. The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday it is "not wavering" from two key demands in a road map to rehabilitate Russia, whose anti-do

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 13:03:38

Report: Liberty Global in potential JV talks with Switzerland's Sunrise

Liberty Global (LBTYA-1.5%) is in talks with Sunrise Communications Group (SNMMF-7.6%) about the prospect of combining their Swiss businesses, Bloomberg reports. That could make a combo similar to what John Malone's firm put together in the Netherlands, combining Ziggo with Vodafone's Dutch operatio


Swiss prosecutors charge Germans with industrial espionage: report

BERLIN/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are charging three Germans with industrial espionage and violating bank secrecy, a media report said on Tuesday, potentially stoking a simmering dispute between Germany and Switzerland. Zurich prosecutors allege the individuals passed documents to German


Send us a tip on places to see wild flowers in Europe – and win a £200 hotel voucher

Across the continent meadows and woods will soon be ablaze with colour. Tell us about great wild spring flower vistas you've come across Spring in the Swiss Alps. Photograph: Arno Balzarini/EPA Whether it was on a walking holiday in the mountains, a road trip or cycling through beautiful countrysi


And the best city in the world to live is ...

London, New York or Paris may be exciting places to live. But Vienna is considered the best city in the world to reside, according to a new ranking by Mercer, one of the world's largest human resources consulting firms. European cities generally took the lead over U.S. cities. San Francisco was the


REFILE-Chinese control of cobalt supply risk for EU car industry - Glencore

(Corrects dateline to LAUSANNE, Switzerland) LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 20 (Reuters) - Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg said that the automotive industry is waking up too late to the fact that the Chinese will hold most of the world's global cobalt supply, a key metal for electric vehicle


Listening to foreign language while asleep can help you learn it, study finds

Are you struggling to pick up a second language? Well, you're not alone because as part of a vote organised for European Day of Languages, Britain was previously revealed to be the most monolingual country in the continent. But with so few hours in the day, how are we ever meant to find the time to


Liberty Is Said to Hold Talks With Sunrise for Swiss Venture

Liberty Global Plc is in talks with Sunrise Communications Group AG about a potential partnership to combine and expand their businesses in Switzerland, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The early-stage discussions could pave the way for a joint venture between Liberty's UPC unit and


Why travel addicts make the greatest politicians

Visit Chad, not Cornwall, if you want to be taken seriouslyCredit: GETTY I grew up in Ireland in the Seventies when a strange accent and Christian name that didn't pay direct homage to a saint made me stand out like a sore thumb. We had arrived from Norway to set up home outside Dublin and at six y


Aya's Miracle: finding refuge in Switzerland

Aya: a name that, in Arabic, means "miracle." For 23-year-old Aya Abdullah, her name is a parallel for her life story. Going through unimaginable traumas as a young child and only later getting the chance to live her dreams, Abdullah has endured more in her life than people twice her age, yet her op


Four skiers feared dead after Swiss avalanche in Vallon d’Arbi

Four people were feared dead on Saturday after an avalanche hit the Swiss ski area of Vallon d'Arbi, with two bodies already recovered from under six metres of snow. Police in the canton of Valais said rescue workers were searching for two more skiers who are missing after Friday's avalanche, but


Federer edges Coric in 3 sets in Indian Wells semifinals

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) - Roger Federer rallied to beat Borna Coric 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, extending his career-best start to 17-0 and putting him in the final of the BNP Paribas Open with a chance to win his record sixth title. Federer overcame a slow start Saturday in front of a partisan crowd that incl


1 skier dead, 3 missing in Switzerland avalanche

BERLIN (AP) - Swiss authorities say they've recovered the body of one skier and are still searching for three others after they were hit by an avalanche in the Alps. Police from the Valais canton, or state, said Saturday that a group of skiers were hit by the avalanche Friday in the Vallon d'Arbi