Switzerland

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Switzerland to ban wearing of burqa and niqab in public places
Muslim groups criticise ban, which they say will further stigmatise and marginalise their community

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

07, Mar, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Meet Kyril Louis-Dreyfus, 23 – English football's youngest chairman
Heir to Swiss commodity trading empire takes helm at League One club Sunderland pledging to match the fans’ passion

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Suspected jewel thieves who made millions in daring scams held in Paris
Group posed as wealthy buyers using sleight of hand and fake money to steal diamonds and a classic car

Sam Jones in Madrid

18, Feb, 2021 @1:15 PM

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Damien Hirst: 'I flirted with the idea of pickling people'
As a survey of his work opens amid the snow of St Moritz, the artist talks about his obsession with blood, his disconnection from the art world, and why he misses banter with his army of assistants

Jonathan Jones

18, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Future of archive on Northern Ireland Troubles secured
Swiss non-profit donation averts closure that academics said would amount to ‘intellectual vandalism’

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

17, Feb, 2021 @2:17 PM

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From the archive, 1971: Swiss women get the vote
Fifty years ago, women in Switzerland gained the right to vote in federal elections and stand for parliament, after a national referendum

compiled by Richard Nelsson

10, Feb, 2021 @10:59 AM

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Bouvier affair: Swiss prosecutors to close legal dispute over art
Case between dealer Yves Bouvier and oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev has been ongoing since 2015

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

29, Jan, 2021 @6:18 PM

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'It's a big deal': why former protester turned Davos mayor wants WEF back
Philipp Wilhelm knows local people rely on forum’s revenue – but still thinks world must change

Rupert Neate

23, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: the 'Winter of Terror' and alpine avalanches
In 1951, parts of Switzerland, Italy and Austria were hit by a deadly season that killed hundreds

David Hambling

02, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Only about 12 Britons stay in quarantine in Swiss ski resort after hundreds flee
Hundreds left Verbier after discovery of new Covid variant despite order to self-isolate

Peter Beaumont

28, Dec, 2020 @3:34 PM

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Hundreds of UK tourists flee Covid quarantine in Swiss ski resort
About half of the 420 visitors ordered to self-isolate left Verbier in ‘cloak and dagger’ operation

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

27, Dec, 2020 @6:21 PM

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Details revealed of secret deal that gave Chinese spies free rein in Switzerland
Agents travelled from China at Swiss taxpayers’ expense to interview deportation targets

Helen Davidson in Taipei and Emma Graham-Harrison in London

09, Dec, 2020 @4:02 PM

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