Switzerland

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Swiss to vote in national poll on banning factory farming
This weekend’s ballot could see Switzerland also giving farm animals the constitutional right ‘not to be intensively farmed’

Sophie Kevany

23, Sep, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Jean-Luc Godard: a genius who tore up rule book without troubling to read it | Peter Bradshaw
Godard was the inspired maverick of the French New Wave, the Lennon to Truffaut’s McCartney, and kept his radical imagination to the very end

Peter Bradshaw

13, Sep, 2022 @8:22 AM

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Jean-Luc Godard, giant of the French New Wave, dies at 91
The radical director of Breathless and Alphaville, and who was a key figure in the French Nouvelle Vague, has died

Andrew Pulver and Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

13, Sep, 2022 @8:17 AM

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Alain Tanner obituary
Swiss new wave film director whose work focused on characters alienated from mainstream society

Ronald Bergan

12, Sep, 2022 @2:01 PM

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Prisoners, parents and postmodern architecture at Images Vevey
Impressions from the photography festival Images Vevey, Switzerland, which runs from 3-25 September 2022

Fiona Shields

08, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Credit Suisse weighs up 5,000 job cuts as part of restructuring plan
Proposals involve scaling back the investment bank and reducing more than $1bn in costs

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

02, Sep, 2022 @11:48 AM

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Hunger stones, wrecks and bones: Europe’s drought brings past to surface
Receding rivers and lakes have exposed ghost villages, a Nazi vehicle and a Roman fort

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

19, Aug, 2022 @9:56 AM

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Switzerland’s melting glaciers reveal human remains and plane wreckage
Record high temperatures in the Alps this summer have led to the discovery of two bodies and an aircraft that crashed in 1968

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

09, Aug, 2022 @1:01 PM

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‘The new normal’: how Europe is being hit by a climate-driven drought crisis
Water shortages across the continent, from France through Italy, Spain and beyond, are creating a critical situation

Jon Henley and Guardian correspondents

08, Aug, 2022 @2:48 PM

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Nestlé raises prices by 6.5% in first six months of the year
Swiss food and beverage group says sales rose 9.2% driven by price increases, beating expectations

Sarah Butler

28, Jul, 2022 @11:24 AM

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Credit Suisse chief executive resigns after turbulent two years
Thomas Gottstein steps down in latest high-level departure and will be replaced by Ulrich Körner

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

27, Jul, 2022 @9:40 AM

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Indonesian islanders sue cement producer for climate damages
Claimants say they are experiencing serious negative impacts and demand Swiss-based Holcim pay compensation

Isabella Kaminski

20, Jul, 2022 @9:57 AM

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