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Switzerland probes data leak at Mossack Fonseca's Geneva office

Swiss prosecutors have launched criminal proceedings after the law firm at the centre of the international Panama Papers tax scandal alleged that a computer at its Geneva offices was hacked, Swiss...

Swiss reject unconditional basic income with huge majority

Swiss voters rejected the introduction of an unconditional basic income by 76.9 per cent to 23.1 per cent on Sunday.

Projections: Swiss reject unconditional basic income

First projections show that Swiss voters have rejected the introduction of an unconditional basic income by 78 per cent to 22 per cent, pollsters gfs.bern institute said on Sunday.

UEFA to elect new president in September - Van Praag a candidate

UEFA will elect a president in September to replace Michel Platini, European football's governing body said Wednesday.

Eurovision Song Contest to be broadcast in the US for the first time

The Eurovision Song Contest will expand its audience to the United States this year, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced Monday in Geneva.

Geneva rejects Turkey's effort to remove anti-Erdogan photo

The city government of Geneva said it will not close an exhibition that features a photo linking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the death of a protester, defying Turkey's efforts to...

Turkey requests removal of anti-Erdogan image from Geneva exhibition

The Turkish consulate has asked the city of Geneva to remove a photo from an exhibition that blames President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the death of a protester, a city spokesman confirmed Monday...

Swiss financial watchdog steps into action after Panama Papers leak

The Swiss financial market authority FINMA said Monday it is launching a preliminary investigation in reaction to a massive data leak that links Swiss banks, among others, to offshore deals with...

Strong Swiss currency causes major loss for central bank

The Swiss central bank on Friday reported a loss of 23 billion Swiss francs (22.9 billion dollars) for 2015, due to appreciation of the national currency and a drop in the gold price.