Swiss officials said Wednesday that they planned to restrict immigration from Western European countries starting next month, citing the high number of people coming to their country.
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Switzerland sprung another upset at the ice hockey world championships in Helsinki, Finland, beating the Czech Republic.
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At least three people were killed and seven people were injured in a shooting at a Swiss factory on Wednesday, the police said, adding that the gunman was among the dead.
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Britain has signed a new legal treaty with Jordan in the hope of deporting a radical cleric accused of being Osama bin Laden’s “right-hand man in Europe,” the interior minister said Wednesday.
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Switzerland stunned Canada in a penalty shootout to win at the hockey world championships in Stockholm.
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BRUSSELS (AP) — France has called on fellow European nations to ease off on painful austerity policies to give the economy some breathing space and avoid social upheaval.
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Most French cities have elected to postpone until 2014 a new government plan for an extra half-day of elementary school, the Education Ministry confirmed Friday.
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Conservative backbenchers like to cite Switzerland as an example of how it’s possible to trade in Europe while remaining out of the European Union. But within Switzerland itself, this benefit is not quite so apparent. As the noose tightens on the world’s most famous tax evasion mecca, it finds itself increasingly friendless.
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An intense diplomatic and public push is under way across Europe and in the United States to more aggressively hunt illegal cash stashed away in offshore paradises like Switzerland, Luxembourg, Austria, and Andorra.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe edged closer to lifting banking secrecy on Wednesday after Austria said it was ready to share data on foreign depositors but Vienna's support could fade should efforts to strike a similar deal with Switzerland fail.
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