The official website of Bremgarten, a picturesque Swiss town of 6,430 residents located about 20 km (12 miles) from Zurich, …
Swiss Account of Ex-Minister Further Darkens Hollande’s Political Fortunes
Former French Minister responsible for hunting tax dodgers and enforcing austerity acknowledges claims he has a secret Swiss bank account, dealing another blow to President François Hollande’s slumping fortunes as appeal of extreme-right rises.
Why Rich Switzerland Is Livid About Rich-Executive Payouts
The anger over excessive executive pay has finally spilled over to affluent Switzerland, more than a year after igniting the Occupy Wall Street movement in the U.S. The outrage over corporate greed reached a boiling point last …
Amid the Depardieu Tax Debacle, France’s Budget Minister Accused of Dodging Taxes
France’s controversy-weary President François Hollande sees a Cabinet member accused of tax fraud after the government’s proposed 75% tax on wealthy incomes is struck down
The Swiss Afterlife of Yasser Arafat
Why were there traces of toxic polonium in the late Palestinian leader’s effects? A forensic lab hopes to find more clues after gathering samples from an exhumation
Global Banking: Are UBS’s Massive Lay-Offs a Good Thing?
The giant Swiss bank surprised the industry and its staff by cutting its staff by a draconian 10,000 jobs
Switzerland: Are Its Days as a Tax Haven for Foreigners Numbered?
Without the tax break, the rich and famous may choose to leave the country, which has enough money to make do without them, in any case.
Who Needs College? The Swiss Opt for Vocational School
The majority of Switzerland’s students opt for vocational training instead of college—and that does not mean the country is dumbing down
Why Switzerland is Not Amused by Miss Swiss Bank Account (a.k.a. Romney Girl)
The country is chagrined that it continues to be thought of as the hideaway for ill-gotten gains. Why don’t Americans pick on Delaware?