Most Commented Stories Tagged: Switzerland

Arts, Culture & Media

Swatch design impact

Watchmakers and designers are hailing the late Nicolas Hayek, the man behind the Swatch brand of watches. Hayek died this week. Anchor David Baron speaks with Donna Loveday, senior curator of London's Design Museum, about his impact on the design world.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asks you to name the central Swiss town that gives its name to a famous cheese. The answer is the Swiss town of Gruyeres, producer of the well-known Gruyere cheese

Business, Finance & Economics

Swiss banking giant announces major losses and layoffs

Switzerland's largest bank - UBS - announced massive layoffs today after reporting a $ 1.75 billion loss for the first quarter of 2009. Account holders worldwide continue to withdraw funds after the banking giant agreed to cooperate with foreign authorities investigating tax fraud. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jack Blum, a U.S. attorney specializing in tackling offshore tax abuse.