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U.S., Liechtenstein bank reach settlement in tax evasion case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors and Liechtenstein's oldest bank, Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG, announced a $23.8 million settlement on Tuesday that halts any criminal prosecution of the bank, which admitted to helping U.S. clients evade taxes. Full story

Body of driver recovered after Swiss trains crash

Rescue workers on Tuesday recovered the body of the driver of one of two regional trains that collided head-on in western Switzerland. Officials said it appeared likely that one of the trains ignored a signal. Full story

Train collision leaves 35 injured in Switzerland

   Two trains collided head-on in western Switzerland Monday, injuring 35 people, five seriously. It is not clear what caused the crash.

Swiss train crash injures about 40

GRANGES-PRES-MARNAND, Switzerland (Reuters) - Two trains collided at Granges-près-Marnand in the Swiss canton of Vaud on Monday evening, injuring about 40 people, four seriously, Swiss news agency ATS reported. Full story

"Pink Panther" jewel thief escapes Swiss jail

ZURICH (Reuters) - Armed men have broken a member of the so-called Pink Panther gang of jewel thieves out of a Swiss prison, police said on Friday. Full story

Almost 30,000 UK, Austrian tax dodgers disclose Swiss accounts

ZURICH (Reuters) - Almost 30,000 Britons and Austrians have come forward to pay tax on previously undisclosed Swiss bank accounts under bilateral agreements aimed at rooting out untaxed money in Switzerland. Full story

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  $1.2 million missing from Swiss plane

The cash, which was being transported from Zurich, was reportedly taken from a hole in the cargo area of a plane. Whoever took the money left $48 million behind. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Litigation the Biggest Challenge: UBS CEO

Sergio Ermotti, Group CEO, UBS AG, discusses his company's Swiss pay proposal, deleveraging, selling assets to raise capital and the impact of litigation on the banking industry.

  Nearly $6 million in gold found hidden in car

Italian border police intercepted a ton of gold bullion worth nearly $6 million on the border with Switzerland on Easter Sunday. NBCNews.com's Alex Witt reports.

  Switzerland Targets the 'Fat Cats'

CNBC's Carolin Roth reports voters in Switzerland are overwhelmingly backing a plan giving shareholders authority over executive pay.

  Duchess Kate travels to Switzerland

Duchess Kate and her husband headed to the wedding of close friends in Switzerland, mixing with the friends and families gathered together to give well-wishes to polo player Mark Tomlinson and his bride Laura Bechtolsheimer. NBC’s Annabel Roberts reports.

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