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11th Dec 2016

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EU-Swiss migration hit record levels in 2013 before ban

A record 66,200 EU citizens emigrated to Switzerland in 2013, the highest number since a free movement agreement came into force in 2002, according to the annual report of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economics. Switzerland will impose immigration quotas for EU citizens from 2017, following a referendum in February.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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