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Strong franc spells trouble for Swiss tourism industry

29 July 2011 Last updated at 07:41 BST

As eurozone countries anxiously ponder what to do about Greece and other heavily-indebted states, one country, right in the heart of Europe, appears to be immune to the currency crisis.

Switzerland's franc is riding high and the country has become a safe haven for investors as they flee the shaky euro.

But all of the above is having a devastating impact on the country's tourism industry, as Imogen Foulkes reports from Berne.