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The Swiss reject rapid phase-out of nuclear power

In a referendum, the Swiss have voted against a proposal that would have accelerated the closure of the countries five nuclear plants.

In a referendum, the Swiss have voted against a proposal that would have accelerated the closure of the countries five nuclear plants.

Science_technology

Brain implant allows paralysed monkey to walk

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

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2018 World Cup qualifying: Belgium top Group H as Netherlands and Portugal also win

Manchester United’s Memphis Depay came off the bench to score twice and help the Netherlands beat Luxembourg 3-1 and move second in Group A of the 2018 World Cup qualifying…

Manchester United’s Memphis Depay came off the bench to score twice and help the Netherlands beat Luxembourg 3-1 and move second in Group A of the 2018 World Cup qualifying…

Business

Follow live, The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in

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Video: Man chases runaway car across busy motorway

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

Sport

Defending champion Lara Gut wins World Cup opener in Soelden

Switzerland’s Lara Gut began the new Alpine Skiing World Cup season in style by dominating the opening Giant Slalom in Soelden, Austria.

Switzerland’s Lara Gut began the new Alpine Skiing World Cup season in style by dominating the opening Giant Slalom in Soelden, Austria.

Sport

Alinghi wins third straight Act to take Extreme Sailing Series to wire

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…

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Swiss third seed Wawrinka wins US Open

Third seed Stan Wawrinka has taken the men’s US Open title – beating top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic.

Third seed Stan Wawrinka has taken the men’s US Open title – beating top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic.

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France's ex-budget minister on trial for tax fraud

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

Sport

Alex Noren beats Scott Hend in European Masters playoff

European Masters at Crans Montana, Switzerland went to a sudden death playoff between Alex Noren of Sweden and the Australian Scott Hend.

European Masters at Crans Montana, Switzerland went to a sudden death playoff between Alex Noren of Sweden and the Australian Scott Hend.

Business

ChemChina Syngenta takeover moves closer with US government approval

ChemChina's takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta has moved a step closer with approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US

ChemChina's takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta has moved a step closer with approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US

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One victim dead after Swiss train attack

A 34-year-old woman and the 27-year-old suspect died from their injuries, according to St Gallen police.

A 34-year-old woman and the 27-year-old suspect died from their injuries, according to St Gallen police.

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Police name train attack suspect as 'Swiss citizen'

The suspect apparently set fire to a liquid before stabbing the passengers. Those injured are being treated for burn and stab wounds, among them a six-year-old child.

The suspect apparently set fire to a liquid before stabbing the passengers. Those injured are being treated for burn and stab wounds, among them a six-year-old child.

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Several people injured in Swiss train attack

In Switzerland at least six people have suffered burn and knife wounds after a man set fire to a liquid inside a train carriage near Salez and stabbed several passengers according to St Gallen…

In Switzerland at least six people have suffered burn and knife wounds after a man set fire to a liquid inside a train carriage near Salez and stabbed several passengers according to St Gallen…

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Martina Hingis is back

Switzerland’s Martina Hingis announced she was looking forward to competing at the Rio Olympics, which will be her first Games since 1996.

Switzerland’s Martina Hingis announced she was looking forward to competing at the Rio Olympics, which will be her first Games since 1996.

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Wawrinka pulls out of Rio Olympics due to back injury

World number four Stan Wawrinka hbecome the latest high-profile tennis player to withdraw from the up-coming Rio Olympics.

World number four Stan Wawrinka hbecome the latest high-profile tennis player to withdraw from the up-coming Rio Olympics.

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Aussie rowers up the creek without a paddle

The Australian rowing team are a last minute substitution for the Rio Olympics, but are having to use a borrowed boat as their's is still back in Australia.

The Australian rowing team are a last minute substitution for the Rio Olympics, but are having to use a borrowed boat as their's is still back in Australia.

Sport

Federer to miss Rio Olympics

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Rio Olympics and will miss the end of the season in order to recover from knee surgery.

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Rio Olympics and will miss the end of the season in order to recover from knee surgery.

Culture

Reggae made in Switzerland à la Jaba & Friends

Jaba, who lives in the French speaking area of Switzerland,has been making Jamaican inspired sounds for over two decades.

Jaba, who lives in the French speaking area of Switzerland,has been making Jamaican inspired sounds for over two decades.