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Central Europe shivers as snow covers spring blossoms

A cold spell sweeping across central Europe has brought snow back to some countries including Germany, Poland and Slovakia.

A cold spell sweeping across central Europe has brought snow back to some countries including Germany, Poland and Slovakia.

Sport

Czech teenager wins Biel Bienne Open

Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has won her first WTA title at the Biel Bienne Open in Switzerland.

Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has won her first WTA title at the Biel Bienne Open in Switzerland.

Luxury

For €10m, the 1980s smartwatch

One of the world’s most sophisticated mechanical watches is looking for a new home.

One of the world’s most sophisticated mechanical watches is looking for a new home.

News

Protests in Switzerland spark anger in Ankara

Turkey’s foreign ministry has reportedly summoned Switzerland’s deputy ambassador to Ankara following protests in Bern.

Turkey’s foreign ministry has reportedly summoned Switzerland’s deputy ambassador to Ankara following protests in Bern.

News

Two killed in Switzerland cafe shooting

At least two people have been killed one seriously injured in a shooting at a cafe in Basel

At least two people have been killed one seriously injured in a shooting at a cafe in Basel

Sport

Shiffrin wins third straight slalom world title

American Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the slalom queen after winning the world title in the discipline for a third consecutive time.

American Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the slalom queen after winning the world title in the discipline for a third consecutive time.

Sport

Hirscher seals giant slalom world title, as low-flying plane slices camera cable

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won giant slalom gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday after a delay caused by a Swiss air force plane slicing through an overhead television camera…

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won giant slalom gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday after a delay caused by a Swiss air force plane slicing through an overhead television camera…

Business

Credit Suisse announces big losses, more job cuts

Credit Suisse says its 2016 losses were 2.44 billion Swiss francs, it plans to cut up to 6,500 more jobs this year.

Credit Suisse says its 2016 losses were 2.44 billion Swiss francs, it plans to cut up to 6,500 more jobs this year.

News

Switzerland votes to ease citizenship rules

Swiss voters have approved a relaxation of their country’s citizenship rules, dismissing suggestions from the far-right that the move could pose a security…

Swiss voters have approved a relaxation of their country’s citizenship rules, dismissing suggestions from the far-right that the move could pose a security…

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Swiss vote on citizenship rights and tax breaks

Switzerland is holding a referendum on making it easier for people born in the country to become citizens. It is opposed by a right-wing party.

Switzerland is holding a referendum on making it easier for people born in the country to become citizens. It is opposed by a right-wing party.

Nocomment

Geneva art fair 2017

The Geneva Art Fair, or Artgenève is an art exhibition, which aims to establish an artistic platform in French-speaking Switzerland.

The Geneva Art Fair, or Artgenève is an art exhibition, which aims to establish an artistic platform in French-speaking Switzerland.

Business

Johnson & Johnson pays big for Swiss biotech firm Actelion

US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson is to buy biotech company Actelion to access its highly profitable range of medicines for rare diseases.

US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson is to buy biotech company Actelion to access its highly profitable range of medicines for rare diseases.

News

Davos 2017: shifting sands in geopolitics and economics

Where to next for the world? Euronews looks at what 2017 is set to bring geopolitically and economically - in this special show from the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Where to next for the world? Euronews looks at what 2017 is set to bring geopolitically and economically - in this special show from the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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Hot air balloons in Switzerland

Château-d’Oex in Switzerland is hosting its International Balloon Festival until January 29.

Château-d’Oex in Switzerland is hosting its International Balloon Festival until January 29.

Science_technology

A transplant operation of cartilage from the nose could bring help to people who suffer knee problems

Swiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage

Swiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage

Sport

Gut continues super-G dominance in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

Business

Russian sanctions speculation debated at Davos

The change of administration at the White House has led to speculation about the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia over its incursion into Crimea.

The change of administration at the White House has led to speculation about the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia over its incursion into Crimea.

Business

US policies critical to 2017 global economic prospects

Participants in the the World Economic Forum tell Euronews what Donald Trump does is critical for the US and the, by extension, the global economy.

Participants in the the World Economic Forum tell Euronews what Donald Trump does is critical for the US and the, by extension, the global economy.

News

Russia can 'talk to Trump about getting sanctions eased'

The arrival of Donald Trump to the White House opens the door to sanctions against Russia being eased, it’s been claimed.

The arrival of Donald Trump to the White House opens the door to sanctions against Russia being eased, it’s been claimed.

News

Day 1 at Davos and global elite discuss "leadership"

With over 2,500 heads of business, government and international organisations attending this years World Economic Forum in Davos, what better subject to discuss than Responsive and Responsible…

With over 2,500 heads of business, government and international organisations attending this years World Economic Forum in Davos, what better subject to discuss than Responsive and Responsible…

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Davos debates difficult times

World leaders, CEOs and NGO chiefs are at the World Economic Forum in Davos, considering responses to a rapidly changing political and economic world.

World leaders, CEOs and NGO chiefs are at the World Economic Forum in Davos, considering responses to a rapidly changing political and economic world.

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Is this the end for multiculturalism?

Europe’s liberals must get better at ‘owning patriotism’ and not leave it to the far-right, the widower of murdered British MP Jo Cox has said.

Europe’s liberals must get better at ‘owning patriotism’ and not leave it to the far-right, the widower of murdered British MP Jo Cox has said.

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Davos: toxic politics take the shine off a stronger economy

The four-day affair of panel discussions, lunches and cocktail parties will touch on subjects as diverse as terrorism, artificial intelligence and wellness - but focus on the rise of populism.

The four-day affair of panel discussions, lunches and cocktail parties will touch on subjects as diverse as terrorism, artificial intelligence and wellness - but focus on the rise of populism.

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'Trust gap' widens as Davos summit opens

The majority of people no longer believe that the economic and political systems work in their favour, a new report reveals

The majority of people no longer believe that the economic and political systems work in their favour, a new report reveals