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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A White House in Basel: Ai Wei Wei installation looms large at Swiss art event

Ai Wei’s Wei’s temple-like ‘White House’ is one of the main attractions of Art Basel’s Unlimited section, a space focusing on big art, featuring massive sculptures and paintings, video projections, la

Ai Wei’s Wei’s temple-like ‘White House’ is one of the main attractions of Art Basel’s Unlimited section, a space focusing on big art, featuring massive sculptures and paintings, video projections, la

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Euro 2016: Opening wins for Switzerland and Wales, England held by Russia

Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 Wales beat Slovakia 2-1 England draw 1-1 with Russia Swiss survive scare to win opener Switzerland beat competition debutants Albania 1-0 to get their Euro 2016 Group

Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 Wales beat Slovakia 2-1 England draw 1-1 with Russia Swiss survive scare to win opener Switzerland beat competition debutants Albania 1-0 to get their Euro 2016 Group

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Landmark Swiss vote on a guaranteed basic income

Exit poll suggests they have rejected a plan to give everyone 2,200 euros a month, whether working or not

Exit poll suggests they have rejected a plan to give everyone 2,200 euros a month, whether working or not

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Swiss vote for money for nothing

The EU says it is pondering a pilot scheme for a bloc-wide basic income for all, and this weekend the Swiss actually get to decide on the idea in one of their referendum votes, the first country to vo

The EU says it is pondering a pilot scheme for a bloc-wide basic income for all, and this weekend the Swiss actually get to decide on the idea in one of their referendum votes, the first country to vo

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FIFA lawyers accuse Blatter, Valcke and Kattner of profiteering

Lawyers acting for FIFA claim disgraced former president Sepp Blatter, ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke and his former deputy Markus Kattner wrongly profited by some 70 million euros over the past f

Lawyers acting for FIFA claim disgraced former president Sepp Blatter, ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke and his former deputy Markus Kattner wrongly profited by some 70 million euros over the past f

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Santander's Madrid HQ raided in tax evasion probe

Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.

Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.

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All you need to know about the Universal Basic Income

Switzerland will become the first country to hold a national vote on whether to introduce a Universal Basic Income (UBI).

Switzerland will become the first country to hold a national vote on whether to introduce a Universal Basic Income (UBI).