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Pilot of crashed Swiss jet confirmed dead
The Swiss jet was an F/A-18 Hornet. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

The 27-year-old's remains are found at the crash site.

17-year-old dies from injuries after Salez train attack
The attack happened on a Südostbahn (SOB) train on August 13th. Photo: AFP photo/newspictures.ch/Beat Kaelin

Teenager is the second victim to die in the attack, which also killed the perpetrator.

Chewbacca stolen in ‘terrorist attack’ on Swiss hair salon
There's now only one Chewbacca in the salon's window display. Photo: Coiffure X

Reward posted after masked man kidnaps giant cut-out of Star Wars character.

Army locates crashed Swiss jet, pilot still missing
The Swiss jet was an F/A-18 Hornet. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

The remains of a Swiss army fighter jet that disappeared over the Alps on Monday have been located in central Switzerland.

Swiss prisons fear drone deliveries to inmates
File photo: Nicolas Tucat/AFP

Could drones be used to deliver weapons to prisoners?

 Italian basejumper 'live streamed own death'
Basejumpers typically wear wingsuits to leap from cliffs. File photo: Philippe Desmazes/AFP

A wingsuit flyer who jumped to his death in Switzerland last week reportedly broadcast the tragedy live on Facebook.

Search underway for pilot of Swiss jet missing in Alps
A Swiss F/A-18 Hornet jet. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

The jet is believed to have crashed while taking part in a training exercise.

Rising tensions spark rise in violence at asylum centres
Bags at a refugee centre in Switzerland. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Frustrations are spilling over in refugee centres in Switzerland causing an increasing number of confrontations between residents, according to reports.

Survey: majority of Swiss in favour of burqa ban
Photo: Antoine Taveneaux

More than 70 percent of Swiss want to see a ban on the burqa across Switzerland

Foreigners in Switzerland surpass 2 million mark
International flags outside the UN in Geneva. Photo: Martial Trezzini/AFP

For the first time, there are now more than two million foreigners living in Switzerland.

Geneva runs out of permits for non-EU workers
File photo: The Local

Canton complains to the federal government after it reduced the number of permits available to third state workers.

Scorchio! Late August heat breaks record in Geneva
Lake Geneva on Thursday. Photo: The Local

The mercury in Geneva hit 33.3 degrees, a record for the final week in August.

Expert predicts major quake for Switzerland by 2040
A fireman stands in the Italian village of Amatrice, which was badly hit by this week's earthquake. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP

The canton of Valais is particularly at risk.

Aggressive deer put down after attacking four in Geneva
File photo: Michal Kosacky

The buck attacked four people in the same area over the course of 48 hours.

Navigation error ends badly for Basel driver

A man accidentally drove his car down a flight of steps after his passenger directed him the wrong way.

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