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Rocking hammocks aid sleep – Swiss study

A team of Swiss and French scientists published a study on Monday that suggests the rocking motion of a hammock improves sleep quality and helps people get to sleep faster.

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Liechtenstein approves gay unions

Liechtenstein has voted to officially recognize gay civil partnerships, in a law closely modelled on Switzerland's legislation.

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Swiss racism on the rise – report

Reports of racist incidents increased in 2010, with black people and Muslims particularly affected, according to a new report.

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Switzerland ‘vulnerable to cyber attacks’

 

Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer has warned that there are major loopholes in Switzerland’s cyber security, as hacker attacks increase worldwide.