Wall to wall Swiss

Wall to wall Swiss

From London's Tate Modern to Beijing's Bird's Nest, contributor Robert La Bua explains how Swiss architects have drawn up blueprints for a worldwide legacy.

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Five climbers killed on ‘deadly day’ in Swiss Alps

Five mountain climbers were killed in three separate incidents in the Swiss Alps, plunging up to hundreds of metres to their death, police said, dubbing Friday a "deadly day".

‘Crazy’ Egyptian magnate revives Swiss village

‘Crazy’ Egyptian magnate revives Swiss village

In a country where rolling meadows and snow-capped peaks are a common sight, Andermatt, with its massive concrete military compound, is hardly a popular tourist destination.

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Police fire rubber bullets at Swiss ravers

Police officers used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse partygoers in Zurich and Lucerne at the weekend, reports say.

 

‘Missing snake’ strikes fear into quiet Swiss town

‘Missing snake’ strikes fear into quiet Swiss town

A flyer warning citizens to steer clear of "Jürg", a dangerous mamba gone missing, has thrown a quiet village in northern Switzerland into turmoil.

 

Hooligans to be banned from Swiss trains

Hooligans to be banned from Swiss trains

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is planning to ban football hooligans from boarding Swiss trains.