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Swiss man shoots girlfriend in face

A 23-year-old man known for his passion for weapons shot and killed his girlfriend with an assault rifle in Saint-Leonard, in the south of Switzerland, on Friday night.

Steep hike in number of Alpine accidents

Steep hike in number of Alpine accidents

The first six months of 2011 saw the number of mountain accidents climb by over 50 percent compared to the same period last year.

New figures confirm Swiss jobless fears

New figures confirm Swiss jobless fears

Switzerland's unemployment rate rose from 2.8 to 2.9 percent in October, a slight monthly increase that experts believe heralds the beginning of a downward economic trend.

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Sexual assistants – the stigma of helping disabled Swiss

For several years now, Jacques Arnould has been giving disabled people in Switzerland the right to a little tenderness and sexual attention.

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Federer back to winning ways in Basel

Roger Federer returned to winning mode ten months after his last title as the home tennis hero thrashed Japanese wild card Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-3 to win a fifth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday.

Swiss franc could be weakened again: bank

Swiss franc could be weakened again: bank

The Swiss central bank warned it is ready to intervene again if necessary to push down the value of the national currency against the euro in order to protect exports to the country's main market.