Giant green worm stalks city park in augmented reality experiment

Giant green worm stalks city park in augmented reality experiment

Strange fantasy animals invade Basel’s Sankt Johanns Park while the sky above becomes a multi-coloured canvas. Reporter Meritxell Mir is neither dreaming nor on drugs; she's just participating in a pioneering new project.

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Life expectancy on the rise in Switzerland

People in Switzerland are living longer, according to new statistics showing that cardiovascular diseases, cancer and dementia are the country's three most common causes of death.

Top cantonal politician found dead

Top cantonal politician found dead

The vice-president of the Zug cantonal parliament, Martin B. Lehmann, died on Thursday after he shot himself at his holiday home in Ticino.

Star skier Cuche still going strong at 37

Star skier Cuche still going strong at 37

Just like an old Swiss watch that never stops ticking, Didier Cuche continues to defy his age on the World Cup circuit.

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Xamax boss faces fraud charge

The Chechen boss of Swiss football club Neuchatel Xamax, Bulat Chagaev, was charged with forgery on Thursday following four hours of questioning in Geneva, prosecutors said.