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Gomez grabs four as Bayern spank Basel

Mario Gomez found the back of the net four times as Bayern Munich scored seven goals without reply on Tuesday night to ease past Basel and into the quarter finals of the Champions League.

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Swiss climber missing in Pakistan

Three climbers -- a Swiss, an Austrian and a Pakistani -- have gone missing during an expedition to the highest peak in the Karakoram range on the Pakistan-China border, a tour operator said on Tuesday.

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Giant killers Basel scent Bayern blood

Bayern Munich host FC Basel on Tuesday needing to overturn a 1-0 deficit from their Champions League round of 16 first-leg match, while the Swiss side are looking to claim another major scalp.

Second home vote could stall Egyptian magnate

Second home vote could stall Egyptian magnate

The future of a high-profile luxury resort in Andermatt has been called into question after voters on Sunday opted to restrict the construction of second homes in Switzerland.

 

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Austrian chef Claudia, 44, brutally murdered

Swiss police have identified the 44-year-old woman whose naked body was found by a group of young people turning up to play sport at the Dreifach Sports Hall in Lagenthal on Saturday morning.

Meat-eating animals lose taste for sweets: study

Meat-eating animals lose taste for sweets: study

European and US scientists said on Monday that many meat-eating animals appear to lose their ability to taste sweet flavours over time, a finding that suggests diet plays a key role in evolution.