Party across the Adriatic with InterRail
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Party across the Adriatic with InterRail

If you thought InterRail was all about trains - well you would almost be right - but many journeys also involve ferries. Now, to mark the 40th anniversary of the InterRail Pass, travellers are taking to the water.

Switzerland forecasts 1.5 billion franc surplus

Switzerland forecasts 1.5 billion franc surplus

Switzerland is set to end the year with healthier finances than expected and a surplus of 1.5 billion francs ($1.5 billion), the government said on Wednesday.

Swiss boffins craft new toilet for world’s poorest

Swiss boffins craft new toilet for world’s poorest

Swiss researchers have helped invent an award-winning new toilet for use in places without sanitary facilities, the federal government announced on Wednesday.

Pepper-sprayed Geneva MP alleges assault

Pepper-sprayed Geneva MP alleges assault

Geneva politician Eric Stauffer is courting controversy again after reports emerged that he was pepper-sprayed by a security official during the Fêtes de Genève summer festival.

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Switzerland widens Syria sanctions

Switzerland widened sanctions against Syria on Tuesday, adding new names to a list of people and companies whose assets have been frozen, according to the foreign ministry.

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Manure load kills cycling pensioner

A 67-year-old woman died on Tuesday after being struck by a tractor towing a tank-load of manure while she was out cycling in a rural village in the canton of Fribourg.