Swiss muscles vie for Highland Games glory

Swiss muscles vie for Highland Games glory

Tossing the caber and blowing the bagpipes while cavorting in kilts may seem like incongruous activities in the heart of Switzerland, but they're all part of an annual ritual in St. Ursen.

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‘Napoleon’ admits to bayonet stabbing

A 44-year-old man is facing charges of attempted murder following a bizarre stabbing attack near Fribourg’s train station earlier this week.

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Lab to analyze Arafat remains for poisoning

A Swiss radiology lab said Friday it has received the go-ahead from the widow of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to test his remains for poisoning by polonium, a highly radioactive element.

Blake clocks historic time in Lausanne

Blake clocks historic time in Lausanne

Usain Bolt eased to victory in the 200m at the Lausanne Diamond League meeting on Thursday as Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake became the second fastest 100m performer of all time.