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UBS faces French tax probe - report

French authorities have opened a preliminary probe into the business practices of Swiss banking giant UBS, a judicial source said Wednesday.

Drugged-up bodybuilder causes road carnage

Drugged-up bodybuilder causes road carnage

A Swiss amateur bodybuilder has caused a series of accidents as he drove on the wrong way down a motorway in the Czech Republic.


Swiss weatherman not guilty of rape

A Swiss weatherman who is one of Germany's best-known television personalities was acquitted of raping a girlfriend Tuesday in a case that riveted the country and raised questions about media coverage of high-profile trials.

Two Britons die in Swiss motorbike crash

Two British citizens were killed in a motorbike pile-up in southern Switzerland that involved nine vehicles, reports have said.