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Archive for Mon, 20 Jun 2011

Rocking hammocks aid sleep - Swiss study

A team of Swiss and French scientists published a study on Monday that suggests the rocking motion of a hammock improves sleep quality and helps people get to sleep faster.

Liechtenstein approves gay unions

Liechtenstein has voted to officially recognize gay civil partnerships, in a law closely modelled on Switzerland's legislation.

Swiss racism on the rise - report

Reports of racist incidents increased in 2010, with black people and Muslims particularly affected, according to a new report.

Switzerland 'vulnerable to cyber attacks'


Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer has warned that there are major loopholes in Switzerland’s cyber security, as hacker attacks increase worldwide.