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Solar Impulse team show off new fuel-free plane

Solar Impulse team show off new fuel-free plane

The Swiss masterminds behind the sun-powered Solar Impulse plane unveiled their new aircraft on Wednesday, a year ahead of their planned round-the-world flight.

'Suicidal' mum goes into labour at court hearing

'Suicidal' mum goes into labour at court hearing

A 24-year-old woman fished out of the Limmat River near Zurich last month with her four-year-old son was incarcerated and charged with attempted murder despite her denials. But no-one noticed she was pregnant.

Swiss teen killed during 'knife game' in Rome

Swiss teen killed during 'knife game' in Rome

A 16-year-old boy from Switzerland died during a school trip to Rome after reportedly being stabbed during a "knife game" with friends.

Toyota recalls 18,000 cars in Switzerland

Toyota recalls 18,000 cars in Switzerland


Toyota has recalled 18,000 cars in Switzerland as part of a global recall involving more than 6.5 million vehicles.

WHO raises concerns over Ebola outbreak

WHO raises concerns over Ebola outbreak

West Africa's unprecedented Ebola outbreak is among the "most challenging" to deal with since the deadly disease emerged elsewhere in Africa four decades ago, the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

Man confesses to stabbing wife to death

Man confesses to stabbing wife to death

A 69-year-old man in Altdorf in the canton of Uri has confessed to killing his bed-ridden wife with a knife, cantonal police said.