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Woman dies after river plunge to save husband

Woman dies after river plunge to save husband

A 55-year-old woman has died after apparently plunging into a river near Interlaken to save her husband, who in turn had jumped in the water to save the couple's dog, Bern cantonal police said on Sunday.

Swiss ‘likely to vote on EU ties in two years’

Swiss ‘likely to vote on EU ties in two years'

Swiss citizens will likely go the polls in two years to decide on Switzerland's future ties with the European Union, the country's president Didier Burkhalter says.

Albasini claims third Tour de Romandie win

Albasini claims third Tour de Romandie win

Swiss Michael Albasini made it a hat-trick of victories in the Tour de Romandie by winning Saturday's fourth stage after 175 kilometres around Fribourg.