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Wawrinka knocked out of French Open early

Wawrinka knocked out of French Open early

Unheralded Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez caused the biggest shock of the French Open tennis tournament when he knocked out Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0 on Monday.

 Swiss father of New York murder victim 'stuck'

Swiss father of New York murder victim 'stuck'

A Lausanne man whose 37-year-old son was killed in an attack in New York city caught on video is stuck in Switzerland because of travel document problems, a Swiss newspaper says.

Geneva and Biel top list for road crash danger

Geneva and Biel top list for road crash danger

Geneva and Biel were the most dangerous places for road crashes among Switzerland's largest cities last year, new figures show.

WMO: latest CO2 levels 'another wakeup call'

WMO: latest CO2 levels 'another wakeup call'

Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations have crossed a new threshold, the UN's Geneva-based weather agency said on Monday, highlighting the urgency of curbing manmade, climate-altering greenhouse gases.

Swiss react to Euro vote: 'waiting for fog to lift'

Swiss react to Euro vote: 'waiting for fog to lift'

Despite dramatic gains by Euro-sceptic parties, pro-Europeans remain in the majority after the elections to the European Parliament on Sunday, while uncertainties linger about the real outcome of the vote, Swiss media noted on Monday.

Swiss claim victories at Cannes film festival

Swiss claim victories at Cannes film festival

The Swiss movie industry celebrated a couple of victories at the Cannes film festival, which wrapped up in the south of France over the weekend.