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Swiss thrashed by France in game of errors

Swiss thrashed by France in game of errors

France thrashed Switzerland 5-2 on Friday in a World Cup football match in Salvador, Brazil the Swiss will want to quickly forget.

Man demands free Merc from St Gallen garage

Man demands free Merc from St Gallen garage

A man who opposes the expansion of a neighbouring car dealership is driving a hard bargain: he is demanding a new Mercedes in exchange for dropping his objections.

Wawrinka beats fever in time for Wimbledon

Wawrinka beats fever in time for Wimbledon

After suffering from a fever this week, Swiss world number three tennis player Stan Wawrinka is back on the practice courts in readiness for Wimbledon, which starts on Monday.

Police deal further blow to football supporters

Police deal further blow to football supporters

Ahead of Switzerland's crucial clash against France in the FIFA World Cup tonight, Swiss police have warned they will fine car drivers who obscure indicators on rear-view mirrors with decorative World Cup flags.

Warhol painting sells for $35 million at Art Basel

Warhol painting sells for $35 million at Art Basel

A self-portrait by American pop artist Andy Warhol sold for $35 million on Wednesday at Art Basel, the world's largest contemporary art fair, as naked Swiss performance artist Milo Moiré is denied entry.