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Switzerland second most expensive for flights

Switzerland second most expensive for flights

Switzerland is the second most expensive country in the world for air travel, according to a new study, with air fares averaging $125 per 100 kilometres of travel.

Bern revives historic Swiss Disney films

Bern revives historic Swiss Disney films

Bern is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Expo ’64 in Lausanne this month by reviving historic films created by US animator Walt Disney for a special 360-degree cinema presented at the world exhibition.

Bored Zurich teens go on costly vandalism spree

Bored Zurich teens go on costly vandalism spree

Two teenagers who caused 500,000 francs ($537,000) of damage to cars and construction vehicles told police on their arrest that they went on a vandalism spree because they were “bored”.

Survey: Swiss split over health insurance vote

Survey: Swiss split over health insurance vote

Ahead of a referendum on September 28th, the Swiss remain divided on the future of health insurance in the country, according to a new survey.

Federer battles into ninth US Open semifinal

Federer battles into ninth US Open semifinal

Switzerland's Roger Federer saved two match points to defeat Gaël Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 and reach his ninth US Open semifinal on Thursday, keeping alive his dream of a sixth title.