A Swiss adventurer planning to fly a plane to the edge of space has announced that work to build the SolarStratos aircraft will start in January next year.
Roger Federer was the toast of Switzerland once again as his victory on Sunday gave his country's first ever Davis Cup win, but the tennis great was quick to deflect the spotlight onto team-mate Stan Wawrinka.
A 23-year-old cyclist evaded Zurich airport’s costly security system and pedalled onto a runway, bringing air traffic to a halt for around 40 minutes, according to a media report that is embarrassing authorities at the Kloten terminal.
Roger Federer gave Switzerland its first Davis Cup tennis title in Lille on Sunday by defeating Richard Gasquet of France in straight sets in the first of the final's reverse singles.
Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka gave Switzerland a 2-1 lead over France in the Davis Cup tennis final with a commanding doubles win over Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet in Lille on Saturday.