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'Sex boxes' eyed to control Basel prostitutes

'Sex boxes' eyed to control Basel prostitutes

Basel could be ready to follow in the footsteps of Zurich by establishing “sex boxes”, a drive-in zone for clients to meet prostitutes.

Federer legend grows with Davis Cup win

Federer legend grows with Davis Cup win

It's taken him 16 years as a pro, but Roger Federer finally has won all there is to win in tennis — well almost.

Fans give Davis Cup heroes rousing reception

Fans give Davis Cup heroes rousing reception

Switzerland's tennis team received a heroes' welcome in Lausanne on Monday upon their return from Lille, France after winning the country's first Davis Cup title.

Swiss ranks 13th for mobile and internet use

Swiss ranks 13th for mobile and internet use

Switzerland remains behind a dozen countries when it comes to highest mobile phone and internet use for 2014, according to a report issued on Monday by the Geneva-based International Telecommunications Union.

Bern museum to accept art looted by Nazis

Bern museum to accept art looted by Nazis

A Bern museum announced on Monday that it would accept a German recluse's bequest of a spectacular trove of more than 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era.

Swiss meat firm faces scandal over labelling

Swiss meat firm faces scandal over labelling

Obersee, an international private school based in Pfäffikon in the canton of Schwyz, has cut its contract with a Swiss meat company after discovering that Swiss chicken it ordered for its cafeteria was actually from Hungary, according to a media report.