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Rockfall disrupts trains on Gotthard rail line

Rockfall disrupts trains on Gotthard rail line

Regional rail traffic was expected to remain disrupted until Monday noon on the Gotthard railway following a rockslide on the trans-Alpine line linking northern Switzerland to the southern canton of Ticino.

Zurich voters back new LRT northwest of city

Zurich voters back new LRT northwest of city

Voters in the canton of Zurich on Sunday gave the green light for a 13.4-kilometre light rail line serving the Limmat valley and linking with communities in the neighbouring canton of Aargau.

Djokovic beats Federer to win ATP Tour Finals

Djokovic beats Federer to win ATP Tour Finals

Serb Novak Djokovic finished the best season of his life in fitting style as the world number one defeated Switzerland's Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the London ATP Tour Finals title for a record fourth successive year.

Switzerland probing 33 jihadists: A-G's office

Switzerland probing 33 jihadists: A-G's office

Switzerland has active criminal proceedings against 33 individuals over suspected ties to extremist Islamist groups, but only three people are currently in custody, the attorney general's office said on Sunday.

Fifa group seeks Blatter and Platini penalties

Fifa group seeks Blatter and Platini penalties

The Fifa ethics committee probing allegations of corruption against suspended president Sepp Blatter and his would-be successor, Michel Platini, has requested that sanctions be levelled against both men.