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Second murder-suicide hits Vaud in week

Second murder-suicide hits Vaud in week

In the second incident of its type in the canton of Vaud in less than a week, a 40-year-old man at the weekend is believed to have stabbed his female partner to death with a kitchen knife before killing himself with the same weapon, police said on Sunday.

Federer says health not an issue for Aussie Open

Federer says health not an issue for Aussie Open

Swiss great Roger Federer insisted he would be 100 percent fit for the Australian Open despite suffering from a flu-like illness during the Brisbane International.

Wawrinka wins hat trick at Chennai Open

Wawrinka wins hat trick at Chennai Open

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka beat Croatian youngster Borna Coric on Sunday to capture the ATP Chennai Open for a third straight year, kicking off the new season in winning style.

Swiss populist firebrand Blocher to step down

Swiss populist firebrand Blocher to step down

The strongman of Switzerland's populist right, Christoph Blocher, will stand down in April, media reported on Sunday, paving the way for a complete shake-up at the top of the country's biggest party.

Two Italians killed in Swiss avalanche: police

Two Italians killed in Swiss avalanche: police

Two Italians were killed on Saturday after they and another cross-country skier were hit by an avalanche in the Swiss Alps, police said.