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'Jeckyl and Hyde' paedophile gets eight years in prison

'Jeckyl and Hyde' paedophile gets eight years in prison

The 80-year-old husband of a child minder was handed the sentence by a Geneva court after being found guilty of sexually abusing two boys.

China's economic policy must improve: IMF chief

China's economic policy must improve: IMF chief

Poor communication by China's economic managers has led to uncertainty and exacerbated market fears, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday at the annual Davos summit of economic and business leaders.

Czechmate: Wawrinka downs Stepanek in straight sets

Czechmate: Wawrinka downs Stepanek in straight sets

Former winner Stan Wawrinka maintained his dominance over Czech opponents with a straight sets win against Radek Stepanek to advance to the third round at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Switzerland had secret 'peace deal' with PLO

Switzerland had secret 'peace deal' with PLO

Switzerland signed off on a secret deal with the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) in 1970 in a bid to prevent terrorist attacks on its soil, a new book suggests.

VIDEO: Drone takes you to the heart of Swiss glacier

VIDEO: Drone takes you to the heart of Swiss glacier

Ever wondered what the inside of a glacier looks like? Let this revolutionary Swiss-designed globe be your guide.