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Bencic upbeat after close loss to Sharapova

Bencic upbeat after close loss to Sharapova

Swiss teen tennis sensation Belinda Bencic believes she's moving closer to the top, despite a tough loss to Maria Sharapova.

Mystery 100,000 francs found in abandoned car

Mystery 100,000 francs found in abandoned car

A drug dealer forced to flee in a hurry? Police in the canton of Saint Gallen got an unusual surprise after they found a car abandoned on the side of the road with stacks of cash inside.

Federer blitzes Goffin to make Melbourne quarterfinals

Federer blitzes Goffin to make Melbourne quarterfinals

Roger Federer swept into the Australian Open quarterfinals in just 88 minutes with a quick-fire win over Belgian David Goffin on Sunday.

Swiss applaud Davos troops show — despite drug use

Swiss applaud Davos troops show — despite drug use

A few cases of troops taking drugs did not undermine the "exemplary performance" of Swiss soldiers in securing this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland's defence department said on Sunday.

New European police centre to fight terrorism

New European police centre to fight terrorism

A new European counter-terrorism centre opening this month will improve information-sharing among national police forces whose performance is under scrutiny after the jihadist attacks in Paris in November, the director of Europol has told AFP.