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Obesity turns into 'exploding nightmare': WHO report

Obesity turns into 'exploding nightmare': WHO report

Childhood obesity has reached alarming rates globally and become an "exploding nightmare" in developing countries, a commission for the Geneva-based World Health Organization says.

Geneva authorities back art museum expansion

Geneva authorities back art museum expansion

Ahead of a public vote on the project, Geneva authorities are backing a contentious plan to renovate and expand one of Switzerland's most important museums.

KFC set to open new Swiss restaurants

KFC set to open new Swiss restaurants

American fast food chain KFC is looking to cash in on the growing Swiss appetite for chicken.

Raonic fights off Wawrinka comeback bid

Raonic fights off Wawrinka comeback bid

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka failed to overcome Canadian Milos Raonic despite a comeback, losing in five sets on Monday to bow out of the tournament he won in 2014.

Luxury hotel conversion 'teeters near bankruptcy'

Luxury hotel conversion 'teeters near bankruptcy'

One of Switzerland's most luxurious real estate projects has ground to a halt four years after it was supposed to be finished with building contractors claiming unpaid bills.