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Masterpiece Record Da Vinci painting seller will not withdraw case against Swiss art dealer

Despite selling his ‘Salvator Mundi’ painting for a world record price of $450 million (CHF446 million) at auction, Russian billionaire Dmitry ...

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Seti I Life-sized copy of pharaoh’s tomb displayed in Basel

A 3D print of the royal tomb of King Seti I is on display at the Antikenmuseum Basel. Cutting-edge scanning and reproduction technology plus ...

'Attack on press freedom' Swiss TV journalists arrested, held in Abu Dhabi

Two journalists from Swiss Public Television RTS were arrested and interrogated in Abu Dhabi for 50 hours following a reporting trip to gather ...

Ships ahoy! Swiss museum hands back Nazi-looted art

A St Gallen museum has returned two 17th-century ornamental silver and gold-plated ships plundered by the Nazi regime to the heirs of a ...

Public broadcasting Swiss Abroad group rejects ‘No Billag’ licence fee initiative

The Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) has rejected an initiative to scrap the compulsory Swiss television and radio licence fee.

#WeAreSwissAbroad Laura Scholl: How I became a ‘homesick Japanese’

After living in Japan for several years as a student, Laura Scholl has returned to Switzerland. She wistfully looks back at her time in Tokyo.

Nazi past Long-awaited Gurlitt ‘degenerate art’ show opens to public

An exhibition now open in Bern puts on show works of art forcefully taken from museums in Germany by the Nazis and classified as ‘degenerate art’.