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Swiss wrestling Switzerland has its 2019 ‘schwingen king'

Christian Stucki has won the national championship title in Swiss wrestling, known as schwingen, making him the latest ‘schwingen king'.

This content was published on August 25, 2019 5:03 PM

Air accident Plane crash at Simplon Pass kills three

A small plane has crashed in the Simplon Pass area in the Swiss Alps, killing three people on board, authorities say.

This content was published on August 25, 2019 4:31 PM

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European comparison Switzerland: higher rate of domestic violence deaths

The number of women dying as a result of domestic violence is higher in Switzerland than in many other European countries, says Le Matin Dimanche.

This content was published on August 25, 2019 2:53 PM

Railway security Increase in train drivers missing red lights

Train drivers on average ran through almost one red light a day, according to statistics quoted in SonntagsZeitung. That’s a new record.

This content was published on August 25, 2019 12:45 PM

Press review Media questions EFTA deal timing

“Playing with fire,”: the verdict of the Swiss press over the free trade deal largely agreed between EFTA and the Mercosur bloc, that includes Brazil.

This content was published on August 25, 2019 11:53 AM

medical breakthrough Swiss researchers decode cell receptor in cancer metastasis

Researchers in Switzerland have deciphered the structure of a cell receptor, unlocking new hope for the prevention of metastasis of certain cancers.

This content was published on August 22, 2019 7:26 PM

Rowdy fans  Swiss justice minister urges zero-tolerance on hooligans 

Swiss Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter has urged cities and cantons to strike hard against violence committed on the sidelines of football ...

This content was published on August 22, 2019 8:16 AM

reformation revenue Rare document signed by Calvin returned to Geneva

An original document signed by Swiss reformer John Calvin and dating from 1552 has been returned to the canton of Geneva.

This content was published on August 21, 2019 9:43 PM

Anni Lanz Activist sentenced for helping rejected asylum seeker

Swiss activist Anni Lanz has lost an appeal against a fine given her for helping a rejected Afghan asylum seeker return from Italy to Switzerland.

This content was published on August 21, 2019 9:12 PM