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E-planes The first all-electric aerobatic trainer aircraft

The first ever first 'Fly-In' has been held in Solothurn, showcasing a range of electric or hybrid-powered aircraft. Frank Anton, head of electric ...

US Open Federer’s hopes of returning to No. 1 take a hit


Roger Federer has been beaten by Juan Martin del Potro in the quarterfinals of the US Open, ending the possibility of the 36-year-old Swiss ...

US Open Historic Federer has No. 1 record in his sights

Roger Federer is only two matches away from becoming the oldest ever tennis player – male or female – to sit at the top of the world rankings.

Who is the best? The complete history of every No. 1 male tennis player

How do the different tennis champions compare? We summed up the complete history of all the number one ranked ATP (Association of Tennis ...

Risk management Hiking among unstable Swiss mountainsides

How are Swiss mountain trails kept safe in an era of landslides like the one that struck the town of Bondo last week, leaving eight hikers missing?

Crawling with coppers Police complete traditional swim across Lake Geneva


Twenty-four police graduates have taken part in a 1,600-metre swim across Lake Geneva. For the first time in the event, held on Tuesday morning ...

Goodwill footballer Neymar becomes Handicap International envoy

Brazilian football star Neymar showed off his skills on the huge “Broken Chair” statue outside the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on Tuesday.