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Fire precautions Avoiding a high rise blaze in Switzerland

A residential high-rise from the 70s which was only recently renovated was the scene of the devastating fire in London. Switzerland is now looking ...

May 21 referendum Switzerland and Japan: contrary policies on nuclear power

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The Swiss are voting on scrapping nuclear power just as reactors are coming back online in Japan, birthplace of the modern nuclear energy debate.

Editorial: Ueli Steck Remembering a great Swiss

With records as a solo and speed climber, the Swiss top alpinist made himself immortal. But that’s not only what drove Ueli Steck.

Ueli Steck tribute ‘Climbing in the here and now’

In the following article, journalist and climber, Billi Bierling, pays tribute to friend, Ueli Steck, the Swiss elite climber who died on Sunday.