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Review: Sam Kendricks wins first place in IAAF Diamond League in Zurich Special

Zurich - American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks continues his winning streak in pole vault this year. On August 24, he won first place at the IAAF Diamond League in Zurich.

Introducing Cubli, a 'walking,' jumping, balancing cube

A video demonstrating the power of Cubli, a cube capable of balancing on edges and vertices, jumping into an upright position and even "walking," has quickly gone viral.

Video: Passersby amazed by mannequins of 'not-so-perfect' people

Not everyone is perfect in this world. Pro Infirmis, an organization for the disabled, did something amazing earlier this month, which astonished passersby on Zurich's popular shopping street, Bahnhofstrasse.

Man busted for smuggling eggs of rare bird species in underwear

Customs authorities in Zurich, Switzerland seized a man, apparently a bird specialist, who was smuggling the eggs of protected parrots in his underwear, whilst traveling the world and trading them.

Six suspects arrested in €1.6m Air France gold 'disappearance'

Paris - Gold worth €1.6 million ($2.1 million) "disappeared" from an Air France flight from Paris to Zurich. Six suspects in the heist have now been arrested by French police.

Gold worth €1.5m 'disappears' on Air France flight

Paris - The Air France flight was traveling from Paris to Zurich with the gold on board. Around 44 kilos of gold bars, worth €1.5m, are believed to have disappeared from the plane's hold.

Drive-in sex site opens for business outside Zurich

A series of nine carport-like stalls where cars can pull in and drivers pay for sex (aka a sex drive-in) opens Monday outside the city of Zurich in Switzerland. The operation has been opened to move prostitutes and clients to the outskirts of town.

Swiss clerk tells Oprah Winfrey she can't afford $35,000 handbag

The wealthiest woman in entertainment was told while visiting a chic Zurich boutique that she couldn't see a $35,000 handbag because it was "too expensive" for her.

Zurich: City to build 'sex boxes' for drive-up sex

Zurich - In Zurich, sex in the city is legal for prostitutes and Jons alike, but next year, sex will become so convenient that lusty motorists can enjoy curbside sex without leaving the car.

Roman Polanski returns to Zurich film festival for award

Director Roman Polanski has returned to Switzerland to receive the lifetime achievement award from the Zurich Film Festival. It is two years since Polanski was arrested by Swiss police, but he is now able to return as a free man.

Zurich: The city of art

One on the most interesting things to do while travelling is to discover the artistic side of a city or town. Whether it be via local galleries or national exhibitions, there's a unique culture beneath.

Zurich voters reject assisted suicide bans

Swiss voters have rejected proposed bans on assisted suicide, both for residents of Switzerland and for foreign visitors.

The Swiss citizens devoted to Allah Special

On Nov. 29 2009, Switzerland approved by referendum a constitutional amendment banning the construction of Muslim minarets over the national territory. What may be the consequences?

Zurich Gang Steals More Than $160 Million in French Impressionist Paintings

In another daring robbery, a gang has nabbed paintings done by famous impressionists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Cezanne from a museum in Zurich. This was the second painting robbery in a week in Switzerland.

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