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Switzerland votes on new law against homophobia

2020-02-09 13:26

Switzerland votes in a referendum on a new law against homophobia that is opposed by the populist rightwing Swiss People's Party.

Ease African borders to drive growth, Pityana tells WEF

2020-01-22 18:19

African countries need to share their infrastructure, strategic advantages and resources in order to attract investment and drive growth more effectively, Business Unity SA President Sipho Pityana told the audience at a World Economic Forum panel discussion.

Solly Moeng: What story will Team SA be selling at Davos this time?

2020-01-15 21:47

There doesn't seem to be a sufficiently good story to tell yet, says Solly Moeng.

3 people, including baby, die in Swiss Alps plane crash

2019-08-26 10:27

Three people, including a baby, have died after a small tourist plane crashed and burst into flames in the Swiss Alps, police say.

Glencore to cut down on tax-haven subsidiaries as scrutiny grows

2019-07-01 21:02

Glencore plans to reduce the number of subsidiaries based in so-called tax havens as the commodities giant seeks to improve transparency.

WATCH: Controversial race - highlights from the Formula EPrix in Switzerland

2019-06-24 09:27

Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne won a controversial Swiss E-Prix to close in on the Formula E championship title

WATCH: Aston Martin Lagonda - This new SUV is electric-powered and… vegan

2019-03-23 07:00

Guilt-free motoring for the environmentally-conscious, animal lover?

WATCH: The most exciting upcoming electric cars

2019-03-12 11:55

There are plenty of awesome electric cars that are set to be unleashed in the future. Check out some of the most hotly-anticipated EVs.

One-off Bugatti is officially the most expensive new car ever

2019-03-08 08:50

The most expensive new car ever sold is a one-off Bugatti luxury sports car that has gone for $18.9 million.

WATCH: Is that a flying car? Weird and wonderful highlights at the 2019 Geneva auto show

2019-03-06 10:30

The Geneva Motor Show isn't just the show of choice for major launches, it also has some left-field exhibits. Here are the best weird and wonderful cars on display this year.

 

Hyundai teases new i20 ahead of Geneva debut

2020-02-05 15:00

Hyundai has released teaser images of its new i20 hatchback that will make its official debut at the Geneva motor show in March.

Schumacher update: Doctor warns of 'very altered and deteriorated' ex-F1 champ

2020-01-22 12:12

The head injuries Michael Schumacher sustained in a 2013 skiing accident in the French Alps has left him in a 'very altered and deteriorated' state, says a leading Italian neurosurgeon.

DRIVEN | 2019 Audi Q3 Sportback

2019-09-18 14:31

Audi's entry into yet another hotly-contested SUV segment is no surprise, but does the Q3 Sportback's ride match its looks? Sean Parker traveled to Lörrach, Germany to drive the new offering.

WATCH: SA disabled athlete blitzes the pack at Swiss champs

2019-08-03 09:35

Once worried about being held back by the quality of his shoes, Cape Town disabled athlete Rouvaun Wallace showed his capabilities on the international stage, winning his finals heat and earning his first medal at the World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Switzerland.

Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman

2019-06-26 18:51

Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported.

Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized

2019-06-03 06:29

Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months.

At age 30, World Wide Web is 'not the web we wanted'

2019-03-12 21:59

At the ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues like hate speech, privacy concerns and state-sponsored hacking, its creator says.

McLaren debuts 606kW Senna GTR at Geneva motor show

2019-03-09 12:14

McLaren debuts the newest car of its Ultimate Series, the Senna GTR, at the Geneva motor show. Power is quoted at 606kW from a 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 and only 75 have been made.

'Imagine by Kia' - new all-electric concept car revealed at Geneva auto show

2019-03-06 10:47

A visual embodiment of Kia’s desire to move forward in the exciting world of electrification, 'Imagine by Kia' is the company’s first pure electric four-door passenger car.

110 years of Bugatti: Two amazing world premieres at Geneva auto show

2019-03-06 09:30

The French luxury brand is showing the hyper sports car "La Voiture Noire1" and the Chiron Sport "110 ans Bugatti" at the Geneva Motor Show.

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