Cancellara wins fourth title – swissinfo

Olympic champion Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland has become the first person ever to win four world time trial championships, following his latest victory in Australia. Cancellara confirmed his pre-race status as favourite by outpacing a field of 42 riders in the 45.8-kilometre race at the World Road Cycling Championships in Geelong. (SF, swissinfo.ch)
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Solar boat’s world tour – swissinfo

The largest solar boat in the world has set sail from Monaco at the start of a world tour aimed at promoting the use of sustainable energy. The ‘Tûranor’, a Swiss creation, is set to become the first ever boat to circumnavigate the world using solar power alone. (SF/swissinfo.ch)
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Outsmarting cellphones

How banks try to protect their clients from smartphone hackers.

Millions of smart phones have been sold in the world.
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Trees and their secrets

Whether pests are eating away the woods, damage is being caused by pollution or climate change brings up new challenges, no organisation knows better about trees than the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Landscape, Snow and Forest, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary. (SF/swissinfo.
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Outsmarting cellphones – swissinfo

Millions of smart phones have been sold in the world. They can make life easier, but they can also be easy prey for hackers. Private emails and calls can be pirated but even worse: bank accounts are vulnerable. Banks in Switzerland are doing what they can to protect their clients. (TSR-swissinfo.ch)
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Swiss finance minister losing it in rythm

Swiss finance minster Hansrudolf Merz cracked up in parliament the other day. and provided some inspiration for musicians.
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Deer hunting in south-eastern Switzerland

Once again it’s that time of year in Switzerland when thousands of deer must be culled in the region around the National park. A busy time for hunters and rangers.
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