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Gunman shoots three people dead in Swiss village

Three people were killed and two wounded late on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in the Swiss village of Daillon, Swiss police said on Thursday.

Thursday, 3 January, 2013, 5:15pm

Demand for ski chalets to soar

Agents are bracing for an avalanche of foreign buyers they expect will snap up ski chalets in Switzerland ahead of tightened restrictions on their construction.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Alpine delights

Heading to a ski resort in summer sounds like booking a beach holiday in the middle of winter. Summer is when Switzerland's alpine resorts come into their own. The chilly temperatures, the clatter of skis and sticks in the chair lift queues, and the riotous scenes that go with apr?s ski partying are all absent, and visitors are left to revel in the natural beauty of the mountain scenery.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

International maestros

The Swiss-based UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra returned to Hong Kong last week to put on another world-class performance.

Comprising 100 talented young musicians from 37 different countries, the non-profit orchestra has proved that putting the world on one stage is an arduous but worthwhile task.

8 Nov 2004 - 12:00am