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Professional slackliners Sebastian Gum Chung Segraves from California and Daniel Laruelle from South Africa show off their skills on the Moléson in the canton of Fribourg in September 2017.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Michael Buholzer
The Verzasca valley in Ticino is proclaimed in a Facebook post in summer 2017 as “The Maldives an hour away from Milan”.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Pablo Nadir Yanik Gianinazzi
Hunter Men Marugg battles his way through the blizzard at Klosters on 2 September 2017. Big game hunting begins in Grisons.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Gian Ehrenzeller
A peek inside the back room: Mr and Mrs Berset prepare for the gala dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Julie de Tribolet
Daniela Mossenta from Neuchâtel has breast cancer. Despite chemotherapy and physical changes she feels so confident that she says she wants to live to 95.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Guillaume Perret
Michael Keller travels around remote mountain valleys in the canton of Uri as Switzerland’s only mobile dentist. He treats the residents in their homes or in his bus.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Remo Naegeli
Misfortune for Luka Bozhinovski from Macedonia at the World Ski Championships in St Moritz in February: he loses a ski in the men’s giant slalom, forcing him to withdraw.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Jean-Christophe Bott
Winemaker Markus Ruch from Neunkirch in the Klettgau region of Schaffhausen does not bother with complex wine cellar techniques, chemical fertilisers or filtration for his “natural wines”.
© Swiss Press Photo 18 / Karin Hofer