Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

April 1, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
Is patience wearing thin?
Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

April 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Valais police are asking motorcyclists to stay off the road. 
Ozzy Osbourne cancels Swiss trip for Parkinson's Disease treatment

Ozzy Osbourne cancels Swiss trip for Parkinson's Disease treatment

April 1, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
The singer Ozzy Osbourne is reported to have cancelled his trip to Switzerland to receive treatment for Parkinson&rsq...
Easyjet and SWISS appeal to government for state aid

Easyjet and SWISS appeal to government for state aid

April 1, 2020, 10:06 a.m.
The low-cost airline Easyjet has appealed to the Swiss government for state aid for its Swiss business - after ground...
Pandemic could cost Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 billion

Pandemic could cost Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 billion

April 1, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A study by a university in Valais has found the coronavirus pandemic could cost the Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 bill...
Swiss National COVID-19 Task Force announced

Swiss National COVID-19 Task Force announced

April 1, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
The government’s announced a new coronavirus Task Force - aimed at bringing the Swiss scientific community toge...
Length of lockdown sparks political debate and divides opinions

Length of lockdown sparks political debate and divides opinions

April 1, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
The restrictions on Swiss life are becoming increasingly divisive amongst politicians - and the subject of much debat...
Majority of Covid-19 hospital patients male

Majority of Covid-19 hospital patients male

April 1, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
New figures from the Federal Office for Health show almost 60% of coronavirus patients in Swiss hospitals are men.&nb...
Woman scams pensioner, offering to do shopping

Woman scams pensioner, offering to do shopping

March 31, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
A pensioner living in Zurich fears he will never see the 70 francs he gave to a young woman who said she would do his...
Austrian shoppers to wear surgical mask - Switzerland not to follow suit

Austrian shoppers to wear surgical mask - Switzerland not to follow suit

March 31, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there are no plans to follow Austria and demand all supermarket shoppers wear a surgic...
UBS boss donates CHF 1m to Covid-19 victims

UBS boss donates CHF 1m to Covid-19 victims

March 31, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
UBS boss Sergio Ermotti has donated CHF 1 million to coronavirus victims - funded from his family’s foundation.
Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

March 31, 2020, 10 a.m.
A group of 18 Syrian refugees living in Switzerland has been volunteering to help vulnerable people during the lockdo...
3 arrested after taxi driver killed in Luzern

3 arrested after taxi driver killed in Luzern

March 31, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
Three men have been arrested after a taxi driver was killed in Luzern last Thursday. 
Ticino holds minute silence to mark 100 deaths

Ticino holds minute silence to mark 100 deaths

March 31, 2020, 9:56 a.m.
A minute’s silence has been held in Ticino.  
Coronavirus: Worst case scenarios "have not materialised"

Coronavirus: Worst case scenarios "have not materialised"

March 31, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
A coronavirus update from the Swiss health authorities - who say the ‘worst case scenarios’ they predicte...
Matterhorn peak outbreak messages go viral

Matterhorn peak outbreak messages go viral

March 30, 2020, 10:16 a.m.
Images of the famous Matterhorn peak - lit up with messages - have gone viral all around the world. 
Ski resorts reject offering season pass holders compensation for early closure

Ski resorts reject offering season pass holders compensation for early closure

March 30, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
Many Swiss ski resorts won’t be offering any compensation to season pass holders, after the lifts were clo...
Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

March 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Twenty patients from France are now being cared for in Swiss hospitals. 
Coronavirus: 14,000 cases confirmed in Switzerland

Coronavirus: 14,000 cases confirmed in Switzerland

March 30, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Switzerland is now more than 14,000 - and health officials have confi...
Switzerland cancels more summer events

Switzerland cancels more summer events

March 27, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
More events in Switzerland are being postponed or cancelled.   
Woman selling surgical masks at inflated price arrested

Woman selling surgical masks at inflated price arrested

March 27, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
A woman from Zurich has been arrested - after police caught her selling surgical face masks online, for an inflated p...
30% drop in traffic on Swiss roads

30% drop in traffic on Swiss roads

March 27, 2020, 9:02 a.m.
The lockdown period has seen a 30% drop in traffic on Swiss roads - particularly autoroutes.   
Website launched to track Covid-19 around Switzerland

Website launched to track Covid-19 around Switzerland

March 27, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
A website to track possible cases of coronavirus has been launched in Switzerland.   
Covid-19 cases rise by 1,000 in one day

Covid-19 cases rise by 1,000 in one day

March 27, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
The number of coronavirus cases in Switzerland continues to rise.   
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