Fisherman dies after boat capsizes on Lake Geneva

Fisherman dies after boat capsizes on Lake Geneva

July 18, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A 74-year-old man has died after a fishing boat capsized on Lake Geneva.
Switzerland moving towards sustainability

Switzerland moving towards sustainability

July 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Switzerland making positive progress on SDGs, says minister
Fears that Swiss pharmacies are running out of some medicines

Fears that Swiss pharmacies are running out of some medicines

July 18, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
400 medications are in short supply. 
Thunderstorms not enough to raise water levels

Thunderstorms not enough to raise water levels

July 18, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Water levels remain low in many Swiss rivers
Teenagers rescued from island

Teenagers rescued from island

July 18, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Young couple rescued after getting stuck on an island in the middle of the Rhine
Fisherman’s body found at the bottom of a ravine

Fisherman’s body found at the bottom of a ravine

July 17, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A man has been found dead at the bottom of a ravine near Davos in the canton of Graubunden.
Court rules that Swiss criminal’s data can be passed to Italy

Court rules that Swiss criminal’s data can be passed to Italy

July 17, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Information about a Swiss citizen, convicted of spreading terrorist propaganda, can be shared with Italian authoritie...
Pope Francis takes over ceremony at Swiss guard’s wedding

Pope Francis takes over ceremony at Swiss guard’s wedding

July 17, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
A Swiss Guard and his Brazilian fiancé have been married by Pope Francis as he made a surprise appearance at t...
Plans to tighten water sports rules on Lake Geneva

Plans to tighten water sports rules on Lake Geneva

July 17, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Rules and regulations concerning water sports on Lake Geneva are set to be tightened as Swiss and French authorities ...
Church bells replaced by ringtones at Lucerne chapel

Church bells replaced by ringtones at Lucerne chapel

July 17, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
From last night until the end of this month, mobile phone ringtones can be heard instead of church bells at a chapel ...
Cheese maker dies after becoming trapped in machinery

Cheese maker dies after becoming trapped in machinery

July 16, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
A man has died after he became trapped in machinery at a cheese making enterprise in the Canton of Bern.
Lucerne wolf attack puts pressure on parliamentary debate

Lucerne wolf attack puts pressure on parliamentary debate

July 16, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
The first wolf attack on livestock in five years has been recorded in the canton of Lucerne after a domestic goat was...
Access to Mont Blanc restricted over safety fears

Access to Mont Blanc restricted over safety fears

July 16, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Overcrowding and safety risks have led French authorities to restrict access to the summit of Mont Blanc, the highest...
Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of Switzerland

Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of Switzerland

July 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
The stormy front struck the Jura with full force, leading to heavy rainfall and hailstorms.
World Cup sees numbers drop at Lausanne’s Festival de la Cité

World Cup sees numbers drop at Lausanne’s Festival de la Cité

July 16, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Fewer people visited Lausanne’s annual street festival, the Festival de la Cité, this year compared to l...
Tens of thousands use cocaine in Switzerland

Tens of thousands use cocaine in Switzerland

July 13, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
Switzerland consumes five tonnes of cocaine a year.
Woman sentenced for allowing FGM on daughters

Woman sentenced for allowing FGM on daughters

July 13, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
A Somali woman living in Switzerland as been given an eight-month suspended prison sentence for allowing her two daug...
No more accidents on Friday 13th

No more accidents on Friday 13th

July 13, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
Although today is Friday 13th, there’s no evidence that accidents are more likely. Figures released by the insu...
Water restrictions being triggered

Water restrictions being triggered

July 13, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
The dry weather is beginning to trigger water conservation plans. From today, canton Thurgau is limiting the amount o...
Sick wolf suffered mysterious illness

Sick wolf suffered mysterious illness

July 13, 2018, 7:46 a.m.
A wolf which was shot dead for humane reasons didn’t have rabies or distemper – but its brain was swollen...
Doctors in Switzerland prescribing more opioids

Doctors in Switzerland prescribing more opioids

July 12, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
Opioid use is soaring in Switzerland.
Woman found guilty of human trafficking in Biel/Bienne

Woman found guilty of human trafficking in Biel/Bienne

July 12, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A 58-year-old Thai woman is going to jail for 10 years after being found guilty of running a major human trafficking ...
Burning truck escorted through Zurich

Burning truck escorted through Zurich

July 12, 2018, 7:23 a.m.
A burning refuse truck was given a police escort though Zurich yesterday.
New alcohol consumption recommendations released. They're down!

New alcohol consumption recommendations released. They're down!

July 12, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
New government guidelines have been published on how much alcohol we should be drinking.
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