Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

June 17, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Large parts of cantons Geneva and Vaud and neighbouring France were battered by a major storm on Saturday afternoon.
Thousands march for Zurich Pride Parade

Thousands march for Zurich Pride Parade

June 17, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Thousands marched in Zurich on Saturday as part of the Pride Parade. 
Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

June 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
A man had to be rescued from the Rhone river near the Pont Butin in Geneva yesterday afternoon.
Boy, 4, rolled over by parked car

Boy, 4, rolled over by parked car

June 17, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A four-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after a parked car rolled over him yesterday afternoon. 
British motorist caught speeding in unofficial Alps race

British motorist caught speeding in unofficial Alps race

June 17, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A British motorist is facing hefty fines after being caught driving at 158 kph in an 80 zone.
VW camper van disappears in flood

VW camper van disappears in flood

June 14, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Two German tourists have been rescued after the VW camper van they were sleeping in was swept away in flood water in ...
Police question parents of child overheating in car

Police question parents of child overheating in car

June 14, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
Parents of a 2-year-old child are being questioned by police after a passer-by rescued a toddler from an overheating ...
Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

June 14, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Locals in Bern are cashing in on the upcoming Formula E race in the city. 
12 bee colonies destroyed at Austrian border

12 bee colonies destroyed at Austrian border

June 13, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Twelve bee colonies have been destroyed by cantonal vets after they were brought into the country illegally on Sunday.
5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

June 13, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Traffic was seriously disrupted yesterday afternoon on the A1 autoroute on the Versoix bridge after a five-vehicle ac...
FIFA asks to become NGO

FIFA asks to become NGO

June 13, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
The world football body FIFA is asking the Swiss government to upgrade its status to a non-governmental body. 
Shot woman dies in hospital

Shot woman dies in hospital

June 13, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A woman who was shot and seriously injured three weeks ago in her home in Herzogenbuchsee in canton Bern has died in ...
Child abuser prison sentence extended

Child abuser prison sentence extended

June 13, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
A child abuser has had his sentence increased by three years by the Zurich High Court. 
Farmer unable to plough as cars left parked on field

Farmer unable to plough as cars left parked on field

June 12, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
In farmer in canton Aargau says he won’t be so tolerant of parked cars on his field next year.
Health insurance to rise 3%

Health insurance to rise 3%

June 12, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Health insurance premiums are expected to rise by 3% next year, according to the price comparison site Comparis.
Geneva sets up first women's fan zone

Geneva sets up first women's fan zone

June 12, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Geneva is setting up the first fan zone for the Women’s World Cup in the country. 
Illegal supercar race stopped in Ticino

Illegal supercar race stopped in Ticino

June 12, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
An illegal race through Switzerland was stopped after police in Ticino were tipped off by colleagues in Italy.
Heavy rain triggers weather warnings

Heavy rain triggers weather warnings

June 11, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Heavy rain is triggering alerts throughout the country.
Foreign-sounding names discriminated against in rent market

Foreign-sounding names discriminated against in rent market

June 11, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
A survey by the Federal Housing Office is confirming what many may have suspected – those with a foreign soundi...
Mobile mast vandalised in Vaud

Mobile mast vandalised in Vaud

June 11, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
A mobile phone mast has been attacked by vandals in canton Vaud. 
Man assumed drowned in Lake Geneva

Man assumed drowned in Lake Geneva

June 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A man is assumed dead after drowning in Lake Geneva. 
Duckling family hold up Geneva bus

Duckling family hold up Geneva bus

June 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A Geneva bus was delayed for 40 minutes after a family of ducklings decided to take a break under the vehicle.
Man dies in police custody

Man dies in police custody

June 11, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
A man has died in police custody in Zurich. 
Switzerland to reopen Needle Parks

Switzerland to reopen Needle Parks

June 7, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Almost 30 years ago Switzerland was famous for its open drug use.
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