Man sentenced to jail for Geneva rape

Man sentenced to jail for Geneva rape

March 24, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
A 42 year old man has been sentenced to five and a half years in jail for the rape of a 24 year old woman in Geneva i...
Lucerne train services cancelled until Monday

Lucerne train services cancelled until Monday

March 24, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Train services in and out of Lucerne will remain cancelled until Sunday. A train derailed on Wednesday and engineers ...
Swiss/EU relations improving

Swiss/EU relations improving

March 24, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Swiss relations with the EU are improving. That’s according to the new EU ambassador to Switzerland, Michael Ma...
Clocks change this weekend - but the Swiss wish they didn't

Clocks change this weekend - but the Swiss wish they didn't

March 23, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
This Sunday the clocks go forward for summer time – but do we actually like the system?
Bodies found in burnt house were already dead

Bodies found in burnt house were already dead

March 23, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Autopsy reports on two bodies found in a burnt house in Aargau have determined the victims were already dead bef...
Swiss rail told to halt ticket office closures

Swiss rail told to halt ticket office closures

March 23, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
The federal government has ordered Swiss Federal Railways to put on hold its plan to close hundreds of ticket offices...
Train derails in Lucerne - 7 injured

Train derails in Lucerne - 7 injured

March 23, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Rail experts are trying to determine how a train derailed at Lucerne. Seven were slightly injured when one carriage f...
Swiss aviation officials say no plans to restrict carry on equipment

Swiss aviation officials say no plans to restrict carry on equipment

March 23, 2017, 6:11 a.m.
Swiss airport authorities say there are currently no plans to bring in similar security regulations regarding large e...
Switzerland will get first of new generation cash machines

Switzerland will get first of new generation cash machines

March 23, 2017, 6:08 a.m.
Switzerland will see one of the first new generation of cash machines in the world.
Swiss YouTube motorist fined

Swiss YouTube motorist fined

March 22, 2017, 6:03 a.m.
The hapless Swiss motorist who found fame on YouTube for chasing his car on an autoroute after it took off by itself ...
TCS calls for better car security

TCS calls for better car security

March 22, 2017, 6:01 a.m.
The Swiss motoring organisation, the TCS, is calling on car manufacturers to ditch keyless entry systems until the se...
10 year old seriously injured in Basel tram accident

10 year old seriously injured in Basel tram accident

March 22, 2017, 5:59 a.m.
A 10 year old boy has been seriously injured after being struck by a tram and dragged along the track in canton Basel.
Swiss president launches energy campaign

Swiss president launches energy campaign

March 22, 2017, 5:57 a.m.
The Swiss president, Doris Leuthard, has launched the government’s campaign for the people to accept a new ener...
Swiss trains busier than ever

Swiss trains busier than ever

March 22, 2017, 5:53 a.m.
Swiss trains are the busiest they’ve ever been – and it’s only going to get worse. Everyday 1.25 mi...
Police experiment with body cams

Police experiment with body cams

March 21, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Two police forces in Switzerland are experimenting with body cams. The Zurich cantonal police and the Swiss Transport...
Police seize cannabis in two raids

Police seize cannabis in two raids

March 21, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Solothurn police have destroyed 3,500 cannabis plants discovered in a warehouses in the towns of Lostorf and Trimbach.
Pro-Erdogan literature posted in Zurich

Pro-Erdogan literature posted in Zurich

March 21, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Some Zurich residents are complaining after pro-Turkish president propaganda was left in letter boxes.
Two more tremors hit the region

Two more tremors hit the region

March 21, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Two minor earth tremors hit the region in the space of a few hours. One last night just after 10pm struck in Valais, ...
Lynx resettlement programme suffers setback

Lynx resettlement programme suffers setback

March 21, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
A European programme to resettle Lynxes has suffered a setback after two of the big cats were found to be carrying th...
Are you driving too slowly?

Are you driving too slowly?

March 21, 2017, 4:57 a.m.
We all know speeding is dangerous and illegal – but Sankt Gallen cantonal police are confirming driving too slo...
Six year old dies in skiing accident in Vaud

Six year old dies in skiing accident in Vaud

March 20, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
A six year old girl has died in a skiing accident in Vaud. Police say the little girl was hit by a 16 year old skier ...
Zurich police open fire on suspected burglars

Zurich police open fire on suspected burglars

March 20, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Zurich police opened fire on three suspected burglars on Saturday night.
Two dead in house fire in Aargau

Two dead in house fire in Aargau

March 20, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Two people are dead after a house fire in canton Aargau. The fire started after an explosion yesterday morning.
Swiss authorities to investigate Turkish spying claims

Swiss authorities to investigate Turkish spying claims

March 20, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Swiss Federal prosecutors are to investigate allegations of spying on opponents of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip...