Basel police officer arrested for spying

Basel police officer arrested for spying

April 28, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
A Basel police officer has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Turkish officials.
Two canyoning experts die in Ticino

Two canyoning experts die in Ticino

April 28, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Two professional canyoning guides have been killed in canton Ticino. They were preparing the course before opening to...
Clues found in woman's disappearance

Clues found in woman's disappearance

April 28, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Hunters have found some clothes on a mountainside they believe may belong to a climber who went missing in June last ...
Hopes for Swiss watch industry

Hopes for Swiss watch industry

April 28, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Has the Swiss watch industry turned a corner? That will be the hope of watchmakers in the country after the industry ...
Few takers for new 'dot Swiss' domain

Few takers for new 'dot Swiss' domain

April 28, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Although Swiss companies have had the option of a new internet address of ‘dot Swiss’ since January last ...
High avalanche alert for last chance skiers

High avalanche alert for last chance skiers

April 27, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
The Swiss Avalanche Research Institute has issued the second highest state of alert for the season.
Swiss press remains one of the freest in the world

Swiss press remains one of the freest in the world

April 27, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
The Swiss press remains one of the freest in the world, despite economic pressures on the media and a general trend t...
Swiss army video investigated for challenging soldiers to shoot girlfriend

Swiss army video investigated for challenging soldiers to shoot girlfriend

April 27, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss army has launched an investigation after a video emerged from a shooting range which seems to show an instr...
Zurich police make armed arrest on autoroute

Zurich police make armed arrest on autoroute

April 27, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Traffic was held up on the A1 autoroute yesterday afternoon when Zurich police arrested two men at gunpoint.  
Zurich customs officer surprised by mysterious crate

Zurich customs officer surprised by mysterious crate

April 26, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Zurich customs officers had a surprise when they opened two large wooden crates coming through the airport.
Swiss wine growers face bad year after cold snap

Swiss wine growers face bad year after cold snap

April 26, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Swiss wine growers are facing a grim year as the unusually cold weather has destroyed thousands of tonnes of grapes.
UN workers demonstrate against paycuts

UN workers demonstrate against paycuts

April 26, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
Over 500 UN workers demonstrated outside the Palais des Nations in Geneva yesterday to fight against plans to cut pay...
Geneva police dispute looks set to worsen

Geneva police dispute looks set to worsen

April 26, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
The long running dispute between the Geneva police and the government looks to get worse.
Geneva to get Switzerland's first 24 hour pharmacy

Geneva to get Switzerland's first 24 hour pharmacy

April 26, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Switzerland’s first 24 hour pharmacy is due to open in Geneva – but the move is not without controversy.
Even WWF agree Swiss wolf needs to be killed

Even WWF agree Swiss wolf needs to be killed

April 25, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
You can be sure an animal is causing a problem when even the World Wildlife Federation agrees it has to be killed.
Man charged with manslaughter after nightclub death

Man charged with manslaughter after nightclub death

April 25, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
A man has been charged with manslaughter after striking a fellow nightclub goer with a karate strike.
UN secretary general and Swiss foreign minister reaffirm importance of Geneva

UN secretary general and Swiss foreign minister reaffirm importance of Geneva

April 25, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
The UN secretary general and the Swiss foreign minister have reaffirmed their belief in the importance of internation...
Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

April 25, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Uber is going from strength to strength in Switzerland, despite protests by taxi drivers and threats of closure.
Swiss fighters scrambled to follow business jet

Swiss fighters scrambled to follow business jet

April 25, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Swiss fighters were scrambled yesterday morning as a business jet enroute to Paris from Beirut entered Swiss airspace...
Last gasp ski opportunity this weekend?

Last gasp ski opportunity this weekend?

April 25, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
Some ski resorts are hoping for a last gasp weekend with snow expected in many regions from tomorrow.
Cinema visits down in Switzerland

Cinema visits down in Switzerland

April 25, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Last year was a bad year for Swiss cinemas with attendance down around 7% and revenue off over 9%.
Swiss politicians say Le Pen win would be bad for Switzerland

Swiss politicians say Le Pen win would be bad for Switzerland

April 24, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
Several Swiss politicians have reacted to the first round of the French presidential elections saying they’re r...
Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

April 24, 2017, 7 a.m.
Zurich police are considering asking the government to ban some planned speakers at an Islamic event due to be h...
Geneva hosts pro-science march

Geneva hosts pro-science march

April 24, 2017, 5:18 a.m.
Geneva joined the world on Saturday with its own march for science. Around 600 scientists and supporters marched in s...