Coty cosmetics company to fire half of Geneva workforceSept. 20, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The US cosmetics company Coty says it will be firing more than half of its Geneva workforce as part of a global cost-...
'No chance of no-deal Brexit without parliament support' says BercowSept. 20, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The Speaker of the British House of Commons, John Bercow, says there is no chance of a no-deal Brexit without the sup...
Sankt Gallen calls for new canton to be addedSept. 20, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Could Switzerland get a new canton?
Climate activists sing 'The Final Countdown' outside parliamentSept. 20, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Climate activists disrupted Parliament in Bern yesterday by unfurling a banner from the spectators’ gallery wit...
Right-wing party posters being stolen and defacedSept. 20, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A Bernese city councillor Henri Beuchat is offering a CHF 1,000 reward for any information to catch the person who st...
Girl, 14, caught speeding in grandfather's carSept. 20, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
A 14-year-old girl stole her grandfather’s car and was flashed speeding at 95 in 50 zone.
Euromillions odds improve as jackpot reaches limitSept. 19, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
The odds of winning big on the Euromillions lottery may improve after Friday.
USA beats Switzerland as richest country per capitaSept. 19, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Switzerland is no longer the richest country in the world, on a per capita basis.
Parliament boosts tourism subsidies to CHF 390mSept. 19, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
Parliament has overruled the government and boosted the amount of money available for the tourist industry.
Zurich paramedics attacked dailySept. 19, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
Paramedics and ambulance crews in Zurich are attacked almost every day – and the level of violence against medi...
Factory farming ban will be voted onSept. 18, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Voters will be given a say if Switzerland should ban factory farming.
Hong Kong moves gold to Switzerland and SingaporeSept. 18, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Millions of dollars’ worth of gold is being moved out of Hong Kong – much of it is said to be heading to ...
Police use taser after man attacks with knifeSept. 18, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Lucerne police had to use tasers to bring down a 39-year-old man who attacked an officer with a knife yesterday morning.
Woman's lost wallet returned 31 years laterSept. 18, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A woman in Winterthur has had her wallet returned to her – 31 years after it was stolen.
Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twiceSept. 18, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A man suspected of robbing the same bank in Basel twice in a matter of months is now in custody, according to the can...
Zurich police start global trendSept. 17, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Zurich police have launched a world-wide trend.
Gay couple brutally attacked in ZurichSept. 17, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Zurich police are hunting for five men who brutally attacked a gay couple in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Fête des Vignerons expected to make CHF 16m lossSept. 17, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
The massive Fête des Vignerons – the winegrowers festival – held every 20 years or so is set to mak...
Scientists debunk oldest person conspiracy theoriesSept. 17, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Swiss and French scientists have torn apart several conspiracy theories relating to the oldest person who ever lived.
Parents have no right to home-school, court rulesSept. 17, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
The Federal Court has ruled that parents do not have the right to home-school their children.
Zurich police use tear gas on March For Life riotsSept. 16, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Zurich City police are being accused of overreacting during a demonstration on Saturday when tear gas was used, which...
Visitors from across Europe swarm to CERN Open DaysSept. 16, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Thousands took the opportunity over the weekend to explore the mysteries of physics as part of CERN Open Days.
Man dies in unexplained car fireSept. 16, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Fribourg police are investigating how a car caught fire with a 62-year-old man inside.
Elderly couple injured after attacking each other with knivesSept. 16, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
An elderly couple – both aged 90 years old – are being cared for after attacking each other with knives.