Coty cosmetics company to fire half of Geneva workforce

Coty cosmetics company to fire half of Geneva workforce

Sept. 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 Bercow

'No chance of no-deal Brexit without parliament support' says Bercow

Sept. 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 added

Sankt Gallen calls for new canton to be added

Sept. 20, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Could Switzerland get a new canton?
Climate activists sing 'The Final Countdown' outside parliament

Climate activists sing 'The Final Countdown' outside parliament

Sept. 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 defaced

Right-wing party posters being stolen and defaced

Sept. 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 car

Girl, 14, caught speeding in grandfather's car

Sept. 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 limit

Euromillions odds improve as jackpot reaches limit

Sept. 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 capita

USA beats Switzerland as richest country per capita

Sept. 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 390m

Parliament boosts tourism subsidies to CHF 390m

Sept. 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 daily

Zurich paramedics attacked daily

Sept. 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 on

Factory farming ban will be voted on

Sept. 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 Singapore

Hong Kong moves gold to Switzerland and Singapore

Sept. 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 knife

Police use taser after man attacks with knife

Sept. 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 later

Woman's lost wallet returned 31 years later

Sept. 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 twice

Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

Sept. 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 trend

Zurich police start global trend

Sept. 17, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Zurich police have launched a world-wide trend. 
Gay couple brutally attacked in Zurich

Gay couple brutally attacked in Zurich

Sept. 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.
FĂȘte des Vignerons expected to make CHF 16m loss

FĂȘte des Vignerons expected to make CHF 16m loss

Sept. 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 theories

Scientists debunk oldest person conspiracy theories

Sept. 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 rules

Parents have no right to home-school, court rules

Sept. 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 riots

Zurich police use tear gas on March For Life riots

Sept. 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 Days

Visitors from across Europe swarm to CERN Open Days

Sept. 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 fire

Man dies in unexplained car fire

Sept. 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 knives

Elderly couple injured after attacking each other with knives

Sept. 16, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
An elderly couple – both aged 90 years old – are being cared for after attacking each other with knives.
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