Online fraudsters target Switzerland

Online fraudsters target Switzerland

Dec. 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Police forces around the country say we’re being hit by a flurry of online fraudsters. The technique is old,...
Geneva winds bring down trees and scaffolding

Geneva winds bring down trees and scaffolding

Dec. 15, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Strong winds around Geneva last night has brought down trees and damaged scaffolding.
Switzerland signs train agreement with Bolivia

Switzerland signs train agreement with Bolivia

Dec. 15, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Switzerland has signed an agreement with Bolivia to offer technical support for the building of a new railway which w...
Geneva bus driver dies after stroke

Geneva bus driver dies after stroke

Dec. 15, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
The Geneva bus driver who suffered a stroke at the wheel in November has died in hospital.
Two dead in Gotthard Tunnel crash

Two dead in Gotthard Tunnel crash

Dec. 14, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Two people were killed and four more seriously injured in a horrific crash in the Gotthard Tunnel yesterday morning.
Geneva police in high speed chase in France

Geneva police in high speed chase in France

Dec. 14, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Geneva police chased a French registered car into France before it crashed into two other vehicles. The occupants wer...
Weather and security worries keeping people away from Christmas Markets

Weather and security worries keeping people away from Christmas Markets

Dec. 14, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Some traders at Christmas Markets around the country are blaming the increased security measures and fears of a terro...
Uber ditches Pop service in Basel

Uber ditches Pop service in Basel

Dec. 14, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Uber is axing its cut price UberPop service in Basel. The US company says it wasn’t profitable enough. The serv...
Kennels fire claims pet lives

Kennels fire claims pet lives

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Several dogs and cats have perished in a fire at a boarding kennels in canton Thurgau.
Swiss economy to create new jobs next year

Swiss economy to create new jobs next year

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
The omens are good for the Swiss economy next year. A new report from the recruitment agency Manpower suggests many c...
Nine poisoned by pizza oven in Grab√ľnden

Nine poisoned by pizza oven in Grab√ľnden

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Nine women had to be taken to hospital after being poisoned by a pizza oven. The women, aged between 41 and 72, had m...
Fight against high Swiss prices to go to the vote

Fight against high Swiss prices to go to the vote

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
The campaign against high prices in Switzerland has collected enough signatures to force the issue to a vote.
Uri residents get free use of helicopter when roads closed

Uri residents get free use of helicopter when roads closed

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Mountain residents in canton Uri will be offered free helicopter transport if avalanche danger means the roads have t...
Family of missing man says he's visited UEFA in Nyon

Family of missing man says he's visited UEFA in Nyon

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
The European football organization UEFA is refusing to comment on a press release issued by the family of Bernard Ros...
Geneva police launch manhunt after street stabbing

Geneva police launch manhunt after street stabbing

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva police have launched a major investigation after a 37 year old man was found close to death on the streets aft...
Parliament rejects measures to limit primate experiments

Parliament rejects measures to limit primate experiments

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Parliament has rejected a motion to stop animal experiments on primates.
Heavy rain causes flooding in Fribourg

Heavy rain causes flooding in Fribourg

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Yesterday’s consistent rain has caused flooding in several villages in canton Fribourg. Police and fire fighter...
Three in custody after border bridge closed following bomb scare

Three in custody after border bridge closed following bomb scare

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Three people are in custody after the bridge crossing into Germany at Rheinfelden was closed for several hours on Sat...
Women do more unpaid work than men

Women do more unpaid work than men

Dec. 12, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
A report that won’t come as a surprise to many women – they do the most unpaid work in the country.
Train passengers stranded by heavy snow

Train passengers stranded by heavy snow

Dec. 11, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
Hundreds of train passengers have spent the night in a local school in Bex in canton Vaud after their intercity train...
Winter weather causes accidents and injuries

Winter weather causes accidents and injuries

Dec. 11, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
The weekend’s wintery weather took its toll on the roads. In canton Sankt Gallen alone the police dealt with mo...
Basel police seek witnesses after family stabbing

Basel police seek witnesses after family stabbing

Dec. 11, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
Basel police are asking for witnesses after a 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing his 60 year old f...
Liechtenstein to blame for Switzerland's grey list inclusion

Liechtenstein to blame for Switzerland's grey list inclusion

Dec. 11, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
A report in yesterday’s NZZ newspaper suggests the only reason Switzerland is on a EU ‘grey list’ o...
Three under investigation on federal bribery charges

Three under investigation on federal bribery charges

Dec. 11, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Three people are under federal investigation for alleged bribery. One works for the Federal Roads Office and the othe...
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