Police investigate Thurgau woman in Berlin attack case

Police investigate Thurgau woman in Berlin attack case

Feb. 20, 2017, 7 a.m.
Investigators have contacted a Swiss woman in canton Thurgau who says she had on-line chats with the Tunisian man who...
Skier dies after fall in Arosa

Skier dies after fall in Arosa

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
A 41 year old skier died after falling into a valley in Arosa in canton Graubunden. The accident happened on Saturday...
Geneva MPs to discuss media in canton after paper job cuts

Geneva MPs to discuss media in canton after paper job cuts

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Geneva cantonal MPs will discuss this week the future of the media in the canton.
Cocaine takes place of heroin in Switzerland

Cocaine takes place of heroin in Switzerland

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
Hard drug use is changing in Switzerland. For many years the country had a serious heroin problem, but the police say...
Expansion work at Geneva airport could last until 2035

Expansion work at Geneva airport could last until 2035

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Geneva airport says it believes it needs CHF 150m of investment a year for at least the next ten years to make sure i...
Wolf shot illegally in Valais

Wolf shot illegally in Valais

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
Wildlife experts in canton Valais are investigating the illegal shooting of a wolf. The animal was found by walkers o...
Group fighting for Geneva party rights has some success

Group fighting for Geneva party rights has some success

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
A group fighting for their right to party in Geneva is claiming some success. Geneva’s scant night scene has be...
Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
A Genevan suspected of being radicalized on a trip to Turkey early last year will stay in prison until his trial as i...
Geneva print workers face redundancy

Geneva print workers face redundancy

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Print journalism in Switzerland is not immune from the pressures of the internet –and more jobs are going in th...
Neuchatel cantonal worker faces jail for fraud

Neuchatel cantonal worker faces jail for fraud

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
A former Neuchatel cantonal employee has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling CHF 4m over 15 years.
Bars selling hard liquor to underage customers in Valais

Bars selling hard liquor to underage customers in Valais

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Cantonal investigators in Valais say too many shops, bars and restaurants are selling alcohol to underage buyers.
Geneva to cancel thousands of small fines

Geneva to cancel thousands of small fines

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Geneva authorities have cancelled thousands of fines issued between 2011 and 2013 and thousands more are expecte...
UK citizens in Europe worried about Brexit

UK citizens in Europe worried about Brexit

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
British citizens living in the EU and Switzerland fear for their future after Brexit. Currently all Brits are living ...
Geneva Old Town dying

Geneva Old Town dying

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Is the Geneva Old Town dying? That does seem to be the view of local traders. Shops have lain empty for several month...
Looted Nazi art work to go on display in Bern and Bonn

Looted Nazi art work to go on display in Bern and Bonn

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Bern’s Museum of Fine Arts will host a controversial exhibition of Nazi looted art works.
Microsoft calls for Geneva convention on cyber security

Microsoft calls for Geneva convention on cyber security

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Software company Microsoft is calling for a new ‘Geneva Convention’ to protect civilians in the case of a...
Geneva firefighters rescue trapped cat

Geneva firefighters rescue trapped cat

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
The Geneva fire service had to break down a concrete wall in an apartment building to rescue a trapped cat.
Surprise at lenient sentence for sex attacker

Surprise at lenient sentence for sex attacker

Feb. 15, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
A Zurich prosecutor has caused surprise by calling for a lenient sentence against a 21 year old German man who spent ...
Swiss church sets up fund for child abuse victims

Swiss church sets up fund for child abuse victims

Feb. 15, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
The Swiss Catholic Church has set up a commission to set financial compensation for victims of child abuse at the han...
More arrests in bribe probe in Ticino

More arrests in bribe probe in Ticino

Feb. 15, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
There have been further arrests following an investigation into fraudulent residency permits being issued in the Ital...
Coop now charging for plastic bags

Coop now charging for plastic bags

Feb. 15, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
The supermarket chain Coop has joined Migros and now no longer issues free plastic bags. Since the beginning of the w...
Switzerland in vitamin D crises

Switzerland in vitamin D crises

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Switzerland is in the grip of a vitamin D crises. Pharmacies say their stocks of the supplement are now critically low.
Switzerland will not be part of EU roaming agreements

Switzerland will not be part of EU roaming agreements

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Swiss mobile phone users and Netflix subscribers will miss out on new EU roaming and streaming rules – keeping ...
Geneva finance minister disappointed at tax vote

Geneva finance minister disappointed at tax vote

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Geneva’s finance minister, Serge Dal Busco, says he’s worried about the uncertainty the rejection of the ...