Most people annoyed by their neighbours

Most people annoyed by their neighbours

Oct. 20, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
The majority of people in Switzerland are annoyed by their neighbours.
Asylum seekers drop in Switzerland

Asylum seekers drop in Switzerland

Oct. 20, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
The number of people asking for asylum in Switzerland is dropping sharply. According to the latest numbers from the S...
Pickpockets arrested after entering police station voluntarily

Pickpockets arrested after entering police station voluntarily

Oct. 20, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
Two pickpockets were arrested in Winterthur at the police station after they voluntarily entered to pick up mail.
Investigations continue into tram crash in Basel

Investigations continue into tram crash in Basel

Oct. 20, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Basel police are still trying to understand why a truck drove straight into a tram on Wednesday afternoon.
Pensioner has narrow escape from rolling tractor wheel

Pensioner has narrow escape from rolling tractor wheel

Oct. 20, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
A pensioner and his family had a narrow escape when a tractor wheel weighing more than 600 kilos rolled down a steep ...
Cold snap coming - but winter may not be here just yet

Cold snap coming - but winter may not be here just yet

Oct. 19, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
The weather this month is being described as ‘extraordinary’. A forecaster for Meteosuisse told the Blick...
March in Lausanne to fight Islamaphobia

March in Lausanne to fight Islamaphobia

Oct. 19, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
Around 500 people marched in Lausanne yesterday to protest against racism and Islamophobia.
Government recomends 'no' to Billag vote

Government recomends 'no' to Billag vote

Oct. 19, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The government is recommending people reject the ‘no-billag’ initiative due to go to the vote in March.
More support for cantonal health system

More support for cantonal health system

Oct. 19, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
More and more people are coming around to the idea of cantons being able to run their own health insurance companies.
Turkish woman given citizenship after commune gets 'advice' from canton

Turkish woman given citizenship after commune gets 'advice' from canton

Oct. 19, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
A commune in canton Aargau has reversed an earlier decision to deny citizenship to a Turkish woman who was born and r...
Aircraft forced to return to Zurich due to landing gear issue

Aircraft forced to return to Zurich due to landing gear issue

Oct. 19, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
A plane heading to the Dominican Republic from Zurich had to return to the airport yesterday as it was unable to retr...
Driverless bus service in Sion to be expanded

Driverless bus service in Sion to be expanded

Oct. 19, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
The Valais city of Sion is expanding its driverless buses – despite a crash.
Cameras could be installed at Lausanne cemetery

Cameras could be installed at Lausanne cemetery

Oct. 18, 2017, 7 a.m.
Lausanne authorities are considering installing CCTV cameras at a cemetery after several Muslim graves were vandalize...
Bern based airline may be forced to close

Bern based airline may be forced to close

Oct. 18, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
The Swiss airline, Skywork, is facing financial difficulties and may be forced to close at the end of the month.
French patients demand drugs from Geneva pharmacies

French patients demand drugs from Geneva pharmacies

Oct. 18, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
French patients suffering from Thyroid problems are demanding their drugs from Geneva pharmacies after the formulatio...
US RV rental company agrees to change logo

US RV rental company agrees to change logo

Oct. 18, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
After 40 years, an American firm which is using the Bern cantonal flag as a logo says it will change it. The company,...
Zurich relaxes Sunday trading - a bit

Zurich relaxes Sunday trading - a bit

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Zurich city is relaxing its trading laws and will allow shops close to major public transport stops to open on Sundays.
Drug smuggling rife at Zurich airport

Drug smuggling rife at Zurich airport

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
Drug smuggling at Zurich airport is booming. Officers have seized over a ton of qat, 15 kilos of cocaine and over 8,0...
Geneva looks to tackle crèche crises

Geneva looks to tackle crèche crises

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Canton Geneva is examining a proposal to increase crèche space. It’s estimated the canton needs another ...
Teachers call for more controls of sponsorship in the classroom

Teachers call for more controls of sponsorship in the classroom

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
Teachers from German speaking countries, including Switzerland, say there should be more controls over sponsorship de...
Zurich public transport drivers sacked for phone use

Zurich public transport drivers sacked for phone use

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Public transport bosses in Zurich have sacked three drivers so far this year for using either phones or tablets at th...
Taxi companies clash in Frauenfeld

Taxi companies clash in Frauenfeld

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Rival taxi firms clashed outside the main train station in Frauenfeld in canton Thurgau as competitors complain about...
Gold bars to be given to commune

Gold bars to be given to commune

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
Two gold bars worth CHF 100,000 are to be given to the commune where they were found in 2012.
SWISS passengers get free tour of Alps

SWISS passengers get free tour of Alps

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
Passengers on a Swiss International Airlines flight were actually pleased to be delayed on arriving at Zurich airport...
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