Fisherman dies after boat capsizes on Lake GenevaJuly 18, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A 74-year-old man has died after a fishing boat capsized on Lake Geneva.
Switzerland moving towards sustainabilityJuly 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Switzerland making positive progress on SDGs, says minister
Fears that Swiss pharmacies are running out of some medicinesJuly 18, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
400 medications are in short supply.
Thunderstorms not enough to raise water levelsJuly 18, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Water levels remain low in many Swiss rivers
Teenagers rescued from islandJuly 18, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Young couple rescued after getting stuck on an island in the middle of the Rhine
Fisherman’s body found at the bottom of a ravineJuly 17, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A man has been found dead at the bottom of a ravine near Davos in the canton of Graubunden.
Court rules that Swiss criminal’s data can be passed to ItalyJuly 17, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Information about a Swiss citizen, convicted of spreading terrorist propaganda, can be shared with Italian authoritie...
Pope Francis takes over ceremony at Swiss guard’s weddingJuly 17, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
A Swiss Guard and his Brazilian fiancé have been married by Pope Francis as he made a surprise appearance at t...
Plans to tighten water sports rules on Lake GenevaJuly 17, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Rules and regulations concerning water sports on Lake Geneva are set to be tightened as Swiss and French authorities ...
Church bells replaced by ringtones at Lucerne chapelJuly 17, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
From last night until the end of this month, mobile phone ringtones can be heard instead of church bells at a chapel ...
Cheese maker dies after becoming trapped in machineryJuly 16, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
A man has died after he became trapped in machinery at a cheese making enterprise in the Canton of Bern.
Lucerne wolf attack puts pressure on parliamentary debateJuly 16, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
The first wolf attack on livestock in five years has been recorded in the canton of Lucerne after a domestic goat was...
Access to Mont Blanc restricted over safety fearsJuly 16, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Overcrowding and safety risks have led French authorities to restrict access to the summit of Mont Blanc, the highest...
Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of SwitzerlandJuly 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
The stormy front struck the Jura with full force, leading to heavy rainfall and hailstorms.
World Cup sees numbers drop at Lausanne’s Festival de la CitéJuly 16, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Fewer people visited Lausanne’s annual street festival, the Festival de la Cité, this year compared to l...
Tens of thousands use cocaine in SwitzerlandJuly 13, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
Switzerland consumes five tonnes of cocaine a year.
Woman sentenced for allowing FGM on daughtersJuly 13, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
A Somali woman living in Switzerland as been given an eight-month suspended prison sentence for allowing her two daug...
No more accidents on Friday 13thJuly 13, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
Although today is Friday 13th, there’s no evidence that accidents are more likely. Figures released by the insu...
Water restrictions being triggeredJuly 13, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
The dry weather is beginning to trigger water conservation plans. From today, canton Thurgau is limiting the amount o...
Sick wolf suffered mysterious illnessJuly 13, 2018, 7:46 a.m.
A wolf which was shot dead for humane reasons didn’t have rabies or distemper – but its brain was swollen...
Doctors in Switzerland prescribing more opioidsJuly 12, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
Opioid use is soaring in Switzerland.
Woman found guilty of human trafficking in Biel/BienneJuly 12, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A 58-year-old Thai woman is going to jail for 10 years after being found guilty of running a major human trafficking ...
Burning truck escorted through ZurichJuly 12, 2018, 7:23 a.m.
A burning refuse truck was given a police escort though Zurich yesterday.
New alcohol consumption recommendations released. They're down!July 12, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
New government guidelines have been published on how much alcohol we should be drinking.