Tipped crane in Geneva threatens lake

Tipped crane in Geneva threatens lake

June 27, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Geneva fire fighters battled to keep diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid from entering the lake after a truck-crane tippe...
Several speeders caught and face criminal charges

Several speeders caught and face criminal charges

June 27, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Maybe it’s the sun, but a series of speeders were all caught yesterday.
Canton Bern plans to house asylum seekers in containers

Canton Bern plans to house asylum seekers in containers

June 27, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Canton Bern is planning to use former temporary construction accommodation to house asylum seekers in Biel.
Trendy food trucks drive up prices

Trendy food trucks drive up prices

June 27, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
The rising price of food at swimming pools is causing concern for politicians in canton Bern.
60 year old learner driver gets stuck in river

60 year old learner driver gets stuck in river

June 27, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
A 60 year old, learning to drive for the first time, had to be rescued from a small river after becoming stuck.
Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

June 26, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
A specialist armed intervention squad raided an apartment in Geneva yesterday afternoon after a 53 year old man fired...
Swiss lake water safe to drink despite munitions dump

Swiss lake water safe to drink despite munitions dump

June 26, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Despite thousands of tonnes of explosive lying at the bottom of Swiss lakes, the defence ministry says the water is s...
Coppet voters say yes to lake road repairs

Coppet voters say yes to lake road repairs

June 26, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Voters in the Vaud commune of Coppet have given the go ahead to spend CHF 1.6m on renovating the lake road running th...
Weather to cool down by end of the week

Weather to cool down by end of the week

June 26, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
Summer is here and the outdoor music festival season is in full swing across the country – but forecasters say ...
Sky diver dies after crashing onto road in Ticino

Sky diver dies after crashing onto road in Ticino

June 23, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
A 35 year old sky diver from Valais was killed after he crashed onto a main road in canton Ticino when his chute fail...
Heatwave cuts power from nuclear plants

Heatwave cuts power from nuclear plants

June 23, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
The heatwave is affecting nuclear power in Switzerland as the river waters used to cool the reactors are too warm.
Post Office plans 12 closures in Geneva

Post Office plans 12 closures in Geneva

June 23, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
The Post Office is continuing its programme of closing branches – and has released a list of 12 that could go i...
Seaplanes on Lake Geneva this weekend

Seaplanes on Lake Geneva this weekend

June 23, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
You will be able to see something very rare this weekend – seaplanes landing and taking off from Lake Geneva.
Nude Bern base jumper racks up thousands of views

Nude Bern base jumper racks up thousands of views

June 23, 2017, 6:24 a.m.
An exhibitionist base jumper has racked up thousands of views on social media after jumping off a cliff in Lauterbrun...
Lucky escape for Jura light plane crash

Lucky escape for Jura light plane crash

June 22, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Rescuers say the occupants of a light aircraft that crashed in the Jura all had a lucky escape.
Federal Health Office warns on heat effects

Federal Health Office warns on heat effects

June 22, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
The Swiss Federal Health Office is reiterating concerns from many cantons about the health effects of the current hea...
Police still tracking down threesome on autoroute

Police still tracking down threesome on autoroute

June 22, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Zurich police are still trying to track down the three people, two women and one man, who were filmed kissing naked o...
Briton arrested in Basel on several different warrants

Briton arrested in Basel on several different warrants

June 22, 2017, 9 a.m.
A 27 year British national has been arrested crossing into Switzerland by foot in Basel after it was discovered there...
Swiss International Airlines deny problem with new planes

Swiss International Airlines deny problem with new planes

June 22, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
Swiss International Airlines say the two flights they recently had to cancel involving their new aircraft is coincide...
Man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in Lausanne faces trial

Man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in Lausanne faces trial

June 21, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
A man who caused panic on the Lausanne metro system on Friday by shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ meaning God is g...
Switzerland wins road safety award

Switzerland wins road safety award

June 21, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Switzerland’s road safety efforts have been recognized by the European Transport Safety Council.
Fire at nuclear power plant near Geneva

Fire at nuclear power plant near Geneva

June 21, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Emergency services were alerted after a fire broke out at a French nuclear power station just 70 km from Geneva.
Official heatwave warning triggered

Official heatwave warning triggered

June 21, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Geneva has triggered its heatwave alert – and is warning people to make sure they stay cool.
Islamic extremist arrested in Geneva after two year investigation

Islamic extremist arrested in Geneva after two year investigation

June 20, 2017, 9 a.m.
A joint operation with French and Swiss intelligence services and Geneva police has led to the arrest of a 40 year ol...
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