Retired physicist plans to prove he didn't cause accident with maths

Retired physicist plans to prove he didn't cause accident with maths

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
A retired physicist in canton Zurich is planning to use mathematics to show he was not to blame for an accident. 
Government to reassess how it distributes international aid

Government to reassess how it distributes international aid

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The government is looking to reassess the amount of money it spends on development aid – and how it spends it.&...
Elderly man dies snow-shoeing

Elderly man dies snow-shoeing

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
An elderly man has died while snow-shoeing in Graubünden. 
More than half of cocaine smugglers on flight from Sao Paulo to Zurich

More than half of cocaine smugglers on flight from Sao Paulo to Zurich

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Figures from the Federal Customs Office show more cocaine is being seized at Zurich airport than ever before.
Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuchâtel can return to school

Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuchâtel can return to school

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A school child who’s been in quarantine for the last 14 days in canton Neuchatel, as he came into contact with ...
Ski resorts under fire for flying in snow by helicopter

Ski resorts under fire for flying in snow by helicopter

Feb. 20, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
A French ski resort is being castigated in the press for bringing in tons of snow by helicopter over the weekend. 
Government reports budget surplus exceeding forecast

Government reports budget surplus exceeding forecast

Feb. 20, 2020, 9 a.m.
The government has beaten its own forecast and is reporting a budget surplus of over CHF 3bn. 
Fasnacht celebrations begin

Fasnacht celebrations begin

Feb. 20, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Fasnacht season is now underway - and one of the biggest kicked off today at 5am. 
Swiss BMW steering wheels targeted by thieves in Italy

Swiss BMW steering wheels targeted by thieves in Italy

Feb. 20, 2020, 8:55 a.m.
Swiss registered BMW’s are being targeted by thieves in Italy. 
US family implicated in opioid crises comes to Switzerland

US family implicated in opioid crises comes to Switzerland

Feb. 20, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
The family which is described as the most hated in the United States is in canton Bern. 
Zurich police arrest teen suspected of groping women

Zurich police arrest teen suspected of groping women

Feb. 20, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
Zurich police have finally arrested a young man they suspect of being responsible for groping several women around th...
Over 80kg of marijuana seized at Zurich airport

Over 80kg of marijuana seized at Zurich airport

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Customs officers at Zurich airport have seized 83 kg of marijuana. 
Mother holds on as child slips through chairlift bar

Mother holds on as child slips through chairlift bar

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
A mother desperately held onto her 6-year-old child after it slipped through the bar on a chairlift on the Titlis mou...
London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
In what maybe thought a surprising result for British train users – in one survey at least, the UK has pipped S...
Rising number of SUVs blamed for Switzerland missing CO2 targets

Rising number of SUVs blamed for Switzerland missing CO2 targets

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Half of the cars on Swiss roads are now 4-wheel drive SUVs. 
Covid-19 causes Geneva International Inventions Fair to change date

Covid-19 causes Geneva International Inventions Fair to change date

Feb. 18, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The Geneva International Inventions Fair has been pushed back to September due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Truck drivers reversing on autoroute face steep fines

Truck drivers reversing on autoroute face steep fines

Feb. 18, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
The drivers of three car transporters are facing fines in the thousands of francs after reversing on the A2 autoroute...
Girl, 13, dies after severe head injury at trampoline park

Girl, 13, dies after severe head injury at trampoline park

Feb. 18, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Doctors in Bern have switched off the life support of a 13-year-old girl who suffered a severe head injury while at a...
Jägermeister logo ruled not offensive to religions

Jägermeister logo ruled not offensive to religions

Feb. 18, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
A court has ruled the logo for the alcoholic drink Jägermeister is not offensive and can continue to be used.
Warm winter boosts survival rate for rats

Warm winter boosts survival rate for rats

Feb. 17, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
The warm winter is proving to be a boon for rats. 
Suspected Russian spy given suspiciously short jail sentence

Suspected Russian spy given suspiciously short jail sentence

Feb. 17, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Questions are being asked after a suspected Russian spy was given a very short sentence after a private trial.
Antigel festival celebrates best year yet

Antigel festival celebrates best year yet

Feb. 17, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
Geneva’s Antigel festival is celebrating its best year yet. 
Man driving wrong way on autoroute raises questions about elderly drivers

Man driving wrong way on autoroute raises questions about elderly drivers

Feb. 17, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
An elderly driver has been killed after causing several accidents on the A6 near Bern on Saturday afternoon.
Two skiers killed in avalanche near Simplon Pass

Two skiers killed in avalanche near Simplon Pass

Feb. 14, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
Two skiers have been killed in an avalanche near the Simplon Pass. 
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