Switzerland prepares for coronavirus

Switzerland prepares for coronavirus

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Switzerland is ready in case of a coronavirus outbreak and is willing to help in international efforts to stop the sp...
Rolex to close flagship store in Geneva

Rolex to close flagship store in Geneva

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
The luxury watch maker Rolex says it will be closing its flagship store in the heart of Geneva for good.
Geneva cuts speed limit, activates pollution control system

Geneva cuts speed limit, activates pollution control system

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Geneva has activated its new pollution control system. 
Trump convoy stops at Coop service station

Trump convoy stops at Coop service station

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
US President Donald Trump has left Davos, but he couldn’t use the helicopter due to fog so a convoy of 30 vehic...
Negative interest rates costs Swiss National Bank billions

Negative interest rates costs Swiss National Bank billions

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank’s policy of negative interest rates is costing banks billions of francs. 
Two killed in light aircraft crash

Two killed in light aircraft crash

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Two people have been killed after a light aircraft crashed last night near Chatel St Denis in canton Fribourg. 
Police warn of new scam targeting elderly

Police warn of new scam targeting elderly

Jan. 22, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Vaud police have issued a warning about a scam which targets elderly people.
Trump meets Sommaruga, wants free trade agreement

Trump meets Sommaruga, wants free trade agreement

Jan. 22, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
The US president Donald Trump has met the Swiss president Simonetta Sommaruga at the World Economic Forum meeting in ...
Geneva mayor suffers backlash for new road signs

Geneva mayor suffers backlash for new road signs

Jan. 22, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The Geneva mayor Sandrine Salerno says she’s received a social media backlash after the city unveiled new road ...
Ozzy Osbourne to travel to Switzerland for Parkinson's disease treatment

Ozzy Osbourne to travel to Switzerland for Parkinson's disease treatment

Jan. 22, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
The former Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne has revealed he’s suffering from a rare form of Parkinson’s...
Families outraged after soldiers with norovirus sent home

Families outraged after soldiers with norovirus sent home

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
Families of new recruits in canton Valais says the army was irresponsible to send the soldiers home after an outbreak...
Young driver burns to death in car after crash

Young driver burns to death in car after crash

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
A young driver burned to death in his car after a crash in canton Vaud.
Member of fire brigade sentenced to psychiatric hospital for arson

Member of fire brigade sentenced to psychiatric hospital for arson

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A young arsonist who was a member of the fire brigade has been sentenced to 6 years in a closed psychiatric hospital.
Vaud launches smartphone compatible tax system

Vaud launches smartphone compatible tax system

Jan. 21, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
Canton Vaud is bringing in a new simplified tax system designed for young people. 
Graub√ľnden police outline Davos security measures

Graub√ľnden police outline Davos security measures

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
The head of Graubünden cantonal police has been outlining the security measures in place for this year’s W...
Geneva to vote on abolishing dog tax

Geneva to vote on abolishing dog tax

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
Next month voters in Geneva will decide whether to abolish the dog tax. 
Taxi driver faces charges for tasing competition

Taxi driver faces charges for tasing competition

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
A Lausanne taxi driver is facing charges after allegedly firing a taser at a competitor in December. 
Man accused of armed robberies 'didn't want to hurt anyone'

Man accused of armed robberies 'didn't want to hurt anyone'

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A man is in a Geneva court accused of a string of armed robberies. 
Three actors injured whilst shooting movie scene

Three actors injured whilst shooting movie scene

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Three actors have been injured while shooting a movie scene involving firearms on Saturday.
Two on the run after shots fired in Geneva

Two on the run after shots fired in Geneva

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Several shots were fired in the Eaux-Vives area of Geneva on Sunday morning. 
Food waste majorly contributes to climate change

Food waste majorly contributes to climate change

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
Not only is wasting food morally wrong – its also a major driver of climate change.
500 climate protesters march towards Davos

500 climate protesters march towards Davos

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
More than 500 climate protestors are marching up the mountain to Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum meeting.
Zurich stabbing leaves man seriously injured

Zurich stabbing leaves man seriously injured

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A man has been seriously injured after a stabbing attack in Zurich. 
A thousand prize-winning cows on show in Geneva

A thousand prize-winning cows on show in Geneva

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
21,000 people went to look at cows at the Palexpo in Geneva. 
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