Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail timeDec. 13, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
A man in Zurich will be spared jail if he agrees to psychiatric treatment after being found guilty of inappropriately...
Warmest December on record despite bitterly cold weekDec. 13, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Despite bitterly cold temperatures in some mountain valleys, this month is still likely to be one of the warmest on r...
Strasbourg gunman spent time in Basel prisonDec. 13, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Its been confirmed the man on the run from French police after a deadly shooting in Strasbourg which killed three has...
Pressure building on government to sign Nuclear Weapons Ban TreatyDec. 13, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Parliament is putting pressure on the government to sign the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty adopted by the UN in 2017.
UNAids funding cut following damning report on Executive DirectorDec. 13, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The Geneva based UNAids is under pressure to change its leadership after one of its biggest donors says it will ...
Proposal to levy air transport carbon tax rejectedDec. 13, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
The lower house of Parliament has thrown out a proposal to levy a carbon tax on air transport.
Controversy over pamphlet linking kindergarten to lower IQDec. 12, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
A former Swiss People’s Party MP is causing a stir after publishing a pamphlet which suggests children who are ...
Signatures collected to stop arms exports rules relaxingDec. 12, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
An initiative has been launched to stop the government relaxing rules on arms exports.
Wildlife officers conduct humane shooting of five goatsDec. 12, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Cantonal wildlife officers had to shoot five goats, including three kids, that had been left on the mountains by a fa...
Dual nationals allowed to hold ministerial positionsDec. 12, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Parliament has given the OK for dual nationals to hold ministerial positions.
Swiss investigation into Morandi Bridge collapse concludedDec. 12, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Swiss investigators have finished their examination of the wreckage of the Morandi Bridge which collapsed in Genoa, I...
Spanish hikers rescued from avalancheDec. 11, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Two Spanish hikers had to be rescued after sudden snow trapped them on the mountains near Sörenburg in canton Lu...
Migros chicken products being recalledDec. 11, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
The supermarket chain Migros is recalling a chicken product as it says a mistake during the cooking process means the...
Federal Counsellors assigned justice and defence positionsDec. 11, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
The newly elected Federal Counsellors have been allocated their departments.
Avalanche warning for canton GraubündenDec. 11, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
Many areas of canton Graubünden are under an avalanche alert following heavy snow.
Outrage over police photo posted on social mediaDec. 11, 2018, 9 a.m.
A picture posted by Sankt Gallen police is causing ire on social media.
Driving age could be lowered despite oppositionDec. 10, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
The government looks set to push through a lowering of the driving age, despite opposition from safety groups.
Frog rescued from Migros salad bagDec. 10, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
A shopper in Basel decided to save a frog he noticed in a bag of salad for sale in a local Migros.
Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas marketsDec. 10, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
High winds and heavy rain ruined the weekend for many and led to cancelled Christmas markets.
German train strikes to lead to delays in SwitzerlandDec. 10, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are warning a strike by German train workers could lead to delays and cancellations in Switzer...
Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car planDec. 7, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
It doesn’t look like Geneva will be getting a commuter cable car after all.
Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per yearDec. 7, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Being a sporty person is dangerous.
Electric cars to be used by by Basel police forceDec. 7, 2018, 10 a.m.
Basel City police have bought three Tesla electric cars.
Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sexDec. 7, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
A man is in court in Vevey in Vaud accused of blackmailing women to have sex with him and give him money.