Food initiatives rejected at pollsSept. 24, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
Yesterday’s votes went the way the pollsters predicted.
Swiss vote on burka bans and World Economic Forum fundingSept. 24, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
In other votes across the country, Sankt Gallen is now the second canton after Ticino to ban full face coverings.
Multi-car pile-up closes road in BernSept. 24, 2018, 7:28 a.m.
Several people were injured in a multi-car pile-up on the A1 in Bern last night.
Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roadsSept. 24, 2018, 7:16 a.m.
High winds and heavy rains tore through the country last night – especially in the more northerly parts.
Geneva protest march for sign-language supportSept. 24, 2018, 7:09 a.m.
Around 400 marched in Geneva on Saturday to demand more support for those who use sign-language.
Autoroute cyclist in Gübrist tunnelSept. 24, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Drivers passing through the Gübrist tunnel were bemused to see a cyclist riding on the side of the road.
Food dominates this weekend's votesSept. 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Citizens go to the polls this weekend for a series of federal and cantonal votes.
New gun laws could go to referendumSept. 21, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Switzerland could be heading for a show-down with the EU over its gun laws.
Economic growth revised upwardsSept. 21, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
The government is upping its growth rate for this year. The Swiss Expert Group says GDP growth in 2018 will be 2.9% -...
Cannabis study given green light by parliamentSept. 20, 2018, 7:38 a.m.
The lower house of parliament, the National Council, has narrowly backed a government plan to allow a study on how th...
Minimum age limit set for e-cigarette salesSept. 20, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
E-cigarette sellers have agreed they won’t sell their products to children.
Rare Victorinox knife on sale for CHF 18,000Sept. 20, 2018, 7:28 a.m.
A rare Swiss army knife is up for sale on the auction site Ricardo.ch for a rather sharp CHF 12,900.
Tesla crash damage totals CHF 80,000Sept. 20, 2018, 7:25 a.m.
A Tesla has been written off after a Fiat crashed into it in Rümikon in canton Aargau on Tuesday afternoon.
Swiss public against sugar taxSept. 20, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
The people are solidly against the introduction of a sugar tax.
Speeding bikes kibosh lane experiment in GenevaSept. 19, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Speeding motorcycles are being blamed for the ending of an experiment to allow bikers to use bus lanes in Geneva.
French police make arrests after brutal Geneva attackSept. 19, 2018, 6:13 a.m.
French police have arrested three suspects in relation to a vicious attack outside a Geneva night club in August.
Major delays on A6 after pedestrian killedSept. 19, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
A pedestrian was killed on the A6 autoroute near Rubigen in Bern. The unidentified man ran across the road, climbed o...
Mum fined for not sending daughter to schoolSept. 19, 2018, 6:03 a.m.
A mother has been fined a CHF 1,000 for not sending her daughter to school for three years.
Geneva schools dealing with former dropoutsSept. 19, 2018, 6:01 a.m.
Schools in canton Geneva are dealing with hundreds of ‘reintegrating’ pupils.
Police officer fined for reselling licence platesSept. 19, 2018, 5:58 a.m.
A Winterthur city police officer has been fined and could lose his job after he used the police computer to seek out ...
Passengers stuck for up to two hours on trainSept. 19, 2018, 5:56 a.m.
Train passengers were stuck for up to two hours on the line between Olten and Bern last night.
Two investigated after stolen sheep found in fridgeSept. 19, 2018, 5:54 a.m.
Two residents in an asylum seeker’s shelter are being investigated after a dead sheep was found in the fridge.
Switzerland complains about Russian spyingSept. 18, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The foreign minister, Ignazio Cassis, says he will raise the issue of Russian spying when he meets his counterpart Se...
Children hospitalized after wasp attackSept. 18, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A group of school children had to be helicoptered to hospital after being attacked by a swarm of wasps.