Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail time

Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail time

Dec. 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 week

Warmest December on record despite bitterly cold week

Dec. 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 prison

Strasbourg gunman spent time in Basel prison

Dec. 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 Treaty

Pressure building on government to sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Dec. 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 Director

UNAids funding cut following damning report on Executive Director

Dec. 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 rejected

Proposal to levy air transport carbon tax rejected

Dec. 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 IQ

Controversy over pamphlet linking kindergarten to lower IQ

Dec. 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 relaxing

Signatures collected to stop arms exports rules relaxing

Dec. 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 goats

Wildlife officers conduct humane shooting of five goats

Dec. 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 positions

Dual nationals allowed to hold ministerial positions

Dec. 12, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Parliament has given the OK for dual nationals to hold ministerial positions.
Swiss investigation into Morandi Bridge collapse concluded

Swiss investigation into Morandi Bridge collapse concluded

Dec. 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 avalanche

Spanish hikers rescued from avalanche

Dec. 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 recalled

Migros chicken products being recalled

Dec. 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 positions

Federal Counsellors assigned justice and defence positions

Dec. 11, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
The newly elected Federal Counsellors have been allocated their departments. 
Avalanche warning for canton Graub√ľnden

Avalanche warning for canton Graub√ľnden

Dec. 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 media

Outrage over police photo posted on social media

Dec. 11, 2018, 9 a.m.
A picture posted by Sankt Gallen police is causing ire on social media.
Driving age could be lowered despite opposition

Driving age could be lowered despite opposition

Dec. 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 bag

Frog rescued from Migros salad bag

Dec. 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 markets

Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas markets

Dec. 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 Switzerland

German train strikes to lead to delays in Switzerland

Dec. 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 plan

Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car plan

Dec. 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 year

Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per year

Dec. 7, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Being a sporty person is dangerous. 
Electric cars to be used by by Basel police force

Electric cars to be used by by Basel police force

Dec. 7, 2018, 10 a.m.
Basel City police have bought three Tesla electric cars. 
Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Dec. 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.
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