Chinese president on state visit to Switzerland

Chinese president on state visit to Switzerland

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
The Chinese President is in Switzerland for a state visit. He arrived in Zurich and then traveled to Bern by train.
Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Muslims in Switzerland may set up a network of private schools in the country.  
Far more private guns in Switzerland than previously thought

Far more private guns in Switzerland than previously thought

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
There are far more guns in private hands in Switzerland than previously thought. New figures have been released from ...
Swiss taxi firms launch own app to fight Uber

Swiss taxi firms launch own app to fight Uber

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
If you can’t beat them – join them. That seems to be the attitude of taxi companies in Switzerland.
Digital radio overtakes FM listening for the first time

Digital radio overtakes FM listening for the first time

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Digital radio listening has, for the first time, overtaken FM listening in Switzerland. A new survey by the Federal O...
Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Some Geneva communes launched what they hope will be a new tradition over the weekend – the burning of the Chri...
Swiss foreign minister says Cyprus talks highlight importance of Geneva

Swiss foreign minister says Cyprus talks highlight importance of Geneva

Jan. 13, 2017, 6:07 a.m.
While the Cyprus talks continue in Geneva, the Swiss foreign minister Didier Burkhalter says the talks show the impor...
Kurds protest in Geneva

Kurds protest in Geneva

Jan. 13, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
Hundreds of Kurdish protestors gathered outside the Palais des Nations in Geneva yesterday – on the off-chance ...
Baby seriously injured in car crash

Baby seriously injured in car crash

Jan. 13, 2017, 6:01 a.m.
A two month old baby has been seriously hurt in a car accident in canton Jura.   
Jura police investigate claims of dog being dragged by car

Jura police investigate claims of dog being dragged by car

Jan. 13, 2017, 5:58 a.m.
Police in canton Jura are investigating social media claims a small dog was dragged by a car for a kilometer.
Rega helicopter in dramatic nighttime rescue

Rega helicopter in dramatic nighttime rescue

Jan. 13, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
The emergency helicopter service Rega rescued a woman who had fallen from a hiking trail near Thun in Bern.
Geneva police hunt car after major crash

Geneva police hunt car after major crash

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Geneva police are asking for witnesses following a major accident on the A1 autoroute near Geneva airport on Tuesday ...
Geneva pension fund buys Fermenich office block

Geneva pension fund buys Fermenich office block

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
The Geneva state pension fund has bought the large Fermenich office building in Jonction. The perfume company will mo...
Switzerland signs up to US entry programme

Switzerland signs up to US entry programme

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
The Swiss cabinet has agreed with US authorities to sign up for American Global Entry Programme. The system will allo...
Right wing party says it will hold weekend concert - despite ban

Right wing party says it will hold weekend concert - despite ban

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:07 a.m.
An extreme right wing political party, the PNOS, says it will go ahead with a rock concert, despite being denied perm...
UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson expected in Geneva

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson expected in Geneva

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson is expected in Geneva today, hoping to clinch an agreement in the Cyprus peac...
Chinese president to speak at WEF in Davos

Chinese president to speak at WEF in Davos

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
This year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos aims to persuade world leaders to be more responsible and res...
Bern police investigate murder/suicide

Bern police investigate murder/suicide

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Bern police are investigating a suspected murder suicide in an apartment over the weekend.  
Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Basel cantonal authorities have praised a ruling by the court of Human Rights in Strasbourg after it decided a Muslim...
Solothurn police stop speeding car and possible kidnapping

Solothurn police stop speeding car and possible kidnapping

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Solothurn police stopped a speeding car and prevented a suspected kidnapping with a spiked road strip on Monday after...
Men seriously injured in Geneva attack

Men seriously injured in Geneva attack

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
A drug deal gone wrong. That’s what Geneva police suspect after two men in their thirties were so badly beaten,...
France cashes in on cross-border shoppers

France cashes in on cross-border shoppers

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Despite signs being put up at the border around the Geneva region over Christmas – cross border shopping looks ...
Post finance suffers IT outage

Post finance suffers IT outage

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Post Finance, the banking arm of the Swiss post office, is apologizing to customers after their online system collaps...
New poster against easier citizenship rules unveiled

New poster against easier citizenship rules unveiled

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Swiss right wing parties have launched a new poster in the run up to the vote to make it easier for foreigners to app...