Geneva art dealer accused of owing CHF 330m in taxesAug. 5, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
An art dealer from Geneva owes CHF 330 million in taxes, according to Switzerland’s federal court.
Rental costs rise despite pandemicAug. 5, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Swiss rental costs have continued to rise, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Government criticised for lack of control over infection spreadAug. 5, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
The Swiss Office for Federal Health is being criticised for not having a handle on the source of new coronavirus infe...
Geneva becomes coronavirus 'hotspot'Aug. 5, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
Geneva is being called a ‘hotspot’ for coronavirus infections.
Swiss ambassador to Beirut injured in explosionAug. 5, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The Swiss ambassador to Beirut has been injured and taken to hospital after an explosion in the Lebanese capital - ac...
World's first electric plane approved for flight in SwitzerlandAug. 4, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
The world’s first electric airplane has won approval to fly in Switzerland.
Ban on swimming in Lake Neuchâtel after 6 dogs die in 24 hoursAug. 4, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
A ban on swimming in Lake Neuchâtel has been continued into this week.
Former Harbour Master hailed as hero after reacting to boat fireAug. 4, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A former Harbour Master in Ascona is being hailed as a hero after he intervened when a motor boat caught fire yesterd...
Basel airport introduces compulsory Covid-19 testing for 3 countriesAug. 4, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
Basel’s EuroAirport has introduced compulsory coronavirus testing for passengers arriving from Turkey, Israel a...
Calls for Spain to be placed on quarantine list as infection rates spikeAug. 4, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
There are calls for those returning to Switzerland from holidaying in Spain to be put in quarantine.
Seven sailors celebrate National Day with fondue whilst floating down Rhone on kayakAug. 3, 2020, 11:26 a.m.
A group of seven sailors have celebrated Swiss National Day by enjoying a full-scale fondue onboard a kayak. ...
Unmarried couples living in different countries to reuniteAug. 3, 2020, 11:21 a.m.
From this morning, unmarried couples living apart between Switzerland and a so-called ‘third country’ nat...
Catering industry turnover takes nosedive in JulyAug. 3, 2020, 11:13 a.m.
The catering industry has announced a sharp decrease in turnover in July.
National Day celebrated with balcony flags and musicians in the streetAug. 3, 2020, 11:04 a.m.
Switzerland celebrated its National Day over the weekend - but in a much more low-key way than usual - due to coronav...
Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"Aug. 3, 2020, 11:01 a.m.
Belgium has red-listed travel to Geneva, Vaud and Valais.
Nightclubs not source of most infectionsAug. 3, 2020, 10:54 a.m.
Nightclubs are not the source of the most infections of coronavirus in Switzerland.
Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair todayJuly 31, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
There will be a taste of summer around Lake Geneva, despite the cancellation of the annual firework display back in A...
Number of infections rising, federal and cantonal relationships strainJuly 31, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
The number of new infections continue to climb. In the last 24 hours the Federal Health Office say there were 220 new...
Pandemic and heatwave change usual National Day plansJuly 31, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
Tomorrow is National Day, but it will be a muted affair.
Town bans non-Swiss residents from using local swimming poolJuly 31, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Could swimming pools in Switzerland soon be off-limits to those not living in the country?
Weather alert issued until weekend as temperatures riseJuly 30, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
Several cantons have banned all fires as the risk of forest fires is too high – and there are warnings to stay ...
'Companies not required to pay quarantining workers' say lawyers as risk list set to growJuly 30, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
The number of countries on the government’s risk list could grow.
Trained police dog euthanised after attacking childJuly 30, 2020, 9 a.m.
A trained police dog has been euthanized after it attacked a 5-year-old boy without provocation.
2 cars stop mid-autoroute in road rage incidentJuly 30, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
Police are investigating a case of road rage when two cars stopped in the middle of the A1 autoroute at Luterbach in ...