Man found dead in Lausanne carpark

Man found dead in Lausanne carpark

June 2, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A man has been found dead after being stabbed in Ouchy near Lausanne. 
Protesters march peacefully in support of anti-racism in US

Protesters march peacefully in support of anti-racism in US

June 2, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
Around 1,000 people marched in Zurich yesterday in support of anti-racism demonstrators in the united states.
Genève-Plage to limit visitors to 1,000

Genève-Plage to limit visitors to 1,000

June 2, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
Although Genève-Plage will reopen on June 10th, social distancing measures means numbers will be very limited....
Those who've downloaded track and trace app asked to delete it

Those who've downloaded track and trace app asked to delete it

June 2, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
If you’ve downloaded the Swiss track and trace app, the Federal Health Office is asking you to delete it. 
Holiday traffic shows jams in tourist hotspots, mask wearing down

Holiday traffic shows jams in tourist hotspots, mask wearing down

June 2, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Although holiday traffic was below what would normally be expected during the Pentecost long weekend – thousand...
UN human rights lawyers warn against new anti-terrorism law

UN human rights lawyers warn against new anti-terrorism law

June 2, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
UN human rights lawyers are warning a new Swiss anti-terrorism law being discussed in parliament would be illegal if ...
EPFL study shows lockdown positively affected coronavirus transmission

EPFL study shows lockdown positively affected coronavirus transmission

June 2, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
The Swiss lockdown has had a positive effect on the transmission of the coronavirus. That’s according to a stud...
Restaurants add 'hygiene surcharge' to price of meal

Restaurants add 'hygiene surcharge' to price of meal

May 29, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
Some restaurants are charging a so-called ‘hygiene surcharge’ on food and drink. 
Local governments decide against raising tax to fix financial losses

Local governments decide against raising tax to fix financial losses

May 29, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The finances of Swiss cities have taken a hit due to the shut-down, but local governments are being urged not to rais...
Geneva and Zurich airports prepare for return of passengers

Geneva and Zurich airports prepare for return of passengers

May 29, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Geneva and Zurich airports are gearing up to restart.
Tourist industry set for bleak summer season

Tourist industry set for bleak summer season

May 29, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Despite efforts to get all of us to take our summer breaks in Switzerland – it will be a bleak season for the t...
Service stations in close proximity selling cheapest fuel

Service stations in close proximity selling cheapest fuel

May 28, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
If you want cheap fuel for your car – find service stations that are close to each other. 
easyJet to recommence flights from June 15th

easyJet to recommence flights from June 15th

May 28, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The budget airline easyJet will restart operations from June 15th – almost at full capacity. 
Head of pandemic crisis response, Daniel Koch, to retire

Head of pandemic crisis response, Daniel Koch, to retire

May 28, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
In another sign the worst of the infection is behind us – the man who has personified Switzerland’s respo...
Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

May 28, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
June 19th is the date to aim for. The government says from then there will be further relaxations in the lockdow...
Body found in forest last year identified

Body found in forest last year identified

May 28, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
A body which was found at the end of December last year in a forest near Kirchberg in canton Sankt Gallen has been id...
Geneva Motor Show may be cancelled until 2022

Geneva Motor Show may be cancelled until 2022

May 27, 2020, 10:42 a.m.
This year’s Geneva Motor Show was one of the first major cancellations at the start of the Covid-19 outbreak &n...
Low infection levels push faster lockdown easing than expected

Low infection levels push faster lockdown easing than expected

May 27, 2020, 10:38 a.m.
The continuing low levels of infection is reportedly pushing the government into further lockdown easing – fast...
Survey reveals 90% of us want to continue working from home

Survey reveals 90% of us want to continue working from home

May 27, 2020, 10:31 a.m.
We do all like working from home – and want to continue after the pandemic.
Body of missing man found in Lake Biel

Body of missing man found in Lake Biel

May 27, 2020, 10:26 a.m.
The body of a man who’s been missing since last week has been found in Lake Biel. 
Swisscom investigating major network disruption yesterday

Swisscom investigating major network disruption yesterday

May 27, 2020, 10:22 a.m.
Phone operator Swisscom says it still doesn’t know what caused a massive disruption to its network yesterday.&n...
Police raid companies suspected of fraudulent Covid-19 loan claims

Police raid companies suspected of fraudulent Covid-19 loan claims

May 26, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Vaud police have raided several companies suspected of making fraudulent Covid-19 loan claims. 
Grandparents and grandchildren to reunite soon, contact-tracing app moves to test phase

Grandparents and grandchildren to reunite soon, contact-tracing app moves to test phase

May 26, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Grandparents should be able to look after their grandchildren soon – and parliament will discuss the rights of ...
Beekeepers experience great harvest, worried for future

Beekeepers experience great harvest, worried for future

May 26, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
Beekeepers say this year will see a bumper honey harvest. But that’s worrying. 
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