Geneva battered by short but violent stormAug. 14, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A short violent storm brought chaos to Geneva’s streets yesterday evening. Pipelines exploded, hail battered Ba...
3 Spanish tourists dead and 1 missing after storm causes water surge in gorgeAug. 14, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Three men are dead and another is missing after a surprise storm sent thousands of tonnes of water down a gorge where...
Experts worry about large gatherings recommencing in OctoberAug. 14, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Medical experts are worried about the new rules which will allow more than a 1,000 people to gather from October. The...
TPG to remove paper tickets from public transport systemAug. 14, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
There are concerns that the elderly and young children may be disadvantaged by a new ticketing system for Geneva publ...
Person dies in burning car in ZurichAug. 14, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
A person has died in a burning car in Zurich.
Ski season to be discussed as stations shown to be vectors for virus spreadAug. 13, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The upcoming ski season is now being examined.
Bugatti, Porsche and Mercedes collide in extremely expensive car accidentAug. 13, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
An extremely expensive car accident will have insurers tearing their hair out.
Salary support to continue as unemployment fund boostedAug. 13, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The government says support for companies will continue until the end of the year.
Daily infection rate jumps to level seen in mid-AprilAug. 13, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The daily infection rate continues to climb and is now back at a level not seen since mid-April. The Federal Health O...
Elderly woman recognises scam as 'police' speak high GermanAug. 13, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
An elderly woman in Zurich escaped being ripped off by scammers who pretended to be local police officers.
Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jamsAug. 12, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Normally during the summer, Geneva traffic is lighter as schools are out and many are away.
Daily infection rate continues to climbAug. 12, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The daily infection rate continues to climb – the latest figures show 187 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hou...
Government secures coronavirus treatment drug with Zurich pharmaceutical companyAug. 12, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
The government says it has agreed with a Zurich based pharmaceutical company to secure 200,000 doses of a drug which ...
Water at idyllic waterfall could make bathers sickAug. 12, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
Bathers are being warned cooling down in a picturesque spot near Basel could make you ill.
1 in 4 would refuse Covid-19 vaccine, survey showsAug. 12, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
A survey is showing 1 in 4 Swiss residents would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if one comes available.
Three bodies found in car in canton ZurichAug. 11, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Three bodies have been found in a car in Uitikon in canton Zurich – a 30-year-old woman and 4-year-old twin girls.
New shopping centre in France suspected to be built as revengeAug. 11, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Are plans for a new shopping centre in France, close to the Swiss border, revenge for the Swiss failure not to f...
Children flood back into classroomsAug. 11, 2020, 9:29 a.m.
Thousands of children are back at school. Several cantons, including Basel, welcomed the kids back into the classroom...
Cantons hand out over CHF 2m in Covid-19 finesAug. 11, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
In total the cantons have handed out over CHF 2m in fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions.
Video showing animal cruelty from teens passed on to authoritiesAug. 11, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Animal welfare officers in Basel are horrified at a video that’s been posted on Instagram showing a group of te...
Gotthard Tunnel saw 9km tailbacks over weekendAug. 10, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Weekend traffic at the Gotthard Tunnel led to delays of more than an hour at the southern entrance as many holiday-ma...
Number of daily new infections remains above 100Aug. 10, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
The number of new infections in Switzerland remains stubbornly above 100. Yesterday the Federal Office of Public Heal...
Body of missing Geneva resident found in canton VaudAug. 10, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
The body of a missing Geneva resident has been found near Bex in canton Vaud.
Hot weather weekend brings about a number of tragedies across countryAug. 10, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The hot weekend weather brought thousands out to enjoy the lakes and mountains – but some never made it home.&n...