19 new Covid-19 cases reported yesterday

19 new Covid-19 cases reported yesterday

June 4, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is reporting 19 new coronavirus infections yesterday. There were 3 on Tuesday and 9 on Mond...
Cost of toilet paper falls as demand drops

Cost of toilet paper falls as demand drops

June 4, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
The cost of toilet paper is dropping. 
Many cinemas to remain closed this weekend despite relaxed restrictions

Many cinemas to remain closed this weekend despite relaxed restrictions

June 4, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Although the government is allowing cinemas to reopen from Saturday, many may choose to remain closed as managers fee...
Geneva to launch 'adapting to coronavirus' campaign

Geneva to launch 'adapting to coronavirus' campaign

June 4, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
Geneva is launching a campaign to show residents how to live with the coronavirus. 
Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

June 4, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
In a further sign of lockdown easing, Austria is the latest country to open its borders once again to all its neighbo...
Farmers lose livestock to wolves, claim people now in danger

Farmers lose livestock to wolves, claim people now in danger

June 4, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Farmers in canton Graubünden say they’re losing more and more animals to wolves – and they say peopl...
Swiss-Canadian vaccine to be tested on mice in Geneva

Swiss-Canadian vaccine to be tested on mice in Geneva

June 3, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
A joint Swiss-Canadian coronavirus vaccine is due to be tested on mice in Geneva.  If the tests go well, clinica...
Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

June 3, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
While there have been many stories on how the lockdown has favoured wildlife, canton Jura says the lack of human acti...
Walker shocked after seeing farmer hang dead crows on pole

Walker shocked after seeing farmer hang dead crows on pole

June 3, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A walker in canton Solothurn says he was shocked after a farmer used dead crows as a scarecrow. 
Aargau police call for young driver horsepower cap

Aargau police call for young driver horsepower cap

June 3, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Aargau police are calling for a horsepower limit for young drivers. The police force says over the holiday weekend th...
New wave of bankruptcies expected over following weeks

New wave of bankruptcies expected over following weeks

June 3, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
The Geneva Department of Economic Development says it expects a wave of bankruptcies in the next few weeks. A spokesm...
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. 
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