Geneva battered by short but violent storm

Geneva battered by short but violent storm

Aug. 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 gorge

3 Spanish tourists dead and 1 missing after storm causes water surge in gorge

Aug. 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 October

Experts worry about large gatherings recommencing in October

Aug. 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 system

TPG to remove paper tickets from public transport system

Aug. 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 Zurich

Person dies in burning car in Zurich

Aug. 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 spread

Ski season to be discussed as stations shown to be vectors for virus spread

Aug. 13, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The upcoming ski season is now being examined. 
Bugatti, Porsche and Mercedes collide in extremely expensive car accident

Bugatti, Porsche and Mercedes collide in extremely expensive car accident

Aug. 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 boosted

Salary support to continue as unemployment fund boosted

Aug. 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-April

Daily infection rate jumps to level seen in mid-April

Aug. 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 German

Elderly woman recognises scam as 'police' speak high German

Aug. 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 jams

Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Aug. 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 climb

Daily infection rate continues to climb

Aug. 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 company

Government secures coronavirus treatment drug with Zurich pharmaceutical company

Aug. 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 sick

Water at idyllic waterfall could make bathers sick

Aug. 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 shows

1 in 4 would refuse Covid-19 vaccine, survey shows

Aug. 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 Zurich

Three bodies found in car in canton Zurich

Aug. 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 revenge

New shopping centre in France suspected to be built as revenge

Aug. 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 classrooms

Children flood back into classrooms

Aug. 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 fines

Cantons hand out over CHF 2m in Covid-19 fines

Aug. 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 authorities

Video showing animal cruelty from teens passed on to authorities

Aug. 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 weekend

Gotthard Tunnel saw 9km tailbacks over weekend

Aug. 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 100

Number of daily new infections remains above 100

Aug. 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 Vaud

Body of missing Geneva resident found in canton Vaud

Aug. 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 country

Hot weather weekend brings about a number of tragedies across country

Aug. 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...
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