More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
There was more travel chaos this morning after another train hit animals on the tracks, this time trains between Mart...
Experts say the risks of nuclear power are underestimated

Experts say the risks of nuclear power are underestimated

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Researchers from the ETH university in Zurich and the University of Sussex (UK) say the risks of nuclear power are un...
Number of off piste avalanche deaths remain constant

Number of off piste avalanche deaths remain constant

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
Despite the growing popularity of backcountry skiing, the number deaths caused by avalanches amongst off piste skiers...
Swiss human trafficking investigation completed

Swiss human trafficking investigation completed

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:41 a.m.
An investigation into a vast network of human trafficking in Switzerland has been completed. The alleged head of the...
Two TGV trains delayed due to boars

Two TGV trains delayed due to boars

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:36 a.m.
It was a bad night for Paris-Geneva TGV passengers after two trains collided with boars causing heavy damage and dela...
Petition to change Muslim leadership in Geneva

Petition to change Muslim leadership in Geneva

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:34 a.m.
A 200-signature petition has been sent to the Muslim World League in Geneva by Muslims, demanding the departure of th...
Reporter fined for defaming rock band

Reporter fined for defaming rock band

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:32 a.m.
A reporter from free Swiss newspaper 20 Minutes has been fined 180 francs and handed a 30-day suspended sentence afte...
Swiss court orders investigation into Kazakh spying

Swiss court orders investigation into Kazakh spying

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:30 a.m.
A Swiss court has ordered the re-opening of an investigation into alleged Kazakh government-backed illegal surveillan...
Movember kicks off

Movember kicks off

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:27 a.m.
The great grow has begun for men across Switzerland to mark the start of Movember. Each year during November the eve...
Cars damaged in Zurich car park fire

Cars damaged in Zurich car park fire

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:25 a.m.
Seventy cars were damaged by a fire on Monday morning at an underground garage in Glattbrugg (ZH). The blaze was cau...
Temple of Nyon reopened after renovation

Temple of Nyon reopened after renovation

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:22 a.m.
After three and a half years, the Temple of Nyon has been restored and will be inaugurated in late November. Archite...
Mainly Swiss head Geneva government posts

Mainly Swiss head Geneva government posts

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:17 a.m.
The fifteen highest administrative posts of the City of Geneva are mostly held by Swiss. The Administrative Council ...
Teens injured in boarding school fire

Teens injured in boarding school fire

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:15 a.m.
Four teenagers and an adult were injured in a fire at a boarding school in Wilderswil, in the canton of Bern yesterda...
Swiss forests need new thinking in management

Swiss forests need new thinking in management

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:13 a.m.
Forests in Switzerland will need forward-thinking management to remain productive and provide ecological services, ac...
French speaking cantons asked to expel more failed asylum seekers

French speaking cantons asked to expel more failed asylum seekers

Oct. 31, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
The cantons of Vaud and Geneva have been the slowest in Switzerland for meeting deadlines for the expulsion of reject...
Number of asylum applications lodged at Geneva airport drop

Number of asylum applications lodged at Geneva airport drop

Oct. 31, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
There has been a significant drop in the number of asylum applications lodged at Geneva airport, despite the number o...
Finance bosses optimistic for future despite 'Frankenshock'

Finance bosses optimistic for future despite 'Frankenshock'

Oct. 31, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
The majority of heads of finance at Swiss companies' say they are optimistic about the future of their firms for the ...
Bitcoin to be sold by Swiss railway service, SBB

Bitcoin to be sold by Swiss railway service, SBB

Oct. 31, 2016, 1:29 p.m.
Switzerland's national rail service SBB has announced that it will offer customers the opportunity to trade francs fo...
Swiss politician fined 10,000 for crash that injured 17 year old scooter driver

Swiss politician fined 10,000 for crash that injured 17 year old scooter driver

Oct. 31, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
A Swiss politician has been sentenced after colliding with a 17-year-old scooter driver last September in Lenzburg, ...
Spanish police free 2 children from Swiss parents

Spanish police free 2 children from Swiss parents

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:24 a.m.
Spanish police have released two children from their Swiss parents in Alicante. A 49 year old mother and her partner...
Swiss unemployment rate 'under reported'

Swiss unemployment rate 'under reported'

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:22 a.m.
A leading Swiss economist claims the unemployment rate in Switzerland is being severely underestimated. In an articl...
Two men sentenced in Switzerland for jihadist postings

Two men sentenced in Switzerland for jihadist postings

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:20 a.m.
A 35 year old Tunisian man has been given a six months suspended jail sentence for posting Facebook updates which glo...
Farmer could face cruelty charges after cows starve

Farmer could face cruelty charges after cows starve

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:17 a.m.
A dairy farmer in Canton Valais is likely to face charges of animal cruelty after 2 cows were left to die of starvati...
October was colder than average, ski resorts start opening

October was colder than average, ski resorts start opening

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:15 a.m.
Today is the last day of October, and forecasters say the month has been a little chillier than average – altho...
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