Swiss kids not toilet trained at the start of school

Swiss kids not toilet trained at the start of school

Sept. 5, 2016, 7:10 a.m.
Kindergartens in several cantons are complaining many children are not able to go to the toilet by themselves when th...
Man jailed for robbing cash machines with secret trick

Man jailed for robbing cash machines with secret trick

Sept. 5, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
Two banks are left scratching their heads after an Algerian man was sentenced to 3 years in jail for robbing several ...
Fire risk rises in Vaud and Valais despite rain

Fire risk rises in Vaud and Valais despite rain

Sept. 5, 2016, 7 a.m.
Vaud has joined Valais in banning fires or barbecues in forests, including designated picnic spaces. The forest fire...
Elderly Basel driver confuses brake and gas

Elderly Basel driver confuses brake and gas

Sept. 5, 2016, 6:58 a.m.
A 76 year old driver and passerbys had a narrow escape when the elderly motorist mistook the gas pedal for the brake....
Toxic dump in Jura finally pronounced clean

Toxic dump in Jura finally pronounced clean

Sept. 5, 2016, 6:46 a.m.
The last remnants from one of Switzerland's major toxic waste landfills have left the site. Since 2000, more than 20...
Body dragged out of Rhine

Body dragged out of Rhine

Sept. 5, 2016, 6:43 a.m.
Basel police dragged a male body out of the Rhine yesterday afternoon. The man has not been identified, but police sa...
New Geneva public transport schedule threatened

New Geneva public transport schedule threatened

Sept. 2, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
A proposal to increase the price of bus tickets in Geneva has hit a new setback. The Grand Council has voted to refe...
Foreign could lose out to Swiss workers after Ticino vote

Foreign could lose out to Swiss workers after Ticino vote

Sept. 2, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
Residents of Ticino are to vote on an initiative on September 25th that will promote Swiss workers over foreigners, i...
Swiss banks axe jobs to stem declining profits

Swiss banks axe jobs to stem declining profits

Sept. 2, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Banks in Switzerland reduced their domestic workforce by 4.1 percent in the first half of this year as companies comb...
Ticino politician accused of helping migrants illegally enter Switzerland

Ticino politician accused of helping migrants illegally enter Switzerland

Sept. 2, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
A politician from canton Ticino and a man from Bern have been arrested, accused of helping four young African migrant...
News programme blames incorrect data for Swiss fighter jet crash

News programme blames incorrect data for Swiss fighter jet crash

Sept. 2, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
The SFR news program 10 vor 10 has blamed Skyguide, which provide air navigation information to the military and moni...
New exhibition celebrates British culture of play and game

New exhibition celebrates British culture of play and game

Sept. 2, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Sports and games from across the channel are being celebrated in La Tour-de-Peilz in a new temporary exhibition ...
Man falls asleep during train knife attack

Man falls asleep during train knife attack

Sept. 2, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
A man brandishing a knife on a local train in the Rhine Valley fell asleep as police arrested him. The incident happ...
Geneva man becomes first to finish Pokemon Go in Switzerland

Geneva man becomes first to finish Pokemon Go in Switzerland

Sept. 2, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
A Pokémon Go fan in Geneva has become the first Swiss player to complete the game - although game developers c...
Violence at Geneva hospital 'intolerable'

Violence at Geneva hospital 'intolerable'

Sept. 2, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Violence against the hospital staff at HUG, or Geneva's Cantonal Hospital, has increased has increased over the last ...
Beckenbauer under investigation by Swiss prosecutors

Beckenbauer under investigation by Swiss prosecutors

Sept. 1, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
Franz Beckenbauer is under criminal investigation by Swiss prosecutors over Germany's hosting of the 2006 World C...
3 years in prison and CHF 20,000 fine if caught bringing a gun on a plane

3 years in prison and CHF 20,000 fine if caught bringing a gun on a plane

Sept. 1, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
Anyone attempting to bring a gun or other dangerous object onto a plane could risk up to three years in prison and a ...
Relatives of pilot of crashed Swiss fighter jet are flown over wreckage

Relatives of pilot of crashed Swiss fighter jet are flown over wreckage

Sept. 1, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Relatives of the pilot of a Swiss fighter jet that crashed in Central Switzerland on Monday have been flown by helico...
Swiss Alpine Club hold 1st ever open day at iconic mountain cabins

Swiss Alpine Club hold 1st ever open day at iconic mountain cabins

Sept. 1, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
The doors of some of Switzerland's most iconic mountain cabins will be thrown open to the public from tomorrow. The ...
Growing risk of forest fires in the Lower Valais

Growing risk of forest fires in the Lower Valais

Sept. 1, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Lighting open fires in Valais could soon be prohibited due to a growing risk of forest fires in the region. The dang...
FIFA head Infantino ends dispute over salary with CHF1.5 million deal

FIFA head Infantino ends dispute over salary with CHF1.5 million deal

Sept. 1, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has agreed an annual salary of CHF1.5 million with no bonus in 2016. This is around ...
Swiss to axe its Geneva - Lugano service in October

Swiss to axe its Geneva - Lugano service in October

Sept. 1, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
Swiss will stop running its Geneva - Lugano service from this October. The national airline is facing pressure to in...
Climbers found dead in Valais after search

Climbers found dead in Valais after search

Sept. 1, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Two Germans climbers who have been missing in Valais since Monday have been found dead. Cantonal police say they wer...
Speedrider found dead on Eiger after six months

Speedrider found dead on Eiger after six months

Sept. 1, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
The body of an American extreme sports enthusiast, who went missing in the Eiger region in March, has been discovered...
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