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...
Truck driver reversed along Basel autoroute

Truck driver reversed along Basel autoroute

Sept. 1, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Basel police have revoked the driving licence of a Lithuanian truck driver after he reversed along the autoroute. Th...
Swiss train tickets most expensive in Europe

Swiss train tickets most expensive in Europe

Sept. 1, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
Swiss train tickets are amongst the most expensive in Europe. A study by the Information Service for Public Transpor...
Technology company Altran to set up in Geneva

Technology company Altran to set up in Geneva

Sept. 1, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Altran Switzerland is to set up offices in Geneva over the next four years in a bid to become the top technology cons...
Basel workers dies on building site

Basel workers dies on building site

Sept. 1, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
A worker has been killed while renovating the building which used to house the printing works for the BaslerZeitung n...
Burglar caught on DNA evidence

Burglar caught on DNA evidence

Sept. 1, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
A burglar has been arrested in Sankt Gallen while trying to enter Switzerland from Germany. His DNA was matched from...
Swiss hope fate will deliver them their dream partner, not dating sites

Swiss hope fate will deliver them their dream partner, not dating sites

Sept. 1, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Single people in Switzerland appear to be lax about dating. Dating website, PARSHIP spoke to 500 people and found a ...
Roosters can keep crowing after court rules against neighbours noise complaints

Roosters can keep crowing after court rules against neighbours noise complaints

Aug. 31, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
A rooster in Vaud can keep crowing after a court ruled in his favour, rather than his neighbour, who'd complained his...
Pilot of Swiss fighter jet found dead after crash

Pilot of Swiss fighter jet found dead after crash

Aug. 31, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
The pilot of the Swiss military jet that crashed in the mountains near the Susten Pass in central Switzerland on Mond...
Man shouts 'terrorist attack' before stealing Chewbacca from St Gallen hair salon

Man shouts 'terrorist attack' before stealing Chewbacca from St Gallen hair salon

Aug. 31, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
A masked man who raided a hairdressing salon in St. Gallen, shouting 'terrorist attack' stole a model of Chew...
Geneva to cut corporate tax following EU pressure

Geneva to cut corporate tax following EU pressure

Aug. 31, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
Geneva has announced plans to slash its corporate tax rates. The decision comes as the European Union increases pres...
Summer one of the hottest due to last heat wave

Summer one of the hottest due to last heat wave

Aug. 31, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
This summer has been one of the ten warmest in Switzerland since records began in 1864. Despite a relatively cool st...
Neuchatel brings in new sex laws

Neuchatel brings in new sex laws

Aug. 31, 2016, 11 a.m.
The Canton of Neuchâtel is to adopt a new law on prostitution and pornography, which they say will meet the nee...
Asylum centre cleared of wrong doing

Asylum centre cleared of wrong doing

Aug. 31, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
A private security firm and government migration authorities, accused of the physical abuse of asylum seekers, has be...
Geneva Cocktail Week gets underway

Geneva Cocktail Week gets underway

Aug. 31, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
A week entirely dedicated to cocktails has just got underway in Geneva. 20 venues across the city are taking part in...
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