Attempted sculpture theft in Geneva

Attempted sculpture theft in Geneva

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Thieves tried to steal a 500kg sculpture from outside the Bel-Air Fine Art gallery in Geneva over the weekend. The t...
Temperatures drop in Switzerland

Temperatures drop in Switzerland

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Temperatures dropped so quickly over the weekend that it felt like winter had arrived early in some parts of Switzerl...
Geneva police can grow beards

Geneva police can grow beards

Oct. 10, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
A centuries-old ban on Geneva police sporting beards is to be lifted, bringing the force in line with the rest of the...
Versoix gunman arrested in Cessy, France

Versoix gunman arrested in Cessy, France

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
A man has been arrested after two people were shot in the street in Versoix in the canton of Geneva in what is believ...
Onex residents fight against asylum centre

Onex residents fight against asylum centre

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
A petition against a centre for asylum seekers in Onex in Geneva has been signed by nearly 1,900 people. The centre,...
Warning of fake CHF 100 notes

Warning of fake CHF 100 notes

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Event organisers in the canton of Aargau are being warned to look out for counterfeit CHF 100 notes after several fak...
Graubunden shaken by 3.8 quake

Graubunden shaken by 3.8 quake

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale has been felt over a wide area in the canton of Graubunden. The qua...
Six year old falls from appartment window

Six year old falls from appartment window

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
A six-year-old girl has been seriously injured after falling from a balcony on the 9th floor of an apartment building...
Lausanne train buffet to go veggie

Lausanne train buffet to go veggie

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
Only vegetarian food will be on the menu at the train station buffet in Lausanne when a new restaurant takes up resid...
Hydrogen filling station installed in Zurich

Hydrogen filling station installed in Zurich

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
A filling station for hydrogen fuel cell cars has been installed at the research campus of the Swiss Federal Laborato...
Indian diplomats to be exempt from visas

Indian diplomats to be exempt from visas

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
Switzerland has signed an agreement with India that allows diplomats to be exempt from standard visa requirements. S...
Swiss exporters optimistic

Swiss exporters optimistic

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
Optimism amongst small and medium-sized exporters in Switzerland is the highest it's been since the beginning of last...
Swiss pensioner conned by fake cop

Swiss pensioner conned by fake cop

Oct. 7, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
A thief, disguised as a policeman, has conned a pensioner out of CHF 60,000 in the canton of Nidwalden. The man had ...
Novartis cut Swiss jobs

Novartis cut Swiss jobs

Oct. 6, 2016, 10 a.m.
The Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has announced it's to cut 73 posts at the ESBATech research centre near Zur...
Switzerland top for fine dining - again

Switzerland top for fine dining - again

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
The latest Michelin Guide is out and it confirms, yet again, that Switzerland produces some of the best food in the w...
English second most used language in Switzerland

English second most used language in Switzerland

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
A large majority of Swiss regularly use more than language, according to a survey by the Federal Office of Statistics...
Switzerland to spend more in Afganistan

Switzerland to spend more in Afganistan

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
It's been announced that Switzerland will spend CHF 26 million francs each year until 2020 on humanitarian projects i...
Operation 'Nez Rouge' seeks Christmas drivers

Operation 'Nez Rouge' seeks Christmas drivers

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Operation Nez Rouge, or Red Nose, is looking for volunteers to help with its Christmas campaign to stop drink driving...
Man on trial for selling illegal antiques

Man on trial for selling illegal antiques

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
A 31-year-old man is on trial in the canton of Basel Country, accused of selling antiquities over the internet that h...
Court says care home must allow assisted suicide

Court says care home must allow assisted suicide

Oct. 6, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
A nursing home in the canton of Neuchatel, which belongs to the Salvation Army, must respect patients' wishes and all...
Credit Suisse to pay $90m US fine

Credit Suisse to pay $90m US fine

Oct. 6, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
The Swiss bank Credit Suisse has agreed to pay a $90 million settlement to the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Drink advertising attracts younger drinkers - report

Drink advertising attracts younger drinkers - report

Oct. 6, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
Young people, especially those who drink a lot of alcohol, are particularly influenced by alcohol advertising, accord...
Chamonix bans wingsuit flying

Chamonix bans wingsuit flying

Oct. 6, 2016, 8:22 a.m.
Wingsuit flying, considered to be one of the world's most dangerous sports, has been banned in Chamonix in the Haute ...
Mass evacuation after fire engulfs Geneva apartment building

Mass evacuation after fire engulfs Geneva apartment building

Oct. 5, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Mass evacuation after fire engulfs Geneva apartment building. Forty people had to be evacuated from an apartment bui...
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