New neo-Nazi event announced, despite controversy

New neo-Nazi event announced, despite controversy

Oct. 19, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
It's thought another extreme right-wing event has been planned for this Saturday, despite controversy surrounding the...
Two accidents cause severe traffic on A1 between Rolle and Nyon

Two accidents cause severe traffic on A1 between Rolle and Nyon

Oct. 19, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Traffic was severely disrupted this morning in both directions between Rolle and Nyon after two accidents on the A1. ...
Swiss Manser Fund forces DiCaprio to reveal any ties to 1MDB scandal

Swiss Manser Fund forces DiCaprio to reveal any ties to 1MDB scandal

Oct. 19, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
Leonardo DiCaprio says he's working with authorities to return any funds or donations to his charity that may hav...
Health costs of Geneva airport

Health costs of Geneva airport

Oct. 19, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
Geneva airport is costing 50 million francs a year in health costs, according to a new study. The report measured th...
TEDx conferences take on Lausanne

TEDx conferences take on Lausanne

Oct. 19, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
Lausanne hosted one of its biggest TEDx conferences yesterday at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. A tea...
Swiss army finally declare vegan fit for service

Swiss army finally declare vegan fit for service

Oct. 19, 2016, 5:18 a.m.
A vegan from Valais who was turned down for military service because of his veganism has finally been allowed into th...
Syrian men receive compensation after wrongful detention

Syrian men receive compensation after wrongful detention

Oct. 19, 2016, 3:59 a.m.
Two Syrian men arrested in Geneva last year during the hunt for terrorists are set to receive financial compensation ...
Asylum requests down in Switzerland

Asylum requests down in Switzerland

Oct. 19, 2016, 3:57 a.m.
Requests for asylum in Switzerland were down by almost half in the third quarter of this year compared to the same ti...
New jogging apps for Lausanne

New jogging apps for Lausanne

Oct. 19, 2016, 3:53 a.m.
Lausanne is the latest city to be featured on two new tourism and running smartphone apps. Urbirun founder, Vincent ...
No need for federal earthquake insurance

No need for federal earthquake insurance

Oct. 19, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
Federal Insurance against earthquakes has been deemed as unnecessary by a committee of the National Council. Parliam...
Solar Implulse pilots win World Solar Prize

Solar Implulse pilots win World Solar Prize

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
The record breaking Swiss Solar Impulse 2 pilots have won the World Solar Prize, awarded by Swiss Solar Agency, for a...
Switzerland loses top spot for youth employment

Switzerland loses top spot for youth employment

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Switzerland has lost its place as the top country in Europe for youth employment to Denmark, according to the Economi...
Students in Geneva call for far right politician to be barred from university debate

Students in Geneva call for far right politician to be barred from university debate

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Students and professors from the Graduate Institute Geneva (IHEID) are demanding that a debate about migration featur...
Government criticised for failing to implement plan to combat human trafficking

Government criticised for failing to implement plan to combat human trafficking

Oct. 18, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
The Swiss government and cantons are being criticised for failing to implement an action plan, agreed on 4 years ago,...
Burst water pipe floods Lausanne city centre overnight

Burst water pipe floods Lausanne city centre overnight

Oct. 18, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
Thousands of cubic meters of water spilled into the centre of Lausanne early this morning, thanks to a burst water pi...
Over 100,000 sign petition calling for more affordable housing

Over 100,000 sign petition calling for more affordable housing

Oct. 18, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
A petition with over 100,000 signatures calling for a halt to the explosion of rent prices has been delivered to the ...
WIPO - the FIFA of the UN?

WIPO - the FIFA of the UN?

Oct. 18, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
The Geneva based WIPO has been described as the FIFA of the United Nations. That description was given at a US Con...
Robots should be taxed says Geneva professor

Robots should be taxed says Geneva professor

Oct. 18, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
A law professor from Geneva says there should be a tax on using robots. Xavier Oberson says such a tax should be bas...
New myth busting book about the Swiss hits the shelves

New myth busting book about the Swiss hits the shelves

Oct. 18, 2016, 8 a.m.
Switzerland is often accused of being dull, predictable and rule -bound, but a new book by Irish-Swiss author Clare O...
Dutch government asks Switzerland for bus crash blood sample

Dutch government asks Switzerland for bus crash blood sample

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:36 a.m.
The Netherlands has asked the Swiss government to provide blood samples from the driver who crashed a bus near the ci...
Fewer Swiss shopping cross-border

Fewer Swiss shopping cross-border

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:34 a.m.
Residents of Geneva and German-speaking Switzerland appear to be doing less shopping across the border. According to...
Fewer Swiss women choose the pill

Fewer Swiss women choose the pill

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:32 a.m.
More and more women in Switzerland are choosing not to use the contraceptive pill. Over the past eight years, doctor...
Former Swiss trade diplomat dies

Former Swiss trade diplomat dies

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:30 a.m.
The former Swiss trade diplomat Luzius Wasescha has died aged 70 of unknown causes. The former ambassador to the WTO...
New all-Vaud transport ticket

New all-Vaud transport ticket

Oct. 18, 2016, 3:26 a.m.
It will soon be possible to travel throughout most of the canton of Vaud on a single ticket. The new tariff, startin...
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