Portugal's president begins official visit of Switzerland

Portugal's president begins official visit of Switzerland

Oct. 17, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
The president of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has begun an official visit to Switzerland aimed at strengthening...
9.5 tons of radioactive waste treated in UK arrives back in Switzerland

9.5 tons of radioactive waste treated in UK arrives back in Switzerland

Oct. 17, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
A convoy of 9.5 tons of radioactive waste treated in the UK has arrived back in Switzerland The four containers join...
Frontaliers feel discriminated against when looking for work in Geneva

Frontaliers feel discriminated against when looking for work in Geneva

Oct. 17, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Frontaliers say they feel increasingly discriminated against when looking for work in the public or private sector in...
Prisoner found dead in cell at La Colonie prison

Prisoner found dead in cell at La Colonie prison

Oct. 17, 2016, 4:11 p.m.
A prisoner has been found hanged in his cell at La Colonie prison in Orbe this morning. Vaud police say the 52-year-...
Official 'tricked' into allowing far right rock concert in St Gallen

Official 'tricked' into allowing far right rock concert in St Gallen

Oct. 17, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Authorities in canton St Gallen say they will investigate how a concert featuring Swiss and German far-right rock ban...
Switzerland sends reinforcements to Haiti

Switzerland sends reinforcements to Haiti

Oct. 17, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
A third team of Swiss humanitarian specialists left for Haiti this morning with equipment for the treatment water on ...
One killed and several injured after coach crash

One killed and several injured after coach crash

Oct. 17, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
One person was killed and 11 people seriously injured after four cars, a truck and a coach collided in a tunnel near ...
Geneva UFO revealed as publicity stunt

Geneva UFO revealed as publicity stunt

Oct. 17, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
The UFO spotted above the Stade de Genève last week that caused a stir on social media was actually a publicit...
Swiss identity smells like chocolate, says study

Swiss identity smells like chocolate, says study

Oct. 17, 2016, 5:40 a.m.
Researchers at the University of Geneva have found that the Swiss are more sensitive to the smell of chocolate than n...
IS losing appeal in Switzerland

IS losing appeal in Switzerland

Oct. 17, 2016, 4:07 a.m.
The head of the Swiss intelligence service says joining the Islamic State has lost its appeal in the Switzerland over...
Bomb threat man sentenced to 6 months jail

Bomb threat man sentenced to 6 months jail

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:55 a.m.
The man behind a false bomb threat at Geneva airport on Thursday has been sentenced to six months in prison. The 39-...
Fines won't stop banks laundering money

Fines won't stop banks laundering money

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:53 a.m.
The head of the Switzerland's financial regulatory body, FINMA, has warned that fining big banks who are guilty of mo...
Shot wolf leaves canton with CHF 43,500 bill

Shot wolf leaves canton with CHF 43,500 bill

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
A problem wolf in the canton of Uri has caused authorities so much trouble they've spent CHF43,500 on shooting him, m...
Lack of Swiss fighters threaten air shows and excercises

Lack of Swiss fighters threaten air shows and excercises

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:48 a.m.
There's doubt over the Swiss Air Force's ability to participate in international air shows and joint training exercis...
Thais mourn King in Switzerland

Thais mourn King in Switzerland

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Two Buddhist temples in Switzerland conducted special religious ceremonies to mourn the death of Thailand's King Bhum...
Bomb scare at Geneva airport was for 'a joke'

Bomb scare at Geneva airport was for 'a joke'

Oct. 14, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
A man has confessed that he made a bomb threat at Geneva airport yesterday ‘for a joke.' An Aeroflot plane bou...
Swiss cabinet want to new status of “granted protection” for rejected asylum seekers

Swiss cabinet want to new status of “granted protection” for rejected asylum seekers

Oct. 14, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
The Swiss cabinet wants to create a new status for people whose asylum applications are rejected but who cannot retur...
Justice Minister calls for stronger asylum laws

Justice Minister calls for stronger asylum laws

Oct. 14, 2016, 2:47 p.m.
There has been a call for strengthening existing asylum laws and relocation commitments from the Swiss Justice Minist...
Poll shows support for gay marriage over civil partnerships

Poll shows support for gay marriage over civil partnerships

Oct. 14, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
A survey has found that seven out of ten people think gay couples should be allowed to get married in Switzerland rat...
Swiss politician forced to apologise for killing and eating endangered shark

Swiss politician forced to apologise for killing and eating endangered shark

Oct. 14, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
A Swiss politician has been criticised for killing and eating an endangered whitetip shark in Mauritius and posting p...
Purists upset over Swiss cheesemaker plans for microwaveable fondue

Purists upset over Swiss cheesemaker plans for microwaveable fondue

Oct. 14, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
The magical image of a Swiss mountain chalet where people sit around an open fire eating fondue is causing a very rea...
Twitter bot tracks over 60 dictators' flights from Geneva airport

Twitter bot tracks over 60 dictators' flights from Geneva airport

Oct. 14, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
A Twitter bot has logged more than 60 arrivals and departures of planes used by authoritarian regimes flying in and o...
Switzerland honours Thai king

Switzerland honours Thai king

Oct. 14, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Switzerland is remembering the King of Thailand,  Bhumibol Adulyadej who died yesterday The 88-year-old lived i...
Swiss banks still susceptible to laundering

Swiss banks still susceptible to laundering

Oct. 14, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
Switzerland's financial regulatory body, FINMA, has warned that the Swiss financial system is susceptible to money la...
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