Valais man dies attempting to climb Mount Durant

Valais man dies attempting to climb Mount Durant

Sept. 7, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
A 36-year-old man from Valais has died and another person has been injured after an accident at the Col du Durant. T...
Zurich scientists carry out first successful graft from laboratory grown skin

Zurich scientists carry out first successful graft from laboratory grown skin

Sept. 7, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
Surgeons at the University Children's Hospital in Zurich have successfully grafted a skin substitute grown in a labor...
Former UBS banker charged on suspicion of selling client data

Former UBS banker charged on suspicion of selling client data

Sept. 7, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
A former UBS banker has been charged on suspicion of selling confidential client data to Germany in 2012. The Office...
Naga, the 130kg Komodo dragon escapes from Lausanne Vivarium

Naga, the 130kg Komodo dragon escapes from Lausanne Vivarium

Sept. 7, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
A 130 kg Komodo dragon, ‘capable of killing and eating a buffalo,' managed to escape from the Lausanne Vivarium...
Beaten and burned Swiss Space Systems boss vows to return to work

Beaten and burned Swiss Space Systems boss vows to return to work

Sept. 7, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
The founder and CEO of Vaud based Swiss Space Systems (S3) who was beaten and burned in woods in Aumont, says he's de...
Crashed jet could have received wrong ATC information

Crashed jet could have received wrong ATC information

Sept. 7, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
A military investigation has found that incorrect information on altitude was sent to the pilot of the fighter jet th...
Geneva voters to decide tax deductible

Geneva voters to decide tax deductible

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:59 a.m.
A vote on limiting tax deduction of travel expenses over 500 francs is to be held on the 25th September in Geneva. T...
'Extinct' fish found in Lake Constance

'Extinct' fish found in Lake Constance

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:54 a.m.
A fish that was declared extinct in 2008 has been discovered in Lake Constance Scientists found several specimens of...
Swiss teens addicted to screens

Swiss teens addicted to screens

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:52 a.m.
Swiss teenagers are addicted to their screens – but using access to screen time as a punishment or reward can b...
Lausanne votes to legalize cannabis

Lausanne votes to legalize cannabis

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
The city of Lausanne as moved a step closer to legalizing the consumption of cannabis. During a heated debate, the mu...
New deal for pay equality

New deal for pay equality

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:47 a.m.
A deal to promote equal pay for men and women has been signed by the Confederation and over 20 cantons and municipali...
Zug to build wooden office block

Zug to build wooden office block

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
Canton Zug will be the home to Switzerland's first ten-story office block made out of wood. The high-rise building i...
More money to tackle adult illiteracy in Switzerland

More money to tackle adult illiteracy in Switzerland

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:40 a.m.
There are growing calls for illiteracy to be tackled in Switzerland. According to the Federal Statistical Office, th...
Investigators say crashed military jet given too low altitude reading

Investigators say crashed military jet given too low altitude reading

Sept. 6, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
A military investigation has found that incorrect information on altitude was sent to the pilot of the fighter jet th...
Lausanne could join Basel, Bern, Geneva and Zurich in decriminalising cannabis

Lausanne could join Basel, Bern, Geneva and Zurich in decriminalising cannabis

Sept. 6, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
Lausanne could soon join Basel, Bern, Geneva and Zurich in decriminalising cannabis. Politicians will debate the iss...
Campaign urges people to talk about organ donation in Switzerland

Campaign urges people to talk about organ donation in Switzerland

Sept. 6, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
A national campaign has been launched in Switzerland to get people to talk about organ donation. Non-profit organisa...
Two Swiss technology institutes still among world's top 20

Two Swiss technology institutes still among world's top 20

Sept. 6, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
Switzerland's two federal technology institutes still rank among the top 20 in the world. ETH Zurich rose one place ...
Men and women still carrying out stereotypical family roles in Switzerland

Men and women still carrying out stereotypical family roles in Switzerland

Sept. 6, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
It seems that men and women are still carrying out stereotypical family roles in Switzerland, despite the principle o...
Swiss paralympians aim for medals in Rio

Swiss paralympians aim for medals in Rio

Sept. 6, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
The long wait is almost over for 24 sportsmen and women representing Switzerland in the Paralympic games in Rio. The...
Calls for harsher punishments after 5 officers set upon by 200 revellers

Calls for harsher punishments after 5 officers set upon by 200 revellers

Sept. 6, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
The Swiss police federation (VSPB) are calling for severer punishments for people who carry out violence against poli...
Vaud man sentenced after anti-Muslim comment on Facebook

Vaud man sentenced after anti-Muslim comment on Facebook

Sept. 6, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
A man from Vaud has been found guilty of inciting hatred on Facebook after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January 2015....
Federal authorities allow cantons to shoot beavers

Federal authorities allow cantons to shoot beavers

Sept. 6, 2016, 7:40 a.m.
Cantons will now be allowed to capture and shoot beavers if they are a threat to crops or cause flooding of land. Th...
Geneva film director dies

Geneva film director dies

Sept. 6, 2016, 7:27 a.m.
The Geneva documentary film director Patricia Plattner, has died at the age of 63 after a battle against cancer. Her...
Hotel stays drop in Switzerland

Hotel stays drop in Switzerland

Sept. 6, 2016, 7:22 a.m.
It wasn't a great summer for hoteliers in Switzerland. There were less foreign tourists, particularly Chinese and Eu...
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