Switzerland hit by earthquake

Switzerland hit by earthquake

March 7, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
The country was hit with one of the biggest earthquakes in recent years last night. A tremor measuring 4.6 on the Ric...
Swiss president says she will not visit a country that fails to respect women's rights

Swiss president says she will not visit a country that fails to respect women's rights

March 7, 2017, 7:10 a.m.
Swiss president Doris Leuthard says she will not visit any country that doesn’t respect women’s rights an...
Women urged to leave work early

Women urged to leave work early

March 7, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Women are being urged to leave work early tomorrow to highlight the gender pay gap.
Convicted Islamic fighter extradited to France

Convicted Islamic fighter extradited to France

March 7, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Switzerland has extradited a member of the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria to France. The man has already served 10 ye...
Immigration into Geneva slowing

Immigration into Geneva slowing

March 7, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Immigration into Geneva is slowing markedly. Figures released by the Federal Office of Statistics show there was only...
Fox brings A380 to standstill in Zurich

Fox brings A380 to standstill in Zurich

March 7, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
A humble fox brought a massive Airbus A380 to a shuddering halt at Zurich airport last Friday.
Supercar video in snow going viral

Supercar video in snow going viral

March 7, 2017, 6:47 a.m.
A video of an extremely expensive supercar driving on a snow covered road in Graubünden is going viral. Origi...
Crane driver has narrow escape in Sankt Gallen

Crane driver has narrow escape in Sankt Gallen

March 7, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
A crane driver had a narrow escape in canton Sankt Gallen when the machine crashed into a ravine.
Biggest and noisiest party in Switzerland now on

Biggest and noisiest party in Switzerland now on

March 6, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
The largest and noisiest party in Switzerland is now on. The Baslerfasnacht kicked off at 4am this morning.
Buses taken off road in Lausanne after fires

Buses taken off road in Lausanne after fires

March 6, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Commuters in Lausanne will have a lighter bus service today as public transport bosses have decided to take 17 vehicl...
Legal cannabis sells out in Geneva

Legal cannabis sells out in Geneva

March 6, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
Legal cannabis in Geneva is selling so fast, producers can’t keep up. The drug has been legal in the canton for...
Another plane makes emergency landing in Geneva

Another plane makes emergency landing in Geneva

March 6, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
Another aircraft had to make an emergency landing in Geneva due to passenger illness. Only last month a plane on rout...
Programme of housing asylum seekers deemed a success

Programme of housing asylum seekers deemed a success

March 6, 2017, 6:02 a.m.
The Swiss programme of housing asylum seekers with families is being hailed as a success. Currently 22 cantons &ndash...
More homes available in tight Geneva market

More homes available in tight Geneva market

March 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
The number of available homes in canton Geneva is increasing – although the current crises continues.
Swisscom runs out of phone numbers

Swisscom runs out of phone numbers

March 6, 2017, 5:58 a.m.
Swisscom has run out of mobile phone numbers. Swisscom issues mobile numbers beginning with 079 – but that allo...
Tenant in custody after apartment fire

Tenant in custody after apartment fire

March 3, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
A tenant who was injured when her apartment blew up last month is now in detention as police suspect she may have sta...
Head of NATO visits Switzerland

Head of NATO visits Switzerland

March 3, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
The head of NATO is in Switzerland for an official visit. Jens Stoltenberg met with the president, Doris Leuthard, fo...
Swiss company loses CHF 1.2m in hack

Swiss company loses CHF 1.2m in hack

March 3, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
A large Swiss company says it’s lost CHF 1.2m through hacking. Küng Holdings run a variety of businesses, ...
Experts declare female sanitary products safe in Switzerland

Experts declare female sanitary products safe in Switzerland

March 3, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
Federal safety experts have declared female sanitary products safe in the country.
Vaud police seize hemp plants and reptiles

Vaud police seize hemp plants and reptiles

March 3, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
Vaud police have raided a house in Vallorbe and seized over 200 hemp plants, 3kilos of hemp products and seeds.
Swiss parliament votes to ban international gambling sites

Swiss parliament votes to ban international gambling sites

March 2, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
The Swiss parliament has voted to block access to international on-line gambling sites and only casinos in Switzerlan...
Geneva MP wants automatic check-out machines to be taxed

Geneva MP wants automatic check-out machines to be taxed

March 2, 2017, 7 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal government will discuss a bill put forward by a socialist MP that proposes taxing retailers that ...
Sankt Gallen police officers cleared of reckless driving

Sankt Gallen police officers cleared of reckless driving

March 2, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Two police officers in Sankt Gallen have been cleared of driving too fast while chasing a speeding motorcyclist.
More Swiss buying goods on-line

More Swiss buying goods on-line

March 2, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
More and more people in Switzerland are buying products on-line. Last year nearly CHF 8bn worth.
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