“Staycationing” more popular in Switzerland due to terrorism fears

“Staycationing” more popular in Switzerland due to terrorism fears

July 27, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
“Staycationing” is becoming more popular in Switzerland due to the threat of terrorism. Swiss tourists a...
Driving instructors say road signs and markings in Geneva aren’t good enough

Driving instructors say road signs and markings in Geneva aren’t good enough

July 27, 2016, 6:52 a.m.
Driving instructors in Geneva say road signs and markings in the city aren't good enough. They've taken their case t...
Alleged church attacker had been arrested in Geneva

Alleged church attacker had been arrested in Geneva

July 26, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
One of the two alleged attackers, who killed an 84-year-old priest and took four other people hostage at a church in ...
Heavy storms cause flooding in German-speaking Switzerland

Heavy storms cause flooding in German-speaking Switzerland

July 26, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
Heavy storms have caused flooding in many parts of German-speaking Switzerland. Firefighters from the canton of Schw...
Terrorism alert app could be developed for Switzerland

Terrorism alert app could be developed for Switzerland

July 26, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Authorities in Switzerland are looking into developing an alert system to warn people in the event of terrorism, such...
Zika virus on the rise in Switzerland

Zika virus on the rise in Switzerland

July 26, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
Twenty-eight people from Switzerland have been infected with the Zika virus so far this year, including 12 since earl...
Geneva opens money laundering probe into ‘Putin’s banker’

Geneva opens money laundering probe into ‘Putin’s banker’

July 26, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Swiss authorities have frozen assets belonging to a Russian banker who was once close to President Vladimir Putin. G...
Study finds too much bacteria in alpine cheeses

Study finds too much bacteria in alpine cheeses

July 26, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
A survey by Le Matin newspaper has concluded that there is too much bacteria in alpine cheeses. Partly due to h...
Man arrested for posing as police and robbing people in Geneva

Man arrested for posing as police and robbing people in Geneva

July 26, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
A man who pretended to be a police officer and rob a man at a Geneva Post office has been arrested after his victims ...
SBB removes video after protesters complain it's sexist

SBB removes video after protesters complain it's sexist

July 26, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
SBB has taken a video off air after protesters complained it was sexist. 20 Minutes reports that the video was poste...
Swiss solar powered aircraft completes first round the world flight

Swiss solar powered aircraft completes first round the world flight

July 26, 2016, 7:06 a.m.
The Swiss solar powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 has completed its round-the-world journey landing in Abu Dhabi this...
New cycle lanes could soon be created in Geneva parks

New cycle lanes could soon be created in Geneva parks

July 25, 2016, 9:01 a.m.
Bicycle paths could soon be created in some of Geneva's parks, following the recent decision by the city of Geneva to...
Pilot project in Carouge to install solar panels in historic buidlings

Pilot project in Carouge to install solar panels in historic buidlings

July 25, 2016, 9:01 a.m.
A pilot project is to be launched in Carouge to install solar panels into historic buildings that are being renovated...
Monet and van Gogh art seized in 'Wolf of Wall Street' probe

Monet and van Gogh art seized in 'Wolf of Wall Street' probe

July 25, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Three paintings by Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh have been seized by Swiss authorities as part of an investigatio...
Investigations underway as 82-year-old dies at beach in Noville

Investigations underway as 82-year-old dies at beach in Noville

July 25, 2016, 8:42 a.m.
An investigation is underway after an 82-year-old man died by a beach in Noville Swimmers found the man, who was fro...
Claims Lord Lucan was 'killed by friends and buried in Switzerland'

Claims Lord Lucan was 'killed by friends and buried in Switzerland'

July 25, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
A novelist has claimed that Lord Lucan was killed 'mafia-style' in Switzerland by his gambling circle, who fe...
Terrorism sparks increase in gun licence applications in Switzerland

Terrorism sparks increase in gun licence applications in Switzerland

July 25, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
There has been a big increase in requests for gun licenses across Switzerland which police say is due to the growing ...
Concerns over parents treating swimming pools like nurseries

Concerns over parents treating swimming pools like nurseries

July 25, 2016, 6:59 a.m.
There is growing concern that too many parents in Vaud are leaving their children unattended at swimming pools. From...
Swiss zero-fuel plane, Solar Impulse 2 begins final flight

Swiss zero-fuel plane, Solar Impulse 2 begins final flight

July 24, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
The Swiss solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, has left Cairo on the last leg of its journey to become the first pla...
Two trucks collide in Confignon tunnel causing severe traffic

Two trucks collide in Confignon tunnel causing severe traffic

July 22, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Two trucks have collided in the Confignon tunnel causing severe traffic for drivers trying to leave Geneva. The acci...
Payments by debit cards soon possible in Swiss post offices

Payments by debit cards soon possible in Swiss post offices

July 22, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
Post office users in Switzerland may soon be able to pay for services and products in branches using their debit card...
31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

July 22, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
There have been 31 deaths in lakes and rivers across Switzerland already this year, with more than half of victims be...
Classical music is celebrated at the Verbier Festival which opens today

Classical music is celebrated at the Verbier Festival which opens today

July 22, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
The 23rd edition of the Verbier Festival opens today until August 7 with almost 60 concerts over 17 days. Learning f...
Comsojazz festival begins in the mountains of Mont-Blanc

Comsojazz festival begins in the mountains of Mont-Blanc

July 22, 2016, 7:59 a.m.
Jazz musicians from all over the world will flock to Chamonix tomorrow to perform among some of the Mont-Blanc valley...
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