Pilot who died in Susten Pass crash honoured at military funeral

Pilot who died in Susten Pass crash honoured at military funeral

Sept. 13, 2016, 3:03 p.m.
The funeral of the pilot from Vaud who died in a crash near the Susten pass at the end of August has been held at a c...
Vaud pig farm to close after squalid living conditions revealed

Vaud pig farm to close after squalid living conditions revealed

Sept. 13, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
A pig farm in the canton of Vaud is to close after animal rights campaigners released a video showing the squalid liv...
New army recruits accidentaly fire at a house in Thun

New army recruits accidentaly fire at a house in Thun

Sept. 13, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
Three new army recruits are being investigated after they accidentally fired 5 shots from a machine gun during a weap...
UBS to send account information to the Netherlands

UBS to send account information to the Netherlands

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
UBS has been given the green light to send client information to authorities in the Netherlands. Judges at the Feder...
Vaud to boost public transport investment

Vaud to boost public transport investment

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
The canton of Vaud is to heavily invest in its public transport infrastructure to meet the needs of a growing populat...
Explosives missing at army base

Explosives missing at army base

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Several kilos of explosives have disappeared from an infantry recruit school in Aarau. Officials made the discovery ...
Drive to cut food waste in Geneva

Drive to cut food waste in Geneva

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:46 a.m.
100,000 green bins are to be distributed for free around Geneva next spring to encourage residents to sort their food...
Teenagers discover human skeleton in woods near Winterthur

Teenagers discover human skeleton in woods near Winterthur

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:46 a.m.
A group of teenagers from Zurich who were on an orienteering expedition in a forest near Winterthur, have discovered ...
Thousands without drinking water in Ticino

Thousands without drinking water in Ticino

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:44 a.m.
Nearly 5,000 people in are without drinking water until Friday after petrol polluted a water distribution network in ...
Number of police injuries rise in Geneva

Number of police injuries rise in Geneva

Sept. 13, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
The number of injured police officers in Geneva has tripled over the last three years. In 2012 that figure was 30 pe...
Search for missing man in Rhine

Search for missing man in Rhine

Sept. 13, 2016, 6:01 a.m.
A man remains missing after he jumped from a bridge in Basel into the Rhine. Police launched a search at 6pm yesterd...
Four new cases of Zika infections in Switzerland this month

Four new cases of Zika infections in Switzerland this month

Sept. 12, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
4 new cases of infections by the Zika virus have been recorded in Switzerland during the first week of September, bri...
The 6 day 'Swiss Epic' mountain bike race begins in Zermatt

The 6 day 'Swiss Epic' mountain bike race begins in Zermatt

Sept. 12, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
The 6 day, Swiss Epic mountain biking race begins today in Zermatt attracting more than 600 riders, both amateurs and...
Cyclist charged for causing a death in Gippingen race in 2014

Cyclist charged for causing a death in Gippingen race in 2014

Sept. 12, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
A cyclist has been charged with negligent homicide after the death of another rider in a cycling race in Gippingen (A...
Central Switzerland schools ban smartphones during lesson breaks

Central Switzerland schools ban smartphones during lesson breaks

Sept. 12, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
Several colleges in central Switzerland have banned the use of smartphones during lesson breaks. Peter Hörler, ...
Summer will continue - and may be hottest ever

Summer will continue - and may be hottest ever

Sept. 12, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Summer is still not over in Switzerland! Last week's soaring temperatures are set to continue into the middle of this...
Swiss court free Iraqi I.S sympathiser

Swiss court free Iraqi I.S sympathiser

Sept. 12, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
One of the three Iraqi men imprisoned in March for plotting to make bombs and launch terror attacks in the name of th...
Geneva police investigating possible autoroute suicide

Geneva police investigating possible autoroute suicide

Sept. 12, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Geneva police are investigation the possibility a woman committed suicide by walking into the path of a car on the A1...
Stan Wawrinka becomes oldest male winner of US Open since 1970

Stan Wawrinka becomes oldest male winner of US Open since 1970

Sept. 12, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
Switzerland's tennis star, Stan Wawrinka beat world number one Novak Djokovic to win his first US Open and third ...
Most Swiss against raising retirement age

Most Swiss against raising retirement age

Sept. 12, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
Nearly two-thirds of people in Switzerland oppose raising the retirement age to 67, according to a new survey. 63% w...
Swiss government to launch emergency app

Swiss government to launch emergency app

Sept. 12, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
The Swiss government is to launch a smartphone app to warn people of natural disasters or terrorist attacks. The app...
Geneva fire victim dies

Geneva fire victim dies

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:59 a.m.
A woman who was rescued from a fire in a block of apartments on Saturday morning in Grand Saconnex in Geneva has died...
New camera to stop train suicides planned

New camera to stop train suicides planned

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are to test a new type of camera on trains to prevent suicides. The new cameras would send a ...
Hiker rescued in Ticino

Hiker rescued in Ticino

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:23 a.m.
A hiker has been rescued after falling 15 meters into a crevasse on the glacier Basodino in the Ticino Alps. The 51-...
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