Climate change causing ski season to shrink

Climate change causing ski season to shrink

Sept. 28, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
The ski season has been shrinking over the last 45 years because of climate change, according to a study using data f...
Women in Switzerland may have to work a year longer

Women in Switzerland may have to work a year longer

Sept. 28, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Women in Switzerland may have to work until they are 65 after a vote in the lower house of parliament to extend the r...
BREAKING NEWS: Swiss Army helicopter crashes in south-east Switzerland

BREAKING NEWS: Swiss Army helicopter crashes in south-east Switzerland

Sept. 28, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
UPDATED: 4pm 28 Sept 2016 Two pilots have been killed and a flight assistant injured after a Swiss Army helicopter c...
Accidents claim human lives as Swiss hunting season begins

Accidents claim human lives as Swiss hunting season begins

Sept. 28, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
The hunting season has begun and already there have been several deaths amongst the hunters themselves. On Tuesday, ...
New structure planned for Swiss Vatican guard

New structure planned for Swiss Vatican guard

Sept. 28, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
It's hoped that a restructuring of the Pontifical Swiss Guard recruit school will make the traditional corps more pro...
Geneva driver fined in France for using Swiss parking disc

Geneva driver fined in France for using Swiss parking disc

Sept. 28, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
A Geneva resident has been fined by French police for not using the right blue parking disc. The subtleties of the t...
Geneva police to check crossroads

Geneva police to check crossroads

Sept. 28, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
From today, and for the next two weeks, traffic police will be monitoring Geneva's crossroads. They hope to promote ...
Glacier trails closed due to sliding

Glacier trails closed due to sliding

Sept. 28, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
Trails around the Aletsch glacier have been closed after it was discovered that earth and rock have been sliding arou...
UK minister criticized for empty Geneva speech

UK minister criticized for empty Geneva speech

Sept. 28, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
The British minister for international trade Liam Fox is being criticised for saying nothing of note at a speech in G...
Inflatable nightclub in Geneva

Inflatable nightclub in Geneva

Sept. 28, 2016, 9:02 a.m.
An inflatable nightclub has been created to fit inside a cultural venue in Geneva. Swiss studio, Bureau A, designed ...
Swiss parliament rejects return to double-barreled surnames

Swiss parliament rejects return to double-barreled surnames

Sept. 28, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
A request from a Vaud woman for a study into the disappearance of the ‘double barrelled' surname has been rejec...
Begging banned in Vaud

Begging banned in Vaud

Sept. 28, 2016, 8:44 a.m.
A ban on begging has been approved in the canton of Vaud. The Grand Council debated the issue for nearly two hours. ...
Swiss burka ban moves through parliament

Swiss burka ban moves through parliament

Sept. 28, 2016, 7:43 a.m.
The Swiss House of Representatives has narrowly passed a parliamentary initiative to ban the burqa throughout Switzer...
Swiss petrol tax to rise

Swiss petrol tax to rise

Sept. 28, 2016, 7:41 a.m.
The tax on petrol is to increase by 4 cents to help bring in 200 million a year in revenue for the Road Fund to impro...
17-year-old man dies after falling from stairs at Vaud construction site

17-year-old man dies after falling from stairs at Vaud construction site

Sept. 27, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
A 17-year-old man has died after falling from stairs at a construction site in Vaud. The accident happened on Monday...
Deal signed on international co-operation over tax matters

Deal signed on international co-operation over tax matters

Sept. 27, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Switzerland has signed an agreement for international co-operation on tax matters, joining over a hundred other state...
Swiss interior minister, Alain Berset warns against nationalism

Swiss interior minister, Alain Berset warns against nationalism

Sept. 27, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Swiss interior minister, Alain Berset has warned Europeans against nationalism on the 500th anniversary of the Treaty...
WHO call for action over air pollution

WHO call for action over air pollution

Sept. 27, 2016, 2:12 p.m.
Despite its mountains, 1,500 people die from air pollution every year in Switzerland according to the World Health Or...
German ex-cop becomes the new hermit of Verena Canyon

German ex-cop becomes the new hermit of Verena Canyon

Sept. 27, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
A divorced, ex-policeman from southern Germany has been chosen as the new hermit of the Verena gorge in Solothurn. B...
Two men arrested after a police raid at a Basel mosque

Two men arrested after a police raid at a Basel mosque

Sept. 27, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Two men, both illegally in Switzerland, have been arrested after police raided a mosque in Basel this morning. Offic...
Ticino vote creates Swiss/EU tensions

Ticino vote creates Swiss/EU tensions

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
The EU has given Switzerland a warning after Ticino voted in favour of limiting the number of foreign workers in the ...
Minister says government pension plan on track

Minister says government pension plan on track

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
Swiss Interior Minister, Alain Berset has spoken out after voters rejected an initiative calling for a 10% boost in b...
TPG tickets in Geneva to rise

TPG tickets in Geneva to rise

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:20 a.m.
An agreement been made to increase the price of Geneva public transport tickets from December, but the rates still re...
Tamils demonstrate outside Palais des Nations

Tamils demonstrate outside Palais des Nations

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
Over a thousand Tamils have been demonstrating outside the Place des Nations demanding the release of political priso...
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