Hundreds of thousands expected at 25th Zurich street parade

Hundreds of thousands expected at 25th Zurich street parade

Aug. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.
Hundreds of thousands of techno music fans are expected at the 25th edition of the Zurich street parade on Saturday. ...
Cornavin shut down after suspicious suitcase investigated

Cornavin shut down after suspicious suitcase investigated

Aug. 9, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Cornavin station was shut down yesterday afternoon after security forces investigated a suspicious suitcase. Access ...
First quadruple amputee to reach summit of Matterhorn

First quadruple amputee to reach summit of Matterhorn

Aug. 9, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
A British mountaineer has become the first quadruple amputee to reach the summit of the Matterhorn. Jamie Andrew, fr...
Geneva scientists find way to slow development of lymphoma

Geneva scientists find way to slow development of lymphoma

Aug. 9, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
Scientists in Geneva have found a way to slow down the development of lymphoma, the cancer that affects white blood c...
Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Aug. 9, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
There's good news for fishermen as large trout from Lake Geneva will soon be back on supermarket shelves. Ten months...
Bomb suspect gets no compensation for missing flight

Bomb suspect gets no compensation for missing flight

Aug. 9, 2016, 7:48 a.m.
A French woman who missed her flight after being stopped by security at Geneva Airport won't receive any compensation...
Investigations continue into luge death in Jakobsbad

Investigations continue into luge death in Jakobsbad

Aug. 9, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
Investigations are continuing after a 44-year-old man from Zurich died when he was thrown off a toboggan run in Jakob...
Trump admits video of hostage payment to Iran, was from Switzerland

Trump admits video of hostage payment to Iran, was from Switzerland

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
U.S Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been forced to backtrack after he claimed he'd seen a video of...
Bodies of two British climbers found on the Matterhorn

Bodies of two British climbers found on the Matterhorn

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
The bodies of two British climbers who went missing on Thursday have been found on the Matterhorn. Italian rescue wo...
Burkhalter: Economic framework accord 'a good idea' but 'unlikely'

Burkhalter: Economic framework accord 'a good idea' but 'unlikely'

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Swiss Foreign Minister, Didier Burkhalter, says it's unlikely that an economic framework accord with the European Uni...
World's largest biodegradable painting unveiled in Leysin

World's largest biodegradable painting unveiled in Leysin

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
A huge fresco of a sleeping shepherd painted on the slopes of a Vaud mountain station is said to be the world's l...
CERN 'unlikely' to discover new elementary particle

CERN 'unlikely' to discover new elementary particle

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Scientists at CERN have given up their hopes of having discovered a new elementary particle. Last December, two team...
Lausanne banishes children from playing in the city fountains

Lausanne banishes children from playing in the city fountains

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Lausanne is banishing children from playing in the city's fountains. City authorities say they are not obliged to co...
FIFA boss, Gianni Infantino cleared of breach of ethics

FIFA boss, Gianni Infantino cleared of breach of ethics

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:27 a.m.
The Swiss head of the Zurich-based world football governing body FIFA has been cleared of any breach of ethics by an ...
More people in Switzerland take up hiking as a hobby

More people in Switzerland take up hiking as a hobby

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:22 a.m.
More and more people in Switzerland are taking up hiking as a hobby. Hiking trail authorities say the figure is up f...
Animated film chosen as Switzerland’s official Oscar's entry

Animated film chosen as Switzerland’s official Oscar's entry

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
The French-language film “Ma vie de courgette” (My life as a courgette) has been chosen as Switzerland's ...
EPFL student develops tool to predict temperature of Lake Geneva

EPFL student develops tool to predict temperature of Lake Geneva

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:11 a.m.
A PhD student at EPFL has developed a new tool to predict the temperature of Lake Geneva. The model, which looks at ...
Hollywood actor Harvey Keitel honoured at the Locarno International Film Festival

Hollywood actor Harvey Keitel honoured at the Locarno International Film Festival

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
Hollywood actor Harvey Keitel has been honoured at the Locarno International Film Festival for his life's work. Yest...
Switzerland’s biggest wind farm is to get more powerful

Switzerland’s biggest wind farm is to get more powerful

Aug. 8, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
Switzerland's biggest wind farm, Mont Crosin in the Jura mountains, is to get more powerful after new turbines are in...
Les Diablerets film festival kicks off this weekend

Les Diablerets film festival kicks off this weekend

Aug. 5, 2016, 8:33 a.m.
The 47th Alpine Film Festival in Diablerets begins tomorrow (and runs through August 13), promising even more new fil...
Poor weather mars Geneva festival opening

Poor weather mars Geneva festival opening

Aug. 5, 2016, 6:46 a.m.
Rain, thunderstorms and wind marked the start of the Geneva Lake Festival, with jumpers and boots being more suitable...
Geneva prisoners have appeal rejected

Geneva prisoners have appeal rejected

Aug. 5, 2016, 6:41 a.m.
The pleas of five prisoners who claimed they were subjected to inhumane conditions at Champ-Dollon prison in Geneva h...
Basel police find bomb making equipment in apartment

Basel police find bomb making equipment in apartment

Aug. 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
Basel police have raided the apartment of a suspected Islamist sympathizer and have discovered bomb making equipment....
Geneva Lake Festival under tighter security

Geneva Lake Festival under tighter security

Aug. 4, 2016, 8:11 a.m.
The revamped Geneva Lake Festival begins today with new attractions for visitors. On the lake there will be floating...
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