IOC calls for new doping agency

IOC calls for new doping agency

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
The International Olympic Committee have called on the World Anti-Doping agency to create a new drug testing body fol...
Greek flights re-commence after strike

Greek flights re-commence after strike

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss flights to and from Greece should resume this evening after they were all cancelled on Saturday morning. Greek...
Cybathlon championship in Zurich

Cybathlon championship in Zurich

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Sixty-six teams from 25 countries have taken part in the world's first Cybathlon Championship for Athletes with Disab...
'Day of Mud' in Gruyère

'Day of Mud' in Gruyère

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
5000 runners took part in the first ever " day of mud" obstacle course in Gruyère this weekend. Tea...
Swiss wines contaminated with pest killer

Swiss wines contaminated with pest killer

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
A study by Greenpeace has found that vineyards in the cantons of Ticino, Graubünden and Schaffhausen produced th...
TGV passenger numbers slump after French terror attacks

TGV passenger numbers slump after French terror attacks

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
Passenger numbers on TGV services from Switzerland to France have slumped after the recent terrorist attacks, with op...
Switzerland calls for financial reforms

Switzerland calls for financial reforms

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
The Swiss finance minister has called for financial reforms to stimulate the world economy. Ueli Maurer was speaking...
Attempted sculpture theft in Geneva

Attempted sculpture theft in Geneva

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Thieves tried to steal a 500kg sculpture from outside the Bel-Air Fine Art gallery in Geneva over the weekend. The t...
Temperatures drop in Switzerland

Temperatures drop in Switzerland

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Temperatures dropped so quickly over the weekend that it felt like winter had arrived early in some parts of Switzerl...
Geneva police can grow beards

Geneva police can grow beards

Oct. 10, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
A centuries-old ban on Geneva police sporting beards is to be lifted, bringing the force in line with the rest of the...
Versoix gunman arrested in Cessy, France

Versoix gunman arrested in Cessy, France

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
A man has been arrested after two people were shot in the street in Versoix in the canton of Geneva in what is believ...
Onex residents fight against asylum centre

Onex residents fight against asylum centre

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
A petition against a centre for asylum seekers in Onex in Geneva has been signed by nearly 1,900 people. The centre,...
Warning of fake CHF 100 notes

Warning of fake CHF 100 notes

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Event organisers in the canton of Aargau are being warned to look out for counterfeit CHF 100 notes after several fak...
Graubunden shaken by 3.8 quake

Graubunden shaken by 3.8 quake

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale has been felt over a wide area in the canton of Graubunden. The qua...
Six year old falls from appartment window

Six year old falls from appartment window

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
A six-year-old girl has been seriously injured after falling from a balcony on the 9th floor of an apartment building...
Lausanne train buffet to go veggie

Lausanne train buffet to go veggie

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
Only vegetarian food will be on the menu at the train station buffet in Lausanne when a new restaurant takes up resid...
Hydrogen filling station installed in Zurich

Hydrogen filling station installed in Zurich

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
A filling station for hydrogen fuel cell cars has been installed at the research campus of the Swiss Federal Laborato...
Indian diplomats to be exempt from visas

Indian diplomats to be exempt from visas

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
Switzerland has signed an agreement with India that allows diplomats to be exempt from standard visa requirements. S...
Swiss exporters optimistic

Swiss exporters optimistic

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
Optimism amongst small and medium-sized exporters in Switzerland is the highest it's been since the beginning of last...
Swiss pensioner conned by fake cop

Swiss pensioner conned by fake cop

Oct. 7, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
A thief, disguised as a policeman, has conned a pensioner out of CHF 60,000 in the canton of Nidwalden. The man had ...
Novartis cut Swiss jobs

Novartis cut Swiss jobs

Oct. 6, 2016, 10 a.m.
The Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has announced it's to cut 73 posts at the ESBATech research centre near Zur...
Switzerland top for fine dining - again

Switzerland top for fine dining - again

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
The latest Michelin Guide is out and it confirms, yet again, that Switzerland produces some of the best food in the w...
English second most used language in Switzerland

English second most used language in Switzerland

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
A large majority of Swiss regularly use more than language, according to a survey by the Federal Office of Statistics...
Switzerland to spend more in Afganistan

Switzerland to spend more in Afganistan

Oct. 6, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
It's been announced that Switzerland will spend CHF 26 million francs each year until 2020 on humanitarian projects i...
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