Vaud bans far right conference

Vaud bans far right conference

Nov. 3, 2016, 7:01 a.m.
The government of Vaud has banned a conference on nationalism due to be held in Lausanne this Saturday, due to the ri...
Switzerland may re-start Eritrea aid programme

Switzerland may re-start Eritrea aid programme

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:52 a.m.
The Swiss government says it could starting giving aid to Eritrea again, ten years after they stopped their developme...
No prosecutions after Patrouille Suisse crash

No prosecutions after Patrouille Suisse crash

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:49 a.m.
A Dutch investigation into the crash of Swiss Patrouille plane in June in the Netherlands has ended, with the conclus...
Regulations to be eased for financial start-ups

Regulations to be eased for financial start-ups

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:46 a.m.
The government wants to make life easier for financial technology start-ups in Switzerland by easing regulatory hurdl...
Exhibition to dispel Portuguese stereotypes

Exhibition to dispel Portuguese stereotypes

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:40 a.m.
A photography exhibition aimed at debunking common stereotypes about Portuguese women opens in Fribourg today. Entit...
Chocolate to help ease period pain

Chocolate to help ease period pain

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:38 a.m.
A confectioner in Lucerne has developed a chocolate containing 17 Swiss mountain herbs that are supposed to ease peri...
Paraglider dies in Engelberg

Paraglider dies in Engelberg

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:35 a.m.
A speed paraglider has died after a crash above Engelberg. The 27-year-old man who lived in Switzerland fell into a ...
Vaud MP's call for the creation of anti-radicalisation helpline

Vaud MP's call for the creation of anti-radicalisation helpline

Nov. 2, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Politicians in Vaud are calling for the creation of an anti-radicalisation helpline in order to prevent terrorism. T...
Rescue operation launched after woman bathes naked in the Rhône

Rescue operation launched after woman bathes naked in the Rhône

Nov. 2, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
A helicopter, a boat and several patrol cars were called out yesterday evening in search of a women who was spotted s...
Computers at the University of Geneva hacked by the NSA

Computers at the University of Geneva hacked by the NSA

Nov. 2, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
US intelligence services launched worldwide cyber-attacks using servers from the University of Geneva between 2000 an...
Users report technical problems on the first day of SBB's new app

Users report technical problems on the first day of SBB's new app

Nov. 2, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
The launch of SBB's new mobile app hasn't gone according to plan with technical problems being reported by users who ...
Police raid Winterthur mosque after Imam called for violence

Police raid Winterthur mosque after Imam called for violence

Nov. 2, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
Police raided the An'Nur mosque in Winterthur, north of Zurich this morning hunting for four people, including an Eth...
Family assaulted after Halloween party in Sierre

Family assaulted after Halloween party in Sierre

Nov. 2, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
A family from Valais are recovering after a group of masked youths carrying baseball bats assaulted them as they retu...
Insurers could be allowed to use private detectives

Insurers could be allowed to use private detectives

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:39 a.m.
The Confederation wants to make it legal for accident insurers to use of private detectives in cases of suspicion of ...
Health insurers are hoarding cash

Health insurers are hoarding cash

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:37 a.m.
A Swiss magazine has found a surplus on the reserves of health insurance companies that are significantly higher than...
Former Burundi King to be buried in Switzerland

Former Burundi King to be buried in Switzerland

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:34 a.m.
After a 4 year legal battle, the remains of the former King of Burundi are to be buried in a cemetery in Meyrin in Ge...
Migros to charge for plastic bags

Migros to charge for plastic bags

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:30 a.m.
All plastic bags in Migros stores in Switzerland are no longer free, an initiative that will soon be followed by Coop...
Brazil collects over a billion in tax from Swiss accounts

Brazil collects over a billion in tax from Swiss accounts

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:28 a.m.
Brazil's government will collect CHF1.45 billion from assets held by Brazilian taxpayers in Switzerland under an ...
SBB launches new ticket and schedule app

SBB launches new ticket and schedule app

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:26 a.m.
SBB have launched a new app for smartphones to make it easier for customers to check train schedules and buy tickets ...
UBS to cut dozens of jobs

UBS to cut dozens of jobs

Nov. 2, 2016, 4:23 a.m.
UBS is to make dozens of job cuts in wealth management, according to some sources close to the company, as part of a ...
New documentary sheds light on Zurich CFO suicide

New documentary sheds light on Zurich CFO suicide

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:03 p.m.
New details have come to light about the 2013 suicide of former Zurich Insurance Chief Financial Officer Pierre Wauth...
Low-cost bus services from abroad would be a ‘welcome shock’ to Swiss transport providors

Low-cost bus services from abroad would be a ‘welcome shock’ to Swiss transport providors

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
A price watchdog for Switzerland has said low-cost bus services from abroad would be a ‘welcome shock' to Swiss...
Most Halloween egg bombing in German-speaking cities

Most Halloween egg bombing in German-speaking cities

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
German-speaking cities had more incidents of egg throwing this Halloween than French-speaking parts, according to pol...
More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
There was more travel chaos this morning after another train hit animals on the tracks, this time trains between Mart...
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