Confidence continues in Swiss economy despite volatile markets

Confidence continues in Swiss economy despite volatile markets

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Swiss banks will remain stable, despite negative interest rates and the strong franc -  according to ratings age...
Vevey based Nestle say they will recover from a drop in profits this year

Vevey based Nestle say they will recover from a drop in profits this year

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
Nestle say they are optimistic despite a drop in profits in the first half of this year. The Vevey-based company pos...
Migrant camp to be built on Swiss border

Migrant camp to be built on Swiss border

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
Asylum seekers who have been sent back to Italy after trying to cross into Switzerland will soon be sent to a migrant...
Plans to boost swimming in the Rhône at Sentier des Saules

Plans to boost swimming in the Rhône at Sentier des Saules

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
The Canton of Geneva hope there will be more people swimming in the Rhône next year after they set up new facil...
Swiss Alpine Club reaches record number of members

Swiss Alpine Club reaches record number of members

Aug. 18, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
The Swiss Alpine Club has reached a record number of members to become the fourth biggest sports association in ...
Caution urged after two homophobic attacks in Geneva

Caution urged after two homophobic attacks in Geneva

Aug. 18, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
A gay rights organisation in Geneva is urging people to take care after 2 homophobic attacks in the city this summer....
Hugh Grant to receive lifetime honour at the Zurich Film Festival

Hugh Grant to receive lifetime honour at the Zurich Film Festival

Aug. 18, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
Hugh Grant is to receive a lifetime honour at the Zurich Film Festival. The British actor, who  appears alongsi...
Swiss documentary shortlisted for the European Film Awards

Swiss documentary shortlisted for the European Film Awards

Aug. 18, 2016, 8:11 a.m.
A Swiss documentary has been shortlisted for the European Film Awards. The film “Europe, She Loves” by Z...
CHF 10 million a year more to protect Swiss forests

CHF 10 million a year more to protect Swiss forests

Aug. 18, 2016, 7:57 a.m.
The Swiss cabinet has given the go ahead to a law to further protect the country's forests and prepare them for the e...
Swiss and British governments to discuss post-Brexit ties

Swiss and British governments to discuss post-Brexit ties

Aug. 18, 2016, 7:43 a.m.
Representatives of the Swiss and British governments are gearing up to discuss the countries' post-Brexit ties. ...
Suspected Swiss jihadist arrested at Zurich Airport

Suspected Swiss jihadist arrested at Zurich Airport

Aug. 18, 2016, 7:27 a.m.
A suspected Swiss jihadist has been arrested at Zurich Airport, after returning to Switzerland from Turkey. The Trib...
Police say Swiss train knife attacker did not know his victims

Police say Swiss train knife attacker did not know his victims

Aug. 18, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
The Swiss man who set fire to a train and carried out a knife attack in eastern Switzerland on Saturday, killing one ...
Hoax film of a human sacrifice at CERN makes YouTube hit

Hoax film of a human sacrifice at CERN makes YouTube hit

Aug. 17, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
It seems CERN has been the subject of yet another hoax…. this time a video of a mock human sacrifice at the re...
21 year old drowns whilst swimming in Lake Murten

21 year old drowns whilst swimming in Lake Murten

Aug. 17, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
A 21-year-old man from Kosovo has drown whilst swimming in Lake Murten. Vaud Lake Police say he was trying to reach ...
Smokers could kick the habit if they're offered financial rewards

Smokers could kick the habit if they're offered financial rewards

Aug. 17, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Smokers in Switzerland could kick the habit if they are offered financial rewards. Researchers at the University of ...
Switzerland ranked world’s most innovative country for 6th year

Switzerland ranked world’s most innovative country for 6th year

Aug. 17, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
For the sixth consecutive year Switzerland has been named the world's most innovative country. The Global Innovation...
Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Aug. 16, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two passengers were stabbed on a train near the Swiss border in Aust...
Drunk man almost hit by own speedboat after falling into Lake Zurich

Drunk man almost hit by own speedboat after falling into Lake Zurich

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
A drunk man managed to avoid being hit by his own speedboat when he fell into Lake Zurich on Sunday. According to 20...
Driver crashes after falling asleep at the wheel near Pully-Belmont

Driver crashes after falling asleep at the wheel near Pully-Belmont

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A 49-year-old motorist is recovering after losing control of his car on the A9 motorway at Pully-Belmont, heading tow...
First exhibition of Geneva Instagramers launched today

First exhibition of Geneva Instagramers launched today

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
The first exhibition dedicated Geneva Instagramers is being launched today in Servette. Nearly 100 photos from over ...
Cyclist rescues baby alligator in a street in the canton of Zurich

Cyclist rescues baby alligator in a street in the canton of Zurich

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
A woman who thought she had crossed paths with a large lizard when she was out cycling in the canton of Zurich, has d...
Rail authorities to review security measures following Salez knife attack

Rail authorities to review security measures following Salez knife attack

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
The regional railway Südostbahn (SOB) says it will carefully review its security measures following the attack o...
Zurich man dies in paragliding accident in the Upper Valais

Zurich man dies in paragliding accident in the Upper Valais

Aug. 16, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
A 51-year-old from Zurich has died in a paragliding accident in the Upper Valais. It's not yet known why the man got...
Thousand flock to Geneva for the finale of the Lake Festival

Thousand flock to Geneva for the finale of the Lake Festival

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
The finale of the Lake Geneva festival attracted hundreds of thousands of spectators on Saturday night, despite the i...
Search