New stadium for ‘combats de reines' opens in Evolène

New stadium for ‘combats de reines' opens in Evolène

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:33 a.m.
A new 2,500 capacity auditorium in Evolène, designed for the famous cow fights of the Val d'Hérens ...
Flights between Sion and London to be tested next winter

Flights between Sion and London to be tested next winter

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
Flights between Sion and London to attract winter tourists could soon be a possibility. Swiss International Airlines...
900,000 people flocked to the 25th Zurich Street Parade

900,000 people flocked to the 25th Zurich Street Parade

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
900,000 people flocked to the world's largest techno parade on Saturday, celebrated with the motto "Zurich is un...
Police say no terrorist motive to a knife attack on Swiss train

Police say no terrorist motive to a knife attack on Swiss train

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Police say, as yet, there is no political or terrorist motive to a knife attack on a Swiss train on Saturday where tw...
WWF say 80% of Swiss rivers have 'ecological deficiencies'

WWF say 80% of Swiss rivers have 'ecological deficiencies'

Aug. 15, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
About 80 percent of rivers and streams in Switzerland show signs of ecological deficiencies, according to a survey by...
5 rare turtles who escaped a Chinese soup pot arrive in Vaud

5 rare turtles who escaped a Chinese soup pot arrive in Vaud

Aug. 14, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Five rare turtles who narrowly escaped a Chinese soup pot, are soon to arrive at the Chavornay turtle rescue center i...
Switzerland to experience longest period of good weather this summer

Switzerland to experience longest period of good weather this summer

Aug. 14, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
As of tomorrow, Switzerland will have its longest period of good weather this summer. On Monday and Tuesday temperat...
Wearing fitness trackers could earn money back from Swiss health insurers

Wearing fitness trackers could earn money back from Swiss health insurers

Aug. 14, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Fitbit and other fitness tracker wearers could be quid's in if they make their daily step goal. Private health insur...
Car theft 6 times more likely in Geneva than rest of Switzerland

Car theft 6 times more likely in Geneva than rest of Switzerland

Aug. 11, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
The risk of getting your car stolen is six times higher in Geneva than the rest of Switzerland. According to the ins...
Airport legal dispute between France and Switzerland resolved

Airport legal dispute between France and Switzerland resolved

Aug. 11, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
A legal spat between Geneva and France which prevented 200 people from taking up jobs at the airport has been resolve...
Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
It's thought forest fires are to blame for several barns and stables in Valais burning to the ground on Tuesday night...
Nestlé musuem throws open its doors to celebrate founders birthday

Nestlé musuem throws open its doors to celebrate founders birthday

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Around 2,500 people visited Nestlé's new cultural venue in Vevey yesterday as it threw open its doors for free...
Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Two men have died after climbing on the south side of Monte Rosa in the northern Italian Aosta Valley. The 4634 mete...
Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Unemployment rose 0.1 points last month, compared to June in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud. The figure was much the...
Thai King reduces sentence of Geneva businessman

Thai King reduces sentence of Geneva businessman

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
The King of Thailand has ordered a sentence of three years to be reduced to two for a Geneva businessman found guilty...
Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Aug. 10, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Switzerland has been named as one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving. A survey by the Swiss Council ...
Zurich town banned from bell ringing every 15 minutes at night

Zurich town banned from bell ringing every 15 minutes at night

Aug. 10, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
A church in Zurich has been banned from ringing its bells every 15 minutes at night after a noise complaint. A coupl...
Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders

Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders

Aug. 10, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders, although the amount in the Lake Geneva region remains high. L...
Patrouille Suisse to perform at Payerne after Broyne runway closes

Patrouille Suisse to perform at Payerne after Broyne runway closes

Aug. 10, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Takeoffs and landings of the Patrouille Suisse will take place at the Emmen airbase, after the Broye runaway closed. ...
Basejumper rescued after 13 hour operation in Lauterbrunnen

Basejumper rescued after 13 hour operation in Lauterbrunnen

Aug. 10, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Emergency services carried out a 13-hour rescue operation when an American basejumper hit a cliff face in Lauterbrunn...
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...
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