Vintage computer show in Zurich

Vintage computer show in Zurich

Nov. 15, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
If ‘pong’ means something to you – or the Commodore PET, then you should be heading to Zurich this weekend for the ...
Escalade race will be biggest yet

Escalade race will be biggest yet

Nov. 15, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
This year’s escalade races in Geneva will be the biggest yet – continuing an 11 year trend.
Swiss companies suffer due to poor digital skills

Swiss companies suffer due to poor digital skills

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
A survey by Commerz Bank suggests Switzerland is being uniquely disadvantaged by a lack of digital expertise.
Zurich says two languages must be taught at primary school

Zurich says two languages must be taught at primary school

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
The Zurich cantonal government has rejected demands from some teachers and parents that only one foreign language s...
Franc strengthens on Trump vote

Franc strengthens on Trump vote

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
The Swiss franc has been strengthening against the Euro today as nervous investors look for the safe haven after Do...
Driver's car seized in Fribourg

Driver's car seized in Fribourg

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
A 34 year old driver has had his car seized by police after he was caught driving without a licence – for the third...
New electric charging points open in Geneva

New electric charging points open in Geneva

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Geneva has opened up new charging points for electric cars at the Park and Ride in Bernex.
Questions over Swiss donation to Clinton Foundation

Questions over Swiss donation to Clinton Foundation

Nov. 14, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Weekend press reports are questioning the motives of the Swiss government making donations to the Clinton Foundation.
Swiss firm aims to build Trump wall

Swiss firm aims to build Trump wall

Nov. 14, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
Several Swiss firms believe they could benefit from the promised splurge in infrastructure spending in the United S...
Swiss unworried about nuclear power

Swiss unworried about nuclear power

Nov. 14, 2016, 7:59 a.m.
Ahead of a national vote on whether to decommission old nuclear power plants – most Swiss are not worried about an ...
30,000 attended Geneva film festival

30,000 attended Geneva film festival

Nov. 14, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
Organisers of the Geneva film festival Tous Ecrans is hailing the success of the event. 30,000 people attending one...
More ski resorts opened this weekend

More ski resorts opened this weekend

Nov. 14, 2016, 7:50 a.m.
Several ski resorts opened this weekend for the first time this season. Plenty of early snow fell towards the end o...
Malaysia rejects Swiss request for legal assistance over 1MDB

Malaysia rejects Swiss request for legal assistance over 1MDB

Nov. 11, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
Malaysia has again rejected a Swiss request for legal assistance into an investigation into corruption allegations re...
Police arrest 20 people in drug trafficking operation in Vevey

Police arrest 20 people in drug trafficking operation in Vevey

Nov. 11, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
Twenty people have been arrested after police raided "Bar 66" in Vevey on Tuesday night as part of a drug trafficking...
Largest 'Supermoon' in 60 years on its way

Largest 'Supermoon' in 60 years on its way

Nov. 11, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
So long as the sky is clear of clouds, Monday will be a good night to get outside and gaze at the moon as it will be ...
Swiss ski resorts to open this weekend

Swiss ski resorts to open this weekend

Nov. 11, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
Winter has arrived across the Alps, which is good news for ski fans in Switzerland as several ski stations plan to pa...
Thousands of fish die in Valais after spill

Thousands of fish die in Valais after spill

Nov. 11, 2016, 5:58 a.m.
Thousands of fish have died after a toxic product escaped from a treatment plant in Saxon into the Saxon Union cana...
Switzerland brings in measures to stop bird flu

Switzerland brings in measures to stop bird flu

Nov. 11, 2016, 5:54 a.m.
The Confederation has taken steps to prevent the further spread of bird flu following the deaths of a hundred birds.
Zermatt is Europe's best ski resort

Zermatt is Europe's best ski resort

Nov. 11, 2016, 5:51 a.m.
Zermatt has been voted Europe’s best ski resort in a survey of 50,000 winter sports enthusiasts, followed by Livigno...
Man dies after being hit by train in Basel

Man dies after being hit by train in Basel

Nov. 11, 2016, 5:49 a.m.
A 31-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a train in the main street of Hölstein in Basel.
New natural history museum opens in St Gallen

New natural history museum opens in St Gallen

Nov. 11, 2016, 5:45 a.m.
The new CHF39.8 million Natural History Museum in St. Gallen will open this weekend.
UK poppy appeal raises thousands in Switzerland

UK poppy appeal raises thousands in Switzerland

Nov. 11, 2016, 5:43 a.m.
Remembrance Sunday takes place this Sunday in the UK and the Commonwealth to commemorate the contribution of servic...
Swiss study shows UK squirrels have leprosy

Swiss study shows UK squirrels have leprosy

Nov. 11, 2016, 5:40 a.m.
Researchers from Lausanne’s Federal Institute of Technology say most British squirrels 'have leprosy'.
Government warns against putting Swiss law above international law

Government warns against putting Swiss law above international law

Nov. 10, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
The government has come out against two separate proposals to put Swiss law above international law and to reform the...
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