Zurich rejects motion to better protect sex workersNov. 10, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Authorities in Zurich have rejected a motion by the Socialist Party to strengthen the protection of sex workers, sayi...
Swiss wireless device could help paralysed after successful test on monkeysNov. 10, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Swiss scientists have developed a wireless device that’s enabled monkeys with spinal cord injuries to regain control ...
Swiss stage of Tour de France cost CHF850,000 more than expectedNov. 10, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
The Tour de France passing through Bernese roads in July has cost almost CHF 850, 000 more than expected.
Italy sails again on Lake GenevaNov. 10, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
The “Italie” is sailing on Lake Geneva again after 11 years following over half a year of work on the CGN boat.
Swiss business unsure ahead of Trump presidencyNov. 10, 2016, 5:45 a.m.
The Swiss business community say there is a sense of unease about the long-term prospects in their second-biggest m...
Winterthur mosque re-opensNov. 10, 2016, 5:43 a.m.
The An'Nour mosque in Winterthur has reopened with a new manager, chosen by the police.
Asylum centre to open in MuttenzNov. 10, 2016, 5:41 a.m.
A new Federal centre for asylum seekers will open next week in Muttenz in Basel which can accommodate up to 900 peo...
Vaud court to rule on begging banNov. 10, 2016, 5:37 a.m.
Vaud Constitutional Court is to rule on the ban on begging that was voted for by the Grand Council.
FIFA museum makes huge lossNov. 10, 2016, 5:37 a.m.
The FIFA Museum in Zurich which has only been open for nine months has made a loss of 32 million francs this year.
Body of man found in wellNov. 10, 2016, 5:31 a.m.
The body of an 80-year-old man has been found trapped in a well in Domat in Graubunden.
Bird Flu cases found in Lake ConstanceNov. 9, 2016, 2:47 p.m.
A strain of bird flu has been detected in the corpses of five wild ducks found in Lake Constance.
More tests a month before Gotthard Base Tunnel opensNov. 9, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
The testing phase of the Gotthard Base Tunnel is in full swing with InterCity and EuroCity lines to circulate through...
Swiss speed-rider flies through crevasseNov. 9, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
A new film has captured Swiss snowboarder and speed-riding pioneer, Ueli Kestenholz, flying through a tiny creva...
UN workers ponder Trump effectNov. 9, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
Workers for international organizations in Geneva are now contemplating what a Donald Trump presidency mean for them?
Swiss politicians react to U.S electionNov. 9, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
Swiss foreign minister, Didier Burkhalter has given his reaction to results of the US presidential election, saying "...
Voluntary traffic limits to cut pollution in GenevaNov. 9, 2016, 6:28 a.m.
Authorities in Geneva have decided to introduce ‘voluntary alternating traffic’ in a bid to cut pollution over winter.
Two more cantons may ban the burkaNov. 9, 2016, 6:26 a.m.
The mountain cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and Glarus look set to vote on whether to ban the burka next year.
Strong franc and good education saves SwitzerlandNov. 9, 2016, 6:23 a.m.
A UBS study has found that the strong franc and dual educational system has helped Swiss middle class incomes escape...
Man sentenced for cruelty to cowsNov. 9, 2016, 6:22 a.m.
A man from Fribourg has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of cruelty towards two cows i...
Passengers asked to get off 'heavy' busNov. 9, 2016, 6:19 a.m.
A bus driver in Zurich caused a stir when he asked passengers to get off the vehicle because it was too heavy.
Swiss ties with Tunisia strengthenedNov. 9, 2016, 6:17 a.m.
Plans for more cooperation between Switzerland and Tunisia have been discussed at a meeting between Federal Council...
Gotthard Pass closes for winterNov. 9, 2016, 6:14 a.m.
The Gotthard Pass has now also been shut for the winter.
Swiss Röstigraben replaced by country-city divideNov. 8, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
A new study has found that the traditional Swiss Röstigraben – the societal division between French and German speaki...
Swiss media accused of defamation by Equatorial GuineaNov. 8, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
The government of the Equatorial Guinea has accused Switzerland of deliberately tarnishing the image of their vice pr...