Zurich rejects motion to better protect sex workers

Zurich rejects motion to better protect sex workers

Nov. 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 monkeys

Swiss wireless device could help paralysed after successful test on monkeys

Nov. 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 expected

Swiss stage of Tour de France cost CHF850,000 more than expected

Nov. 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 Geneva

Italy sails again on Lake Geneva

Nov. 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 presidency

Swiss business unsure ahead of Trump presidency

Nov. 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-opens

Winterthur mosque re-opens

Nov. 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 Muttenz

Asylum centre to open in Muttenz

Nov. 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 ban

Vaud court to rule on begging ban

Nov. 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 loss

FIFA museum makes huge loss

Nov. 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 well

Body of man found in well

Nov. 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 Constance

Bird Flu cases found in Lake Constance

Nov. 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 opens

More tests a month before Gotthard Base Tunnel opens

Nov. 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 crevasse

Swiss speed-rider flies through crevasse

Nov. 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 effect

UN workers ponder Trump effect

Nov. 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 election

Swiss politicians react to U.S election

Nov. 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 Geneva

Voluntary traffic limits to cut pollution in Geneva

Nov. 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 burka

Two more cantons may ban the burka

Nov. 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 Switzerland

Strong franc and good education saves Switzerland

Nov. 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 cows

Man sentenced for cruelty to cows

Nov. 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' bus

Passengers asked to get off 'heavy' bus

Nov. 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 strengthened

Swiss ties with Tunisia strengthened

Nov. 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 winter

Gotthard Pass closes for winter

Nov. 9, 2016, 6:14 a.m.
The Gotthard Pass has now also been shut for the winter.
Swiss Röstigraben replaced by country-city divide

Swiss Röstigraben replaced by country-city divide

Nov. 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 Guinea

Swiss media accused of defamation by Equatorial Guinea

Nov. 8, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
The government of the Equatorial Guinea has accused Switzerland of deliberately tarnishing the image of their vice pr...
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