Switzerland’s first patient hotel opens in Lausanne

Switzerland’s first patient hotel opens in Lausanne

Nov. 18, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
Switzerland’s first ever patient hotel – which allows recovering patients to enjoy medical supervision in comfortable...
Swiss environment minister urges 'small steps' for change

Swiss environment minister urges 'small steps' for change

Nov. 18, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
The Swiss environment minister has urged the world’s industrialised nations to do more to help emerging and developin...
5m employed in Switzerland

5m employed in Switzerland

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
The number of people employed in Switzerland peaked in the third quarter of this year to reach just over 5 million.
Swiss climate efforts could be improved

Swiss climate efforts could be improved

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:17 a.m.
Switzerland has been placed 14th place out of 61 countries in a worldwide ranking of climate change performance.
No border wall for Ticino

No border wall for Ticino

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
The Swiss government has rejected the idea of building a fence along its southern border near the town of Chiasso t...
Swiss companies will no longer be able to claim bribe costs against tax

Swiss companies will no longer be able to claim bribe costs against tax

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
Companies will no longer be able to claim tax rebates on criminal fines and bribe money under proposed changes to t...
Zurich has most expensive coffee in the world

Zurich has most expensive coffee in the world

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:07 a.m.
If you’re in Zurich you may want to head for the pub rather than the café as it’s been revealed that coffee in the ...
More Swiss use Facebook for news

More Swiss use Facebook for news

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:02 a.m.
More and more people in Switzerland are using social media as a source of information, according to a new report.
Best press photos of 2016 go on display at Château de Prangins

Best press photos of 2016 go on display at Château de Prangins

Nov. 17, 2016, 5:38 p.m.
It often it takes a photograph to stop us in our tracks and really think about the harsh reality of what has been hap...
US ambassador to Switzerland to leave on day Trump is sworn in

US ambassador to Switzerland to leave on day Trump is sworn in

Nov. 17, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
The US ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein Suzan G. LeVine, has announced that she will be leaving Switzerlan...
Rare ‘Sky Blue’ diamond sells for over CHF17 million in Geneva

Rare ‘Sky Blue’ diamond sells for over CHF17 million in Geneva

Nov. 17, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
A rare Sky Blue diamond has been sold for CHF17.1 million at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva.
Justin Bieber to perform at AMA's from Zurich

Justin Bieber to perform at AMA's from Zurich

Nov. 17, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
Justin Bieber is to make an American Music Awards cameo via satellite from his ‘Purpose’ tour in Zurich this Sunday.
Murder charge for killer of Zurich nightclub dancer who hid body in wine cellar

Murder charge for killer of Zurich nightclub dancer who hid body in wine cellar

Nov. 17, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
A 49-year-old Swiss man who killed a Polish nightclub dancer in a luxury Zurich hotel in September 2014 and hid her b...
Lenzburg prison to install anti drone system

Lenzburg prison to install anti drone system

Nov. 17, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
Lenzburg prison in Aargau is planning to spend 200,000 francs on installing an anti-drone alarm system on its roof.
Christmas shoppers in Switzerland plan to spend more this year

Christmas shoppers in Switzerland plan to spend more this year

Nov. 17, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Shoppers in Switzerland plan to spend more this year on Christmas presents, thanks to growing confidence in the economy.
Bird flu spreads in Switzerland

Bird flu spreads in Switzerland

Nov. 17, 2016, 6:22 a.m.
Bird flu has now reached Lake Biel following the cases discovered in Lake Constance, Lake Geneva and Lake Neuchâtel.
Google says Zurich jobs are safe

Google says Zurich jobs are safe

Nov. 17, 2016, 6:19 a.m.
Google is reassuring workers in Switzerland that they will continue to invest in the country as a business location...
Bahnhofstrasse gets cheaper

Bahnhofstrasse gets cheaper

Nov. 17, 2016, 6:17 a.m.
Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse has dropped in the ranking as one of the world’s most expensive retail streets.
Compensation for delayed train travellers

Compensation for delayed train travellers

Nov. 17, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
There’s good news for travellers who’ve been held up by a delayed Swiss train.
Zurich researchers say fatty food affects kids' brains

Zurich researchers say fatty food affects kids' brains

Nov. 17, 2016, 6:12 a.m.
Researchers in Zurich say eating too much fatty foods could severely disrupt the development of the brains of young...
Servette hockey will keep Swedish player

Servette hockey will keep Swedish player

Nov. 17, 2016, 6:09 a.m.
Geneva-Servette Hockey Club have announce that Johan Fransson will stay at the club until the end of the 2018-2019 ...
Cheap skiing this weekend

Cheap skiing this weekend

Nov. 17, 2016, 6:05 a.m.
Ski resorts in the Vaud Alps and Chablais are opening this weekend offering reduced rates.
Most Swiss trust their politicians

Most Swiss trust their politicians

Nov. 16, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Over three quarters of Swiss trust their political and business leaders, according to a survey by the watchdog Transp...
More Swiss want early withdrawal from nuclear power

More Swiss want early withdrawal from nuclear power

Nov. 16, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
More than half of Swiss voters would say yes to an early nuclear withdrawal, according to a survey from publisher, Ta...
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