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...
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.
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