Delayed S3 zero gravity flight promise to refund

Delayed S3 zero gravity flight promise to refund

Nov. 25, 2016, 5:01 p.m.
The operators of a zero-gravity flight experience have been forced to hand back around CHF160,000 to clients followin...
Valais and Vaud announce support for 2026 Winter Olympic bid

Valais and Vaud announce support for 2026 Winter Olympic bid

Nov. 25, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
The Valais and Vaud cantons have formally announced their support for a project from Western Switzerland to be the ca...
CHF250 luxury hot dog goes on sale at Zurich Christmas market

CHF250 luxury hot dog goes on sale at Zurich Christmas market

Nov. 25, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
A 250-franc luxury hot dog is being sold at a Christmas market in Zurich.
WTO boss says it's too early to speculate on Trump's Trade policies

WTO boss says it's too early to speculate on Trump's Trade policies

Nov. 25, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
The head of the World Trade Organization has said he's had no indication the United States would move to leave th...
Voters to decide on atom power

Voters to decide on atom power

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
Swiss voters will head to the polls this Sunday to decide on a Green party initiative which clearly sets a date for w...
Weekend vote on new national park in Switzerland

Weekend vote on new national park in Switzerland

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:18 a.m.
Villagers in the vicinity of Parc Adula in eastern Switzerland will vote on Sunday on the creation of Switzerland&rsq...
Swiss interest rates to remain negative for the time being

Swiss interest rates to remain negative for the time being

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) plans to keep interest rates in negative territory for the foreseeable future.
Safety to be improved on A40 to Chamonix

Safety to be improved on A40 to Chamonix

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
Safety is to be improved on the A40 between Geneva and Chamonix following several fatal accidents caused by drivers t...
Lausanne light festival starts

Lausanne light festival starts

Nov. 25, 2016, 6:59 a.m.
The Lausanne Lights Festival is back for the fifth consecutive year with thirteen installations scattered around town.
Missing person tracker dogs to be assisted by drones

Missing person tracker dogs to be assisted by drones

Nov. 25, 2016, 6:55 a.m.
Dogs trained to search for missing persons will now be assisted by drones.
Basketball shot from Swiss dam smashes world record

Basketball shot from Swiss dam smashes world record

Nov. 24, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Three Australians have broken an incredible world record by netting a basketball shot from 180m in just three attempt...
Bargain ski passes for Saas-Fee are crowdfunded

Bargain ski passes for Saas-Fee are crowdfunded

Nov. 24, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
The go ahead’s been given for skiers and snowboarders to buy a season ski pass for Saas-Fee for just 222 francs...
Cyclist fined after causing fatal crash during Gippingen race

Cyclist fined after causing fatal crash during Gippingen race

Nov. 24, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
A cyclist has been found guilty of causing the death of a fellow competitor in a cycle race in Gippingen in the canto...
Smaller peacekeeping force to remain in Kosovo

Smaller peacekeeping force to remain in Kosovo

Nov. 24, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
Switzerland plans to maintain its armed contingent in Kosovo but is to reduce the size of the force, after more than ...
Zurich wants cannabis to be easier to obtain for medical reasons

Zurich wants cannabis to be easier to obtain for medical reasons

Nov. 24, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
The canton of Zurich want to make it easier for patients to obtain cannabis if they need it for medical reasons, by i...
7 year old boy ordered to attend specialist school  after being over-pampered

7 year old boy ordered to attend specialist school after being over-pampered

Nov. 24, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
A Swiss court has ordered a seven-year-old boy from St Gallen to attend a specialist school because his parents have ...
Trains disrupted between Geneva and Lausanne cause long delays

Trains disrupted between Geneva and Lausanne cause long delays

Nov. 24, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
There were significant delays on the train line between Geneva and Lausanne this morning after the section between Ny...
Cointrin becomes world's first to install special shoe metal detectors

Cointrin becomes world's first to install special shoe metal detectors

Nov. 24, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Cointrin has become the world’s first airport to install special metal detectors carpets to help passengers che...
Air pollution kills thousands in Switzerland

Air pollution kills thousands in Switzerland

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:46 a.m.
Air pollution in Switzerland has resulted in an estimated 5,000 premature deaths a year, according to a report by the...
Firms to be checked for foreign worker pay

Firms to be checked for foreign worker pay

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
The number of spot checks on companies employing foreign workers will increase from 27,000 a year to 35,000.
Half a million affected by poverty in Switzerland

Half a million affected by poverty in Switzerland

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:37 a.m.
A national conference has revealed that more than half a million people in Switzerland are affected by poverty.
Swiss government to fight public service bonuses

Swiss government to fight public service bonuses

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:16 a.m.
The Swiss cabinet has spoken out against inflated bonuses for bosses of public service companies.
New measures to stop cross-border tax evasion

New measures to stop cross-border tax evasion

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:14 a.m.
Around 200 multinational firms based in Switzerland could soon be forced to reveal their revenues and tax duties in e...
Swiss government boost to gender equality

Swiss government boost to gender equality

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:12 a.m.
Plans to impose gender quotas on boards and managements of listed Swiss companies have been endorsed by the governmen...
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