Switzerland sends team of experts to BeirutAug. 7, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
Switzerland has sent a team of experts to the Lebanese capital Beirut after a massive explosion devastated parts of t...
Ticino to extend Covid-19 protective measures by 2 weeksAug. 7, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The canton of Ticino has extended protective coronavirus measures for another two weeks from this coming Sunday. ...
Norway introduces quarantine for arrivals from SwitzerlandAug. 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
From tomorrow, Norway has introduced a 10-day quarantine for arrivals from Switzerland.
Study reveals drinking trends in SwitzerlandAug. 6, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
Ticino has the heaviest drinkers in all of Switzerland - according to a new study by the Swiss Health Observatory.&nb...
City of Bern claims losing large amount of money each year in unpaid diplomat finesAug. 6, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
The City of Bern says it loses tens of thousands of Swiss francs every year in unpaid fines given to diplomats. ...
Swiss economy expected to suffer less than others in EuropeAug. 6, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The Swiss economy is expect to suffer less from the Covid-19 crisis than other countries in Europe.
Government reissues list of quarantine countriesAug. 6, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The federal government has issued a renewed list of quarantine countries, now including Spain and Singapore.
Swiss ambassador to Beirut speaks of her experienceAug. 6, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
The Swiss ambassador to Lebanon who was injured during Monday’s huge explosion in Beirut has spoken of her expe...
Geneva art dealer accused of owing CHF 330m in taxesAug. 5, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
An art dealer from Geneva owes CHF 330 million in taxes, according to Switzerland’s federal court.
Rental costs rise despite pandemicAug. 5, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Swiss rental costs have continued to rise, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Government criticised for lack of control over infection spreadAug. 5, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
The Swiss Office for Federal Health is being criticised for not having a handle on the source of new coronavirus infe...
Geneva becomes coronavirus 'hotspot'Aug. 5, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
Geneva is being called a ‘hotspot’ for coronavirus infections.
Swiss ambassador to Beirut injured in explosionAug. 5, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The Swiss ambassador to Beirut has been injured and taken to hospital after an explosion in the Lebanese capital - ac...
World's first electric plane approved for flight in SwitzerlandAug. 4, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
The world’s first electric airplane has won approval to fly in Switzerland.
Ban on swimming in Lake Neuchâtel after 6 dogs die in 24 hoursAug. 4, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
A ban on swimming in Lake Neuchâtel has been continued into this week.
Former Harbour Master hailed as hero after reacting to boat fireAug. 4, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A former Harbour Master in Ascona is being hailed as a hero after he intervened when a motor boat caught fire yesterd...
Basel airport introduces compulsory Covid-19 testing for 3 countriesAug. 4, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
Basel’s EuroAirport has introduced compulsory coronavirus testing for passengers arriving from Turkey, Israel a...
Calls for Spain to be placed on quarantine list as infection rates spikeAug. 4, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
There are calls for those returning to Switzerland from holidaying in Spain to be put in quarantine.
Seven sailors celebrate National Day with fondue whilst floating down Rhone on kayakAug. 3, 2020, 11:26 a.m.
A group of seven sailors have celebrated Swiss National Day by enjoying a full-scale fondue onboard a kayak. ...
Unmarried couples living in different countries to reuniteAug. 3, 2020, 11:21 a.m.
From this morning, unmarried couples living apart between Switzerland and a so-called ‘third country’ nat...
Catering industry turnover takes nosedive in JulyAug. 3, 2020, 11:13 a.m.
The catering industry has announced a sharp decrease in turnover in July.
National Day celebrated with balcony flags and musicians in the streetAug. 3, 2020, 11:04 a.m.
Switzerland celebrated its National Day over the weekend - but in a much more low-key way than usual - due to coronav...
Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"Aug. 3, 2020, 11:01 a.m.
Belgium has red-listed travel to Geneva, Vaud and Valais.
Nightclubs not source of most infectionsAug. 3, 2020, 10:54 a.m.
Nightclubs are not the source of the most infections of coronavirus in Switzerland.