Major jewellery heist at Zurich Airport

Major jewellery heist at Zurich Airport

Jan. 19, 2021, 6:23 a.m.
Hundreds of thousands of francs worth of jewellery and watches were stolen from a Zurich airport shop in the early ho...
Geneva shoppers avoid closures by crossing the border

Geneva shoppers avoid closures by crossing the border

Jan. 19, 2021, 6:21 a.m.
Geneva shoppers are heading over the border to France to buy the things they need as confinement in Switzerland has c...
Work from home compulsory from today

Work from home compulsory from today

Jan. 18, 2021, 4:44 a.m.
As from today, working from home is compulsory. The latest federal guidelines say everyone should be working from ...
Bern threatens disorganized cantons on vaccine delivery

Bern threatens disorganized cantons on vaccine delivery

Jan. 18, 2021, 4:39 a.m.
The Federal government is threatening not to send the vaccine to cantons which are being too slow in administering th...
Three die in avalanches over the weekend

Three die in avalanches over the weekend

Jan. 18, 2021, 4:37 a.m.
Weekend avalanches have claimed the lives of three people. In canton Obwalden, a group were caught up in an avalanche...
Geneva shops busy at weekend ahead of closures

Geneva shops busy at weekend ahead of closures

Jan. 18, 2021, 4:34 a.m.
Thousands hit the shops this weekend in Geneva ahead of the closure of all non-essential businesses from today.
US ambassador leaves country

US ambassador leaves country

Jan. 18, 2021, 4:31 a.m.
The US Ambassador to Switzerland, Edward McMullen, has left the country. The Trump appointed diplomat left a leavi...
Neighbouring French town looks set to break curfew

Neighbouring French town looks set to break curfew

Jan. 18, 2021, 4:28 a.m.
Restaurants in the French town of Annemasse are threatening to defy the curfew and open their doors on February 1st.
Swiss travellers do not need negative test for France

Swiss travellers do not need negative test for France

Jan. 18, 2021, 4:25 a.m.
The French government has confirmed Swiss residents do not need to show a negative Covid 19 test to enter the country.
Mass testing to be expanded

Mass testing to be expanded

Jan. 15, 2021, 6:23 a.m.
After the success of the mass testing programme in Graubünden, other cantons are interested as well as the Confe...
Snow brings Zurich to standstill - cuts off villages

Snow brings Zurich to standstill - cuts off villages

Jan. 15, 2021, 6:21 a.m.
Heavy snow in many parts of the country is causing problems. Last night all public transport in the city of Zurich gr...
Small firms embrace homeworking but not the vaccine

Small firms embrace homeworking but not the vaccine

Jan. 15, 2021, 6:18 a.m.
A survey carried out by the Federation of Suisse Romande Businesses show 22% have all their staff working from home. ...
Teachers want to be in the first wave of vaccinations

Teachers want to be in the first wave of vaccinations

Jan. 15, 2021, 5:11 a.m.
Teachers unions are calling for their members to be included in those being vaccinated early.
Army loses fewer weapons last year

Army loses fewer weapons last year

Jan. 15, 2021, 5:08 a.m.
The army lost 70 weapons last year – a combination of assault rifles and pistols. But that is far better than p...
New federal lockdown rules from Monday

New federal lockdown rules from Monday

Jan. 14, 2021, 9:15 a.m.
The Federal Council has agreed to new tougher measures. The health minister Alain Berset is getting everything he wan...
Geneva unhappy with new federal rules

Geneva unhappy with new federal rules

Jan. 14, 2021, 6:40 a.m.
The new rules are not going down well in Geneva.
Man advertises himself on Geneva bus

Man advertises himself on Geneva bus

Jan. 14, 2021, 6:38 a.m.
A man in his thirties who’s been out of work since May decided to take action.
Zurich researchers build crash free drone

Zurich researchers build crash free drone

Jan. 14, 2021, 6:36 a.m.
Researchers in Zurich have developed what they call is a crash proof drone. One of the main reasons for drones losing...
More infections expected due to UK variant

More infections expected due to UK variant

Jan. 13, 2021, 6:44 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says it expects a rise in infections, due mainly to the arrival of the new more contagious ...
Second vaccine given go-ahead

Second vaccine given go-ahead

Jan. 13, 2021, 6:42 a.m.
The medical regulator, Swissmedic, has authorized the use of the Moderna vaccine in addition to the Pfizer vaccine.&n...
One UK tourist being blamed for ski race cancellation

One UK tourist being blamed for ski race cancellation

Jan. 13, 2021, 6:40 a.m.
One British tourist is being blamed for the cancelation of the Laubernhorn World Cup ski race in Wengen.
Heavy snow hits Geneva region

Heavy snow hits Geneva region

Jan. 13, 2021, 6:24 a.m.
Heavy snow fell around the Lake Geneva region yesterday afternoon – causing traffic tailbacks and a series of m...
UBS to close more branches

UBS to close more branches

Jan. 13, 2021, 6:21 a.m.
UBS is to close 1 in 5 of its branches in Switzerland with the loss of 150 jobs.
UK Covid variant already in country before borders closed

UK Covid variant already in country before borders closed

Jan. 12, 2021, 6:18 a.m.
Despite the Swiss government banning arrivals from the United Kingdom on December 21st in an effort to prevent the sp...
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