Bern warns cantons to act decisively or the government will take over

Bern warns cantons to act decisively or the government will take over

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
The federal government has issued a warning to the cantons - get the virus under control in your areas or we’ll...
Germany demands quaratine from those coming from 10 cantons

Germany demands quaratine from those coming from 10 cantons

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
Germany has determined almost half of Switzerland is at risk of spreading the infection and anyone who’s been i...
Geneva public workers march to fight pay cut

Geneva public workers march to fight pay cut

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
More than 6,000 marched through the centre of Geneva yesterday protesting at the proposed 1% salary cut for cantonal ...
Ticino police officer banned for speeding while on emergency

Ticino police officer banned for speeding while on emergency

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
A Ticino police officer has been suspended from driving and given a 2-year suspended prison sentence for speeding.
Large new leisure park for Geneva

Large new leisure park for Geneva

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:38 a.m.
A major new leisure centre is to be built near Geneva. It promises water slides, bodyboarding, ski runs, a large skat...
Geneva steps up anti-infection rules

Geneva steps up anti-infection rules

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:49 a.m.
Geneva has brought in strict new anti-virus laws to try to stem the high infection rate.
Switzerland matches US infection rate

Switzerland matches US infection rate

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Switzerland now has as many coronavirus infections as the United States.
Man dies after rock crushes car

Man dies after rock crushes car

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
A man died yesterday after a rock fell onto his car in canton Valais.
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin in quarantine

Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin in quarantine

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin is in quarantine after coming into contact with a staffer who’s tested positive.
Mask wearing rules tightened in neighbouring France

Mask wearing rules tightened in neighbouring France

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
The French department of Haute Savoie has made wearing a mask compulsory in many public spaces, including outside.
Rest assured - we will not run out of butter

Rest assured - we will not run out of butter

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Switzerland will not run out of butter.
Ticino investigates possible manslaughter in care home

Ticino investigates possible manslaughter in care home

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:48 a.m.
Ticino prosecutors are launching criminal proceedings against three care home workers after a deadly covid-19 outbreak.
Girl found dead in Neuchatel apartment

Girl found dead in Neuchatel apartment

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
Police are investigating the death of a girl in an apartment in canton Neuchatel. The body was discovered early last ...
Worst should be over by April according to expert

Worst should be over by April according to expert

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:44 a.m.
The worst of the coronavirus crisis should be over by April next year and a further national lockdown is unlikely.
Calls to change quarantine rules

Calls to change quarantine rules

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
There are calls to rethink quarantine rules as the infection rate in Switzerland continues to rise.
More people searching for bigger homes

More people searching for bigger homes

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:37 a.m.
Since the lockdown and the rising trend of home working – more people are looking for larger homes.
Infections and deaths rise over the weekend

Infections and deaths rise over the weekend

Oct. 13, 2020, 7:03 a.m.
Infections - and deaths – continue to rise. The latest figures from the Federal Health Office shows more than 4...
Vaud mass surveillance operation raises questions

Vaud mass surveillance operation raises questions

Oct. 13, 2020, 6:59 a.m.
Civil liberty groups are angry after canton Vaud revealed it used a controversial mobile phone monitoring programme w...
Truck crashes into Zurich tram - 14 injured

Truck crashes into Zurich tram - 14 injured

Oct. 13, 2020, 6:55 a.m.
14 people, including an 11-year-old boy, were injured yesterday when a Zurich tram was hit by a truck.
UN discovering virtual meetings costing more than in-person

UN discovering virtual meetings costing more than in-person

Oct. 13, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
The United Nations in Geneva says holding virtual meetings is proving to be more expensive than in-person ones &ndash...
Boar in eastern Switzerland still radioactive after Chernobyl

Boar in eastern Switzerland still radioactive after Chernobyl

Oct. 13, 2020, 6:50 a.m.
Wild boar in eastern Switzerland are still showing traces of radio activity from the Chernobyl nuclear accident &ndas...
Geneva restaurant voucher scheme a 'success'

Geneva restaurant voucher scheme a 'success'

Oct. 13, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The Geneva scheme to get people back out and into restaurants has ended – and is being hailed a success.
Track and trace under pressure across the country

Track and trace under pressure across the country

Oct. 12, 2020, 7 a.m.
The country’s track and trace systems are under immense strain as the infection rate rises.
Doctors say nutritional supplements may help in covid fight

Doctors say nutritional supplements may help in covid fight

Oct. 12, 2020, 6:57 a.m.
A group of Swiss doctors say everyone should be taking nutritional supplements containing vitamins C and D, zinc, sel...
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