Zurich train station holds minute silence for freak accident

Zurich train station holds minute silence for freak accident

Aug. 9, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A minute’s silence will be held at Zurich main train station later this afternoon by railway staff as they reme...
Man waves assault weapon in street

Man waves assault weapon in street

Aug. 9, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A man’s been arrested in Winterthur after waving an army issue assault weapon around in the street.
Matterhorn claims another climber's life

Matterhorn claims another climber's life

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Yet another climber has died on the Matterhorn.
Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
Many parts of the country are recovering from the storms yesterday.
Swiss prices cause issues for youth climate change summit

Swiss prices cause issues for youth climate change summit

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Discord is breaking out at the youth climate change summit in Lausanne – and one of the biggest problems are ro...
Soldier dies as military vehicle falls from Susten pass

Soldier dies as military vehicle falls from Susten pass

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
A soldier has been killed and another seriously injured when their military vehicle crashed off the Susten pass and f...
Another new beach suggested for Geneva

Another new beach suggested for Geneva

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
After the opening of the new beach in Eaux-Vives in Geneva – one local politician wants to see another one of t...
National Bank intervenes to bring down CHF value

National Bank intervenes to bring down CHF value

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank has been intervening in the currency markets to bring down the value of the franc.
Lucerne president concerned about Airbnb growth

Lucerne president concerned about Airbnb growth

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
The cantonal president of Lucerne says something needs to be done about the growth of Airbnb. 
Swiss diplomats broker peace deal in Mozambique

Swiss diplomats broker peace deal in Mozambique

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Swiss diplomats have successfully brokered a peace deal in Mozambique.
Precariously balanced boulders force road closure

Precariously balanced boulders force road closure

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A main road in canton Uri is closed as two boulders weighing more than a 1000 tonnes are balanced perilously above.
Man loses company's money in Montreux casino

Man loses company's money in Montreux casino

Aug. 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
A man has been convicted of using his company’s money to place bets at a casino in Montreux.
Greta Thunberg in Lausanne for environmental summit

Greta Thunberg in Lausanne for environmental summit

Aug. 6, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A week long environmental summit with hundreds of young people – including climate activist Greta Thunberg &nda...
'Drink and smoke' laws to be updated

'Drink and smoke' laws to be updated

Aug. 6, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
The government is to examine the legal amount of THC a driver can have in their blood and still be considered safe to...
Man found dead in car possibly murdered

Man found dead in car possibly murdered

Aug. 6, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
Zurich police are investigating a possible murder after a body of a 66-year-old Italian man was found in a car in the...
FĂȘte des Vignerons huge success so far

FĂȘte des Vignerons huge success so far

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
This generation’s Fête des Vignerons in Vevey is the best attended ever – since the first edition i...
Climate change incites calls to close Matterhorn

Climate change incites calls to close Matterhorn

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
There are calls to close the Matterhorn to climbers - but others say it’s just not possible.
Four people die in the Alps over weekend

Four people die in the Alps over weekend

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
It’s been a deadly weekend in the mountains. 
Man who pulled out gun thanks police for not shooting

Man who pulled out gun thanks police for not shooting

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
A man in canton Uri is thanking the police for not shooting him.
Girl, 6, drowns in Lake Lucerne

Girl, 6, drowns in Lake Lucerne

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
A 6-year-old girl died yesterday in Lake Lucerne.
German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

July 26, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
Traffic warnings are in place for the Gotthard Tunnel this weekend as two large German Länder start their summer...
Police identify headless body on Swiss-French border

Police identify headless body on Swiss-French border

July 26, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
Police have identified the headless body found near the Swiss border in the French town of Ferney-Voltaire.
Climate scientists discover more evidence of manmade climate change

Climate scientists discover more evidence of manmade climate change

July 26, 2019, 10:26 a.m.
Climate scientists at the University of Bern say they have more evidence that people are the cause of climate change ...
Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

July 26, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
A herd of cows in canton Nidwalden was spooked and injured a walker and killed a dog.
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