No station toilets at new railway line causes outrageApril 11, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
The soon to be users of the new multi-million-franc railway from Annemasse in France to the centre of Geneva are angr...
5G arrives in Switzerland despite fearsApril 11, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
The next generation of mobile phones are coming to Switzerland, despite health fears.
Federal Court annuls vote amidst pamphlet errorApril 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
For the first time in modern history the Federal Court has annulled a popular vote.
E-bike riders warned of 'speed-box' penaltiesApril 11, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
E-bike users are being warned not to use a so called ‘speed-box’.
Basel court fines man after terror 'joke'April 10, 2019, 6:53 a.m.
A man has been fined and charged costs after he made a bad joke on a bus in Basel in May two years ago.
Police warn of telephone scamApril 10, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
The police in cantons Vaud and Geneva are warning of a telephone scam.
Woman found dead in Ticino hotel roomApril 10, 2019, 6:47 a.m.
A woman has been found dead in a hotel room in canton Ticino. Police believe she’s been the victim of a crime.
Swiss courts asked to reconsider deportation order by European court.April 10, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
A decision by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has split politicians.
Swiss population rises to 8.5mApril 10, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
The number of people living in Switzerland is up a bit – at 8.5m. That’s a rise of 0.7%.
US tourist spends night in a cell due to passport problemsApril 10, 2019, 6:39 a.m.
An American tourist says she had to spend a night in custody at Zurich airport after she arrived with a passport that...
Bad management blamed for lack of new security measures at UNApril 9, 2019, 6:57 a.m.
Not enough money is being spent on the safety and security of the international organisations in Geneva – altho...
Nail strips left on autorouteApril 9, 2019, 6:55 a.m.
Aargau police want to know who left nail strips on the side of the A3 autoroute near Möhlin. The strips were mad...
CERN to open major new visitor centreApril 9, 2019, 6:53 a.m.
The Geneva based particle physics laboratory CERN has unveiled a CHF 79m visitor centre which will open in 2022.
Zurich police worker sacked for penning parody filmApril 9, 2019, 6:48 a.m.
Zurich cantonal police is accused of lacking a sense of humor and acting as moral guardians after the sacking of a ci...
Alpine glaciers could be gone by 2100April 9, 2019, 6:46 a.m.
In just 80 years all the glaciers in the Alps could be gone. That’s according to research by the University of ...
Exploding snowman says 'no' to hot summerApril 9, 2019, 6:43 a.m.
Are we in for a hot summer? No, according to an exploding snowman.
Teacher accused of blackmailing boys onlineApril 8, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
A Basel secondary school teacher is in court this week charged with luring underage boys into internet chat rooms.
Porsche driver faces charges after driving into climate change protestorsApril 8, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
A Porsche driver is facing charges after driving into a crowd of climate change protestors in Zurich on Saturday. ...
E-cigarette could release toxinsApril 8, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
Swiss laboratories say they’ve discovered highly toxic compounds could be released while using the heat-not bur...
Organic farms contaminated by pesticidesApril 8, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
Those buying organic vegetables in Switzerland may not be getting exactly what they think they are.
Parking sensors ignored by driversApril 8, 2019, 9:02 a.m.
Swiss insurers say parking sensors are not cutting the rate of accidents in car parks. The head of accident research ...
Poll shows city dwellers more in favour of tighter gun lawsApril 5, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
Opinion polls are showing a lead for those who wish to bring in tighter gun laws, but there’s a clear differenc...
Seized tarantulas destined for Switzerland conservation violationApril 5, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
German customs officers have seized a package of tarantulas destined for Switzerland.
Geneva concerned over proposed water bottling plantApril 5, 2019, 8:27 a.m.
Concerns are being raised in Geneva over plans by the neighbouring French town of Divonne-les-Bains to open a mineral...