Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car plan

Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car plan

Dec. 7, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
It doesn’t look like Geneva will be getting a commuter cable car after all.
Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per year

Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per year

Dec. 7, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Being a sporty person is dangerous. 
Electric cars to be used by by Basel police force

Electric cars to be used by by Basel police force

Dec. 7, 2018, 10 a.m.
Basel City police have bought three Tesla electric cars. 
Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Dec. 7, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
A man is in court in Vevey in Vaud accused of blackmailing women to have sex with him and give him money.
Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
The canton of Basel City has agreed to pay for private armed security guards to watch over synagogues and other Jewis...
Geneva to cut down on city centre traffic

Geneva to cut down on city centre traffic

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Geneva wants to fight the city’s traffic problems by getting trucks off the roads.
Swiss tradition causing visa application problems

Swiss tradition causing visa application problems

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
The tradition of having the place of where you’re from and not your birth place listed on official documents in...
No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
In the end there were no surprises at yesterday’s votes.
Law passed in major step towards gender pay equality

Law passed in major step towards gender pay equality

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Parliament has passed a law which it’s hoped will be a major step against gender pay inequality.
Gunman fires shots in Lucerne bar

Gunman fires shots in Lucerne bar

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
One person was injured and several shots fired in Lucerne when a gunman entered a bar and demanded cash from the till.
Two women to be voted onto Federal Council today

Two women to be voted onto Federal Council today

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Its likely parliament will vote two women onto the Federal Council later today.
Winter weather to arrive this weekend

Winter weather to arrive this weekend

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Despite the warm – although wet – weather, forecasters say the winter will start to arrive at the weekend.
Trapped cat rescued from Lugano tunnel air vents

Trapped cat rescued from Lugano tunnel air vents

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A cat has been rescued from a road tunnel near Lugano in Ticino after being trapped in air vents for the past two weeks.
Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Changes in Swiss VAT laws mean Amazon will no longer ship to Switzerland from non-EU sites.
Migrant-rescuing ship not allowed to sail under Swiss flag

Migrant-rescuing ship not allowed to sail under Swiss flag

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The government has rejected a plan to allow the ship which has been rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean to sail un...
Witness appeal after youths brutally attack three men

Witness appeal after youths brutally attack three men

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Geneva police are appealing for witnesses after three men were brutally attacked in the Jardin Anglais in the early h...
Bank robbed at gunpoint in canton Zurich

Bank robbed at gunpoint in canton Zurich

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Bank robbers tied up a member of staff at gunpoint yesterday morning in Adliswil in canton Zurich.
Teen charged with possession after routine check

Teen charged with possession after routine check

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
A routine check on a 15-year-old scooter rider turned up a surprise haul for French police on the border with Geneva.
Swiss citizens without date of birth now born January 1st

Swiss citizens without date of birth now born January 1st

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
A change in the law will allow those people who don’t know their exact date of birth to be listed as the 1st&nb...
Younger driver totals car at level crossing

Younger driver totals car at level crossing

Dec. 3, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A young driver had a narrow escape when he tried to cross a level crossing in Laubbach in canton Sankt Gallen. 
Parking ticket outburst may cost Italian worker her job

Parking ticket outburst may cost Italian worker her job

Dec. 3, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
An Italian frontier worker is fighting for her Swiss job after she launched a vitriolic tirade against Switzerland.
Successful weekend of Escalade festivities despite rain

Successful weekend of Escalade festivities despite rain

Dec. 3, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Constant drizzle and the cold didn’t put off 40,000 runners in Geneva for the Escalade races. 
Bus companies compete for Zurich airport contract

Bus companies compete for Zurich airport contract

Dec. 3, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Several private bus companies are fighting for a licence to be able to serve Zurich airport.
Switzerland unlikely to host climate change conference in 2020

Switzerland unlikely to host climate change conference in 2020

Dec. 3, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
The federal government says it doesn’t want Switzerland to host a major climate change conference in 2020, know...
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