Bern warns cantons to act decisively or the government will take overOct. 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 cantonsOct. 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 cutOct. 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 emergencyOct. 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 GenevaOct. 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 rulesOct. 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 rateOct. 15, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Switzerland now has as many coronavirus infections as the United States.
Man dies after rock crushes carOct. 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 quarantineOct. 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 FranceOct. 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 butterOct. 15, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Switzerland will not run out of butter.
Ticino investigates possible manslaughter in care homeOct. 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 apartmentOct. 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 expertOct. 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 rulesOct. 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 homesOct. 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 weekendOct. 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 questionsOct. 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 injuredOct. 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-personOct. 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 ChernobylOct. 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'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 countryOct. 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 fightOct. 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...