Compulsory dog classes to end in Switzerland

Compulsory dog classes to end in Switzerland

Nov. 24, 2016, 5:15 a.m.
People in Switzerland will no longer have to take classes to be able to own a dog as of January.
UPDATE: IT specialist found guilty of stealing FIS data

UPDATE: IT specialist found guilty of stealing FIS data

Nov. 23, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
An IT specialist who tried to sell data he stole from the Federal Intelligence Service (FIS) has been handed a suspen...
Posters to save Winterthur mosque taken down

Posters to save Winterthur mosque taken down

Nov. 23, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Posters calling for financial donations to help save the An‘Nour mosque have been taken down by authoritie...
Trial begins of man accused of data theft from intelligence service

Trial begins of man accused of data theft from intelligence service

Nov. 23, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
A two day trial has begun at the Federal Criminal Court of an IT specialist accused of trying to sell ...
Extra security planned for Montreux Christmas Market

Extra security planned for Montreux Christmas Market

Nov. 23, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Montreux Christmas market has introduced extra security measures this year in light of recent terror attacks in Europ...
No action to be taken over Clinton donation

No action to be taken over Clinton donation

Nov. 23, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
No action will be taken over the Swiss government’s half-a-million-franc donation to the Clinton Foundation.
TAG Heuer wins the “Revival” award in Geneva

TAG Heuer wins the “Revival” award in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
TAG Heuer has won an award for its reissue of the iconic Heuer Monza chronograph at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie...
Domestic violence 'widespread' in Switzerland

Domestic violence 'widespread' in Switzerland

Nov. 23, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
Domestic violence is ‘fairly widespread’ in Switzerland with police being called out 14,000 times last ye...
Credit Suisse report cites UK wealth downgrade after Brexit vote

Credit Suisse report cites UK wealth downgrade after Brexit vote

Nov. 23, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
A new report by Credit Suisse has put the cost of Brexit to UK households at $1.5 trillion (£1.2 trillion.) ...
70 year old dies after car crash

70 year old dies after car crash

Nov. 23, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
A 70-year-old man has died after his car swerved and hit a wall bordering the road in Orbe in canton Vaud.  
Solar plane back in Switzerland

Solar plane back in Switzerland

Nov. 23, 2016, 6:22 a.m.
Solar Impulse 2 is back in Dübendorf (ZH), having completed its solar powered flight around the world tour.
India and Switzerland strike tax deal

India and Switzerland strike tax deal

Nov. 23, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
India has joined a list of select countries with which Switzerland will commit to an annual exchange of all financial...
Flushing is expensive in Geneva

Flushing is expensive in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2016, 6:16 a.m.
Geneva is the most expensive place in Switzerland to flush a toilet.  
Young man stabbed at party in Sierre

Young man stabbed at party in Sierre

Nov. 22, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
A young man has been seriously injured after being stabbed at a celebration in Sierre (VS) early on Tuesday morning.
Credit Suisse reveal plans for stock market flotation

Credit Suisse reveal plans for stock market flotation

Nov. 22, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
The head of Credit Suisse's domestic operation has given his first indication of how the bank will pitch next yea...
UN talks on reunifying Cyprus end without agreement

UN talks on reunifying Cyprus end without agreement

Nov. 22, 2016, 2 p.m.
Talks in Geneva between the leaders of Cyprus on ending the Mediterranean island’s 42-year-old division have on...
Compromise to be reached over Geneva bike ban

Compromise to be reached over Geneva bike ban

Nov. 22, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
Cyclist could soon be able to ride through Geneva’s parks again.
People in French speaking Switzerland have "significantly more" sex

People in French speaking Switzerland have "significantly more" sex

Nov. 22, 2016, 1:21 p.m.
A survey for a safe sex campaign has found that people in French-speaking Switzerland have “significantly more” sexua...
Geneva's New Years Eve celebrations announced

Geneva's New Years Eve celebrations announced

Nov. 22, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Geneva’s New Year’s Eve celebrations are to be held once again on the Quai du Mont-Blanc.
The director for the museum of Yverdon gives a lecture today, on the digitalisation of art collections

The director for the museum of Yverdon gives a lecture today, on the digitalisation of art collections

Nov. 22, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
A discussion dedicated to online art collections and the future of museums takes place at the Museum of Yverdon today.
Swiss military loses track of yet more army ammunition in canton of Zurich

Swiss military loses track of yet more army ammunition in canton of Zurich

Nov. 22, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
For the second time this year the Swiss army has lost track of several hundred pieces of ammunition at a military sit...
Swiss fighter jet fleet set to be renewed and added to by 2025

Swiss fighter jet fleet set to be renewed and added to by 2025

Nov. 22, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
A fighter jet strategy that involves refurbishing current planes for half a billion francs and laying the groundwork ...
Switzerland prepared to welcome Britain into EFTA after Brexit

Switzerland prepared to welcome Britain into EFTA after Brexit

Nov. 22, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
Switzerland’s President says the country would welcome Britain, its sixth biggest trading partner, back into the Euro...
Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Nov. 22, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Zoos and parks in Switzerland are arming themselves against bird flu, following instructions from the authorities.
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