WHO call for action over air pollution

WHO call for action over air pollution

Sept. 27, 2016, 2:12 p.m.
Despite its mountains, 1,500 people die from air pollution every year in Switzerland according to the World Health Or...
German ex-cop becomes the new hermit of Verena Canyon

German ex-cop becomes the new hermit of Verena Canyon

Sept. 27, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
A divorced, ex-policeman from southern Germany has been chosen as the new hermit of the Verena gorge in Solothurn. B...
Two men arrested after a police raid at a Basel mosque

Two men arrested after a police raid at a Basel mosque

Sept. 27, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Two men, both illegally in Switzerland, have been arrested after police raided a mosque in Basel this morning. Offic...
Ticino vote creates Swiss/EU tensions

Ticino vote creates Swiss/EU tensions

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
The EU has given Switzerland a warning after Ticino voted in favour of limiting the number of foreign workers in the ...
Minister says government pension plan on track

Minister says government pension plan on track

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
Swiss Interior Minister, Alain Berset has spoken out after voters rejected an initiative calling for a 10% boost in b...
TPG tickets in Geneva to rise

TPG tickets in Geneva to rise

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:20 a.m.
An agreement been made to increase the price of Geneva public transport tickets from December, but the rates still re...
Tamils demonstrate outside Palais des Nations

Tamils demonstrate outside Palais des Nations

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
Over a thousand Tamils have been demonstrating outside the Place des Nations demanding the release of political priso...
New measure to be implemented to prevent chemical spill

New measure to be implemented to prevent chemical spill

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
New measures have been taken to prevent a similar accident to Daillens, when 25 tonnes of sulfuric acid were spilt wh...
Geneva international school students swim lake for charity

Geneva international school students swim lake for charity

Sept. 27, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Pupils from Le Rosey in Rolle and two other international schools in La Côte Geneva have completed a swim acros...
Zurich ranked second leading financial centre in Europe

Zurich ranked second leading financial centre in Europe

Sept. 27, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
Zurich remains the second leading financial centre in Europe after London according to a new global ranking, whilst G...
4.5-million-franc renovation of Seujet dam underway

4.5-million-franc renovation of Seujet dam underway

Sept. 26, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Old and faulty parts of the Seujet dam that have been disturbing local residents with their loud vibrations are soon ...
Call for temporary stop to expansion of ski resorts in the Alps

Call for temporary stop to expansion of ski resorts in the Alps

Sept. 26, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
There's a call to temporarily stop the expansion of ski areas in the Alps due to the effects of climate change. The ...
Man dies after stolen kayak capsizes on Lake Neuchâtel

Man dies after stolen kayak capsizes on Lake Neuchâtel

Sept. 26, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
One man has died and another is injured after stealing a kayak which capsized on Lake Neuchâtel on Saturday nig...
Foreign fungi comes to Switzerland

Foreign fungi comes to Switzerland

Sept. 26, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
Foreign fungi have taken up residence in Switzerland, causing economic and ecological damage, according to scientists...
Islamic Central Council of Switzerland denounced “yes” vote on surveillance

Islamic Central Council of Switzerland denounced “yes” vote on surveillance

Sept. 26, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland have denounced Sunday's “yes” vote on the law on intelligence,...
Swiss champion cyclists medical records released

Swiss champion cyclists medical records released

Sept. 26, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
It's thought confidential medical records of two of Switzerland's top cyclists have been made public by a group of Ru...
Swiss president uninjured in car crash

Swiss president uninjured in car crash

Sept. 26, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
The Swiss President, Johann Schneider-Ammann carried on his official duties over the weekend after being involved in ...
Post bus network to allow political advertising

Post bus network to allow political advertising

Sept. 26, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Political adverts are soon to be seen on Swiss Post's post buses. PostBus have specified that they must be limited t...
Vaud cheese wins top prize

Vaud cheese wins top prize

Sept. 26, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
The 10th Swiss Cheese Awards have taken place and a Gruyère cheese made in the Vaud mountains has been named t...
Swiss vote round-up: yes to more spying

Swiss vote round-up: yes to more spying

Sept. 26, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
It was a good day for the Federal Council when Swiss Nationals went to the polls on Sunday as they followed the gover...
Greatest increase in Swiss health insurance premiums in 6 years

Greatest increase in Swiss health insurance premiums in 6 years

Sept. 26, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
Health insurance premiums will rise by an average of 4.5% across Switzerland for 2017, with children, young adults an...
Air defence project report criticised

Air defence project report criticised

Sept. 23, 2016, 3:01 p.m.
An investigation into the planned acquisition of a new air defence system for the Swiss armed forces has revealed sho...
Swiss citizens head to the ballot box

Swiss citizens head to the ballot box

Sept. 23, 2016, 2:42 p.m.
About 5.2 million Swiss citizens are to head to the ballot box on Sunday to vote on a broad range of issues, includin...
Geneva enjoys 'Car Free Day' on Sunday

Geneva enjoys 'Car Free Day' on Sunday

Sept. 23, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
The streets of Geneva will be closed to traffic this Sunday and flung open to people in Geneva to enjoy. The 3rd edi...
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