New camera to stop train suicides planned

New camera to stop train suicides planned

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are to test a new type of camera on trains to prevent suicides. The new cameras would send a ...
Hiker rescued in Ticino

Hiker rescued in Ticino

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:23 a.m.
A hiker has been rescued after falling 15 meters into a crevasse on the glacier Basodino in the Ticino Alps. The 51-...
Man arrested after assault in Montreux

Man arrested after assault in Montreux

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
A man who assaulted an elderly woman with a knife in Montreux railway station before stealing her handbag has been ar...
Climber dies near Saas-Fee

Climber dies near Saas-Fee

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:18 a.m.
An Austrian mountaineer has died after falling whilst descending from the Alphubel near Saas-Fee (VS). The 38-year-o...
33 tourists rescued after spending night trapped above French Alps

33 tourists rescued after spending night trapped above French Alps

Sept. 9, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Over 100 people have been rescued after being stranded in cable cars above the high above the French Alps. 33 dern...
Mont Blanc cable car rescue - latest

Mont Blanc cable car rescue - latest

Sept. 9, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
UPDATE 12:17 UPDATE 11:35 Those who spent the night in the cable cars between The Aiguille du Midi and Pointe Hel...
Vaud speeder faces jail

Vaud speeder faces jail

Sept. 9, 2016, 8:31 a.m.
A speeding motorist faces a maximum of four years in jail after being flashed at 125 kph in a 50 zone. The 25 year ol...
Basel airport promises to fix mobile black spot

Basel airport promises to fix mobile black spot

Sept. 9, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
Managers at Basel Mulhouse airport are promising to fix a mobile phone black spot after French authorities ordered th...
Vaud police call for witnesses after fatal accident

Vaud police call for witnesses after fatal accident

Sept. 9, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Vaud police are asking for witnesses after a motorcyclist was killed on the Route de Bern at Lucens yesterday morning...
Bathers shocked by dead animal in Lake Geneva

Bathers shocked by dead animal in Lake Geneva

Sept. 9, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Bathers on the lakeside at Montreux had a shock when a bloated dead animal was spotted floating nearby. Later invest...
Second World War grenade discovered in Versoix

Second World War grenade discovered in Versoix

Sept. 8, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
A grenade from the Second World War that was discovered by a walker on Sunday afternoon near a riverbed in Versoix, h...
Parents accidentally leave baby on train in Bern

Parents accidentally leave baby on train in Bern

Sept. 8, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Parents were left horrified on Tuesday when a Interregio train left without them… with their newborn baby on b...
SBB want railway police to carry machine guns and tasers

SBB want railway police to carry machine guns and tasers

Sept. 8, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
SBB want railway police to carry machine guns and tasers. The Federal Office of Transport confirmed in the Neue Luze...
Vaud police call for witnesses after old lady mugging

Vaud police call for witnesses after old lady mugging

Sept. 8, 2016, 8:11 a.m.
Vaud Police are calling for witnesses after an elderly woman was injured in an assault at Montreux train station earl...
Villars in shock after restaurant owner death

Villars in shock after restaurant owner death

Sept. 8, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
The ski resort of Villars-Gryon is in shock after the death of David Jewell after he was attacked by a shark in New C...
Syrian peace talks to start in Geneva

Syrian peace talks to start in Geneva

Sept. 8, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
Peace talks about Syria begin today in Geneva US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei La...
Ski pass prices won't rise this season

Ski pass prices won't rise this season

Sept. 8, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
There's good news for winter sports fans, as 70 per cent of Swiss cable car companies aren't planning on increasing t...
Student exchange programme given another year

Student exchange programme given another year

Sept. 8, 2016, 7:47 a.m.
Swiss students will have another year to take part in the European exchange programme, Erasmus+. The interim solutio...
Culling wolves may not save sheep - study

Culling wolves may not save sheep - study

Sept. 8, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
An international study has found that killing wolves may not necessarily save sheep, but result in more attacks on li...
Yoga festival in Geneva over long weekend

Yoga festival in Geneva over long weekend

Sept. 8, 2016, 7:43 a.m.
People in Geneva can immerse themselves in the world of meditation today as the 7th Yoga Art Festival begins in P&aci...
Crescent shaped sculpture placed on Swiss mountain

Crescent shaped sculpture placed on Swiss mountain

Sept. 8, 2016, 7:39 a.m.
An artist who wanted to see something other than a cross on Swiss mountain tops, has installed a crescent shaped scul...
Rescue operation underway to rescue over 100 people trapped in cable car

Rescue operation underway to rescue over 100 people trapped in cable car

Sept. 8, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
A rescue operation is underway to rescue over 100 people trapped on a cable car in the French Alps after high winds c...
Swiss Post launch series of new stamps featuring Swiss Railways

Swiss Post launch series of new stamps featuring Swiss Railways

Sept. 7, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
Swiss Post has launched a series of new stamps featuring Swiss Railways. The first four stamps with the value of CHF...
Valais man dies attempting to climb Mount Durant

Valais man dies attempting to climb Mount Durant

Sept. 7, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
A 36-year-old man from Valais has died and another person has been injured after an accident at the Col du Durant. T...
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