Suspected terrorist arrested in Vaud

Suspected terrorist arrested in Vaud

Sept. 23, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
A suspected terrorist who's being hunted by French police for the last two weeks, has been arrested in Vallorbe in Va...
Swiss president calls on UN to increase efforts

Swiss president calls on UN to increase efforts

Sept. 22, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Switzerland has called on the United Nations to redouble its efforts in tackling conflicts, human rights abuses and i...
Frontaliers to get choice of Swiss hospital use

Frontaliers to get choice of Swiss hospital use

Sept. 22, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
Around 30,000 border workers could soon have the opportunity to choose where they get treatment from a list of Swiss ...
SBB to axe 1200 jobs by 2020

SBB to axe 1200 jobs by 2020

Sept. 22, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has announced a further 1,200 job cuts by 2020 - 300 more than they announced last year....
49 people drown in Swiss waters already this year

49 people drown in Swiss waters already this year

Sept. 22, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
49 people have drowned in Swiss waters already this year, almost as much as the total for last year. The Swiss Rescu...
Coop and Migros to start charging for disposable plastic bags

Coop and Migros to start charging for disposable plastic bags

Sept. 22, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Supermarket giants, Coop and Migros are to start charging for their disposable plastic bags. Coop will begin chargin...
Bomb scare at the University of Geneva

Bomb scare at the University of Geneva

Sept. 22, 2016, 11:25 a.m.
The Science building II of at the University of Geneva was evacuated this morning after a suspicious package was foun...
Parliament support 'watered-down' version of immigration restrictions

Parliament support 'watered-down' version of immigration restrictions

Sept. 22, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
Switzerland's lower house of parliament has appeared to defuse a potential conflict with the European Commission over...
Uber could get new recognition in Geneva

Uber could get new recognition in Geneva

Sept. 22, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
Authorities in Geneva are to discuss a new law designed at limiting and regulating Uber taxis. Tomorrow night they w...
Warm weather to stay this weekend in Switzerland

Warm weather to stay this weekend in Switzerland

Sept. 22, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
An Indian summer begins today across Switzerland. According to Meteo News, an anticyclone is spreading across Centra...
People want right to end their own life

People want right to end their own life

Sept. 22, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Most people living in German-speaking Switzerland expect to get support from their doctor on choosing how they want t...
Swiss mobile users warned of using data abroad

Swiss mobile users warned of using data abroad

Sept. 22, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
We're being warned to turn off our data roaming when using our mobile phones outside Switzerland. The European Commi...
Harsh speeding fines condemned

Harsh speeding fines condemned

Sept. 21, 2016, 5:35 p.m.
The lack of proportionality for speeding penalties and the rigidity of the law has been denounced by the lower house ...
Accidents on roads in Geneva on the increase

Accidents on roads in Geneva on the increase

Sept. 21, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Despite accidents on roads in Switzerland and neighbouring France decreasing, in Geneva they've increased by 38% In ...
Swiss health insurance premiums expected to rise by 6.5% next year

Swiss health insurance premiums expected to rise by 6.5% next year

Sept. 21, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
Researchers say that Swiss health insurance premiums are expected to rise on average by 6.5% next year. The Tribune ...
Man caught speeding at 223km / h in a 120km / h zone in Valais

Man caught speeding at 223km / h in a 120km / h zone in Valais

Sept. 21, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
A man faces up to four years in prison after being flashed driving at 223 km / h on the A9 at Granges in Valais on Tu...
Geneva marks International day of Peace

Geneva marks International day of Peace

Sept. 21, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
The 4th edition of the Geneva Peace Talks take place today to mark International Day of Peace, an annual United Natio...
Overcrowding in Swiss prisons is improving

Overcrowding in Swiss prisons is improving

Sept. 21, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Swiss prisons and detention centres are becoming slightly less overcrowded, except for convicts with mental health pr...
Geneva police arrest weed growers

Geneva police arrest weed growers

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Geneva police have arrested several people after discovering marijuana growing in pots on a balcony in Plainpalais. ...
Cabinet wants more border guards

Cabinet wants more border guards

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
The Federal Council wants to create 100 more posts for border guards, with one third of the posts in northwest Switze...
Swiss plans for driverless trains

Swiss plans for driverless trains

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Trains without drivers could be operating in Switzerland within two to three years. The ‘Südostbahn', Sou...
More priced out of Zurich property market

More priced out of Zurich property market

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
It's getting harder and harder to buy a property in Zurich. In 2008, one in six families (17%) could afford to buy a...
Schaffhausen police rescue 2 year old in car

Schaffhausen police rescue 2 year old in car

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
Passers-by discovered a screaming two-year-old boy alone in a parked car shortly after midnight on Sunday in a town i...
National action urged over Swiss bedbug infestation

National action urged over Swiss bedbug infestation

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
A Geneva politician is calling for federal action over bedbugs. Guillaume Barrazzone says there needs to be national...
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