Teenagers discover human skeleton in woods near Winterthur

Teenagers discover human skeleton in woods near Winterthur

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:46 a.m.
A group of teenagers from Zurich who were on an orienteering expedition in a forest near Winterthur, have discovered ...
Thousands without drinking water in Ticino

Thousands without drinking water in Ticino

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:44 a.m.
Nearly 5,000 people in are without drinking water until Friday after petrol polluted a water distribution network in ...
Number of police injuries rise in Geneva

Number of police injuries rise in Geneva

Sept. 13, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
The number of injured police officers in Geneva has tripled over the last three years. In 2012 that figure was 30 pe...
Search for missing man in Rhine

Search for missing man in Rhine

Sept. 13, 2016, 6:01 a.m.
A man remains missing after he jumped from a bridge in Basel into the Rhine. Police launched a search at 6pm yesterd...
Four new cases of Zika infections in Switzerland this month

Four new cases of Zika infections in Switzerland this month

Sept. 12, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
4 new cases of infections by the Zika virus have been recorded in Switzerland during the first week of September, bri...
The 6 day 'Swiss Epic' mountain bike race begins in Zermatt

The 6 day 'Swiss Epic' mountain bike race begins in Zermatt

Sept. 12, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
The 6 day, Swiss Epic mountain biking race begins today in Zermatt attracting more than 600 riders, both amateurs and...
Cyclist charged for causing a death in Gippingen race in 2014

Cyclist charged for causing a death in Gippingen race in 2014

Sept. 12, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
A cyclist has been charged with negligent homicide after the death of another rider in a cycling race in Gippingen (A...
Central Switzerland schools ban smartphones during lesson breaks

Central Switzerland schools ban smartphones during lesson breaks

Sept. 12, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
Several colleges in central Switzerland have banned the use of smartphones during lesson breaks. Peter Hörler, ...
Summer will continue - and may be hottest ever

Summer will continue - and may be hottest ever

Sept. 12, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Summer is still not over in Switzerland! Last week's soaring temperatures are set to continue into the middle of this...
Swiss court free Iraqi I.S sympathiser

Swiss court free Iraqi I.S sympathiser

Sept. 12, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
One of the three Iraqi men imprisoned in March for plotting to make bombs and launch terror attacks in the name of th...
Geneva police investigating possible autoroute suicide

Geneva police investigating possible autoroute suicide

Sept. 12, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Geneva police are investigation the possibility a woman committed suicide by walking into the path of a car on the A1...
Stan Wawrinka becomes oldest male winner of US Open since 1970

Stan Wawrinka becomes oldest male winner of US Open since 1970

Sept. 12, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
Switzerland's tennis star, Stan Wawrinka beat world number one Novak Djokovic to win his first US Open and third ...
Most Swiss against raising retirement age

Most Swiss against raising retirement age

Sept. 12, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
Nearly two-thirds of people in Switzerland oppose raising the retirement age to 67, according to a new survey. 63% w...
Swiss government to launch emergency app

Swiss government to launch emergency app

Sept. 12, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
The Swiss government is to launch a smartphone app to warn people of natural disasters or terrorist attacks. The app...
Geneva fire victim dies

Geneva fire victim dies

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:59 a.m.
A woman who was rescued from a fire in a block of apartments on Saturday morning in Grand Saconnex in Geneva has died...
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...
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