Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
It's thought forest fires are to blame for several barns and stables in Valais burning to the ground on Tuesday night...
Nestlé musuem throws open its doors to celebrate founders birthday

Nestlé musuem throws open its doors to celebrate founders birthday

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Around 2,500 people visited Nestlé's new cultural venue in Vevey yesterday as it threw open its doors for free...
Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Two men have died after climbing on the south side of Monte Rosa in the northern Italian Aosta Valley. The 4634 mete...
Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Unemployment rose 0.1 points last month, compared to June in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud. The figure was much the...
Thai King reduces sentence of Geneva businessman

Thai King reduces sentence of Geneva businessman

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
The King of Thailand has ordered a sentence of three years to be reduced to two for a Geneva businessman found guilty...
Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Aug. 10, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Switzerland has been named as one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving. A survey by the Swiss Council ...
Zurich town banned from bell ringing every 15 minutes at night

Zurich town banned from bell ringing every 15 minutes at night

Aug. 10, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
A church in Zurich has been banned from ringing its bells every 15 minutes at night after a noise complaint. A coupl...
Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders

Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders

Aug. 10, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders, although the amount in the Lake Geneva region remains high. L...
Patrouille Suisse to perform at Payerne after Broyne runway closes

Patrouille Suisse to perform at Payerne after Broyne runway closes

Aug. 10, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Takeoffs and landings of the Patrouille Suisse will take place at the Emmen airbase, after the Broye runaway closed. ...
Basejumper rescued after 13 hour operation in Lauterbrunnen

Basejumper rescued after 13 hour operation in Lauterbrunnen

Aug. 10, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Emergency services carried out a 13-hour rescue operation when an American basejumper hit a cliff face in Lauterbrunn...
Hundreds of thousands expected at 25th Zurich street parade

Hundreds of thousands expected at 25th Zurich street parade

Aug. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.
Hundreds of thousands of techno music fans are expected at the 25th edition of the Zurich street parade on Saturday. ...
Cornavin shut down after suspicious suitcase investigated

Cornavin shut down after suspicious suitcase investigated

Aug. 9, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Cornavin station was shut down yesterday afternoon after security forces investigated a suspicious suitcase. Access ...
First quadruple amputee to reach summit of Matterhorn

First quadruple amputee to reach summit of Matterhorn

Aug. 9, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
A British mountaineer has become the first quadruple amputee to reach the summit of the Matterhorn. Jamie Andrew, fr...
Geneva scientists find way to slow development of lymphoma

Geneva scientists find way to slow development of lymphoma

Aug. 9, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
Scientists in Geneva have found a way to slow down the development of lymphoma, the cancer that affects white blood c...
Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Aug. 9, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
There's good news for fishermen as large trout from Lake Geneva will soon be back on supermarket shelves. Ten months...
Bomb suspect gets no compensation for missing flight

Bomb suspect gets no compensation for missing flight

Aug. 9, 2016, 7:48 a.m.
A French woman who missed her flight after being stopped by security at Geneva Airport won't receive any compensation...
Investigations continue into luge death in Jakobsbad

Investigations continue into luge death in Jakobsbad

Aug. 9, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
Investigations are continuing after a 44-year-old man from Zurich died when he was thrown off a toboggan run in Jakob...
Trump admits video of hostage payment to Iran, was from Switzerland

Trump admits video of hostage payment to Iran, was from Switzerland

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
U.S Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been forced to backtrack after he claimed he'd seen a video of...
Bodies of two British climbers found on the Matterhorn

Bodies of two British climbers found on the Matterhorn

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
The bodies of two British climbers who went missing on Thursday have been found on the Matterhorn. Italian rescue wo...
Burkhalter: Economic framework accord 'a good idea' but 'unlikely'

Burkhalter: Economic framework accord 'a good idea' but 'unlikely'

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Swiss Foreign Minister, Didier Burkhalter, says it's unlikely that an economic framework accord with the European Uni...
World's largest biodegradable painting unveiled in Leysin

World's largest biodegradable painting unveiled in Leysin

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
A huge fresco of a sleeping shepherd painted on the slopes of a Vaud mountain station is said to be the world's l...
CERN 'unlikely' to discover new elementary particle

CERN 'unlikely' to discover new elementary particle

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Scientists at CERN have given up their hopes of having discovered a new elementary particle. Last December, two team...
Lausanne banishes children from playing in the city fountains

Lausanne banishes children from playing in the city fountains

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Lausanne is banishing children from playing in the city's fountains. City authorities say they are not obliged to co...
FIFA boss, Gianni Infantino cleared of breach of ethics

FIFA boss, Gianni Infantino cleared of breach of ethics

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:27 a.m.
The Swiss head of the Zurich-based world football governing body FIFA has been cleared of any breach of ethics by an ...
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