Cantons restrict outdoor fires during heatwave

Cantons restrict outdoor fires during heatwave

July 25, 2019, 10:03 a.m.
Several cantons have brought in strict restrictions on outdoor fires as the country swelters.
Geneva to protect vineyards by culling deer

Geneva to protect vineyards by culling deer

July 25, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
Geneva is continuing to cull deer as the numbers are posing a problem for wine growers. 
Geneva to monitor elderly during heatwave

Geneva to monitor elderly during heatwave

July 25, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
As the heatwave continues, the City of Geneva is stepping up its monitoring of elderly residents.
Headless body found near Swiss border

Headless body found near Swiss border

July 25, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
A headless body has been found in a French field just 10 meters away from the Swiss border.
Decrease in migration to Switzerland

Decrease in migration to Switzerland

July 24, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Fewer people are moving to Switzerland from the EU and Efta states. 
Belgian paraglider dies in canton Valais

Belgian paraglider dies in canton Valais

July 24, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
A paraglider has died in canton Valais after plunging 3,000 meters to his death. 
Pilot accuses passengers of giving incorrect weight in 2016 crash

Pilot accuses passengers of giving incorrect weight in 2016 crash

July 24, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A light aircraft pilot is blaming his passengers for not giving their correct weight for a crash in canton Schaffhaus...
Facebook post of burglar photo frustrates police

Facebook post of burglar photo frustrates police

July 24, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A burglary victim in canton Thurgau is taking the law into his own hands – and the local police are not happy.
Foreign ministry accepts tobacco money

Foreign ministry accepts tobacco money

July 23, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
The foreign ministry is being criticized for accepting money from the global tobacco company Philip Morris.
Italian coach driver caught without valid licence

Italian coach driver caught without valid licence

July 23, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
An Italian coach driver has been arrested in canton Valais for not having a valid driving licence.
Fox bites woman in her sleep

Fox bites woman in her sleep

July 23, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
A patient at Zurich University Hospital was bitten by a fox during the night. The woman was asleep at the time.
Couple stranded on Lake Gruyère island

Couple stranded on Lake Gruyère island

July 23, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
A couple found themselves stranded on a small island in the middle of Lake Gruyère on Sunday after a storm rip...
Airspace near-misses doubles over one year

Airspace near-misses doubles over one year

July 22, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Swiss airspace is getting more dangerous. 
Corporate tax changes could cost Switzerland CHF 10bn

Corporate tax changes could cost Switzerland CHF 10bn

July 22, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Plans by G20 nations to change corporate tax rules could hit Switzerland – and other countries have been invite...
Taxi driver resigns after driving cab down stairs

Taxi driver resigns after driving cab down stairs

July 22, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
A taxi driver in the town of Zug has decided to resign after he drove his cab down a flight of stairs near the main s...
Switzerland's most dangerous jihadist captured

Switzerland's most dangerous jihadist captured

July 22, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
A man described as Switzerland’s most dangerous jihadist has been captured in Syria.
5,000 parade through Vevey for Fêtes des Vignerons

5,000 parade through Vevey for Fêtes des Vignerons

July 19, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
The spectacular Fêtes des Vignerons kicked off last night with a procession of over 5,000 people through the st...
Zurich mayor proposes right to vote for non-Swiss

Zurich mayor proposes right to vote for non-Swiss

July 19, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The mayor of Zurich says she wants to give non-Swiss the right to vote in local elections.
Family of drowned Irishman left in dark by Zurich police

Family of drowned Irishman left in dark by Zurich police

July 19, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
An Irish family says they are frustrated at the lack of information from the Zurich police after their son died in a ...
British man caught with suitcase of antelope meat

British man caught with suitcase of antelope meat

July 19, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
A man has been caught with 23 kilos of antelope meat from South Africa in Brig in canton Valais. 
The Fêtes des Vignerons begins

The Fêtes des Vignerons begins

July 18, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
The Fêtes des Vignerons kicks off later today. 
Dogs cool off in DIY stores

Dogs cool off in DIY stores

July 18, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
The Do It Yourself chain, Jumbo, is allowing dogs inside its stores at the moment while the weather is hot.
Bakery near festival must close overnight

Bakery near festival must close overnight

July 18, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Festival goers in Bern will have to go hungry overnight. 
FM could be switched off by 2022

FM could be switched off by 2022

July 18, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
FM radio could be switched off earlier than planned. 
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