Farmer sentenced to jail for self-justice lock-up

Farmer sentenced to jail for self-justice lock-up

Oct. 2, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A Bernese farmer is fighting a one-year prison sentence after he locked up a potential thief in his cellar for two ho...
Printing error messes up election ballot papers

Printing error messes up election ballot papers

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
Voters are being asked to check the ballot papers they’ve been sent ahead of the parliamentary elections later ...
Presumed organ donation law initiate to go to vote

Presumed organ donation law initiate to go to vote

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The majority of people are in favour of presumed consent for organ donation.
Bank refuses to compensate hacked woman's loss

Bank refuses to compensate hacked woman's loss

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The Basel Kantonal Bank is refusing to compensate a customer after her account was hacked and she lost CHF 28,000.
Body found in Rhone River confirmed as boy's father

Body found in Rhone River confirmed as boy's father

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
Geneva police have confirmed a body found in the Rhone River on Sunday is that of the father of a 4-year-old boy who ...
Couple lose life savings in online investment scam

Couple lose life savings in online investment scam

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
An elderly couple in Zurich have lost their entire life savings of CHF 200,000 after being tricked by a fake online t...
Turkish nationals passports confiscated across Europe for social media activity

Turkish nationals passports confiscated across Europe for social media activity

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Turkish nationals living in Switzerland are having their passports confiscated by the country’s diplomatic miss...
Bern climate march demands more be done to tackle problem

Bern climate march demands more be done to tackle problem

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Around 100,000 people took to the streets of Bern on Saturday, demanding more be done to tackle climate change.
Seized supercars raise CHF 27m at auction for Equatorial Guinea

Seized supercars raise CHF 27m at auction for Equatorial Guinea

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
An auction of 26 supercars has raised CHF 27m and the money will go to charities in the small African country of Equa...
A thousand gather in Geneva in memory of boy, 4, found in river

A thousand gather in Geneva in memory of boy, 4, found in river

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
About a thousand people gathered in central Geneva yesterday in memory of a 4-year-old boy who was found dead in the ...
Fêtes des Vignerons props sale raises CHF 250,000

Fêtes des Vignerons props sale raises CHF 250,000

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A sale of the props used during the Fêtes des Vignerons in Vevey has raised a quarter of a million francs.
Switzerland experiences technology industry boom

Switzerland experiences technology industry boom

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland is experiencing a high-tech jobs boom. 
New cyber-security NGO makes Geneva home

New cyber-security NGO makes Geneva home

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Geneva has a new non-governmental organization which will further strengthen the city’s role as a centre of cyb...
Climate marches planned around Switzerland

Climate marches planned around Switzerland

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A series of marches to highlight the threat of climate change are planned over the next couple of days. 
Street lights off inspired Geneva residents to stargaze

Street lights off inspired Geneva residents to stargaze

Sept. 27, 2019, 9 a.m.
The darkness was not total and there was some cloud – but on the whole, people in Geneva took the opportunity f...
Zurich Insurance to compensate hotels after Thomas Cook collapse

Zurich Insurance to compensate hotels after Thomas Cook collapse

Sept. 27, 2019, 8:57 a.m.
The insurance company Zurich Insurance says it will act fast to compensate hotels that have lost money after the coll...
Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down bar

Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down bar

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Thieves have struck another blow to a bar owner in Basel after her business burnt down.
Government discusses Lötschberg Tunnel expansion

Government discusses Lötschberg Tunnel expansion

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Politicians in canton Valais are calling for a full-scale expansion of the Lötschberg Tunnel. 
Geneva and Vaud to witness night sky beauty tonight

Geneva and Vaud to witness night sky beauty tonight

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Large areas of Grand Genève will be plunged into darkness tonight as communes in Switzerland and France have a...
Dog owners urged to check vaccinations after distemper found in fox

Dog owners urged to check vaccinations after distemper found in fox

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Dog owners are being advised by cantonal vets to make sure their pet’s vaccinations are up to date after a dead...
Man jailed for the abuse of 19 girls aged 5 to 9

Man jailed for the abuse of 19 girls aged 5 to 9

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A man has been jailed for six years and banned from working with children for 10 years after being convicted by a Gen...
CHF 6bn set aside for new fighter jets

CHF 6bn set aside for new fighter jets

Sept. 25, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
The upper chamber of Parliament has given the green light to the purchase of new fighter jets. 
Swiss and Iranian presidents celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations

Swiss and Iranian presidents celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations

Sept. 25, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
The Swiss and Iranian presidents a met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday. 
TCS warns against using some brands of winter tyres

TCS warns against using some brands of winter tyres

Sept. 25, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
The motoring organization, the TCS, has released its annual survey of winter tyres – and is warning against usi...
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