Latest figures show sharp fall in daily infections

Latest figures show sharp fall in daily infections

May 18, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office are showing a sharp fall in daily infections – yesterday only...
Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

May 18, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
A former police officer in Ticino shot and killed his wife and a man assumed to be her new lover. 
Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

May 15, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
The government has agreed to a plan to strengthen ties with the United Kingdom after Brexit. 
SWISS plans to rebuild normal flight schedule from next month

SWISS plans to rebuild normal flight schedule from next month

May 15, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
SWISS International Airlines says they will start building up to a more normal schedule from next month. 
Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

May 15, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Despite government recommendations, only about 5% of train passengers are wearing a mask. 
Covid-19 figures jump whilst Geneva is most infected canton

Covid-19 figures jump whilst Geneva is most infected canton

May 15, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The latest Covid-19 figures have shown a small jump over the last 24 hours – the Federal Health Office says 50 ...
Donate to the food drive in Geneva this weekend

Donate to the food drive in Geneva this weekend

May 15, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
Last weekend pictures of people queuing up for food handouts in Geneva went across the world as many were surprised t...
Geneva to create over 7km of new cycle lanes

Geneva to create over 7km of new cycle lanes

May 14, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
As the lockdown eases and more people are going back to work – there’s a new emphasis on mobility. 
Cash machines and card readers fail across country

Cash machines and card readers fail across country

May 14, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Thousands of cash machines and shop card readers across the country failed yesterday morning. At around 9.30am system...
Border to open to tourist traffic from June 15th

Border to open to tourist traffic from June 15th

May 14, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The borders between Switzerland and France, Germany and Austria will be open to tourist traffic again from June 15th&...
Swiss hospital's coronavirus treatment receives global attention

Swiss hospital's coronavirus treatment receives global attention

May 14, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
A coronavirus treatment pioneered in a Swiss hospital is receiving worldwide attention. 
Plan put forth to help businesses forced to close during pandemic

Plan put forth to help businesses forced to close during pandemic

May 13, 2020, 10:49 a.m.
A plan to help businesses forced to close during the pandemic has been put forward by the National Economic Council.&...
Ticino reports no new infections for first time since crisis began

Ticino reports no new infections for first time since crisis began

May 13, 2020, 10:44 a.m.
Canton Ticino has reported no new infections or deaths from Covid-19 for the first time since the start of the crises...
Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

Geneva airport predicts losses for the year

May 13, 2020, 10:41 a.m.
Managers at Geneva airport are expecting to make a loss this year and air traffic volumes to fall 10%, taking it...
Post Office breaks all records as lockdown creates new demand

Post Office breaks all records as lockdown creates new demand

May 13, 2020, 10:38 a.m.
During the lockdown, we all turned to online shopping. 
Borders may open in time for beach vacation

Borders may open in time for beach vacation

May 13, 2020, 10:35 a.m.
Taking a break on a beach could be possible this summer. The Swiss government is in discussion with France, Germany a...
Illegally partying young people throw objects at police officers in Neuch√Ętel

Illegally partying young people throw objects at police officers in Neuch√Ętel

May 12, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
Police in Neuchâtel were called to an illegal party on the lakeside on Sunday night. It’s thought as many...
Infection and unemployment curves both flattening

Infection and unemployment curves both flattening

May 12, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The infection curve is continuing to flatten. 39 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours – Daniel Koc...
Thousands flock to shops as country reopens

Thousands flock to shops as country reopens

May 12, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The shops reopened yesterday and thousands took advantage to get out for the first time in weeks. 
Commuter queues form as some borders reopen

Commuter queues form as some borders reopen

May 12, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
The Customs Administration says it hopes border queues will improve over the next few days. A spokeswoman for the off...
Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

May 12, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
A man in hospital in canton Valais may have died after eating listeria-infected cheese during his stay.
New regulations for lockdown easing begin

New regulations for lockdown easing begin

May 11, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
Entering Switzerland is now a little easier. New regulations that come into force today allow for business meeti...
Swiss urged to take summer vacation in Switzerland

Swiss urged to take summer vacation in Switzerland

May 11, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
With international travel so uncertain this summer, we’re all being urged to take our vacations in Switzerland....
Uncertainty over reopening of swimming pools

Uncertainty over reopening of swimming pools

May 11, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
While we may be able to do a few more things from today, there is still uncertainty over when we may be able to use t...
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