E-biker deaths rise as use increasesApril 5, 2019, 8:23 a.m.
An e-bike rider is killed every month in Switzerland and 309 were seriously injured last year.
Porsche spins out of control in Spier tunnelApril 5, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
A Porsche worth more than CHF 100,000 is a write off after spinning in a tunnel and smashing into a wall.
Swiss government refuses to sign nuclear treatyApril 4, 2019, 10:10 a.m.
The government says it won’t sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons for the time being, despite a parliamenta...
Aargau teacher sacked following inappropriate relations allegationApril 4, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
A teacher in canton Aargau has been sacked following allegations of an inappropriate relationship with one of his fem...
Man killed on A1 changing tyreApril 4, 2019, 10:06 a.m.
A man was killed on the A1 autoroute yesterday afternoon while changing a tyre on the hard shoulder.
Paperweight turns out to be hand grenadeApril 4, 2019, 10:04 a.m.
An office in Winterthur had to be evacuated on Monday when what was thought to be a paperweight turned out to be a li...
Foreign firms still setting up in SwitzerlandApril 3, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Switzerland is still proving attractive to foreign firms. Last year 282 companies set up offices in the country, crea...
Former policeman sentenced after traffic fine theftApril 3, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
A former local policeman in Richterswil in canton Zurich has been given 2 years suspended prison sentence after being...
More drivers suspended for drug useApril 3, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
More and more drivers are losing their licence for driving while under the influence of drugs. Between 2012 and last ...
Apple loses slogan court case with SwatchApril 3, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Swatch has won a court case against the tech giant Apple. The American firm took the watchmaker to court for allegedl...
Zurich police hunt for tortoise ownerApril 3, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
Zurich police are searching for the owner of a tortoise which was found in the centre of the city.
Novartis faces kickback allegationsApril 2, 2019, 7:49 a.m.
The Swiss drugs firm Novartis faces legal action in the United States. A judge in New York says the US government has...
Imitation weapons trigger police alertApril 2, 2019, 7:29 a.m.
Police stormed a shopping centre in Zurich yesterday to confront a man carrying an automatic rifle and a hand gun.
Man mad at CHF 40 fine for one minute lateApril 2, 2019, 7:22 a.m.
A Lausanne man is furious at getting a CHF 40 fine for overstaying his parking slot by just one minute.
Swiss press has fun with April 1stApril 2, 2019, 7:20 a.m.
The Swiss press had fun with April Fool’s Day yesterday. Not many of you were fooled by our own story of the UK...
E-voting platform has licence revokedApril 1, 2019, 9:05 a.m.
The government has withdrawn the licence for the electronic voting system run by the post office.
Guinea pig left in rubbishApril 1, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
The hunt in on for the person who threw a living guinea pig in the rubbish.
Samsung investigates Swiss phone fireApril 1, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
The Korean electronics giant Samsung says it will investigate why one of their phones caught fire while charging in c...
Police discover 21 cats in Thurgau man's freezerMarch 29, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Police in canton Thurgau have made a grim discovery – 21 dead cats in a freezer.
One million Swiss victims of cyber-attackMarch 29, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
Around a million people in Switzerland say they’ve been a victim of a cyber-attack – but the vast majorit...
Elderly woman killed walking on train tracksMarch 29, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
An elderly woman has been killed on a train track near Biel station in canton Bern.
Unvaccinated students may be banned from examsMarch 29, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
A measles outbreak at the University of Zurich could mean a ban on those who have not been vaccinated from taking exams.
University lecturer under fire for commuting by aircraftMarch 29, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A lecturer at the University of Applied Science in Chur is under fire for commuting to work by light aircraft.
4 teens arrested for online retail scamsMarch 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Zurich cantonal police have arrested four teenagers for scamming online retailers.