UK gambler wants his money back after major losses in Zurich

UK gambler wants his money back after major losses in Zurich

Oct. 12, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
A British gambler says he’s going to take a Zurich casino to court after he lost CHF 1.5m.
Drunk woman steals stretch-limo

Drunk woman steals stretch-limo

Oct. 12, 2020, 6:35 a.m.
A woman decided it would be a good idea to try to take a stretch limo out for a drive on Friday night in Sankt Gallen.
Infections up - but no second wave, yet

Infections up - but no second wave, yet

Oct. 9, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show more than 1,000 have tested positive – the highest since...
Friends and family main cause of transmission in Geneva

Friends and family main cause of transmission in Geneva

Oct. 9, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
Geneva is currently the worst hit canton with climbing infection rates and the cantonal doctor says she’s conce...
Federal court rules asylum seekers can stay free if repatriation impossible

Federal court rules asylum seekers can stay free if repatriation impossible

Oct. 9, 2020, 6:41 a.m.
The Federal Court in Lausanne has banned the detention of failed asylum seekers if they are unable to return home due...
More communes choose to go dark overnight

More communes choose to go dark overnight

Oct. 9, 2020, 6:38 a.m.
Several communes around Nyon in canton Vaud are switching off their street lights at night.
300 in quarantine after night out

300 in quarantine after night out

Oct. 8, 2020, 8:10 a.m.
300 people have to go into quarantine after a night out in Chur in canton Graubünden.
UNHCR head tests positive

UNHCR head tests positive

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Undertaker in Valais fined for violating 'peace of the dead'.

Undertaker in Valais fined for violating 'peace of the dead'.

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
An undertaker in canton Valais has been fined for violating a law guaranteeing the ‘peace of the dead’ an...
Basel has its own virus

Basel has its own virus

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
A team from Basel University have discovered there is a specific Basel mutation of the coronavirus.
Canton Bern brings in stricter mask wearing rules

Canton Bern brings in stricter mask wearing rules

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
Canton Bern is bringing in stricter mask wearing rules – bringing it up to date with many other cantons.
Government agency blocked by Twitter

Government agency blocked by Twitter

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
The Federal Office of Communications has been blocked by Twitter – with no explanation.
Infections continue to rise

Infections continue to rise

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:10 a.m.
The number of infections continue to rise.  The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show there have be...
Federal councillor calls to reject Multinational Initiative

Federal councillor calls to reject Multinational Initiative

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:06 a.m.
Federal Councilor Karin Keller-Sutter is calling on voters to reject a popular initiative due to be held next month.
Geneva public workers threaten pay strikes

Geneva public workers threaten pay strikes

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:04 a.m.
Public workers in Geneva are threatening to strike later this month unless the government ditches plans to cut civil ...
TCS continues to fight Geneva bike lanes

TCS continues to fight Geneva bike lanes

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:01 a.m.
The motoring organization, the TCS, says it will ramp up its battle against cycle lanes in Geneva which were set up d...
Infections and infection rate climbs - Geneva worst hit

Infections and infection rate climbs - Geneva worst hit

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office shows there’s been 1,548 new infections over the weekend with...
Geneva tourist office slashes costs

Geneva tourist office slashes costs

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
The pandemic has slashed business travel – and Geneva is worst hit.
Valais builds fastest vaccine production facility in the world

Valais builds fastest vaccine production facility in the world

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Despite no vaccines against the coronavirus being cleared for use yet – a facility is being built in canton Val...
Vaud bans 't-shirt of shame'.

Vaud bans 't-shirt of shame'.

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Canton Vaud has banned the use of the so-called t-shirt of shame in its schools.
Zurich students questioned by Ticino police after assault

Zurich students questioned by Ticino police after assault

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
Several students at a Zurich high school are being questioned by police in canton Ticino after an asylum seeker was a...
Weather batters several areas of the country

Weather batters several areas of the country

Oct. 5, 2020, 6:59 a.m.
Strong winds and heavy rain swept through the country over the weekend – but there were no injuries reported. ...
Anti-mask protestors gather on German border

Anti-mask protestors gather on German border

Oct. 5, 2020, 6:55 a.m.
Thousands of anti-mask and virus deniers protested on the German border at Kreuzlingen in canton Thurgau.
Teens in lucky escape

Teens in lucky escape

Oct. 5, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
Two teens had a lucky escape when the car they were in fell 60 meters down a slope, rolling over several times.
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