'Companies not required to pay quarantining workers' say lawyers as risk list set to grow

'Companies not required to pay quarantining workers' say lawyers as risk list set to grow

July 30, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
The number of countries on the government’s risk list could grow. 
Trained police dog euthanised after attacking child

Trained police dog euthanised after attacking child

July 30, 2020, 9 a.m.
A trained police dog has been euthanized after it attacked a 5-year-old boy without provocation. 
2 cars stop mid-autoroute in road rage incident

2 cars stop mid-autoroute in road rage incident

July 30, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
Police are investigating a case of road rage when two cars stopped in the middle of the A1 autoroute at Luterbach in ...
House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

July 29, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Major storms swept across the country yesterday afternoon and into the evening. 
'Mr. Coronavirus' concerned over rising infection rates

'Mr. Coronavirus' concerned over rising infection rates

July 29, 2020, 10:16 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show a further 132 have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24...
Speculation that large gatherings could be banned until March

Speculation that large gatherings could be banned until March

July 29, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
There’s speculation that large scale gatherings could be banned by the government until March next year.&n...
Police search for blind dog kidnapped by woman

Police search for blind dog kidnapped by woman

July 29, 2020, 10:06 a.m.
Police in Zurich have launched a search for a blind dog which was taken from the Letzipark shopping centre last Thurs...
Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

July 29, 2020, 10 a.m.
A Geneva bar will close for the next 10 days after one if its staff tested positive for Covid-19. 
Zug prison quarantines after inmate tests positive

Zug prison quarantines after inmate tests positive

July 28, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
A prison in canton Zug is in quarantine after an inmate tested positive. The prison says the man didn’t catch t...
Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
The body of a 6-year-old girl who was washed away in a storm last summer has been found in Lake Geneva. 
Infection rate continues to climb as cantons strengthen pandemic rules

Infection rate continues to climb as cantons strengthen pandemic rules

July 28, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The case of the Rooftop bar highlights a wider trend in Geneva: the canton is seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases.
'Superspreader' infects bar-goers and family members in Geneva

'Superspreader' infects bar-goers and family members in Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
One person infected 20 others at a bar in Geneva over the weekend. 
Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

July 28, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A group of teenagers playing with firecrackers are being blamed for a blaze which destroyed 30,000 square metres of a...
Woman trampled by own horse dies

Woman trampled by own horse dies

July 27, 2020, 10:39 a.m.
A woman has died after she was trampled by her own horse at a showjumping competition in canton Schwyz. 
Researchers develop formula showing link between lockdown and death rates

Researchers develop formula showing link between lockdown and death rates

July 27, 2020, 10:22 a.m.
A study by the University of Bern suggests if the government had waited an extra week before locking down on the 16th...
Four killed in Valais plane crash

Four killed in Valais plane crash

July 27, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
Four people have been killed in a light-plane crash in canton Valais. 
Tourism up but much lower than last year

Tourism up but much lower than last year

July 27, 2020, 10:17 a.m.
While the number of tourists in Switzerland is climbing slightly, it's still significantly lower than this time l...
Federal Health Office calls on cantons to be stricter following infections rise

Federal Health Office calls on cantons to be stricter following infections rise

July 27, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is calling on cantons to strengthen their controls on social distancing measures in public ...
Car refuses to stop, police open fire

Car refuses to stop, police open fire

July 24, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Vaud police opened fire on a car last night as it smashed through a road block. Four people have been arrested, one i...
Covid-19 outbreak at children's summer camp in Graub√ľnden

Covid-19 outbreak at children's summer camp in Graub√ľnden

July 24, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
There’s been several infections at a children’s summer camp in Graubünden. 
New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

July 24, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
An app to help Geneva nightclubs stay open and customers to stay safe is now being backed by the canton. 
Calls for frontalier workers to continue working from home

Calls for frontalier workers to continue working from home

July 24, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
There are calls to allow frontalier workers to continue working from home until the end of the year. 
Man arrested for series of animal thefts

Man arrested for series of animal thefts

July 24, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A man has been arrested for a series of animal thefts in canton Vaud. The 22-year-old father of twins from Begnins ha...
Countries on the at-risk list as over 6,000 people in quarantine

Countries on the at-risk list as over 6,000 people in quarantine

July 24, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
There are now more than 6,000 people in quarantine as they have returned from a country on the government’s at-...
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