Tougher lockdown rules could be coming

Tougher lockdown rules could be coming

Jan. 5, 2021, 6:19 a.m.
The Federal Council is expected to discuss tomorrow extending the lockdown until the end of February and bringing all...
Vaccinations under way in Switzerland

Vaccinations under way in Switzerland

Jan. 5, 2021, 6:16 a.m.
Vaccinations are now well under way in Switzerland and a second consignment of the drugs has been delivered. The Fede...
Story of mass-breakout of UK tourists untrue

Story of mass-breakout of UK tourists untrue

Jan. 5, 2021, 6:09 a.m.
The news story which broke over the holidays suggesting hundreds of British tourists fled Verbier after being told th...
Cyclists are warned turning on red is not a right

Cyclists are warned turning on red is not a right

Jan. 5, 2021, 6:02 a.m.
Authorities are clarifying new rules for cyclists which came into force at the beginning of the year.
What will schools do in the New Year?

What will schools do in the New Year?

Dec. 18, 2020, 6:29 a.m.
Will schools go back at the normal time after the Christmas Break? 
Revellers urged to ditch fireworks this New Year

Revellers urged to ditch fireworks this New Year

Dec. 18, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
New Year partiers are being urged to forgo the fireworks this year.  
22% of Genevans have Covid anti-bodies

22% of Genevans have Covid anti-bodies

Dec. 18, 2020, 6:25 a.m.
Figures suggest 22% of the Geneva population has developed antibodies to Covid 19. Although that number has doubled s...
Post Finance to charge negative rates

Post Finance to charge negative rates

Dec. 18, 2020, 6:23 a.m.
The bank Post Finance says it will be charging negative interest rates on any savings above CHF 100,000.
Geneva business leaders and unions warn of further lockdowns

Geneva business leaders and unions warn of further lockdowns

Dec. 17, 2020, 6:10 a.m.
Business associations in Geneva say if the canton enters another full lockdown many firms will collapse.
2020 one of warmest on record

2020 one of warmest on record

Dec. 17, 2020, 6:09 a.m.
This year has been one of the warmest on record - according to forecasters at the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation.
US Treasury calls Switzerland a currency manipulator

US Treasury calls Switzerland a currency manipulator

Dec. 17, 2020, 6:04 a.m.
Switzerland is a currency manipulator – according to a new report by the US Treasury.
WEF says Switzerland is well placed for recovery

WEF says Switzerland is well placed for recovery

Dec. 17, 2020, 6:01 a.m.
Switzerland is one of the best placed countries in the world to emerge from the pandemic downturn, according to the G...
Zurich hospital warns of critical situation

Zurich hospital warns of critical situation

Dec. 16, 2020, 7:04 a.m.
The University Hospital in Zurich says its situation is now critical. Most intensive care beds are full and two third...
Possible three tier lockdown system proposed

Possible three tier lockdown system proposed

Dec. 16, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
The health minister Alain Berset is proposing a three-tier system if the level of infections don’t start coming...
Switzerland joins in pan European vaccine planning

Switzerland joins in pan European vaccine planning

Dec. 16, 2020, 7 a.m.
Switzerland took part in a pan-European virtual meeting of health ministers to discuss the vaccine roll-out across th...
Masks recalled due to toxin

Masks recalled due to toxin

Dec. 16, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Wearing a mask keeps you and others around you safe – but one type is being recalled due to a toxin.
Avalanche risk very high - due to pandemic

Avalanche risk very high - due to pandemic

Dec. 16, 2020, 6:35 a.m.
The risk of being killed or injured in an avalanche is higher at the moment – and the pandemic is to blame.
High positive rate in asymptomatic travellers

High positive rate in asymptomatic travellers

Dec. 15, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
The latest figures from Ticino has shocked doctors who are calling for a far tougher lockdown.
New road rules for 2021

New road rules for 2021

Dec. 15, 2020, 6:51 a.m.
A series of new traffic laws come into force on the 1st January.
UK and Switzerland sign post Brexit workers agreement

UK and Switzerland sign post Brexit workers agreement

Dec. 15, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The UK and Switzerland has signed an agreement to allow temporary access to service workers.
Geneva hotel goes bust before opening

Geneva hotel goes bust before opening

Dec. 15, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
A large hotel in Geneva has gone bankrupt – it never really opened for business.
Leading hospitals call for urgent action

Leading hospitals call for urgent action

Dec. 14, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The five leading university hospitals in the country have sent a joint letter to the health minister and the head of ...
Plans for mass vaccination waiting on final decision

Plans for mass vaccination waiting on final decision

Dec. 14, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Plans for a mass vaccination programme are well underway – but the final details can’t be implemented unt...
SWISS airlines tracking down owner of suggestive social media account

SWISS airlines tracking down owner of suggestive social media account

Dec. 14, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
SWISS International Airlines says it’s looking to track down a supposed staff member who’s been posting p...
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