Tougher lockdown rules could be comingJan. 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 SwitzerlandJan. 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 untrueJan. 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 rightJan. 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?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 YearDec. 18, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
New Year partiers are being urged to forgo the fireworks this year.
22% of Genevans have Covid anti-bodiesDec. 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 ratesDec. 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 lockdownsDec. 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 recordDec. 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 manipulatorDec. 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 recoveryDec. 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 situationDec. 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 proposedDec. 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 planningDec. 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 toxinDec. 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 pandemicDec. 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 travellersDec. 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 2021Dec. 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 agreementDec. 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 openingDec. 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 actionDec. 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 decisionDec. 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 accountDec. 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...