Demonstrations held to protest Covid-19 restrictionsMay 11, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Demonstrators gathered in several cities on Saturday, protesting the coronavirus restrictions.
Initial tests show Geneva nowhere near close to herd immunityMay 8, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
Initial tests show that around 10% of the Geneva population have been exposed to the coronavirus, which would eq...
Geneva and Annemasse officials meet at border in 'cold war' like sceneMay 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
In a scene which the press likened to a cold war prisoner swap, officials from canton Geneva and the neighbouring Fre...
Survey shows Swiss concerned about loss of personal freedomsMay 8, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
A new survey shows Swiss people are becoming more concerned about the loss of personal freedoms – which many fe...
Straight road becomes notorious for speeders during lockdownMay 8, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
A straight section of road in canton Zurich is becoming notorious for speeders during the lockdown.
Number of people testing positive for coronavirus increases for second dayMay 8, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
For the second day in a row the number of people who’ve tested positive for the coronavirus is up. In the last ...
City of Geneva tries to prevent complete return to normalMay 7, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
As the country prepares for a limited re-opening from Monday, the city of Geneva is keen not to have everything retur...
Parliament ignores own social distancing rules once wine begins flowingMay 7, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
Parliamentarians are under fire for seemingly ignoring their own social distancing rules.
Man rescued after being trapped under quad bike for 5 hoursMay 7, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
A man in canton Graubünden was trapped under his quad bike for more than 5 hours before being rescued.
Parliament agrees to financial assistance package worth CHF 57bnMay 7, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Parliament has agreed to a financial assistance package worth CHF 57bn to help businesses and organizations cope with...
Crime has dropped considerably since lockdown beganMay 7, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, a number of crimes has dropped considerably since the lockdown came into force.
Number of new cases jumps up after falling for several daysMay 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The number of new coronavirus infections jumped yesterday after falling for several days.
Public warned to not get complacent as more details on life after lockdown emergeMay 6, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
More details are now emerging on how life will be different when the lockdown lifts a little on Monday.
Ticino to test a selection of population for coronavirusMay 6, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
Authorities in canton Ticino are collecting blood from 1,500 people to determine who has had the coronavirus.
Geneva winegrowers fly in workers for the harvestMay 6, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
Geneva winegrowers are flying in workers to help with the harvest.
Members of international hacking gang arrested for Migros points theftMay 6, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
Members of an international hacking gang have been arrested in Vaud and Poland after a Swiss based team tried to rede...
Restaurant diners to leave name and number as part of new rulesMay 6, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Anyone who wants to go out for a drink or a meal on Monday will have to leave their name and phone number.
Helping Hand phone line receives more calls during lockdownMay 5, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
The telephone psychological support service, the Helping Hand, has received more calls during the lockdown as people ...
Security alert at Zurich train station leads to man's arrestMay 5, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
A man has been arrested after a security alert at Zurich main train station on Sunday.
Geneva bar owners investigated for reopening too earlyMay 5, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A pair of Geneva bar owners are being questioned after they opened too early.
Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car parkMay 5, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
Basel police had to track down a deer which had wandered into the middle of the city and then was trapped in an under...
Petition calls for more humanitarian economy reboot as rate of infection continues to fallMay 5, 2020, 9 a.m.
The rate of infections continues to flatten. The Federal Health Office says there were 76 new cases yesterday –...
Restaurant burglar suspected of leaving ID at crime sceneMay 4, 2020, 9:56 a.m.
A burglar who stole cash from a Thai restaurant in Zurich will be kicking himself for being so forgetful – he l...
SWISS Airlines sends planes to Jordan for long-term storageMay 4, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
SWISS International Airlines are clearly preparing for lower demand after the lockdown as plane spotters on air traff...