MP suggests forming religious group to avoid party bans

MP suggests forming religious group to avoid party bans

Dec. 14, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
Police are investigating a video made by a Swiss People’s Party member of parliament after he says people shoul...
Police shut down illegal bar

Police shut down illegal bar

Dec. 14, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Police in canton Schwyz launched a major operation on Saturday night to close down an illegal bar.
Federal Council ponders strict national lockdown

Federal Council ponders strict national lockdown

Dec. 11, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
It’s expected the Federal Council will today reveal what it plans to do to bring down the level of infections.
Graub√ľnden to start mass testing

Graub√ľnden to start mass testing

Dec. 11, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
Canton Graubünden is the first canton to bring in mass coronavirus testing. More than 6,000 people have signed u...
Geneva airport to make large loss - but no mass layoffs

Geneva airport to make large loss - but no mass layoffs

Dec. 11, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
Geneva airport is set to make a loss of CHF 130m this year - but managers say there will be no mass layoffs.
Monolith appears and then disappears in Aaragu

Monolith appears and then disappears in Aaragu

Dec. 11, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
Since the discovery of a metal monolith in the US state of Utah, similar structures have been springing up all over t...
Switzerland faces butter shortage

Switzerland faces butter shortage

Dec. 11, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Switzerland is facing yet another butter crisis. Stores are running out and the warehouses have only a tenth of their...
Experts say infection rates still too high in Switzerland

Experts say infection rates still too high in Switzerland

Dec. 10, 2020, 6:49 a.m.
Experts at the Federal Corona Task Force say the infection rate in Switzerland remains too high and the R number is a...
Students say exam software too intrusive

Students say exam software too intrusive

Dec. 10, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Student Unions in Geneva say a plan by universities to use spy software during online examinations is too intrusive.
Trains to restart limited Italian services after govt intervention

Trains to restart limited Italian services after govt intervention

Dec. 10, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
After Swiss Federal Railways announced it will stop services to Italy due to strict Italian rules to prevent the spre...
Parliament agrees to better Schengen data links

Parliament agrees to better Schengen data links

Dec. 10, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
Switzerland will be better linked with European crime databases. The lower house of parliament yesterday voted heavil...
Federal government to bring in national laws

Federal government to bring in national laws

Dec. 9, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The Federal Council is threatening to flex its muscles in an effort to bring down a rising infection rate – and...
Switzerland boosts vaccine orders and stops trains to Italy

Switzerland boosts vaccine orders and stops trains to Italy

Dec. 9, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
Switzerland has boosted its order of vaccines from the US company Moderna. It had placed an order for 4 and a half mi...
Medical cannabis to be easier to get

Medical cannabis to be easier to get

Dec. 9, 2020, 6:29 a.m.
The government is to make it easier for doctors to prescribe cannabis for medical use.
Lower house stops strict ban on tobacco advertising

Lower house stops strict ban on tobacco advertising

Dec. 9, 2020, 6:26 a.m.
The lower house of parliament – the larger National Council – has slapped down proposals to severely rest...
Infection rates rise again

Infection rates rise again

Dec. 8, 2020, 6:29 a.m.
The rate of infection is rising again in the country – and a handful of cantons are being blamed.
Geneva bars and restaurants to reopen this week

Geneva bars and restaurants to reopen this week

Dec. 8, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
Authorities in canton Geneva have confirmed bars and restaurants will be able to open on Thursday.
Skier dies in avalanche

Skier dies in avalanche

Dec. 8, 2020, 6:25 a.m.
A skier has died in an avalanche in the central part of the country.
WEF meeting to he held in Singapore

WEF meeting to he held in Singapore

Dec. 8, 2020, 6:23 a.m.
The World Economic Forum has confirmed the 2021 high level meeting will be held in Singapore.
Federal govt tough talk has cantonal impact

Federal govt tough talk has cantonal impact

Dec. 7, 2020, 6:54 a.m.
Those cantons that have been slow in bringing in measures to stop the spread of the virus are now beginning to act af...
Hundreds of hotels at risk

Hundreds of hotels at risk

Dec. 7, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
There are warnings that hundreds of hotels across the country could close forever unless the situation improves drama...
Lockdowns stopping more than Covid

Lockdowns stopping more than Covid

Dec. 7, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
The various lockdowns and safety rules across the country are not just preventing the spread of Covid 19 - but all co...
Kanye West makes controversial visit to Switzerland

Kanye West makes controversial visit to Switzerland

Dec. 7, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Controversial US rapper and occasional US president contender Kanye West was in Switzerland last week, looking at pro...
Knife attack woman needs full psychiatric report - lawer.

Knife attack woman needs full psychiatric report - lawer.

Dec. 4, 2020, 6:19 a.m.
The lawyer representing the woman who attacked two people at the Manor department store in Lugano last month is deman...
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