Coronavirus far from over in Switzerland

Coronavirus far from over in Switzerland

July 17, 2020, 10:29 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office shows the fight against coronavirus is far from over. 
More cantons hand out free masks to those claiming benefits

More cantons hand out free masks to those claiming benefits

July 17, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
More cantons are handing out free masks to those who are claiming benefits. 
Explosives not used to down power pylon, investigations to continue

Explosives not used to down power pylon, investigations to continue

July 16, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
Investigations into the felling of a power pylon in Gland will be continued by canton Vaud after federal authorities ...
Vegan man loses claim that he was unable to eat vegan food in prison

Vegan man loses claim that he was unable to eat vegan food in prison

July 16, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A vegan man has lost his bid for compensation after he claimed he was unable to follow his diet while in prison. 
Glarus Alps tourist officials delighted as NASA uses webcam photos

Glarus Alps tourist officials delighted as NASA uses webcam photos

July 16, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
A tourist region in the Glarus Alps couldn't believe its luck when NASA published pictures from its webcam. 
Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

July 16, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
A large fire in Geneva overnight caused 50 people to flee their homes in the Contamines region of the city. 
Cash van robbers arrested thanks to Geneva-French police operation

Cash van robbers arrested thanks to Geneva-French police operation

July 16, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
A joint Geneva-French police operation has resulted in several arrests in France and has likely thwarted further...
Postbus uses electric taxi to improve Ticino services

Postbus uses electric taxi to improve Ticino services

July 15, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
The transport company Postbus is experimenting with a new type of London taxi to run services in Ticino. 
Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

July 15, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Authorities in Basel are warning that jumping into the Rhine from bridges is dangerous and illegal. 
Senior doctor warns face shields do not protect wearer, masks do

Senior doctor warns face shields do not protect wearer, masks do

July 15, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
A senior doctor is warning face shields offer no protection against the coronavirus – and people should wear ma...
Nyon fights anti-social behaviour with young volunteers

Nyon fights anti-social behaviour with young volunteers

July 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The city of Nyon, in canton Vaud, is fighting an upsurge in anti-social behaviour by using young volunteers to try to...
4 teens arrested following bus driver attack over mask wearing

4 teens arrested following bus driver attack over mask wearing

July 15, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Four teenagers were arrested in canton Fribourg after one attacked a bus driver and then police officers, after ...
Man dies whilst attempting military training exercise

Man dies whilst attempting military training exercise

July 15, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
A man has died while on a military exercise in canton Ticino. The 21-year-old from canton Vaud was on a 6.5km march c...
Mountain climber dies after falling 400 metres

Mountain climber dies after falling 400 metres

July 14, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A mountain climber died over the weekend when he fell 400 meters while climbing the Piz Bernina. 
Police rescue teen burglar then arrest him

Police rescue teen burglar then arrest him

July 14, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A teenage burglar had to be rescued by police after he got trapped in the door of a Coop shop he was trying to rob.&n...
Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

July 14, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Geneva branch of the Swiss People’s Party, together with the anti-immigration Geneva Citizens Movement, are...
Valais brings in stricter Covid-19 rules for nightclubs

Valais brings in stricter Covid-19 rules for nightclubs

July 14, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Canton Valais joins Zurich in bringing in stricter rules for nightclubs to try to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 
Many uninstall Covid-19 track and trace app

Many uninstall Covid-19 track and trace app

July 14, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
More people are uninstalling the Covid-19 track and trace app. Figures from Sunday show just over 950,000 have the ap...
Cities to be allowed to charge bikers for parking

Cities to be allowed to charge bikers for parking

July 13, 2020, 8:55 a.m.
The Federal Council says from next year it will allow cities to charge motorcycles and electric bikes for parking. 
Micro-plastics in Lake Geneva at similar level to oceans

Micro-plastics in Lake Geneva at similar level to oceans

July 13, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The waters of Lake Geneva are as polluted as the oceans. That’s the finding of a study by the Geneva environmen...
Man found 160m from holiday home in Ticino after 8 day search

Man found 160m from holiday home in Ticino after 8 day search

July 13, 2020, 8:50 a.m.
A Geneva man has been found in Ticino after being lost in the mountains for 8 days. 
New drive-in cinema opens in Geneva

New drive-in cinema opens in Geneva

July 13, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
A drive-in cinema opened in canton Geneva this weekend and will continue to show films every weekend until the end of...
Léman Express hits new problems with driver shortage

Léman Express hits new problems with driver shortage

July 10, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
Managers of the Léman Express train network say there will have to be significant cuts to services due a ...
Father burned in rescuing daughter, 1, from car on fire

Father burned in rescuing daughter, 1, from car on fire

July 10, 2020, 8:14 a.m.
A father and his one-year old daughter have been seriously injured after their car caught fire in canton Nidwalden.&n...
Search