Surprise narrow victory for new fighter jets

Surprise narrow victory for new fighter jets

Sept. 28, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Perhaps the biggest surprise from yesterday’s votes was the narrow acceptance to buy new fighter jets.
No childcare tax rebate, wolves stay protected and dads get paid leave

No childcare tax rebate, wolves stay protected and dads get paid leave

Sept. 28, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
In the other federal votes: a plan to allow parents to off-set childcare costs against tax was rejected by over 63% a...
Geneva says yes to minimum wage and other local votes

Geneva says yes to minimum wage and other local votes

Sept. 28, 2020, 6:30 a.m.
In local votes, Geneva has agreed to the highest minimum wage in the world. And it will come into force almost immedi...
Woman caught in avalanche after weekend of heavy snow

Woman caught in avalanche after weekend of heavy snow

Sept. 28, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
A woman was buried by an avalanche yesterday and had to be flown to hospital suffering hypothermia.
Diplomats not paying parking fines

Diplomats not paying parking fines

Sept. 28, 2020, 6:24 a.m.
Diplomats in Switzerland are not paying their parking tickets. New figures show the country is owed CHF 692,000.
Voters will be busy this weekend - what are the main issues?

Voters will be busy this weekend - what are the main issues?

Sept. 25, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
Voters have to make a slew of decisions this weekend. A plethora of federal and cantonal votes need to be decided.
Sudden weather change unusal

Sudden weather change unusal

Sept. 25, 2020, 6:59 a.m.
The weekend’s weather switch is highly unusual according to forecasters.
Vegan shop closed after owner refuses mask laws

Vegan shop closed after owner refuses mask laws

Sept. 25, 2020, 6:57 a.m.
Police in Winterthur have closed a vegan shop as the owner refused to wear a mask – and declined to enforce the...
Man sacked for film link backed by federal court

Man sacked for film link backed by federal court

Sept. 25, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
A man who was sacked from his job when it was revealed he wrote a screenplay for a controversial splatter movie &ndas...
Switzerland faces flu jab shortage

Switzerland faces flu jab shortage

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
Because of the pandemic, more people will be wanting to be vaccinated against the flu this year as doctors have been ...
Parents outraged after camp leads to infection

Parents outraged after camp leads to infection

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
Parents with children in a school in Lausanne are outraged after a mountain camp went ahead and now 15 students have ...
Video of Bern police pushing over man goes viral

Video of Bern police pushing over man goes viral

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
A video of a Bern policeman pushing an older man to the ground is causing outrage.
RTS appeal judgement on weapons law

RTS appeal judgement on weapons law

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:41 a.m.
Swiss French Television says it will appeal after one of its journalists was fined for breaking weapons laws.
French arrests following ATM explosive investigation

French arrests following ATM explosive investigation

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Swiss police are helping French investigators after four people were arrested in Lyon on suspicion of robbing bank ca...
Police clear Bern square of protestors

Police clear Bern square of protestors

Sept. 23, 2020, 8:38 a.m.
Bern police have been clearing the square outside the Federal Palace overnight. It’s been occupied by climate p...
New inheritance laws in the pipeline

New inheritance laws in the pipeline

Sept. 23, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
Proposed new laws on inheritance have passed the lower house of Parliament. Backers say the current rules – ...
Street racers face jail and deportation

Street racers face jail and deportation

Sept. 23, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
Two young street racers are facing serious jail time as their case comes before court.
Man convicted of stealing cash from mail at Zurich airport

Man convicted of stealing cash from mail at Zurich airport

Sept. 23, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
A man has been fined and paroled after he was convicted of stealing cash from letters and parcels at Zurich airport.
Boat party upsets two countries

Boat party upsets two countries

Sept. 22, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
A boat party on Lake Constance over the weekend annoyed Swiss authorities as a mask requirement seems to have been wi...
ITU gets federal cash for new Geneva buildings

ITU gets federal cash for new Geneva buildings

Sept. 22, 2020, 6:58 a.m.
The lower house of Parliament has given the go ahead to a CHF 96m interest free loan to the International Telecommuni...
Geneva cyclists face fines

Geneva cyclists face fines

Sept. 22, 2020, 6:56 a.m.
Geneva cyclists are being targeted by police on a crackdown on rule breaking.
Geneva Christmas market axed

Geneva Christmas market axed

Sept. 22, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
Yet another Christmas market bites the dust. This year’s market due to be held in Geneva at the Jardin Angla...
Leak links Swiss banks with money laundering operation

Leak links Swiss banks with money laundering operation

Sept. 21, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
A new leak is linking Swiss financial institutions with potential money laundering operations involving Venezuela and...
UBS linked to major European bank purchase

UBS linked to major European bank purchase

Sept. 21, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
UBS may be looking to buy a major European bank. Reports in yesterday’s SonntagsZeiting suggest Deutsche Bank, ...
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