Home delivery drug deals becoming 'new normal'

Home delivery drug deals becoming 'new normal'

May 4, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
During the lockdown many businesses have adjusted to the new reality to make sure the money keeps coming in. 
Armed officers surround mosque linked to Muslim hate preacher

Armed officers surround mosque linked to Muslim hate preacher

May 4, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
Bern cantonal police launched a massive operation yesterday in Biel after witnesses say they heard a shot outside a m...
Covid-19 Task Force discusses social distance measures lasting next 2 years

Covid-19 Task Force discusses social distance measures lasting next 2 years

May 4, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
The head of the government’s scientific task force for Covid-19 says social distancing measures may have to sta...
Swiss pharmaceutical firm given green light to produce millions of Covid-19 testing kits

Swiss pharmaceutical firm given green light to produce millions of Covid-19 testing kits

May 4, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The Swiss pharmaceutical firm Roche is ready to produce millions of testing kits which should determine if someone ha...
National Covid-19 posters change to mark new rules

National Covid-19 posters change to mark new rules

May 1, 2020, 8:05 a.m.
The posters that are everywhere at the moment outlining the lockdown and social distancing rules are changing colour....
Cantons to each decide how best to reopen schools

Cantons to each decide how best to reopen schools

May 1, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
Schools will be reopening from May 11th but it is up to the cantons on how best to keep the children safe. 
Coronavirus tracking app being tested by soldiers in Vaud

Coronavirus tracking app being tested by soldiers in Vaud

May 1, 2020, 7:59 a.m.
A new app designed to track if users have come into contact with an infected person is being tested by soldiers in Va...
Number of daily new infections rises

Number of daily new infections rises

May 1, 2020, 7:55 a.m.
The number of infections in Switzerland has risen all this week. Yesterday 179 tested positive, Wednesday were 140 an...
Video showing toilet brush contaminating salad used to blackmail restaurant

Video showing toilet brush contaminating salad used to blackmail restaurant

May 1, 2020, 7:52 a.m.
A restauranteur in Zurich is refusing to be blackmailed after a video appeared on YouTube which shows someone using a...
Confusion over government's lockdown easing announcement

Confusion over government's lockdown easing announcement

May 1, 2020, 7:49 a.m.
Yesterday’s announcement of the next stages of lockdown easing has not gone smoothly. 
Small village on Geneva border petitions against return of traffic

Small village on Geneva border petitions against return of traffic

April 30, 2020, 10:31 a.m.
Residents of the small Geneva border village of Soral have signed a petition calling for the border to be closed at c...
Government to help SWISS and Edelweiss but not easyJet

Government to help SWISS and Edelweiss but not easyJet

April 30, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
The government is to help some of the Swiss aviation sector – but the money comes with strict rules and not all...
Border controls to ease from May 11th

Border controls to ease from May 11th

April 30, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
Border controls will be lightened from May 11th – but there will still be checks. 
More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

April 30, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Other openings from May will be primary and secondary schools, some sports will be allowed and public transport will ...
Direct democracy to recommence in September with extensive list to vote on

Direct democracy to recommence in September with extensive list to vote on

April 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Direct democracy has also been on hold during the lockdown – so voters will have an extensive list to vote on i...
Police prepare in case of International Workers Day march

Police prepare in case of International Workers Day march

April 30, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
Police forces around the country are on alert in case marchers take to the streets tomorrow to mark International Wor...
Government reveals service industry rules amidst criticism

Government reveals service industry rules amidst criticism

April 30, 2020, 10 a.m.
The government has revealed further relaxation of the lockdown over the next few weeks – but not everyone is ha...
Schengen Zone discusses when to lift internal border controls

Schengen Zone discusses when to lift internal border controls

April 29, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The Swiss government is in discussions with other members of the Schengen passport free zone on when to lift the inte...
Open letter to Geneva calls for better cycling routes to discourage pre-lockdown traffic

Open letter to Geneva calls for better cycling routes to discourage pre-lockdown traffic

April 29, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
A group of environmental and mobility associations are calling on canton Geneva to plan for better cycling routes and...
Switzerland prepares for Covid-19 second wave over summer

Switzerland prepares for Covid-19 second wave over summer

April 29, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
While the current rate of infections is flattening, experts are now preparing for a second wave which may hit in July...
Restaurant and bars' reopening date to be announced

Restaurant and bars' reopening date to be announced

April 29, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
Later today we should have a better idea on when bars and restaurants will be allowed to open and when the ban of gat...
Cross-border couple's picnic interrupted by police helicopter

Cross-border couple's picnic interrupted by police helicopter

April 28, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
A couple who were having a picnic in a forest near the German border had their quiet time rudely interrupted when cus...
Flight prices expected to increase dramatically after lockdown

Flight prices expected to increase dramatically after lockdown

April 28, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The era of cheap flights may be over – at least for a while. 
Fast food restaurant demand outstrips supply

Fast food restaurant demand outstrips supply

April 28, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
As hopes rise of life becoming more normal – one question being asked most commonly on social media is - what w...
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