Woman, 75, stabs boy, 7, in Basel

Woman, 75, stabs boy, 7, in Basel

March 22, 2019, 8:23 a.m.
Basel police are investigating if the murder of a 7-year-old boy by a 75-year-old woman was racially motivated.
Two in court for sex tape blackmail

Two in court for sex tape blackmail

March 21, 2019, 10:21 a.m.
Two people are in court in Zurich accused of blackmailing one of their cousins with a sex video.
Amnesty International slams 'inhumane' Swiss vote

Amnesty International slams 'inhumane' Swiss vote

March 21, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
The human rights group, Amnesty International, is slamming a vote by the Swiss parliament to automatically deport any...
Swiss Federal Railways warns of train-line closures

Swiss Federal Railways warns of train-line closures

March 21, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways is warning there will be more replacement bus services running this year as the company upgrad...
City dwellers prefer more pedestrian and bicycle areas

City dwellers prefer more pedestrian and bicycle areas

March 21, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
People living in cities say they like the public transport system but don’t like traffic jams and traffic noise.
Overturned truck spills liquid manure across road

Overturned truck spills liquid manure across road

March 21, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
25 tonnes of liquid manure was spilt when a truck overturned on its way to a farm in canton Aargau. 
Biggest Swiss online retailer to accept bitcoin payments

Biggest Swiss online retailer to accept bitcoin payments

March 20, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
The country’s biggest online retailer says it has started accepting bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.
Switzerland suffers cash machine crime wave

Switzerland suffers cash machine crime wave

March 20, 2019, 8:52 a.m.
Switzerland is fighting a sustained crime wave against cash machines. 
Swiss Federal Railways' punctuality falls

Swiss Federal Railways' punctuality falls

March 20, 2019, 8:50 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways is doing well financially, but punctuality is falling.
Muslims demonstrate in Geneva against Islamophobia

Muslims demonstrate in Geneva against Islamophobia

March 20, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Around 200 Muslims demonstrated on the Place des Nations in Geneva yesterday, demanding more protection in the wake o...
Watch auction cancelled after CHF 200,000 stolen

Watch auction cancelled after CHF 200,000 stolen

March 20, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
A watch auction due to be held tomorrow in Zurich has had to be canceled after watches worth an estimated CHF 200,000...
False siren alarms distress Bern residents

False siren alarms distress Bern residents

March 19, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
A series of false siren alarms in Bern is annoying the residents – and worrying them at the same time.
Police search for almost-robbers near French border

Police search for almost-robbers near French border

March 19, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Geneva and French police are searching for a group of would-be robbers who blew up a cash machine at the Raiffeisen b...
US pressures Switzerland to stop using Huawei

US pressures Switzerland to stop using Huawei

March 19, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The United States is pressuring Switzerland to stop using technology built by the Chinese firm Huawei, saying it coul...
Train stations offer passengers free online magazines

Train stations offer passengers free online magazines

March 19, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Train passengers are being offered the chance to read several online magazines for free while waiting at the station.
Boy, 5, dies from falling rock

Boy, 5, dies from falling rock

March 19, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A five-year-old boy has died while playing on a farm in Niederurnen in canton Glarus.
Government hopes burka law will see off national ban

Government hopes burka law will see off national ban

March 18, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The government has published its plan it hopes will see off an upcoming national vote which seeks to ban all face-cov...
Man found dead in Valais

Man found dead in Valais

March 18, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
A man has been found dead in Valais after being reported missing. Police were searching for the 60-year-old after bei...
Girl missing in Zurich

Girl missing in Zurich

March 18, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Zurich cantonal police are searching for a 12-year-old girl who went missing on Friday.
Drone pilots will need to register from next year

Drone pilots will need to register from next year

March 18, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
All drone users will soon have to register their machines. Switzerland will follow new EU regulations which means any...
Car show visitors down on previous year

Car show visitors down on previous year

March 18, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The Geneva International Motor Show has ended, with visitor numbers well down on previous years and failing to hit th...
Girl attacked by dog covers for friend

Girl attacked by dog covers for friend

March 15, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Yesterday’s reports of a 16-year-old girl being attacked by a dog while she was waiting for a bus in canton Sch...
Climate protests to take place around Europe

Climate protests to take place around Europe

March 15, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
The heavy rain and strong winds that are expected across the country today will not deter thousands who are planning ...
Cheese experiment concludes hip-hop produces better taste

Cheese experiment concludes hip-hop produces better taste

March 15, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Playing hip-hop music to cheese makes it taste better. 
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