3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

March 23, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
Three Swiss hospitals have agreed to take critical coronavirus patients from neighbouring France.   
Confirmed cases in Switzerland triples in one week

Confirmed cases in Switzerland triples in one week

March 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Switzerland has more than tripled in the past week. 
Second person infected with Covid-19 dies

Second person infected with Covid-19 dies

March 9, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
Two people have now died after being infected with Covid-19. 
Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

March 4, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Hospitals around the country say people are stealing face masks and disinfectant. 
Basel-Fasnacht cancelled

Basel-Fasnacht cancelled

March 2, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The world-famous Basel-Fasnacht has been cancelled – but there are hopes it can be rescheduled.
Basel smokers encouraged to throw cigarette butts on ground

Basel smokers encouraged to throw cigarette butts on ground

March 2, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
Smokers throwing their cigarettes butts on the ground has long been an annoyance for cities – but now in Basel,...
8 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

8 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
There are now eight cases of confirmed Covid-19 in Switzerland. Cantons Vaud and Basel have now reported their first ...
Cantonal vote results

Cantonal vote results

Feb. 10, 2020, 3:59 p.m.
In cantonal votes, Geneva turned down plans to build high density housing in Meyrin and Vernier. The canton has a hou...
Basel police hunt rapists

Basel police hunt rapists

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Basel police are hunting for two men after a woman was raped on Saturday morning.
One dead in barge crash with rowing boat

One dead in barge crash with rowing boat

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
A person has died and two others injured after a barge crashed into a rowing boat on the Rhine River in Basel yesterd...
Basel City police chase down tram to find lost phone

Basel City police chase down tram to find lost phone

Jan. 8, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
A story of police going above and beyond over New Year has emerged.
Swiss cities not as popular as Asian cities for expats

Swiss cities not as popular as Asian cities for expats

Dec. 5, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Although expats say Swiss cities offer a good quality of life – the country is not high on the list of desirabl...
Man in wheelchair dies in Rhine River

Man in wheelchair dies in Rhine River

Nov. 19, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
A man in a wheelchair died yesterday when he fell into the Rhine River in Basel.
Woman dies after being hit by tram

Woman dies after being hit by tram

Oct. 23, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A woman has been killed after being hit by a Basel tram. 
Car, tram and bus in major crash in Basel

Car, tram and bus in major crash in Basel

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
17 people had to be treated in hospital after a major crash between a car, a bus and a tram in Basel. 
Baby born in back of a taxi

Baby born in back of a taxi

Oct. 8, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A baby was born in the back of a Basel taxi on Sunday afternoon – despite only being two minutes away from the ...
Rhine fishermen urged to catch and kill koi carp

Rhine fishermen urged to catch and kill koi carp

Oct. 2, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Cantonal wildlife experts in Basel are urging those fishing in the lakes and rivers to catch and kill any koi carp th...
Bank refuses to compensate hacked woman's loss

Bank refuses to compensate hacked woman's loss

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The Basel Kantonal Bank is refusing to compensate a customer after her account was hacked and she lost CHF 28,000.
Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down bar

Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down bar

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Thieves have struck another blow to a bar owner in Basel after her business burnt down.
Dog owners urged to check vaccinations after distemper found in fox

Dog owners urged to check vaccinations after distemper found in fox

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Dog owners are being advised by cantonal vets to make sure their pet’s vaccinations are up to date after a dead...
Euroairport bomb scare highlights airport design flaw

Euroairport bomb scare highlights airport design flaw

Sept. 24, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Several passengers missed their flights at Basel Euroairport last night due to a bomb scare.
Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

Sept. 18, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A man suspected of robbing the same bank in Basel twice in a matter of months is now in custody, according to the can...
Basel bank offers reward for capture of robber

Basel bank offers reward for capture of robber

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:41 a.m.
The Basel Country cantonal bank is offering a CHF 25,000 reward for the capture of a man they believe has robbed the ...
Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Aug. 28, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
All Swiss airports need to be expanded to cope with rising passenger numbers. 
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