Basel has its own virusOct. 8, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
A team from Basel University have discovered there is a specific Basel mutation of the coronavirus.
SVP MP fined for punching foreignerOct. 1, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
A Swiss People’s Party parliamentarian for canton Basel City has been fined for punching a foreigner in the face.
US drug firm sets up European HQ in BaselSept. 17, 2020, 4:01 p.m.
The US pharmaceutical company Moderna is setting up its European HQ in Basel. The Boston based company hopes to be...
Manhunt launched after patient escapes psychiatric hospitalSept. 4, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Police in Basel-City have launched a major manhunt after an in-patient at a psychiatric hospital escaped.
Spike in infections leads to long queues at testing stationsSept. 3, 2020, 10:46 a.m.
The spike in the number of infections is causing problems at some testing stations. Many are complaining about long q...
Water at idyllic waterfall could make bathers sickAug. 12, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
Bathers are being warned cooling down in a picturesque spot near Basel could make you ill.
Video showing animal cruelty from teens passed on to authoritiesAug. 11, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Animal welfare officers in Basel are horrified at a video that’s been posted on Instagram showing a group of te...
Basel airport introduces compulsory Covid-19 testing for 3 countriesAug. 4, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
Basel’s EuroAirport has introduced compulsory coronavirus testing for passengers arriving from Turkey, Israel a...
Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridgesJuly 15, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Authorities in Basel are warning that jumping into the Rhine from bridges is dangerous and illegal.
Thousands march across country in anti-racism protestsJune 8, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Thousands marched across the country over the weekend in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign.
Basel bars face possible new restrictionsMay 21, 2020, 12:06 p.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show 40 new infections over the past 24 hours – up from 21 th...
Man held after pushing child into roadMay 21, 2020, 11:55 a.m.
A man is in psychiatric detention after pushing an 8-year-old boy into the path of an oncoming car on Tuesday afternoon.
Epidemiologist concerned over crowds seen at weekendMay 20, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A government epidemiologist says she’s very worried after seeing pictures of crowds of people out on the street...
Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car parkMay 5, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
Basel police had to track down a deer which had wandered into the middle of the city and then was trapped in an under...
3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in FranceMarch 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 weekMarch 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 diesMarch 9, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
Two people have now died after being infected with Covid-19.
Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitalsMarch 4, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Hospitals around the country say people are stealing face masks and disinfectant.
Basel-Fasnacht cancelledMarch 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 groundMarch 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 SwitzerlandFeb. 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 resultsFeb. 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 rapistsFeb. 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 boatJan. 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...