10 year old seriously injured in Basel tram accident

10 year old seriously injured in Basel tram accident

March 22, 2017, 5:59 a.m.
A 10 year old boy has been seriously injured after being struck by a tram and dragged along the track in canton Basel.
Two more tremors hit the region

Two more tremors hit the region

March 21, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Two minor earth tremors hit the region in the space of a few hours. One last night just after 10pm struck in Valais, ...
Three Swiss cities in world top ten for best quality of life

Three Swiss cities in world top ten for best quality of life

March 15, 2017, 5:18 a.m.
Zurich, Geneva and Basel are among the top ten cities in the world when it comes to quality of life, according to the...
Terror ruled out in Basel shooting

Terror ruled out in Basel shooting

March 10, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Basel police have ruled out a terrorist attack following a shooting at a cafe on Thursday night. At a press conferenc...
Two dead in Basel café shooting - manhunt underway

Two dead in Basel café shooting - manhunt underway

March 10, 2017, 6:03 a.m.
Basel police have launched a major manhunt after two people were killed and one seriously injured by two gunmen who o...
17 year old steals car to get to school on time

17 year old steals car to get to school on time

March 10, 2017, 5:49 a.m.
A 17 year old in Basel is facing charges after stealing his mother’s car and driving to school because he misse...
Baslerfasnacht comes to a wet end

Baslerfasnacht comes to a wet end

March 9, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Organisers of this year’s Basel Fasnacht say the event was a success – despite the two main parades, the ...
Switzerland hit by earthquake

Switzerland hit by earthquake

March 7, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
The country was hit with one of the biggest earthquakes in recent years last night. A tremor measuring 4.6 on the Ric...
Biggest and noisiest party in Switzerland now on

Biggest and noisiest party in Switzerland now on

March 6, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
The largest and noisiest party in Switzerland is now on. The Baslerfasnacht kicked off at 4am this morning.
Basel rejects votes for foreigners and 16 year olds

Basel rejects votes for foreigners and 16 year olds

Feb. 24, 2017, 6:10 a.m.
The government of Basel Country has rejected two initiatives aimed at giving the cantonal vote to non-Swiss and 16 ye...
Fasnacht season starts in Lucerne

Fasnacht season starts in Lucerne

Feb. 23, 2017, 5:27 a.m.
Fasnacht season is getting underway. Over the next few weeks, many Swiss cities will be celebrating the end of the wi...
Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Feb. 20, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Basel police have slammed taxi drivers in the city for taking the law into their own hands and harassing Uber drivers.
Massive Lego event to come to Basel

Massive Lego event to come to Basel

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Lego fans in Basel are celebrating that the city will host a ‘Bricklive’ event in May.
Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Muslims in Switzerland may set up a network of private schools in the country.  
Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Basel cantonal authorities have praised a ruling by the court of Human Rights in Strasbourg after it decided a Muslim...
Woman attacked with fireworks in Basel

Woman attacked with fireworks in Basel

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Basel police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked with fireworks.
Basel and German police kept busy over New Year

Basel and German police kept busy over New Year

Jan. 3, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Basel police had to call their German counterparts after a drunken New Year partier went missing in the cold night on...
Zurich police say Islamic centre shooting has no links with terrorism

Zurich police say Islamic centre shooting has no links with terrorism

Dec. 21, 2016, 5:57 a.m.
Zurich police say there appears to be no link with Islamic extremism and the shooting of three people at an Islamic c...
Security tightened at Swiss Christmas markets

Security tightened at Swiss Christmas markets

Dec. 21, 2016, 5:54 a.m.
Security is being increased at Christmas markets in Zurich and Basel in the wake of the Berlin attack.
Cash stolen from children's theatre

Cash stolen from children's theatre

Dec. 20, 2016, 8:25 a.m.
The Basel Children’s Theatre is facing closure after CHF 20,000 was taken from the office.
Light plane crashes at Basel - one dead

Light plane crashes at Basel - one dead

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
Basel Mulhouse airport was closed last night after a light aircraft crashed in thick fog. One person was killed.
Basel out of Champions League after Arsenal loss

Basel out of Champions League after Arsenal loss

Dec. 6, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Basel Football Club is out of the European Champions League after losing 4-1 to London club Arsenal last night at St ...
Fire at Basel hospital

Fire at Basel hospital

Nov. 30, 2016, 6:47 a.m.
A fire broke out yesterday afternoon at the University Hospital of Basel.
Switzerland opens terrorist inquiries after German raids

Switzerland opens terrorist inquiries after German raids

Nov. 16, 2016, 6:04 a.m.
Switzerland has opened criminal proceedings against several people suspected of links to terrorist organisations, f...