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...
Basel City police chase down tram to find lost phoneJan. 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 expatsDec. 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 RiverNov. 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 tramOct. 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 BaselOct. 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 taxiOct. 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 carpOct. 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...