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. 
Man arrested for selling stolen bike back to owner

Man arrested for selling stolen bike back to owner

Aug. 21, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A Basel man has been arrested after he tried to sell a stolen bike back to its proper owner.
Patrol Swiss lead pilot escapes disciplinary action

Patrol Swiss lead pilot escapes disciplinary action

July 15, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The lead pilot of the aerobatic team the Patrol Swiss, will not face any disciplinary action after the team performed...
Basel water still contaminated

Basel water still contaminated

July 10, 2019, 10:16 a.m.
Residents in and around Basel are being warned tap water still may not be safe to drink.
Sex worker robbed at gunpoint in Basel

Sex worker robbed at gunpoint in Basel

July 3, 2019, 10:11 a.m.
Police are hunting for a couple after a Basel sex worker was robbed of CHF 11,000.
Residents of Pratteln warned of toxic fumes

Residents of Pratteln warned of toxic fumes

July 1, 2019, 10:21 a.m.
Residents in Pratteln in canton Basel-Country have been given the all clear to open their windows after smoke from ch...
Manhunt after shots fired outside Basel nightclub

Manhunt after shots fired outside Basel nightclub

June 24, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
Basel police are searching for a man after a 29-year-old was shot and injured outside a nightclub over the weekend.
5G 'resistance' group vandalises Swisscom car

5G 'resistance' group vandalises Swisscom car

June 5, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
A car owned by Swisscom has been vandalized in Basel by a group opposed to the expansion of the 5G network.
Basel chemical industry targeted by demonstrators

Basel chemical industry targeted by demonstrators

May 20, 2019, 5:35 a.m.
An estimated 2,000 people protested on the streets of Basel over the weekend against agrochemical firms, which they s...
Plans for a Basel zoo aquarium washed away

Plans for a Basel zoo aquarium washed away

May 20, 2019, 5:17 a.m.
A controversial project to build a giant aquarium complex for Basel Zoo has been rejected by voters.
Man tries to find bike owner after drunken theft

Man tries to find bike owner after drunken theft

May 14, 2019, 8:53 a.m.
A man is trying to track down the owner of a bike he stole when drunk in Basel.
Basel stops French tram service

Basel stops French tram service

May 3, 2019, 5:53 a.m.
The Basel public transport company says its trams will no longer serve stops in France after 8pm following a series o...
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