German track maintenance leads to delays from Basel

German track maintenance leads to delays from Basel

Aug. 14, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
Major train delays are expected on routes between Basel and Germany for the next two weeks. Track maintenance in Germ...
21 year old injured after firework explodes in his hand

21 year old injured after firework explodes in his hand

Aug. 2, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
A 21 year old man was seriously injured when a firework exploded in his hand on Monday evening in the town square of ...
Basel police under fire for teenage arrest

Basel police under fire for teenage arrest

June 29, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Basel police are being criticized for a heavy handed approach to a troublesome teenager.
Briton arrested in Basel on several different warrants

Briton arrested in Basel on several different warrants

June 22, 2017, 9 a.m.
A 27 year British national has been arrested crossing into Switzerland by foot in Basel after it was discovered there...
Zurich rules Uber is illegal

Zurich rules Uber is illegal

June 16, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
The Zurich cantonal government has confirmed Uber is operating illegally in the canton. Drivers do need to have a tax...
Geneva police grateful for incident free football match

Geneva police grateful for incident free football match

May 26, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Geneva police are breathing a sigh of relief after the final of the Swiss football championship went off without a hi...
Basel traffic lights most ignored in the country?

Basel traffic lights most ignored in the country?

May 10, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Are a set of traffic lights in Basel the most ignored in the country? For three hours police monitored traffic headin...
Basel police officer arrested for spying

Basel police officer arrested for spying

April 28, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
A Basel police officer has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Turkish officials.
Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

April 25, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Uber is going from strength to strength in Switzerland, despite protests by taxi drivers and threats of closure.
Police quell football fights

Police quell football fights

April 6, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Police had to intervene last night after a crunch football match between Winterthur and Basel.
Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

April 5, 2017, 7 a.m.
Unions and taxi drivers in Bern staged a demonstration yesterday on plans to include the ride app Uber on a joint app...
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.
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