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...
Man, 47, arrested for stabbing sister, 45

Man, 47, arrested for stabbing sister, 45

April 25, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
Basel police have arrested a 47-year-old man after his 45-year-old sister was stabbed in the stomach during a family ...
Boy, 3, saved from fast-flowing river

Boy, 3, saved from fast-flowing river

April 17, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A small boy was plucked out of a fast-flowing river in canton Basel-Country yesterday afternoon.
Three men injured in Basel nightclub knife attack

Three men injured in Basel nightclub knife attack

April 15, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Three men have been injured, one of them seriously, after a knife attack in a Basel nightclub.
Basel court fines man after terror 'joke'

Basel court fines man after terror 'joke'

April 10, 2019, 6:53 a.m.
A man has been fined and charged costs after he made a bad joke on a bus in Basel in May two years ago.
Teacher accused of blackmailing boys online

Teacher accused of blackmailing boys online

April 8, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
A Basel secondary school teacher is in court this week charged with luring underage boys into internet chat rooms.
Denmark scores 3 goals in last 10 minutes of match against Switzerland

Denmark scores 3 goals in last 10 minutes of match against Switzerland

March 27, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Swiss football fans are in a state of shock after the national team threw away a three-goal lead in a European qualif...
Police tear gas party-goers at train station

Police tear gas party-goers at train station

March 25, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Basel police used tear gas to break up a large party at a train station. 
Woman, 75, stabs boy, 7, in Basel

Woman, 75, stabs boy, 7, in Basel

March 22, 2019, 8:23 a.m.
Basel police are investigating if the murder of a 7-year-old boy by a 75-year-old woman was racially motivated.
Train stations offer passengers free online magazines

Train stations offer passengers free online magazines

March 19, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Train passengers are being offered the chance to read several online magazines for free while waiting at the station.
Rowers run over by barge survive

Rowers run over by barge survive

March 13, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Two rowers on the Rhine near Basel had a narrow escape after a barge weighing 2,600 tonnes ran over them.
Animal rights groups call to ban horses during Basel Fasnacht

Animal rights groups call to ban horses during Basel Fasnacht

March 13, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Animal rights groups are renewing their calls to ban the use of horses at the Basel Fasnacht after one slipped and fe...
Man falls and dies during Fasnacht parade

Man falls and dies during Fasnacht parade

March 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
A man has died at a Fasnacht parade in Liesberg in canton Basel-Country. 
Slot machine player wins CHF 3.6m with CHF 5.-

Slot machine player wins CHF 3.6m with CHF 5.-

Feb. 22, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
A lucky slot machine player has won CHF 3.6m in Basel with just a CHF 5 stake.
Train derails at Basel Badischer station

Train derails at Basel Badischer station

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
There’s been another derailment at Basel Badischer.
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