Investigations continue into tram crash in Basel

Investigations continue into tram crash in Basel

Oct. 20, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Basel police are still trying to understand why a truck drove straight into a tram on Wednesday afternoon.
Pensioner has narrow escape from rolling tractor wheel

Pensioner has narrow escape from rolling tractor wheel

Oct. 20, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
A pensioner and his family had a narrow escape when a tractor wheel weighing more than 600 kilos rolled down a steep ...
Drunk driver tries to cross border with two flat tyres

Drunk driver tries to cross border with two flat tyres

Oct. 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
A 76 year old drunk driver was caught by customs officers at Basel-Weil am Rhein as he drove into Switzerland from Ge...
Basel prints incomprehensible English language brochure

Basel prints incomprehensible English language brochure

Oct. 11, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
The Basel Tourist Office is under fire for printing an English language brochure that’s being described as &lsq...
Basel commuters relieved trains services back to normal

Basel commuters relieved trains services back to normal

Oct. 2, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Commuters who use the trains between Basel and the German city of Karlsruhe can get their lives back to normal from t...
Basel police make arrest in double rape investigation

Basel police make arrest in double rape investigation

Sept. 19, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Basel police have arrested a 25 year old man suspected of raping a woman twice. Earlier this month a woman told polic...
Basel police hunt double rapist

Basel police hunt double rapist

Sept. 11, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Basel police are hunting a man who reportedly raped a woman twice. Police say she met a man at around 11pm on Saturda...
Basel police use robot to explode suspected package

Basel police use robot to explode suspected package

Aug. 31, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Basel police used a bomb disposal robot to tackle a suspicious package in the middle of Birsfelden.
Three cantons push for more work permits

Three cantons push for more work permits

Aug. 30, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Three cantons, Geneva, Basel-Country and Zurich have written a joint letter to the federal government asking for the ...
Riot in Basel after squatter eviction

Riot in Basel after squatter eviction

Aug. 24, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
A riot broke out in Basel last night as police tried to evict squatters from a building.
Basel swimmers flock to river - not pools

Basel swimmers flock to river - not pools

Aug. 24, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
Operators of local swimming pools in Basel are complaining of major competition – from the Rhine River.
Abandoned kittens found in Basel

Abandoned kittens found in Basel

Aug. 23, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Six abandoned newborn kittens were found wrapped in a cardboard box and separated from their mother in Basel.
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.
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